QuietKat to Spotlight Subsequent-Technology Applied sciences at Outside Recreation Summit


Vista Outdoor’s e-bike brand will showcase the benefits of electric vehicles at an industry event.

Adler, Col., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — QuietKat Electric Bikes, the leader in off-road e-bikes and a Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO) brand, will be one of the leaders in the outdoor industry today Washington, D.Cto discuss the increasingly important role of technology in the leisure economy. The one-day Electric Vehicles and Next-Generation Technologies for Outdoor Recreation Summit event is hosted by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable.

Jake Roach, President and Co-Founder of QuietKat, will participate in a panel entitled “Recreation Industry Tech Challenges and Opportunities.” He will be joined by representatives from THOR Industries/Airstream, Brunswick Corp., Winnebago Industries and Zero Motorcycles. Panelists will highlight the incredible momentum in the recreational market for electric vehicles, boats and more while addressing infrastructure, consumer demand, technology and workforce challenges.

“Since our inception 10 years ago, QuietKat’s mission has provided hunters and anglers with greater access to the backcountry by replacing traditional ATVs and ICE vehicles that were illegal, too noisy or just didn’t fit on narrow trails,” said Roach. “We are passionate about keeping the wilderness wild and we believe that exploring the backcountry shouldn’t be noisy or burn fossil fuels. As the country’s #1 backcountry e-bike, we also believe in supporting industry efforts to grow this booming category by increasing e-bike access, fighting for better infrastructure and working to improve the further increase in demand for e-bikes. We are proud to join ORR and other industry stakeholders in finding solutions to the technological, infrastructure and human resources challenges along the way.”

Roach’s panel will address a variety of topics including the impact of climate change on recreational access and infrastructure, the dynamics and opportunities for electric recreational vehicles of all types, the challenges of charging on land and water near recreation sites, and other clean technology solutions and opportunities.

In addition to QuietKat, other dedicated stakeholders will be present at the summit, including speakers and panelists from Kampgrounds of America Inc., the US Congress, the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, PeopleForBikes, Recreation.gov, Rivian, the US Department of Energy, and the US Department of the Interior.

The summit allows QuietKat to further amplify its voice in the e-bike space and also builds on Vista Outdoor’s cross-industry appeal for climate change solutions. In March 2021Vista Outdoor was the first company to endorse the Conservationists for Climate Solutions policy statement, a unique framework that provides a comprehensive climate plan based on bipartisan land and water management strategies.

About QuietKat

Established in 2013 Adler, Col., QuietKat is the leading provider of off-road electric bikes for hunting, fishing, camping and exploring the great outdoors. Engineered for year-round use, QuietKat electric bikes and accessories are designed to go further and explore more while carrying everything you need for your adventure. Riding a QuietKat e-bike has a low impact on the environment and high profitability and a spirit of adventure. QuietKat strives to improve the outdoor experience by building robust and reliable products with solid construction, powerful electric motors and high performance in the field. QuietKat offers a wide range of electric bikes and accessories including bags, racks, trailers and everything you need for the outdoor lifestyle. Visit www.QuietKat.com for more information.

About Vista Outdoor Inc.

Vista Outdoor (NYSE: VSTO) is the parent company of more than three dozen renowned brands that design, manufacture and market athletic and outdoor products. We serve a broad and diverse spectrum of consumers around the world, including outdoor enthusiasts, golfers, cyclists, barbecue grills, campers, hunters, recreational shooters, athletes, and law enforcement and military professionals. Our Outdoor Products and Sporting Products reporting segments provide these consumers with a wide range of performance-oriented, high quality and innovative outdoor and sporting products. Our operating model leverages shared resources across brands to achieve levels of excellence and performance that would be unattainable for one brand alone. Brands include Remington Ammunition, Bushnell, CamelBak, Bushnell Golf, Foresight Sports, Fiber Energy Products, Bell Helmets, Camp Chef, Giro, QuietKat, Stone Glacier, Federal Ammunition and more. Vista Outdoor products are sold by leading retailers and distributors throughout North America and worldwide. Visit our website at www.vistaoutdoor.com for news and information.

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