Apparel Reviews and News


Round-up: Best new lightweight knee and elbow pads

For folks who wouldn’t wear knee pads because they are too cumbersome, now there are good options.

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ZOIC Interbike 2014

ZOIC is celebrating their 20th anniversary and showing off new Spring 2015 and in season bike apparel that’s available now. ZOIC features riding wear for all types of riders in their 3 categories of apparel – urban, trail and gravity lines.

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Panache Cyclewear Interbike 2014

Panache Cyclewear’s new lightweight mountain bike apparel line is featured with the Move and Ride shorts, jerseys and hoodie.

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Club Ride Interbike 2014

New Club Ride bike clothing for both men and women, that includes the Buxton, New West, and Bandera jerseys, Pit Stop, Phantom and Pipeline shorts and Cog jeans.

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Interbike: Chrome’s reversible Warm vest and jacket

Interbike: Chrome’s new Warm reversible vests and jackets flip-flop for safety and stylishness.

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Primal Wear Interbike 2014

Primal Wear offers a new elite-level QX5 road kit for 2015 and new offerings in their mountain bike apparel line including the Modenza short and Dimension jersey.

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Voler Interbike 2014

Voler updates their 2015 line with new offerings in mountain bike and triathlon categories as well as improvements to their Black Label road apparel line.

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EVOC Interbike 2014

EVOC aims to reach out to both ends of the bike spectrum in 2015 enticing downhill mountain bikers with their proven Protector jacket and offering commuters a new option with their FR Porter pack.

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Interbike: Showers Pass launches Rogue hoodie for women

Showers Pass launches Rogue hoodie for women to help protect riders from the elements whether on the road or the trail.

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Interbike: 100% delivers with the Racecraft and Accuri goggles

100% is a brand that has risen to new heights in two short years. Check out their most popular goggles and find out why.

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Eurobike: Vaude’s Manaki men’s shorts like a puffy jacket for your nether regions

Vaude’s Manaki Eurobike Award-winning puffy shorts keep you from freezing your ‘nads off.

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Eurobike 2014: 9 strange things from Demo Day

Eurobike wouldn’t be Eurobike without some postcards from the edge. Here we check out the strange and the different from the show’s Demo Day.

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Review: Five Ten Maltese Falcon LT clipless shoes

Review: Five Ten’s Maltese Falcon LT’s bring great abrasion and water resistance, along with appropriate sole flex to the all-mountain clipless shoe party.

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Troy Lee Designs Releases the Aaron Gwin Edition of their Sprint Line

Troy Lee releases a Gwin special edition version of their Sprint line of gravity clothing. They continue to lead the way with great designs, features and reasonable prices.

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Riva Bike Festival: Product Highlights Part 2

More photo highlights from the Riva Bike Festival that’s held annually in Riva del Garda, Italy.

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Riva Bike Festival: Product Highlights

Mtbr got a chance to visit the Riva Bike Festival held annually in Riva del Garda, Italy. It is a chance for enthusiasts and pros to race, see new products and demo new bikes. Here are some photo highlights from the event.

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Sea Otter Video: Club Ride fat bike apparel 2014

Club Ride CEO Scott Montgomery gives us an overview of the new garments, designed to keep you looking good in cold conditions.

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Sea Otter Video: Pactimo cycling apparel 2014

Pactimo, an apparel company out of Denver, CO hits the Sea Otter scene with some unique kits from their Artist Series collection as well as their State Series.

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Six sick socks from Sea Otter – Sock Guy, DeFeet, SOS

Check out these six (actually seven), cool new socks from SockGuy, DeFeet and SOS Socks. Whether you like a high cuff or low cuff, compression fit or standard, these socks offer some great features and styles.

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Sea Otter Video: Kitsbow Hot Weather kit 2014

Kitsbow Founding Partner Charlie Cronk is here to introduce Kitsbow’s new Hot Weather riding gear including a ventilated jersey, ventilated outer short and ventilated base short.

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Gear Review: Betabrand Bike to Work Britches

Is that a reflector in your pants or are you just happy to see me? See what our resident Angry Singlespeeder thinks of Betabrand’s new Bike to Work Britches.

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Boothstorming Sea Otter: Index Ink combines creativity, art and mountain bikes at Sea Otter Classic

Index Ink paints giant mural at Sea Otter over the course of four days drawing attention to its lifestyle apparel while sidestepping the clichés.

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Gear Review: Giro New Road Women’s Apparel

Giro targets women with its daring, mountain bike capable, New Road line of casual looking, but technically serious cycling apparel. See if they hit the mark or come up short.

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Review: Gravity Anomaly LongHaul shorts

The shorts are comfortable, durable and have a baggy, long cut, which works well when wearing armor. The American produced short is well-made, highly crafted, uses good designs, materials and stitching, and the excellent waist adjustment system is a highlight in this fully featured piece of apparel.

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Sombrio Stages Comeback with Acquisition by Sugoi

Mountain bike lifestyle brand Sombrio reborn with acquisition by Sugoi.

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