Apparel Reviews and News


Review: Pearl Izumi MTB WRX Jacket, Elevate Shorts, WxB MTB Shoe Cover

Colorado-based apparel maker is better known for its road apparel, but it’s upping its game in the fat tire arena as well.

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Review: Gore Bike Wear ALP-X PRO Outfit System

Gore Bike Wear’s award-winning jersey and baggie-bib short combo designed for variety of riding conditions. See if they live up to that do-it-all billing.

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Lazer Sport’s new Waymaker Way1 and Way2 eyewear

New casual eyewear options for post ride lounging from Lazer Sport. The Waymaker Way1 and Way2 offer style and simplicity at a bargain price.

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Video: Marshall Eames gets wild on Norcal Hills

Marshall is a great rider indeed but he is hard to observe or capture on film since him and counterpart Forrest Arakawa insist on wearing skin-tight, neon green lycra at every downhill event. For this video, he tones down the colors but turns up the riding.

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Sea Otter: Club Ride’s new mountain biking apparel and InnerWear line

Club Ride has a new line of chamois from their InnerWear collection that feature padding based on how long you ride. Mens and Womens jerseys and shorts are highlighted also.

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Sea Otter: iXS’s new Sever back country shorts and new brand ambassador

New product highlights for 2015 including a new line of shorts. Also, the Gravity Cartel signs Mountain Bike Pro Eric Carter to their team.

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Sea Otter: Technical, practical and fashionable apparel

Whether on the road or on the trail, the clothing you choose has got to do more than just look good. That’s why we’re always on the hunt for apparel that goes the extra mile. Here’s some great looking duds spotted at the Sea Otter Classic.

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Review: Four essential items for a 420-mile MTB ride

Planning a multi-day mountain bike adventure? Here are four pieces of essential gear. Find out why.

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Kid’s bikes, gear and accessories

For the little biker on your list, here are some gift options ranging from balance bikes, fat bikes and road bikes to helmets, jerseys from brands like Yuba, Cleary, Trailcraft, Specialized, Felt, Zoic and more.

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Cold weather jackets

Help the cyclist on your shopping list keep Old Man Winter at bay with these weather-beating tops from Bontrager, Bellwether, Shimano, Pearl Izumi, Rapha, Hincapie, Pactimo and Sugoi.

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Review: Kitsbow A/M Ventilated shorts and jersey

We tried the full A/M Ventilated kit from Kitsbow and were impressed with the design, materials and construction. So if you have the monetary means, read on.

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In the Queue: A look at what’s new in Mtbr’s review hopper

In the Queue: Mtbr’s new weekly look at gear we’re testing, staring with product from Ibis, Ellsworth, Kitsbow, Garmin and more.

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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: SportRx – Performance Prescription Eyewear

Custom Rx options for cycling specific glasses like the Oakley Racing Jacket that you can order directly online via the SportRx.com website

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