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Bermstyle + Betabrand: The Smuggler’s Jacket now in Crowdfunding

Technical outdoor apparel meets sci-fi influenced street wear with the Smuggler’s Jacket — a homage to our favorite space rogue. Designed by yours truly, I wanted a jacket with a moto-inspired cut aimed at adventuring anywhere, whether it’s hikes in the mountains to a daily commute on the bike — while still oozing of style.

07.23.2015 Jackets Read the full story →
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Review: Zoic Uprising Shorts and Jersey

Gear designed for dedicated DH runs or laps at the bike park tends to be bombproof and overbuilt. On hot days it can be a bit much. For riders overheating on sweltering summer days, the new Uprising Short from Zoic offers relief. Packing moto-styling in a lightweight, versatile short, it’s a capable alternative intended for enduro, park and gravity riding.

06.16.2015 Clothing Read the full story →
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Style Check: Men’s Trail Riding Kit in Red Featuring the TLD Skyline Short

The Skyline Short from Troy Lee Designs is quite possibly the best value in a trail riding short available. Featuring a dialed fit, quality construction and materials, it still manages to come in at only $70.00. With many similar models priced at over $100, it’s a stand out value. Even better, it has minimal branding […]

04.21.2015 Clothing Read the full story →
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Review: Giro Terraduro Trail/ All Mountain Shoe

Choices for clip-in shoes used to be limited to minimal XC race-style shoes or heavier, DH skate shoes. Fortunately times have changed, and there are now plenty of options in between to choose from for what most of us spend time doing: trail riding. One of our current faves is the Terraduro from Giro. Featuring […]

03.27.2015 Shoes Read the full story →
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Zoic Style Check: Men’s Kit

Zoic sent over some of their winter clothing for us check out a few months ago, and since then we’ve ridden all over the Bay Area, and throughout the southwest rocking their gear. (see Inga’s post here) Designed for the core trail rider, the Zoic Crux Hoody, long sleeve Transition tech tee and Ether short are well worth […]

03.13.2015 Clothing Read the full story →
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ZOIC Style Check: Women’s Trail Riding Kit in Gray

We’re always on the lookout for stylish, functional mountain bike apparel, so when ZOIC reached out asking if we wanted to review several pieces from their collection, we took a look, then were immediately on board. Based out of sunny southern California, ZOIC offers light weight trail riding clothing that works well when the temperatures start to rise.

02.22.2015 Clothing Read the full story →
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Marmot Variant Jacket

Insulated jackets and vests used to make you look like a bloated snowman. These days materials have evolved, resulting in garments that retain heat while displacing moisture all while offering an improved aesthetic. The unique hybrid design of the Variant Jacket from Marmot drew me to it; part puffy jacket and part active wear piece, it boasts […]

12.20.2014 Jackets Read the full story →
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Dirt to Work with Kitsbow

The fellas at Kitsbow are known for being high-end textile connoisseurs, and to announce their foray in the casual commuter genre, they created a video documenting the best dirt you can find in San Francisco. Although it shows a bit more than you could reasonably cover on your way to work, (while still getting there […]

12.11.2014 Clothing Read the full story →
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Style Check: DHaRCO Riding Kit in Dazzling Blue

My fangirl affair with DHaRCO riding kit continues, prompting me to post yet another Style Check after a recent purchase — the women’s gravity shorts and matching 3/4 trail jersey in blue. As I stated in my previous post, (click here) I’m drawn to DHaRCO’s bright feminine colors, tailored cuts and well thought out ensembles. So much so that I […]

11.24.2014 Clothing Read the full story →
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Flannel for Fall: Performance Flannel for Riding

Flannel is so hot right now. The apparent rise of the “Lumbersexual” means flannels are more popular than ever, with heritage style officially declared “in”. This usually signals the peak of the trend, but on the bright side it also means we have quite a selection in flannel shirts suitable for riding bikes. Whether it’s casual rides or digging […]

11.19.2014 Clothing Read the full story →