Loïc Bruni x ilabb

ilabb are stoked to announce our collaboration with World Champion downhill mountain biker Loïc Bruni of France. At just 21 years old, Loïc is already a big name in the mountain biking scene and has just come off an incredible back-to-back win at the Rotorua installation of Crankworx. Loïc was born with mountain biking in his blood. With his father being one of the European pioneer’s of the sport, it is easy to see he was destined for greatness. Naturally, he started young and picked up experience in the junior series on the…

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Salomon X Ultra

Salomon X Ultra hiking shoes By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #20 | March 2014   X-Ultra is Salomon’s technical trail shoe with stable chassis and added protection, ideal for fast hiking on mixed terrain. It is designed for grip, protection and stability. Designed with durability in mind, the X Ultra is packed with too many features like quick drying breathable mesh, protective mud guard material all around the base of the shoe, Eva shaped footbed which provides excellent cushioning and anatomically designed support and Salomon’s lightweight advanced chassis…

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Five Ten – Freerider – Danny MacAskill shoes

Five Ten – Freerider – Danny MacAskill shoes By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #19 | Jan 2014 Whenever we think of flat pedal riding shoes, Five Ten is probably the first brand that comes to our mind. Five Ten shoes are known for their superior rubber grip soles and a while ago they created a rad looking freeride shoe inspired by Scottish street-trials pro rider Danny MacAskill. Our bike slayer Jeewan Jeet Singh Dhillon got hands on these shoes which feature TPU toecaps, TPR external heel cups, leather…

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iXS DH riding gear

iXS Chavar DH jersey & Senda DH pants By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #15 | May 2013 This month we disclose the performance delivered by the 2013 iXs Chavar DH jersey with Senda DH pants that are designed for gravity riders looking for some real tough riding gear and comfort at the same time. We have been testing this kit since the snowy month of Jan till the melt down. Thanks to the highly breathable and humidity transporting system, the Chavar DH jersey and Senda DH pants worked flawlessly even…

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DVS Throttle Hart Shoes

DVS Throttle Hart Shoes  By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #12 | Nov 2012 Sporting some of the world’s greatest skateboarders in their lineup, it’s no surprise that DVS Shoe Company is taking the world by storm. They use of classic skate style with their own twists on design as well as giving the endorsees an active part in the designing process gives DVS an edge over the competition. Founded in 1995 by Kevin Dunlap and Tim Gavin, DVS (pronounced like the word “devious”) holds SoCal roots, being based…

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