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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Five Ten Freerider VXi shoes

Five Ten Freerider VXi shoes (Pumice / Black) By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #18 | Nov 2013   Five Ten, a renowned name for quality shoes developed the Freerider VXi shoes a while ago for flat pedal shredders who want a super grippy shoe that will never let them down. This is a great looking mountain bike shoe which comes with the Stealth Contact outsole with slick contact area which easily allows to adjust the foot position on the pedals. The Freerider Vxi also comes with a breathable,…

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Maxxis Cross Mark

Maxxis Cross Mark By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #12 | Nov 2012 Many riders love this tire, many hate it too. We spent last month testing the 26 X 2.10 Maxxis Cross Mark which offers a nearly continuous center ridge for low rolling resistance on hardpack dirt, with enough spacing to grab wet rocks or roots. Slightly raised side knobs add cornering grip. We must admit that it’s faster than any tire we’ve ever checked and really good for light off roading. Cross Mark delivers outstanding straight line…

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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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