Product Feature – DC Court Graffik Shoes

Having a good grip on the pedals is essential. Skate shoes are always spot on, in combination with good platform pedals. There are a number of options out there in the market these days, available in all sorts of designs and prices. DC shoes have been around for a while and are now available in India through TATA CLiQ and Reliance Brands. We recently got our feet into the new Court Graffik pair of sneakers. These BMX/Skate shoes are good enough for dirt play too! Sole Though it’s not typically…

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2016 Five Ten Kestrel Lace Preview | 2015 Eurobike

Removing the BOA system and carbon sole shank from the Kestrel shoes released earlier this year and replacing it with a Velcro strap and lace system with a nylon shank. The new Kestrel Lace is a simpler and more economically minded shoe for rider looking for a softer and much simpler shoe. We caught up with Five Ten’s Luke Hontz for the lowdown…    

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How to: Cleat Set Up Made Easy – Progressive | Trail Doctor

Today’s mountain bikers are split in their pedal choice, with many downhill racers joining the XC riders’ clipless pedal option and many trail riders opting for flats. Being clipped into your pedal might seem daft on technical trails, but clipless pedals and shoe cleats can boost your pedalling efficiency by upto 30% on climbs, which means possibly going 30% longer during a ride. Everyone likes to go 30% longer! So if you’re looking for the lowdown on how to set up cleats and shoes for the first time, or looking…

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Himachal DH MTB Trophy 2014

1st Woodland Himachal Mountain Bike Trophy – 2014 Story of the first downhill mountain bike race of India organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #22 | July 2014 First version of “The Most Wicked Mountain Bike Race of India” held in the Mountain Biking Capital of India on 4th and 5th July, 2014. The Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival got postponed for next season which means the first big downhill mountain bike race of India was getting postponed too. It was not because of…

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Video: Himachal Downhill MTB Trophy – 2014

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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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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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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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