The Cloudburst Jacket from Showers Pass is the first running-specific rain jacket from the Portland brand best known for cycling commuter wear. Showers Pass dispatched a matching set of the men’s and women’s models for team Bermstyle to try, and of course, being cyclists first and foremost, we wore them on our next outing and […]
The latest release from Portland brand Showers Pass is the Elements Jacket. Created using a lightweight, durable fabric, it’s the newest in their line of technical trail riding apparel. The Elements MTB Jacket is the second iteration of their waterproof MTB-specific model, with an updated material that packs smaller while retaining breathability and waterproof performance. […]
2019 Leatt DBX 5.0 All Mountain Jacket and Shorts in the ink color. Leatt was founded as a brand offering innovative protective gear, and has since expanded their line with soft goods and outerwear that continues to iterate and improve every season. I was lucky enough to receive a selection of the 2019 Fall DBX […]
The Leatt DBX 5.0 All Mountain Jacket struck my eye the first time I laid my eyes on it. Not only was it my favorite color, but Leatt has consistently put out solid gear that lives up to and surpasses expectations. Best known for being a leader in the protective gear industry, the Leatt product […]
Riding year-round in the northwest requires gear capable of handing a variety of conditions. Sometimes it’s wet, sometimes it’s cold, and often it’s a bit of both. And that is just at the start of the ride. It’s easy enough to stack on layers; the biggest challenge is managing moisture once we’re moving, a task the […]
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.
If you’re a fan of gear blogs featuring technical apparel, you’re probably already familiar with the Schoeller label. For those new to the brand, the Swiss fabric mill specializes in the development and manufacturing of some of the most cutting edge, innovative fabrics available today. Unfortunately, these technologies come at a cost, and with a […]
We first discovered Swiss apparel brand Maloja two years ago during a web search for fitted MTB shorts. After purchasing my first pair of Distel Double Shorts (click here for my previous blog post), I instantly became hooked on their fit and style. I have been looking for a light weight zip up shell for cooler temperatures […]