Category Archives: sneakers
Levi’s Teases New Commuter Sneakers

If you scroll to the bottom of the newly-launched Levi’s Commuter website, you’ll find these “Commuter” sneakers. With a low profile, these shoes feature cycling-friendly details such as water repellency, a foam footbed for comfort, a flexible, yet rigid sole, a moisture wicking neoprene liner and 3M reflectivity.

Sep 15, 2015 20 comments
New Balance Introduces the C-Series Cycling Sneakers

This project has been in the works for some time now. We’ve already seen New Balance reach out to frame builders in the Boston area, so this shouldn’t be a huge surprise and while many would say the urban cycling “sneaker” has jumped the shark, it’s still exciting to see a brand like New Balance take its approach to a staple in any cyclists’ wardrobe: comfortable sneakers to ride a bike in.

Check out the full press-release below, including models, availability and pricing.


Jan 20, 2015 21 comments
Chrome Launches their Forged Rubber Sneakers

Back in WWII, eastern European countries began making military boots by using a process known as forged rubber. For the most part, this process has been forgotten, largely because of how essential it is to be close to the source of rubber.

Fast forward 70 years and Chrome introduces their new Forged Rubber sneakers. Made in Thailand, at a facility literally adjacent to rubber farms, that houses unique Slovakian machines used in WWII work boots production.

Each of these shoes are made by hand at these facilities, where the sole is fused to the uppers, resulting in a truly unique sneaker. The video above outlines this process.

Head over to Chrome to see their new Forged Rubber Sneakers and check out the loobook on Issu.

Jun 17, 2014 2 comments
DVS for Cinelli: Luster Sneakers

DVS and Cinelli continue their longstanding collaboration with the Luster yet again. This time, offering a Laser and Vigorosa colorway. Both of which are in stock now!

Mar 4, 2014 Comments are OFF
Outlier and Vans

This one came way out of left field but it looks great! Outlier and Vans collaborated on the Submarine Bedford sneaker:

“One of the dirty little secrets behind Outlier is just how committed we are to delivering value to our customers. We love working with the best materials (which are often very expensive) so it’s not always obvious, but we’re always pushing to deliver incredible quality at the best possible price. So when we got an opportunity to work with Vans on a shoe… well damn, not only did a lot of us grow up wearing Vans, but it was also a chance to make a great shoe at a really accessible price, so we didn’t hesitate.

Outlier meets Vans, the Supermarine Bedford. Water resistant Supermarine Cotton®, stainless steel hardware, pigskin cupped insoles, and of course a Vans OTW vulcanized waffle sole. $90. Available now.

Jul 25, 2013 1 comment
Cadence: DVS Fantoms In Stock

The DVS X CA DNC line always delivers and the newest model, the Fantom looks great. Pick up either black or white, while stock lasts, at Cadence.

Apr 17, 2013 Comments are OFF
Chrome Introduces the STORM 415 Fabric and Cordura Footwear

Today, Chrome launched the 415 Urban Work Boot and the STORM 415 Urban Work Boot. These aren’t your normal sneakers. Think of them as mobility work boots: all the stability of a boot with the comfort of a sneaker. The STORM 415 is made from waterproof cordura (pictured) and the 415 Urban is fabric. I like the look of these boots and there’s more information below, including the official PR from Chrome.


Mar 5, 2013 5 comments
The New and Improved DVS x CA DNC Rico

For the past few months, I’ve been wearing Vans because my DVS x CA DNC Rico’s had finally worn out. And it wasn’t until I put on the new models that I forgot how much I missed these sneakers. They’re comfortable, simple and man, those soles make a world of difference on a track pedal. The overall construction of this year’s release has improved a lot and I’m glad to have them back in my normal rotation. Swoop some here, at Cadence.

Oct 9, 2012 2 comments