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Chrome Industries to use Panaracer tyre compound for grippier soles

Chrome Industries to use Panaracer tyre compound for grippier soles

Cycling apparel brand partners with Japanese tyre manufacturer Best known for its upcycled and urban cyclewear, Chrome Industries has upgraded its urban cycling footwear collection,…

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Cycling apparel brand partners with Japanese tyre manufacturer

Best known for its upcycled and urban cyclewear, Chrome Industries has upgraded its urban cycling footwear collection, it claims the new range is its grippiest and most durable to date.

The Chrome X Panaracer Pedal Series Sneakers retain the classic Chrome design, and now feature Pararacer’s signature rubber compounds, for what Chrome Industries call superior grip.

The collaborative range has been badged as a ‘re-engineered’ collection, meaning that the end result is similar to the previous bike to pavement footwear offerings from the Portland based brand.

Chrome says that the collaboration with Panaracer has allowed it to upgrade its shoes to now offer more grip, durability and comfort than its previous models. Chrome Industries X Panaracer collection features recessed cleat mounts, compatible with most twin bolt clipless pedal systems. The autumn/ winter range of shoes feature all weather protection, as well as muted colour tones for the practical disguising of bad weather imprinting, with some featuring a recessed twin bolt cleat mount for clipless pedal systems.

The well known, and worn by many urban cyclists, Kursk Pro shoe (in featured image) is designed to keep the elements out and warmth in. The range topper is said to be quick drying, durable and hydrophobic. Compatible with most twin bolt pedal systems, the new Panaracer rubber outsole promises to provide traction and durability which are aimed at riders who are frequently on and off the bike, such as messengers and delivery riders. Kursk AW is Chrome’s original low […]

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