Gear Break: Quoc x Restrap sandals, Pactimo Summit Aero Mesh jersey, 4iiii integrates Apple Find My Technology with power meters and unveils new ‘Ride’ watch app, Moots announce the new Routt CRD and Tease carbon component line, Lotus Engineering keeps British Cycling on track as new Olympic bike is revealed and Brooks England roll out the latest limited-edition saddle: The C17 Special Migration Gravel Race saddle.
Quoc x Restrap Sandals
Stephen Cheung Pez Sez: Quoc is a British cycling shoe brand with a growing and loyal following, and one that I’ve kept my eye on since testing their Gran Tourer II off-road shoe throughout my 2022 gravel and bikepacking adventures. Not only do they make traditional cycling shoes, but they’ve long offered urban shoes that also happen to be SPD compatible, like their Chelsea and Weekend shoes that wouldn’t look out of place in the office after your commute. For 2023, they’ve greatly expanded their range into off-bike relaxed footwear, with their Lala Slides and their Quoc x Restrap Sandals . The latter is a collaboration with the British bikepacking brand Restrap, which is known for their durability and design acumen with their bags.
This a pretty neat and true collaboration, where both partners bring their unique expertise to the table. Quoc brings their knowledge with footwear, designing the sole and the microfibre fabric. The footbed is both soft enough for comfort and rigid enough for support, along with letting your feet spread out comfortably after a long day […]