Chrome – Head to Toe Holiday 2010 Gift Ideas

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Chrome has everything you need for the naughty and nice on your holiday shopping list.

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Cobra - Keeping you warmer than a handle of whiskey.
Portuguese for “hood-snake,” Cobra is the season’s go-to hoodie. Whether riding the couch or winter elements, our 100% merino wool keeps wearers warm while keeping moisture away from their busy bodies. High neck, 3-panel fit hood, hidden front hand warmer pockets, and thumb-looped sleeves take this riding hoodie to the next level. Stylish, functional and fully loaded, Cobra is jam packed with little extras from a secret wrist key pocket to full width pass-through back cargo pocket with concealed zip. Secrets rule. Available in black.

PashaIf there was ever a time to believe in his & hers…
The hers version of the Cobra, Pasha delivers all the same comfort and riding functionality while giving extra love to her feminine wiles. Cut longer in the back for modest riding and extra stylish asymmetrical front metal zip make this a sure gift win for the prissless on your list. Available in black.

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Loop Pro KnickersFor the professional rider on your list.
Riding in wet denim. No thank you. Everything about these knickers makes winter riding a breeze. From
their Everest 4-way stretch fabric and ultra-light cycling chamois to their hem adjustment snaps, fully secured
cargo pockets, and elastically secured main pockets screams comfort and utility without waving the ugly
stick. Loop’s easy access u-lock holster and reflective safety details keep you riding smooth. Available in naughty coal Charcoal.

Vanya- Lady curve friendly, uncompromised cycling functionality.
From bike to bar, these performance riding knickers are built lady-on-the-streets-freak-in-the-sheets tough. Quick-dry Everest 4-way stretch performance fabric, classic 4-pocket configuration, and zip-secured side cargo pockets keep the ladies on your list riding hard without sacrificing style and grace. Available in naughty coal Charcoal and Blue-Steel.

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KurskPick favorites, we don’t mind.
Our best seller, Kursk combines urban street style with durable cycling functionality. Made with weatherproof 1,000 denier Cordura, 100% vulcanized construction, re-enforced nylon and glass fiber shanks for midsole support, skid-resistant, board lasted soles to eliminate pedal hot spots, and polyurethane contoured crash pad insoles, these urban riding shoes are no joke. Add in a low profile design for superior toe cage fit, durable rubber heel cup with reflective safety hit, lace garage to keep you chain-tangle-free, and steel aglets for ultimate fray protection and we’re pretty sure you’ve picked a winner. Available in black, brown, grey, and navy.

MidwayBeggars can be choosers.
Like all of Chrome’s products, the Midway is made with purpose and built to withstand the harsh elements of city living. Packed with the same riding features as our best-selling Kursk, the Midway switches it up with a fusion of durable Cordura and stylish suede hitting right below the anklebone. Perfect for the “I try to look good without looking like I try” style rockers on your list. Available in black, white, grey, and olive.

DresdenStreet tough, in-law approved.
Ride off your Holiday dinner blues. Don’t let the swanky suede outers fool you. The Dresden’s casual silhouette rides with the same hardcore functionalities as our bestselling Kursk and the entire Chrome footwear line. Perfect for dinner with the in-laws and a quick after-dinner getaway. Available in black, grey, and olive.

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CitizenTradition that speaks for itself.
Street tested for over 15 years, the Citizen is a perfect example of Chrome’s construction ethics. Built with the toughest materials we can find. Weatherproof. City-Proof. Guaranteed for Life. If that doesn’t say enough, check out Citizen’s 1,000 denier Cordura outer shell, 18 oz. truck tarp liner sealed with military spec seam binding, utmost haul and organization capabilities, and seat-belt buckle release that doubles as a bottle opener. Comfortable from sunrise to sunset, this bag is ideal for the everyday commuter on your list. Available in endless color combinations.

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SoyuzBringing a little bad-ass into the workplace.
Snoozefest laptop bags, no more. Soyuz delivers all the daily laptop protection you need in a seamsealed, water-tight rolltop closured, dual weatherproof compartment carryall built to charge the streets. Now fits up to a 17” laptop. Perfect for the Revenge of the Nerds lovers on your list. Available in black/black, black/red, and grey/black.

BrigadierFreight hopping for the 21st century.
Big brother to the Yalta, Brigadier serves longer expeditions, complete with stow-away shoulder straps for duffle-to-pack convertibility. A great reflection of the modern freight hopper spirit that Chrome embodies, the Brigadier haul bag is chalked full of the quality craftsmanship and innovation that Chrome customers have come to expect from everything bearing the Griffin logo. 1,000 denier Tarpaulin shell for maximum water resistance, floating bucket liner for added wetness protection, and 4-point side compression for volume flexibility makes Brigadier travel-friendly to the max. Available in black.

YaltaEquipping the urban traveler for the open road.
Yalta gives lightweight vagabonds a simple carry-all rolltop pack built with traditional Chrome standards of functionality, durability, and effortless style. New to the Chrome family, is its unique tarpaulin shell – lending a strong, flexible, waterresistant outer similar to the safe-dry materials utilized by sailors and tactical military. Separate zippered compartment for dirty clothes and builtin laptop storage keep you fresh and protected. Available in black.

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WarsawBy the pros, for the pros.
No mullets here. Designed and built by the pros, the Warsaw is all business. Built strong with 1,000 denier Cordura, 18 oz. weatherproof truck tarp skeleton, airmesh strap construction, industrial metal cam lock underarm compression buckles, and 4-point, 3M reflective compression system with laser cut stainless steel hardware, Warsaw is the finest professional messenger pack out there. Secret pockets, closed-loop strap management, outboard oversized load management system, reinforced 1680 ballistic bottom boot, and weatherproof document pocket make Warsaw the perfect gift for messengers or serious urban cyclists. Available in black and grey.

Everything you see here is available now at www.chromesf.com. Order by December 20th for Christmas delivery.

About the author: Thien Dinh

Thien Dinh gained most his cycling knowledge the old fashioned way, by immersing himself in the sport. From 2007 to early 2013, Thien served as RoadBikeReview Site Manager, riding daily while putting various cycling products through its paces. A native of California, Thien also enjoys tinkering with photography and discovering new music.


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