Category: Gear

A Sneak Peek at the NEW Fall ’13 Breakaway II Jacket

In celebration of the largest outdoor show in the world taking place right now, Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City, Utah, we wanted to share with you a sneak peek of the New Breakaway II Jacket coming out this Fall.  The Breakaway II has been updated with a new durable outer shell and a new… Read more »

Let’s Talk Jerseys

When you want to go on a ride, the last thing you want to think about is style. But there it is: the subliminal pressure to look good without showing effort; the hope to “fit in” without losing your flair; the need for gear that works without forgoing socially acceptable fashion. Ibex is a performance… Read more »

It’s Not Lance Armstrong’s Fault

Has it come to this? Are we seriously blaming Lance Armstrong for our poor sartorial choices? According to the Wall Street Journal, Lance’s fall from grace – or at least his fall from being the poster boy for cycling in America – is changing the way we dress for a ride.  WTF? (Excuse our tour… Read more »

Top Five Reasons to Wear Wool in Summer

UPDATE: VISIT First of all, one billion sheep (worldwide census, circa 2011) can’t be wrong. Come summer, sheep around the world shed their heavy wool for a lighter-weight variety. The average sheep only lives about 10 years – they’re not going to spend five of those uncomfortable. But we’re not resting on our laurels for… Read more »

Seattle Ibex Store Kicks Off Bike Month with Party

May is Bike Monthand Ibex took the reigns of the West Coast celebration last week with the inaugural “Wheel and Wool Bike Party.” According to Jenny Demetrio, our irrepressible Seattle retail manager, “It was a smashing success! The house was full all day – especially with families and those looking to ride in style this… Read more »

Ibex Athlete Griffin Whiteside shares with us the perfect climbing attire

First Ascent of #tall V9, Joe’s Valley, Utah Photo: Matt Irving In this guest post, Ibex-sponsored athlete Griffin Whiteside reviews some Ibex gear after punishing it for a few months on rock, at school and around town. Check out Griffin’s profile on, or do a vimeo search to live vicariously for a few minutes…. Read more »

Wear More – Wash Less: How to Care for Your Wool

Don’t believe the hype: caring for Ibex wool is simple and straightforward. With spring temps warming our backs, now is the perfect time for a little refresher on summer-weight Merino wool* maintenance.  First we’ll share the “essentials” for cleaning and caring for your wool. Bonus: we’ll also suggest a few easy tips to maximize your… Read more »

Yoga pants too see-through? Ibex can help.

Some excessively see-through yoga pants have made the news this week for, get this, an excessive “level of sheerness.” Here at Ibex we know ALL about shearness, but fortunately it has nothing to do with your yoga class. So while you’re waiting to replace your see-through yoga pants, perhaps consider trying a pair from Ibex’s Synergy line…. Read more »

Ibex Spring 2013 Line

The most notorious sign of spring isn’t from a groundhog, a blooming crocus or the god-forsakenly premature daylight savings time in March. Obviously, the most reliable and anticipated sign of spring is the intro of the Ibex spring/summer line. Yes, Virginia, you can wear Merino wool all year. Unless, of course, you resist highly breathable,… Read more »

Objectifying Our Love: ZQ by the Numbers

Ever wondered what magical “it” factor makes Ibex gear so amazing, besides the impeccable design and fit? Just like Yoda can sense the force without a neon sign, the inclusion of the world’s finest, ethical, and most sustainable wool is what gives Ibex stuff theenvironmental and visceral equivalent of a warm, friendly hug. Seventy percent of… Read more »

A First Look at Some of Ibex’s Fall ’13 Goodies

In celebration of the Winter Outdoor Retailer show that happens Jan 23rd-25th, we’re giving you a sneak peek at next years Puget Jacket, Aire Madison Coat, and the Wool Aire Mittens.  Click a video below to have the first look at next years goodies.