27 January 2017

DI.Award 2017

Newly launched products Xact helmet, Carve upper protective Jersey and Flow upper protective Vest have been awarded with the industry Design & Innovation Award 2017. A massive boon for the protector market, the iXS Carve Upper Protective Jersey is so comfortable and unobtrusive that you virtually forget you’re wearing it while riding! This high level of comfort has been achieved...
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07 December 2016

Rachel wins Athlete of the Year

Athlete of the Year Winner In less time than it takes to read this article, a World Cup downhill racer will have sprinted from a mountain-top starting gate, burned through every watt of energy a body could hold, negotiated a sinister fall-line trail of earth, wood, water and stone, burst under the finish-line timing display, and looked over his or her shoulder - hoping for green. Most will see...
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17 November 2016

History of the iXS Downhill Cup Series

Every time one talks about Downhill races in German speaking countries, this almost automatically leads to the mention of iXS. But how exactly did the name and the race series spread from Switzerland to most parts of Europe in a rather short time? If you take a closer look, this really is a remarkable and interesting story of success. ‚Äč iXS Swiss Downhill Cup - The Beginnings In...
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07 October 2016

The Earthball Riders challenge

Earthball Riders Foundation launched to encourage responsible production and challenge manufacturing practices in the bicycle industry. Initiated by manufacturers and producers SPANK Industries and iXS the sports division, the Earthball Rider Foundation is fast attracting distributors, brands and riders alike in support of opening dialogue on the subject. “Carbon fiber and textiles...
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03 October 2016

Introducing the Trail XC Helmet

The ideal companion on trail & XC tours. The Trail XC provides protection with Inmould technology in which the helmet is directly connected with the absorbing EPS material. The high number of ventilation openings, as well as the placement angles and integrated channels provide lots of air circulation and the best cooling. The vertically and horizontally adjustable two-component...
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12 September 2016

Rachel takes the 2016 World Championship

iXS athlete Rachel Atherton takes the 2016 World Championships in Val di Sole, and it’s a great one! Tracy Hannah on iXS helmet makes it onto bronce! It’s the perfect end to the perfect season and Rachels fifth World Championship! In a break from World Cup traditions World Champs doesn’t feature a qualifying round so riders take to the hill in reverse...
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17 August 2016

Carve & Flow Protective Gear

The Carve upper protective jersey is designed for DH & Bike Park enthusiasts, while the Flow upper protective vest is designed for Enduro racers or trail riders. Safety certified and soft XmatterTM pads at important vital zones are protecting from serious insuries by absorbing heavy impacts. Rips and chest are protected by an absorbent NockOutTM foam padding. The...
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