CHRIS sports takes over CHROME

We are pleased to expand our portfolio with the brand CHROME in Switzerland and Austria. With Chrome, we are strengthening our product portfolio in the division Urban/Llifestyle and are convinced that we can offer our customers a high quality product. The recognition is guaranteed due to the unique closure!

Almost two decades ago the first chrome bag was made with a juki sewing machine, a few yards of Cordura®, military grade truck tarpaulin, and the commitment to make bombproof gear that works on and off the bike. From the beginning, the drive for simple, useful, and resourceful solutions led Chrome to make its original messenger bag with a salvaged seatbelt buckle. With innovations like the iconic quick release buckle, load stabilizing strap, dual wall construction and five bar webbing, the Chrome messenger bag became the bag of choice for working bike messengers around the world. Over the last 20 years chrome has never wavered from its commitment to making useful and durable gear for professional messengers, fixed freestyle riders, and urban commuters: people who live and ride in the city.  Chrome is urban mobility. We make simple, functional gear built with industrial-strength materials and features that work on the bike and in the bar. We make gear that protects people and their things from the elements without looking like you came from the mountains. Made for living the city.



We are very pleased to announce that CHRIS sports will have a new member in the CHRIS sports family. Mondraker is a spanish producer (Alicante, 2001) of Highperformance-Mountainbikes and has with their Zero Suspension System and the Forward Geometry (long top tube, very short stem) a unique selling point. We are convinced that these innovations are a huge contribution to the MTB landscape in Switzerland. Moreover, it fits perfectly into our brand portfolio, says Christian Bättig Founder of CHRIS sports.

Giro Aerohead Mips

Giro Sport Design, the cycling world’s design leader, has announced the Aerohead™ MIPS and Aerohead™ Ultimate MIPS.  Already raced to victory in the Tour de France and UCI Track World Cups, the Aerohead Ultimate MIPS features the fastest helmet shape Giro has ever tested, plus MIPS multi-directional impact protection system, and the class-leading ventilation of Roc Loc Air®.  The helmet will be available this summer in two versions: the Aerohead MIPS (with venting for longer timed events) and the Aerohead Ultimate MIPS, featuring a TeXtreme™ shell to combine a smaller frontal area and reduced venting for even less, tested in the wind tunnel.

KEEN Training @SportXX

Impressions of KEEN training for SportXX sales peoples. They learned a lot and had much fun.

Tri United by CHRIS sports

In cooperation with local dealers, CHRIS sports has provided a triathlon team. All the team members come from eastern Switzerland and represent the brands, New Balance, Arena, Giro and Evoc with great dedication . We look forward to working with the team, whether in competitions, events, and on our the social media channels.


Team members from left to right:
Christoph Luginbühl, Barbara Scherrer, Urs Schiess, Beat Widmer, Simone Sonderegger, Sandro Bauer, Michael Huber (Dominik Spycher is missing on the picture)

New Balance at Auffahrtslauf St. Gallen

The "Auffahrtslauf" in St. Gallen is already history. It was and intense, but very successful day.

New 10km course record (33.10,04) and predominant victory of New Balance runner Abel Mulugeta, a team of colleagues from the Männerwerk St. Gallen who successfully completed the 10km course, a CHRIS sports member who spontaneously accompanied the team, a BMWi3 filled with New Balance Shoes, a spontaneous visit of the Tri United by CHRIS sports-triathlon-team, as well as the musical support from Chris & Kelly Trio turned Ascension Day into a happy day.

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Rocky Mountain Bicycles - New Pipeline

Rocky Mountain launched New "Pipeline" Bike for agressive trailriding! The big question is: Has the North Shore (Trails) been getting easier? Check video!

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Giro extends its sponsorship with Stöckli

We are proud to extend our sponsorship with the Stöckli PRO Team for another year. Especially in the Swiss mountainbike landscape, but also internationally, the Stöckli athletes are established and well known. With the new team manager Ralph Näf, the Stöckli PRO Team has already started with remarkable success in the new season. Beginning a seamless continuation of her 2015 season Jolanda Neff won her first three races. Matthias Flückiger could distance himself from the best at the World Cup opener in Cairns and reached an excellent 4th place after a tough fight. The team youngster Alessandra Keller has great pontential and get’s closer to a podium place with each race.

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Source: Stöckli

New Balance sells the first 3D printed running shoe

The future of running is here. Runners, meet the Zante Generate, the world’s first high performance running shoe with a full-length 3D printed midsole. This special midsole allows the shoes to be flexible, supportive and durable.

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New Balance: Nobody runs like Boston

The Limited Edition #FreshFoam Zante v2 Boston features shout outs to the city’s rich, collegiate tradition in a varsity-inspired color palette. 

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