Often down Philadelphia blocks you’ll notice a serene level of calm before the storm. Before you know it, an accelerated speed demon that can cause a mild whiplash starts flying deep into the darkness. Even though you could barely spot them, the roaring engine ensured all witnesses heard them. As the thunderous roar continues to beat down the street, cumulus clouds form a trail of smoke. What’s left to solidify where extended tire streaks are making their mark on the brittle pavement.
Once the storm has finally passed, the sun starts to rear its round head from under the clouds to shine. Soon as the coast is clear, a rider popping a wheelie in front of onlookers at the light. Rubbing their motorcycle gloves across the concrete, cameras catch a glimpse of thrill-seeking fun. Instant satisfaction for both the rider and viewer alike in the city of brotherly love. Yes, bike life is perfect for any weather.
Behind the Sneaker
In the city of Philly, there’s a sneaker that residents wear with pride throughout the tri-state and beyond. Due to the blood, sweat, and tears of Basketball Hall of Famer Allen Iverson, the Reebok Question has made its punctuation mark on the culture. This illustrious catalog of colorways has kept shoe collectors guessing of what’s next? This goes around, the inevitable influence of ‘Bike Life’ is making a grand appearance on the classic silhouette.
From 2001 to 2021, the Reebok Question has decades of dominance under its belt. The upper is equipped with full-grain leather soft in touch, yet durable in longevity. Textile lining is clean, with contrasting overlays that bring versatility to the shoe. Built-in is a Hexalite hexagonal cushioning to accompany its outer EVA midsole. Clear coated is the rubber outsole that has an abrasion-resistant finish against the massive impact on the road. The lace closure is uniquely designed, with main and alternate branding seen on the tongue, heel, and quarter. Overall, this revamped version of an archived classic is going to get the streets hot.