we are on a mission

mtb apparel that elevates your riding experience and stands the test of time on the trails

mountain bike rider claude carpaij founder of valcariz riding his mountain bike

this is who we are

Rider owned and operated

Founded in 2020 by Claude, Valcariz represents the perfect blend of adrenaline-fueled fun and meticulous precision.

Claude, an ardent gravity-fueled mountain biker and an experienced airline pilot, brings a distinctive perspective to the brand. His aviation experience informs his commitment to precision and meticulous planning, which are integral in shaping Valcariz's identity.

The brand offers mountain biking enthusiasts apparel that is crafted with a pilot's precision and attention to detail.

Additionally, the unique brand name "Valcariz" holds personal significance for Claude, as it is an acronym derived from his son's name, reflecting his deep commitment to the project.

we are on a mission

we are committed to our riders

Ride with confidence, knowing we've got you covered! Our 2-year crash replacement warranty offers you a substantial discount on replacement items: enjoy 40% off in the first year and 30% off in the second year, because we know you will push your bike to the limit.

Mountain biker riding down a fast trail

this is who we are

gravity culture

Rooted in a community that values pushing boundaries, developing trails, and preserving forests, this lifestyle embodies a deep commitment to outdoor exploration and continuous growth as a rider.

we are on a mission

we are committed to the forests

We address sustainability on several fronts:

  • We design our garments for longevity since durability and extended use are the first steps toward more sustainable apparel
  • We use recycled or natural fabrics whenever the functionality of the item permits
  • We ensure carbon-neutral shipping on all orders.
Carbon-neutral shipping on all orders
shipping emissions removed
That's like...
kilometers driven by an average gasoline-powered car
We fund innovations in...
Direct Air Capture
Bio Oil

for the wild