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Garbstore X Reebok — Pump Dual Running, Inferno


With some striking photography, and a familiar makeup that has become synonymous with London-based Garbstore, the Pump Running Dual Mid, and Inferno get the Outside In get 2 treatments this time around. The Running Dual Mid in particular ‘just works’, with the rounded panelling at the midpoint of the shoe providing both a forwards movement, and a focal point for the Pump itself. The Inferno, with its brightly speckled midsole is either complicated or wonderful, depending on your point of view, but is certainly striking (pun fully intended). Hit the jump to see more pics and store link. —BokOne Read the rest of this entry

Review — Inferno (Swag Orange/White)


Reebok Classics were sweet enough to send me a pair of these super-bright ‘Swag’ orange Infernos recently, so I thought it’d be fair to post a quick review of them. Read the rest of this entry

Reebok Inferno ‘Tonal Mesh Pack’

Shield your eyes, people! The Inferno has followed the Ventilators‘ recent lead by getting all meshy and modernising itself thoroughly with high-vis colourways. I’m really glad to see these ; the recently released dip-dyed Ventilators are a superb move by Reebok Classics featuring completely modern mesh uppers and keeping the rest of the shoe fuss-free. The 20-year old Vents can rock up alongside modern Nikes such as the Free, and hold their own. In truth, they look better too.

So here it is with the Inferno – a shoe I’ve not been especially strongly drawn to (mainly due to its fussy details and so-so OG colourways) but with these 3 bold treatments, we have a mightier beast indeed. And if the Inferno feels anything like my pair of Sole Trainers, well… they will be a genuinely superb pair of Runners too.

Hit the jump for the other 2 colourways, and link to the store. —BokOne  Read the rest of this entry

Reeboks’ Retro Runner Invasion — Sneakernews article


Nice article over on Sneakernews chewing the fat on the state of play with Reeboks’ retro runners releases.  Mainly covering the Inferno, LX 8500 and GL 6000 retros, it’s a fun read although very heavy on the click-throughs (I mean, really guys??) Sneakernews —BokOne

Hanon Shop — ’91 Inferno & LX 8500’s arriving September


One of the UK’s stalwart sneaker stores, Hanon Shop, recently confirmed to me that the LX 8500 will be available in September, good news for anyone who missed the Railroad Grey colourway available early at a few stores like Titolo and Asphalt Gold. But also available on pre-order right now is the 1991 Inferno, boasting Hexalite cushioning with a suede upper these are looking pretty damn tidy. Both available September, pre-order from Hanon now. —BokOne

1991 Inferno — Retros on the way?

Reebok InfernoReebok InfernoSneakernews are reporting a retro of the 1991 Inferno is on the cards — whilst I was never the biggest fan of the midsole details on the ERS2000 and 5000, as the current retro sneaker fashion moves boldly into the 90’s these  look like a respectable retro indeed. More pics on the Sneakernews article—BokOne

90’s Reeboks


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World E.R.S. (Year TBC)

World Trainer (Year TBC)

E.R.S. Trainer (aka ERS 1000?) (Year TBC)

World Road ‘II’ (Year TBC)

ERS Marathon Racer

Mentor II

Pump® Twilight Zone
Successor to the first Pump (1989) – featured pump release mechanism on the tongue, and ERS.

Pump® Omni Zone (reissue shown)
The First Pump shoe in Mens and Womens sizes (1989) – and the last to feature ERS.

Pump® Court Victory (reissue shown)
The First Pump shoe to use Hexalite, endorsed and worn by Tennis star Michael Chang.

Pump II Hi

Pump® Aerobic Light (reissue shown)
Womens-only Pump successor to the massively succesful Freestyle. Featured Hexalite.

AXT Mens

AXT Womens
Featured ERS (the Mens’ equivalent appears to not feature ERS!)

AXT 2000

Synergy HXL

Mentor HXL

Mantis ERS

Mantra HXL – Mens
Retro’d since 1990 as the ‘Classic Sole’

Mantra HXL – Womens

Avenger (Tennis) – Womens

Deuce (Tennis) – Womens

Performa ERS Tennis – Mens

Performa ERS Tennis – Womens

Impulse (Tennis)

Club Player (Tennis)

Pump® AXT
Cross-training Shoe, featured Hexalite.

Pump® SXT
Cross-training Shoe, featured Hexalite and the Stability Bar.

CXT Pump
Image c/o DefyNewYork

CXT Plus Mid

Reverse Jam

VolleyTech Mid
No further info / no better image available

Image c/o DefyNewYork

DL5000 Tennis  (maybe U.S. only)
(Year TBC)

Pump® DL (Mens)
Non-signature Tennis shoe, featuring dual Hexalite, Pump and Goodyear Indy 500 sole.

Pump® DL (Womens)

Questor ERS – Mens
This shoe may also be known as the ERS 2000, however the Questor has a different midsole pattern.

Questor ERS – Womens

Strobe ERS – Mens

Strobe ERS – Womens

Maxim HXL – Mens

Maxim HXL – Mens

Shoe TBC Trek HXL

Phase III (re-issues shown)
(Year TBC)

Phase IV
(Year TBC)

Tech Walker™
(Year TBC)

6000 Aerobic Pro
(Year TBC)

(Year TBC)

Arcadia (Womens shown)



Reebok SXT Pump II
Featured Pump AND ERS technology. Image c/o DefyNewYork

Pump® Running Dual (reissue shown in OG colourway)
First running shoe featuring Pump technology – bladders around the collar and under the foot arch. Featured Hexalite and a Goodyear Indy 500 sole.

Pump® Walking
Featured Energaire and Hexalite technology. Women-only shoe.

Comfort I
Featured Energaire and Hexalite technology. Women-only Walking/casual shoe.

Pump® Omni Zone II (reissue shown)
Featuring an improved Tongue system.

Pump® Omni Lite
Mid-cut shoe, nearly identical to Omni Zone II except for printed logos, improved stability system and leather collar.

Club Pump® 
High-cut Tennis shoe, featured Hexalite and Goodyear Indy 500 sole.

Pump®  Court Victory II
Featured Hexalite, Goodyear Indy 500 sole and once again endorsed and worn by Michael Chang.

Inferno ’91
Image c/o DefyNewYork



Strobe ERS
Image c/o DefyNewYork

Trek 2 HXL
(Year TBC)

Harrier Spike
Image c/o DefyNewYork

Image c/o DefyNewYork

Image c/o DefyNewYork

Racer X
Image c/o DefyNewYork

The Pump® Above the Rim
Featuring a new dual-channel Pump system, and Hexalite.


Above the Rim
Non-Pump version of the shoe above.

Reebok Above The Rim

Classic Jam
Follow up shoe to the Reverse Jam. As featured in the movie ‘White Men Can’t Jump’
—OG Image to be sourced—



Rapide II
Image c/o DefyNewYork

Etoile (Womens)
Image c/o DefyNewYork


Royale II
Image c/o DefyNewYork


Royale III (??)
Year TBC

Inferno ’93
Image c/o DefyNewYork

Image c/o DefyNewYork

Corrado (Womens)
Image c/o DefyNewYork

Pump® Shaq Attaq
Endorsed by Shaquille O’Neill, featured Hexalite technology.

ERS Al Ternator 
Features 3 moulded ERS tubes on the sole



InstaPump® Fury
One of Reeboks most advanced shoes – featured a laceless Pump upper, Hexalite cushioning and GraphLite arc bridge. The original Insta Pump system could be filled manually, or with a unique Reebok CO² cartridge. Additionally OG Pump Furys’ are recognisable with the 3-part hexalite window in the heel, and the minimal toecap overlays.

Telos – environmentally produced Trail Boot
Image c/o DefyNewYork

Ventilator Supreme
(Year TBC)

Phase V
(Year TBC)

Royale IV?
Year TBC

Royale V?
1994 (TBC)