Apparel Reviews and News


Mavic announces 2017 road lineup

Mavic’s 2017 road range brings a wide variety of new and updated products, with its most popular road wheels getting wider, helmets and shoes updated and now including women’s options, plus a selection of outerwear and accessories.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Apparel for all seasons

They say you have to dress for success. Well we haven’t worn a proper suit (or pants suit) in ages. But there’s now doubt that having the right apparel can make the difference between a great ride — and turning around early. Here are seven pieces of apparel (and one other item) that are sure to please this holiday season.

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VOORMI doubles down on commitment to local economies

In a move that’s both a sign of the times for tradeshows and perhaps an indication of a growing movement toward more local manufacturing, outdoor apparel maker VOORMI has announced a significant expansion of on-site manufacturing capabilities at the company’s hometown headquarters in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

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Snēk Cycling introduces new winter caps

Winter cycling season is almost upon us, and that means you’re going to need some warmth-trapping head wear. These two new caps might be the answer.

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New Bont shoes, Astute saddles, The Wonderful Socks, Raceone bottle cages

Style and performance come to the U.S. with Bont shoes, Astute saddles and bar wrap, Raceone bottle cages and The Wonderful Socks.

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Velocio Ultralight Jersey and Signature Bib Shorts review

Velocio offers great quality, well-designed cycling apparel with an attractive aesthetic. To learn more check out our full review on two of their best pieces.

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Assos SS.laalalaiJersey_evo7 women’s jersey review

When loud and gaudy kits aren’t for you, Assos is here to swoop you up and carry you with comfort to your destination.

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Assos T.laalaLai Short_s7 bib shorts review

Finally Assos has an answer for women who want and need the stability of bib short.

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Garneau DreamFactory delivers trifecta of customization

Canadian company earns recognition for its DreamFactory Trilogy Concept, which allows consumers to customize bikes, apparel, and helmet.

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Castelli Mondiale bibshorts & Perfetto Light jersey review

Ultra high-end top and bottom from Italian cycling apparel maker deliver superb function but not without a financial hit.

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Capo Corsa SL Jersey and Bibshorts review

After extended ride time in the Capo Corsa SL Jersey and Bibshorts, the verdict is in. Find out how this mid-tier priced apparel fared on all-day adventures.

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Bontrager Circuit jersey and bibshorts review

Do you really need to spend multiple hundreds of dollars on cycling kit? The Bontrager Circuit jersey and bibshorts make a pretty compelling argument against that big cash outlay.

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Kask set to launch new performance sunglasses

The new sunglasses are designed to be paired with the Kask Protone road helmet.

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Endura FS260-PRO SL Jersey and Bibshorts review

As the name implies, this is marketed as pro level kit. But do the Endura FS260-PRO SL jersey and bibshorts actually live up to that lofty billing? Check out our full review below to find out.

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Rapha launches new affordable Core collection

For the first time, the U.K.-based high-end road cycling apparel maker is targeting a more budget-conscious consumer. Check out the complete line.

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Pactimo Artist Series inspires unique kit creations

Results run gamut from classic to chaotic to just about everything in between.

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Rudy Project unveils Synform foldable sunglasses

Synform also prescription friendly, allowing a user’s RX script to be digitally surfaced along the backside of the lenses for edge-to-edge coverage.

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Winter Survival Guide: Choosing apparel

How to use every means at your disposal to maintain motivation and fitness when the weather turns cold and wet.

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Art’s Cyclery 2015 road gear of the year

Here’s a look at some of the road cycling products that made riding more enjoyable these past 12 months.

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Showers Pass launches merino wool lined waterproof sock

We usually don’t get all in a tizzy about socks. But this new offering from the folks at Showers Pass caught our attention. Find out why.

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Combat winter with Rapha Pro Team Shadow jersey, bibs

In the spirit of battling Old Man Winter, UK-based high end apparel maker Rapha has released new racewear for foul weather road cycling. Get the details and pricing.

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Rapha and Team Sky reveal 2016 kit design

Designed to stand out amidst the visual clutter of the pro peloton, Team Sky will wear the latest Pro Team racewear by Rapha for the 2016 race season.

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How To: Safely ride your bike at night

Whether intentional or not, riding after the sun goes down is an inevitability for almost all of us. But there’s no need to be afraid of the dark. With the proper planning and equipment riding you bike at night can be a thrilling and rewarding experience. Here’s a primer on what you need to know.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For serious bike commuters

If you know someone who regularly bikes to work, commutes to the gym, or pedals to the coffee shop, then the following assortment of goodies will make the perfect holiday gifts.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For Hard Core Racers

Does the cyclist in your life sport freshly shorn legs on a regular basis? Do their tan lines qualify as epic? If so, these are definitely the gifts you’re looking for.

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