Apparel Reviews and News


GORE GORE-TEX Shakedry jacket now comes in colors


Jacket still cannot become soaked with water and, once the rain has passed, is immediately dry again after a quick shake. There is no need to re-treat the material.

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Bontrager Velocis S2 clothing system review


Bontrager’s Velocis S2 clothing line is purpose built for colder riding conditions, specifically at or below freezing. Find out how well it performs when the temperature plummets and roads get wet.

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Gore Oxygen Classics Windstopper Jersey & Bibshorts review


Intended for early season rides when temperatures are low and roads are wet, the Gore Oxygen Classics Windstopper Jersey and Bibshorts provide an alternative to carrying extra just-in-case layers.

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Rapha Classic Vest II review


When it comes to lightweight cycling vests, you’ll be hard pressed to find one better (or more expensive) than the Rapha Classic II.

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Team Sky unveils new kit for 2018


Team Sky has unveiled the new white jerseys its riders will be wearing in 2018. The kit, produced with Team Sky’s performance clothing partner Castelli, will give the team a new look for the new season.

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Contest: Win a Complete Pactimo Water-Repelling Cycling Kit


Enter to win a Complete wet weather, water-repelling kit from Pactimo! Total value $585.00!

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7mesh WK2 women’s bib short launched


Combines the comfort and security of bib straps with the ease and simplicity of a pull-on.

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SealSkinz introduces waterproof sock technology


SealSkinz has introduced a new waterproof accessory technology that will debut in its new Super Thin and Super Thin Pro Socks.

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Pearl Izumi PI DRY fabric technology launched


Hydrophobic fabric transforms knit apparel so they completely repel precipitation and road spray.

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Rapha Women’s Souplesse II jersey and bibs review


Updated pieces are designed specifically for hot-weather riding and are made from lightweight materials.

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Snek Wool Winter Cap review


With the aim of providing warmth and versatility in a durable and aesthetically pleasing design, the Snek (as in smart+neat) Wool Winter Cap utilizes a lightweight wool and polyester blend in a grid pattern.

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Castelli Gabba 3 Jersey and Nano Flex + Warmers review


The Castelli Gabba 3 and Nano Flex + Warmer are a fantastic option for riders who don’t want to let the weather interrupt their training or racing — especially this time of year.

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Rapha 2017 women’s clothing range launched


Rapha has expanded its women’s range, with new 2017 products for racing, training and long-distance riding.

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Smith Optics Attack sunglasses unveiled


The new model is first in Smith’s line to use Mag Technology to attach removable arms to its lens, something that Smith hinted to be a replacement of their current PivLoc technology.

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New road and mountain kit from Pactimo


Never overly fancy or pretentious, Pactimo kit just works well. Here’s a gallery of a few of their new and updated pieces for road and mountain.

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100% sprinting into road cycling eyewear


If you’ve been watching the Spring Classics, you likely noticed Peter Sagan has eschewed typical roadie eyewear and opted for something more, well, goggle-like. Enter 100% eyewear.

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Shimano previews fall/winter clothing collection


Shimano has announced new additions to their cool and cold-weather apparel offerings in both the S-Phyre and Explorer lines.

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Ryders Eyewear unveils expansive 2017 collection


North Shore eyewear brand Ryders has made significant additions to its line-up for 2017, adding a host of new features and technologies to go along with its popular antiFOG lenses.

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Four Awesome Base Layers to Get You Through Winter


The humble base layer may not be the flashiest piece of cycling gear on the market, but anyone who’s worn one on a frosty winter ride knows how big of a difference it can make.

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New Cycling apparel from Panache and Assos


Rowdy wear from Colorado and super chichi from Switzerland highlight new offerings from this pair of high end cycling apparel makers.

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New Cycling apparel from Giordana and ALÉ Bike Wear


RoadBikeReview checks out highlights from the latest in cycling apparel and learns that custom clothing orders have never been easier.

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Pearl Izumi Elite Escape Thermal jersey review


Every cyclist needs a go-to jersey. A simple piece of clothing that never fails to make a ride just that much more enjoyable. A jersey that you instinctively reach for on the way out the door. The Pearl Izumi Elite Escape Thermal just might be that jersey.

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Shimano S-PHYRE cycling apparel launched


Shimano has expanded its S-PHYRE concept with the addition of performance road cycling apparel. First introducing the S-PHYRE concept with performance footwear in 2016, the new high-performance product line now also includes a racing skin suit, short sleeve jersey, bib shorts, gloves, and socks.

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Gore Oxygen 2.0 Bibshorts review


Gore’s Oxygen 2.0 bibs are a great pair of premium shorts at a less than premium price, which just make them the perfect holiday gift for that cyclist in your life. Find out more in our review.

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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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