Apparel Reviews and News


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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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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