Hot new road products from the Sea Otter Classic

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New bars and ‘cross gearing from SRAM, new saddles from Velo and Ergon, and some styling new shades from POC are just some of the new and cool gear spotted at the 2014 Sea Otter Classic.

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Five eye-catching jerseys from Sea Otter

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Fashionable and functional tops for racing, taking on a charity ride, or simply riding with friends.

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Gear Review: Betabrand Bike to Work Britches

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Is that a reflector in your pants or are you just happy to see me? See what our resident Angry Singlespeeder thinks of Betabrand’s new Bike to Work Britches.

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Gear Review: Giro New Road Women’s Apparel

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Giro targets women with its daring New Road line of casual looking, but technically serious cycling apparel. See if they hit the mark or come up short.

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Review: Pearl Izumi Women’s Transfer Lite SS Baselayer

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Cutting-edge tailoring and fabric make for a baselayer that fits well, works well, and looks good. This isn’t a hand-me-down from the guys.

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Zackees – Bike gloves with built-in LED turn signals

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Check out these bike gloves with built-in LED turn signals. What started out as a fashion statement turns into cycling safety wear to help you be seen.

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Giro introduces new road apparel for women, expands men’s offerings

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Giro adds women’s styles to its New Road baggies-for-the-pavement-style cycling apparel line.

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Photo Gallery: 2014 WorldTour Team Kits (Updated)

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With the 2014 professional cycling season already underway, it’s time to take a look at the kit teams will be wearing this year. Check out this photo gallery and let us know what you think in the comments section below. We’ve just added Russia’s Team Katusha and will keep adding photos until all the WorldTour teams are included.

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Rapha Road Race Mesh Skinsuit (for Team Sky Only)

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The crew from Team Sky are getting a new uniform option that’s specifically designed to beat the heat.

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Factory Tour: Inside Pearl Izumi’s New HQ Building

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Best Christmas present you can give a company? How about a brand new 55,000-square foot state-of-the art building complete with a fitness room, locker room, showers, and expansive indoor bike storage.

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Women’s Test Team: Women’s Bibshorts Review Winners

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After hundreds — if not thousands — of miles of saddle time, our discerning team of testers have selected their favorites. Find out which was No. 1 and No. 2, which was best for $200 or less, and which was best for potty breaks.

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Women’s Test Team: Women’s Bibshorts Review Part 2

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In the second installment from the new RoadBikeReview.com Women’s Test Team, our quartet of discerning testers take a look at women’s bibshorts from Capo, Castelli, Panache, Primal Wear and Rapha.

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Women’s Test Team: Women’s Bibshorts Review Part 1

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In the first installment from the new RoadBikeReview.com Women’s Test Team, our quartet of discerning testers take a look at women’s bibshorts from Hincapie Sportswear, Pearl Izumi and Assos.

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Review: POC DID Sunglasses

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After winning the 2012 Giro d’Italia, Garmin-Sharp’s Ryder Hesjedal had great aspirations for the 2013 Giro and Tour de France. But crashes, illness and other maladies laid waste to his hopes. However, the Canadian still made a tremendous impact in France with his choice of eyewear.

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Interbike 2013: Six Cyclocross Race Day Essentials

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You have a bike, skinsuit, gloves, helmet and the other cyclocross basics. Now it’s time to round out your gear portfolio with these six essentials that will help separate you from the field on — and off — the bike.

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Interbike 2013: POC Launches New Road Helmet, Apparel Line

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With a nod toward safety first, Sweden’s POC has made a big plunge into the road cycling market.

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Review: Voler Black Label Cycling Collection

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Voler’s challenges Euros with classy Black Label cycling apparel. The new Black Label line hits new heights in performance, comfort and aesthetics.

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Eurobike 2013: Hovding Airbag Bike Helmet

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The Hovding Airbag bike helmet seems so alien but it has serious effort and engineering behind it.

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Quick Take: Cat-Ears Wind Noise Reducers

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Utilizing the same basic function as the fur that surrounds a cat’s ear, Cat-Ears do a credible job of turning down the volume on wind noise while on your bike. Cat-Ears easily attach to your helmet strap, come in four models and 14 different colors, ranging from safety orange to glacier white.

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New Jersey Is Ode To Lumberjacks and Maple Syrup

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Apparel maker Sugoi has partnered with Cannondale Pro Cycling team rider Ted King to produce King’s first signature custom jersey, the “King of the Road.”

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16 Cool (Mostly) Bike-Related Things From OR Show

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The Summer OR Show (aka Outdoor Retailer) brings nearly 30,000 attendees and 1,300 exhibitors to Salt Lake City each August. While we generally get the skinny on new bike stuff at the cycling trade shows, RoadBikeReview went in search of gear that crosses-over — and bacon covered ice cream.

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Cool – and Dry — Idea From Sugoi

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The Canadian apparel maker is launching a new bike-specific rain jacket that, if it works as advertised, could forever change the way cyclists feel about on-bike raingear.

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New Smith Shades For On — and Off — Bike

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Sun Valley, Idaho-based sunglasses Maker Smith Optics was at Bike PressCamp in Deer Valley showing off a new pair of shades, a new snowsports helmet, and teasing a product we can’t tell you about just yet.

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Gear of the Day: Rapha Arm Screens

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At first we were skeptical about the usefulness of Rapha’s Arm Screens. But one ride in blast-furnace conditions in western Colorado changed our mind. Find our why.

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Fashion Show: Three Kits We Like

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We see a lot of cycling kit, some of it good, some of it great, and some of it downright garish and gross. Here are three kits – in our opinion, at least – that reside solidly in the second category. Each combines appealing style with high-level functionality.

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