What’s cool in cycling kit: 2016 edition

If there’s one thing that has exploded in the cycling industry over the past couple of years, it’s kits. We’ve covered this topic before — in 2013, and in 2015 for men’s and women’s kits — but so much has changed in even the past 12 months that we thought it was a topic worth …


How to look good on the bike: nine style tips from Brian Holm

To the everyday Joe (or Joanna) with no interest in cycling, we cyclists can be an odd-looking bunch. The lycra, the bright colours and the funny-looking helmets all make us a perfect target for jibes about our style. But if you’re one of us then it all changes. That funny-looking helmet becomes a desired item. …


What’s cool in cycling kits in 2015

Last year we shared some of our favourite cycling kits on the market and in that time many more designs and brands have emerged, and some have gotten even cooler. With custom kit becoming easier and cheaper to source, design, and manufacture, many small labels have emerged to target anything from a group of their …


The Week in Bike #51 – The Short Week

Granted, it hasn’t been a full week since the last episode, but there’s still plenty of news. Championships, non-championships, CAPS LOCK, a team launch…though I suppose another black kit doesn’t exactly justify stopping the presses. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.


A brief history of cycling sunglasses

Sunglasses have evolved from a humble yet essential piece of protection in the cyclist’s kit bag to an expensive fashion statement. Dave Everett and Wade Wallace look back through the archives to find some of the more memorable and outlandish examples of cycling-specific eyewear that we’ve seen in recent decades.


What’s cool in cycling kit this season

According to unwritten rules, there are small things with kit that can be tinkered with (like socks), but most everything else needs to conform to tradition. “Classic” styling which play on patterns from yesteryear has been done to death, and we’re now seeing some unique (some say gaudy) designs popping up which are eye-catching. If …


New Summer Fashion Trends In Cycling Socks

With all the drama going on in professional cycling right now, I’d like to finish off the week talking about something that means a great deal more to the rest of us than doping controversies: Socks. There’s nothing to them, right? Well, funky cycling socks are the new fad this season and cyclists can waste …


How To Wear A Cycling Cap

As cycling continues to boom I feel that it’s part of my duty to educate and inform on the finer details of the sport. On the surface wearing the simple cycling biretta appears to be a no-brainer. What could possibly be done to mess it up? As it turns out there are many variations to …


The Jersey Project

I came by a book the other day called The Jersey Project which immediately captivated me. At one glance of the cover I knew exactly what it was all about. I absolutely had to have it…


To Shave Or Not To Shave?

As cyclists, almost all of us shave our legs. Why? Whenever this question comes up from non-cyclists we all know the unwritten code: Easier for massage, cleaning and healing of road rash, it saves 5 seconds over a 40km TT, so the hair doesn’t get caught when you’re riding in the BIG RING, etc.


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