A brief history of cycling sunglasses
October 17, 2014
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
August 14, 2013
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
October 26, 2012
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
April 27, 2012
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
November 29, 2011
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?
February 22, 2011
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.