A lightweight, four-way stretch jacket is ideal for the majority of the riding season; Leatt’s DBX 2.0 Jacket has been a favorite, with a fit that’s dialed for mountain bike trail riding. Able to fold into its own pocket in order to easily stow it on the trail, it’s easy to carry for the height […]
Chrome’s Elston Packable Windshell might just be that perfect packable windbreaker hoodie you’ve been looking for.
I hate being cold, whether its on the bike or on the couch. Winter is coming, and with days already short, our efforts have been to acclimate to darker and colder outlook. Lucky for me, reps for Pearl sent over the Summit AmFIB Pant, Pearl’s warmest MTB pant, with more ample time to prepare for […]
Insulated jackets and vests used to make you look like a bloated snowman. These days materials have evolved, resulting in garments that retain heat while displacing moisture all while offering an improved aesthetic. The unique hybrid design of the Variant Jacket from Marmot drew me to it; part puffy jacket and part active wear piece, it boasts […]
Betabrand recently released a women’s Bike to Work Jacket in black for crowd funding on their site. Like their men’s version, it’s a Mackintosh style jacket made from a softshell material with a nod to biker culture with its offset zipper. I wore the sample around town for an evening as Jason documented the ride […]
I’m a fan of softshell jackets with a closet full of them to prove it. I’ve got riding jackets, a few hoodies and anoraks laying about, and even managed to get a bike friendly mack-style riding jacket produced at the company I work for based on a concept and graphite scribbles in my sketch pad. […]