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Mountain Bike Shoe Guide

Mountain Bike Shoe Guide

Mountain bike shoes are built tough to stand up to the rigours of off-road riding. Soles are stiff for efficient pedalling but tend to have more flexibility than road cycling shoes.

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Long Sleeve Jersey Guide

Long Sleeve Jersey Guide

For those cooler rides a long sleeve jersey is what you need to stay comfortable on the bike. Some zippered road cycling jerseys have extra thermal properties for more warmth on those really cold days. 

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MTB rider in Baggy Shorts

MTB Shorts Guide

Baggy cycling shorts are ideal for all sorts of cycling from mountain bike riding to urban commuting. While cross-country mountain bikers prefer lycra, most MTB shorts are baggy and give you a more casual look.

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MTB Helmet Guide

A mountain bike helmet needs to protect your head, while being comfortable enough to wear all day long. Fit and venting are key. When it comes to protection, all our MTB helmets meet the minimum safety standard (CE EN 1078).

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Road Helmet Guide

Wearing a road helmet while cycling is the best way to maximise your safety. All our road helmets meet the minimum EU safety standard (CE EN1078). What you pay for is aerodynamics, reduced weight, more vents and enhanced safety features such as MIPS.

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Cyclist wearing a windproof cycling jacket

Windproof Jackets

Windproof cycling jackets ideal for cold dry winter days with most offering some type of light rain protection as well. 

Windproof jackets tend to be lighter than a waterproof  and are much more breathable.

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Cyclist wearing a waterproof cycling jacket

Waterproof Jackets

If you’re cycling for any length of time in the UK, you’re going to need a waterproof jacket in your clothing arsenal. In our waterproof jacket guide we’ll arm you with all the knowledge you need to choose the best rain proof jacket for your needs.

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Bib Tights Guide

Bib Tights Guide

A good pair of cycling bib tights should be a staple piece of kit in your wardrobe for enjoyable road cycling through Winter and colder months.

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Running Shoes Guide

Running Shoes Guide

Running shoes are far more comfortable and supportive than standard trainers. 

Dedicated running shoes, whether you run on pavements, trails or fells will offer you more support and/or cushioning than casual trainers.

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Technical farbic guide

Technical Fabric Guide

Here you’ll find the key fabric technologies offered by the biggest names in cycling clothing. 

Is Endura PrimaLoft fabric or ExoShell60 right for me? What is Altura Shield? Here you’ll find all the answers you need.

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Hi Vis Clothing Guide

Hi Vis Clothing Guide

Black coloured clothing is a staple in any cyclist’s wardrobe. It goes well with anything, it’s subtle and it’s flattering on your physique. However, it's not ideal for enhancing your visibility (and safety) when you’re cycling during the daytime.

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Kids Clothing Guide

Kids Clothing Guide

While it is true that children can enjoy riding a bike in their normal street clothes, it is also true that wearing the wrong clothes can really spoil their fun.

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Bike Helmet Guide

Bike Helmet Guide

A bike helmet is the most important bike accessory you'll own. Whilst it's not against the law to ride without one, we highly recommend you do.

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Layering Guide

Layering Guide

A proper system of layering will make cold weather riding much more comfortable and enjoyable rather than something to be endured.

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Cycling Jersey Guide

Cycling Jersey Guide

A cycling jersey is there to keep you comfortable on your whole ride, and they’re a crucial part of any cyclists’ layering system.

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Cycle Shorts Guide

Cycle Shorts Guide

Cycling shorts help keep you comfortable with breathable fabrics that work to draw away sweat, and have shock absorbing pads to take the sting out of riding.

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Cycling Gloves Guide

Cycling Gloves Guide

Gloves aren't just for winter cycling – although a good pair of long finger gloves will keep your fingers toasty, they are also built for protection, comfort and control.

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Cycling Shoes Guide

Cycling Shoes Guide

Nothing beats a pair of proper cycling shoes in terms of comfort and performance. Once you ride with a pair of cycling shoes you'll never look back.

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Cycling Glasses Guide

Cycling Glasses Guide

Cycling glasses are designed to protect your eyes from harsh sunlight as well as from flying debris – stones, grit and the occasional bug.

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