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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A proper system of layering will make cold weather riding much more comfortable and enjoyable rather than something to be endured.
A cycling jersey is there to keep you comfortable on your whole ride, and they’re a crucial part of any cyclists’ layering system.
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.
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.
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.