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Ma’ Bad Ass 7-Layer Baselayer Breakdown!

Just like Mrs. Pez - the right cycling baselayer is essential to keep me warm on cold winter days. Modern fabrics, design, and construction have opened up more choices than ever before, so here are seven different baselayers from Castelli, Alé Bikewear, Nalini, and Assos that I've been using for a variety of cold weather rides and warming requirements.

Riding Alé BikeWear Merino Wool Socks

Merino wool is a better fiber for temperature regulation and moisture management because its fibers are finer than other types of wool.  This means they feel softer to the touch when woven together and used to create garments - so right away they are more comfortable to wear.

ALÉ Bike Wear R-EV1 Kit Review

The R-EV1 jersey and bibshorts are the newest addition to Alé Bikewear's fast growing line of top quality cycling kit for the road. It's priced at the mid-range, but delivers to a higher level on design, fit and construction - here's a closer look.

Klimatik Rain Vest Test

The PEZ Test-Sink pours on a torturous blast of water that would soak most normal kit - but Ale BikeWear's Light Rain vest from the Klimatik line does an amazing job of repelling water from the outside, while allowing moisture (and sweat) vapors out from inside. Check out this test...

ALÉ BikeWear KLIMATIK Kit Review

Newcomer ALÉ BikeWear's Klimatik line of cold and wet weather riding gear impresses with fit, materials, and designs that could only come from people who know road cycling, and are, well... Italian.