There are 3D printed saddles and now we have 4D printed kit. The new Q36.5 Grid Skin jersey and bib shorts incorporate GRDXKN, a 4D printed structure intended to both improve aerodynamics and provide crash protection.
The new GORE Distance kit is designed for your long ... longer ... longest rides. The premium is on comfort but without sacrificing performance. Dr. Stephen Cheung gives his his off-road riding impressions and Chuck Peña muses about the kit for road riding.
Milan-Sanremo aka la Primavera is in the books, which means spring is in the air. Time to start thinking about putting winter kit away. Indeed, the peloton was in shorts and short sleeves on the coast road into Sanremo. And what better way to spring into spring riding with some new kit? If keeping your riding more on the fun side is part of the equation, then Cycology has the goods.
It's that time of the year when the seasons are changing and temperatures are dropping. Gray skies and windy days are more the norm. In other words, time to break out the cold weather kit, and a perfect time to review an assortment of apparel from our friends down under at Cycology Clothing.
Alé Bike Wear has brought out a striking new design for the summer with African overtones, all the way from Kenya. Our man Chuck Peña takes the colorful new kit on a cycling safari to see how it performs in the wild.
Primal is not a brand that usually comes to mind when you think of die hard roadies. Primal wants to change that with their new Alitios line of clothing. In particular, the Etheros jersey and bibs. According to Primal: Etheros bridges the gap between the ultimate race-day jersey and the comfort of an everyday training day kit.
If environmental consciousness helps you decide what companies deserve your hard earned $$$, then MAAP should be on your radar. They make high quality kit with an eye towards doing everything they can to protect planet earth.