Moutain Biking Gear for Women, Buttermilk Apparel

No full lycra kits here—this duo makes contemporary, functional clothing

The need for better women-specific mountain biking clothing has long been evident, since the “shrink and pink” concept doesn’t cut it with lady shredders. Although there are more and more options appearing daily, these tend to be polarized with a style of riding—oftentimes resulting in full matching kits. Katy Hover-Smoot and Cassie Abel (experienced in the outdoor industry, having held positions at Specialized Bikes and …

Three Fresh Cycling Kits for Spring

Ride in style, comfort and safety with these district jersey-shorts combinations

With road riding season upon us here in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re eagerly assembling our gear for everything from Saturday centuries to weekday laps in the park. As much as one’s kit is a matter of function, it’s also an avenue of expression. We’ve combed this season’s offerings for three distinctly different jersey and shorts offerings. From heritage-inspired wool to modern minimalism all the way …

Street and Bike-ready Capes from Cleverhood

Technical fabrics and features packed into a highly functional piece of outerwear

Commuting by bicycle doesn’t necessarily mean throwing on spandex or overhauling your wardrobe. In cities with deeply embedded bike commuting cultures like Amsterdam and Copenhagen, riders often incorporate one or two functional clothing items with their day-to-day rotation without compromising their personal style. Inspired by slow-biking culture, Providence, RI-based Cleverhood‘s capes inspire riders to hit the road in any weather. The unisex design fits easily …