Road cycling clothing for men: The right thing for summer and winter
When cycling, having the right clothing for every season is crucial. It not only guarantees comfort, but also protection from the respective weather conditions. Here we want to give you a few tips for choosing the right road bike clothing for summer and winter.
Summer road bike clothing: How to stay cool and comfortable
In summer, light and breathable racing bike clothing is recommended so that you can ride comfortably in high temperatures. Here are our recommendations:
- Breathability: The material should be highly breathable to quickly wick away sweat and allow good ventilation to keep you cool and dry.
- Lightweight: Lightweight fabrics ensure that the jersey is comfortable to wear and not burdensome, especially in warm weather.
- Quick-drying: A jersey that dries quickly helps to quickly remove moisture from the skin and ensure a comfortable fit.
- Breathability: The pants should be made of materials that allow good air circulation and wick away moisture quickly.
- Lightweight: Lightweight materials ensure that the pants are not too heavy or burdensome.
- Good fit: A close-fitting and short cut.
- UV protection: Our road cycling shorts offer UV protection to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays.
- Temperature regulation: The job of a base layer is to transport sweat away from the skin. So you can feel cool and dry even on hot days.
- Sun protection: Protects your face and eyes from direct sunlight
- Ventilation: Discreet ventilation openings enable optimal temperature regulation.
- Moisture: Integrated sweat bands absorb moisture.
Cycling clothing for the winter: How to stay warm and dry
In winter, it is important to dress appropriately to protect yourself from cold temperatures and continue to enjoy rides.
- Cycling jacket: With windproof, water-repellent and warming properties. With maximum thermal insulation for a warm feeling on the skin
- Insulating vest: For extra warmth on cold days.
- Long-sleeved jersey: Made of a warming material so that the core of the body is kept warm.
- Baselayer: A thin, breathable long-sleeved shirt to wick sweat away from the body.
- Long cycling shorts: Made from a warming material such as thermal fabric with water- and wind-repellent properties.
- Thermal underwear: For extra warmth on cold days.
- Overshoes: Protect your feet from cold and wet.
- Gloves: Winter cycling gloves with warm lining.
- Hat: Protects the head from the cold and should be worn under the helmet
- Neck Tube: Protects the neck from the cold.
- Arm and leg warmers: Can be ideally combined in winter to keep you warm.
- Lighting/reflective elements: For good visibility in traffic.