URBAN CYCLING APPAREL
Whether you're a city riding week-day regular, or a newbie fresh from ditching the car or underground in favour of 2-wheeled delights, then this is the place for you. A curated selection of some of the best city cycling apparel around, from transition pieces that take you seamlessly from the bike to the office or pub, to all-weather protective items, our urban cycling range perfectly marries technical function to understated style, providing the perfect environment for your daily journey. More >>
At some time on your ride, the difference between being seen and being overlooked could prevent an accident. The best way to be seen by other road users is to wear apparel or accessories that include elements of reflectivity (of course, cycling lights also help!). Use the filters below to see the products that include low-light visibility elements.
Ride rain or shine
If your pre-ride glance out of the window is met by rain, or sullen looking skies, there is still no reason not to miss out on bike time! For most commutes, a weather resistant jacket is all you'll need, offering more breathability than a full water proof. However, when the rain really starts, full rain protection is a must, so be sure to check the product page details to see what attributes each item has.
Comfort, fit and function
City riding is all about blending into your surroundings, and great urban apparel will allow you to move from the bike to the office in style and in many cases, without necessitating a change of clothes. We've included some of our favourite pieces, including cycling jeans, commute specific trousers, shorts and jackets from only the very best city cycle clothing brands.
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A classic in the DeFeet range, the Dura Wool Glove is a Ride Essential for cool starts, sudden showers (where its merino wool fabric keeps you warm even when wet), or fast chilling descents. Thin enough to allow pinpoint cockpit accuracy, yet still reassuringly cushioned for ride comfort, the DeFeet Wool Dura is truly an an all year round cycling glove. Colour: Charcoal Merino wool fabric Silicon print palm & fingers for a reassuring bar hold Machine wash cold, tumble-dry low, no chlorine bleach
The Swrve Milwaukee ES Jacket is a fully wind and waterproof bicycle jacket for urban cycling. Complete with an integrated hood, the ES (extra special!) sports an effective 3-layer softshell fabric, with an inside facing cozy fleece interior. Recognised as a classic in the swrve range by cyclists, bloggers and industry reviewers, the Milwaukee rocks time-proven rider rider features like extra long pit zips, double cuffs for cold draft exclusion, a drop tail for a correct on the bike look, reflective detailing, generous pockets both inside and out, and a waterproof Swiss-made Riri ...
The Buff Wool is our favourite from the Buff line up for cold rides. Made from super fine, and highly comfortable merino wool, the Buff Wool can be worn as a neckerchief, balaclava, scarf or saharaine. On the bike, the benefits of a pure merino wool Buff are enormous. Naturally anti-bacterial, highly comfortable and of course the ideal temperature regulator, the Wool Buff keeps out the cold at the sensitive neck area, making it a perfect accessory for your daily commute or training ride.
Walz traditional wool cycling caps are handmade from durable, stylish fabric. The soft bill liner is comfortable and flexible and can be worn either up or down. We recommend hand washing or dry cleaning only.Walz Caps now offers two sizes. The original "one size fits most" size is now the small/medium. The new size is a large/extra large for those who prefer a roomier fit. Available in 2 sizes, please see sizing chart link aboveHandmade wool constructionSoft bill linerHand wash or dry cleaning recommended
The Craft Cool Bike Boxer is an essential addition to your cycling wardrobe if you are commuting to work or heading out for a relaxed ride. Sometimes it can be a drag putting on your lycra shorts just so you can cycle in comfort. However, Craft's Bike Boxer will see you riding unfettered by lycra, and far more comfortable sipping a latte at a street cafe 'sans' lycra. Looking like a standard boxer short, the Craft Bike Boxer is actually a highly breathable pair of high performance bike pants with an integrated anti bacterial chamois. Pop them on under your favourite riding 3/4 shorts ...
The Etxeondo Letras Headband is a marvel (also known as the Etxeondo 3-in-1 Headband). A headband, hat, and a neck sleeve with a beautifully soft inner all in one, courtesy of some neat folding, and a little drawstring at the top. From the work commute or road ride when you might need a some neck protection from the wind, to post bike when a full hat is what's called for, the Letras does it all. If all that isn't enough to convince you, then you should know that no less than Tour de France Champion Alberto Contador wears the Letras in cold weather training. One ...
If you like your base layer not too heavy but not too light, choose the Indie, Ibex's year round baselayer made without peers for softness and durability. Semi fit for everyday performance and style, the Indie features 18.5 micron New Zealand Merino 195 g/m2 and a relaxed jersey knit. We see the Indie as the ideal top for either a light commute in cool conditions, post bike relaxing, or multi sport activities - like cow tipping, welly wanging and running. The Indie is made from Ibex's new 18.5 micron New Zealand Merino at 195g/m2. Ibex designed this fabric from the ...
The Brooks Trouser Strap is a perfect solution to the problem of 'trousers caught in the chain ring' for the urban cyclist. With an Harmonic steel core and leather exterior, it is the work of a moment to bend the strap around your ankle and begin your journey.Stylish, one size fits all and available in an array off attractive colours. Material - Leather with a 'Harmonic steel' core to bend around your ankleOne size fits allMade in China
Attached behind the bike seat or to the handlebar with the included leather straps, or indeed stored within the integrated pouch, the Brooks England Cambridge Rain Cape is a fully waterproof cycling cape for the city or touring rider caught in an unwelcome downpour. Made in Italy from an extremely light PA fabric, pleasingly finished with reflective piping and leather details, the Cambridge Cape offers an adjustable hood that can easily accommodate a bike helmet, and well positioned magnetic hem tapes that loop over the handlebar, providing additional wet weather protection. Made ...
Be good to your bottom half. The Duo Merino Wool Cycling Short combines the comfort of Merino, nylon and Spandex with wool's natural temperature-regulating properties; all in a form fit, 4-way stretch package. Designed exclusively for Ibex's bike shorts, knickers, arm and leg warmers, this fabric is made with New Zealand Merino wool, a small amount of nylon for extra strength, and Lycra to make a garment that fits snugly and moves with you. Wool provides the greatest temperature regulation, especially for stop-and-go sports like cycling. Midweight, soft, durable and ...
Your next cool commute just got a whole lot cosier with the Muxu Ride Merino Jumper. Not much beats the feel of 100% Merino Wool, nor cycling in a beautifully finished, cycling specific jumper that uses the world's finest Merino courtesy of MAPP in New Zealand. Designed for regular commuters, the Ride Jumper, if you haven't already guessed, is solely constructed from a mid-weight 100% MAPP Merino Wool, with a soft, brushed fleece interior for the ultimate in on the bike warmth. The only concession made to this pure fabric blend is the addition of canvas shoulder patches ...
The Biologic Cipher cycling gloves are ideal for urban commuting — very well finished and constructed from 4-way stretch soft shell fabric that offers both wind and water resistance, they are non bulky and also allow easy access to the cockpit controls. Understated in style at the top and closed via a leather tab, they also offer several well thought out touches, ranging from the reinforced palm that also sports raised grip dots for excellent grip, the customary Terry cloth wipe and reflective piping.Of course, the special stand-out feature of the Cipher gloves is touch screen compatibility. ...
The Buff Storm combines the wind blocking properties of 100% Gore Windstopper protection with the soft microfibre fabric Buff is so well known for, making it the ideal cold weather neckwear for cyclists, whether road, trail or city.Reversible in use for two great looks, it features an adjustable drawstring for an easy transition from neckwear to headwear (extreme versatility is a Buff hallmark!) whilst the microfbre panel makes breathing very easy, even when worn over the mouth and nose.One size fits allNon-bulkyStorm Buff weighs 59g/2.08oz and measures 25cm x 31.5cm/9.84” x 12.4”100% ...
Tailored with a regular fit perfectly suited to city cycling, or indeed the demands of all-weather cycle touring, the Showers Pass Elite 2.1 Jacket is a lightweight 3-layer eVent fabric waterproof cycling jacket designed for handling serious downpours with ease. Trimmed with a full length, smooth running Vislon 3-way zipper with storm flap, the Elite 2.1 sports full seam taping throughout for complete wind and water protection. Constructed from highly regarded eVent fabric, the Elite 2.1 offers a good degree of inherent breathability, enhanced via a multitude of vent options, ...
A freer of precious handle-bar space, a headset spacer and a loud, clear cycling bell in one - the PDW Alexander Graham Bell is triple-role cycling bell, ingeniously manufactured to install on the bike in place of an existing 10mm 1 1/8" headset spacer. Take a look at the pictures above to see how this precocious little bell makes multi-tasking look oh so easy. It can't make coffee though. Installs as a 10mm 1 1/8" headset spacer Frees up handlebar space Clear dings Precocious multi-tasking You will rule the world Alexander ...
The Ibex El Fito 3/4 Short is a favourite of nearly every rider that pulls on a pair. With a 4-way stretch, a form fit, a great pad, and the performance of New Zealand Merino, it is easy to see why. Highly comfortable and instantly at home with any rider, the Ibex El Fito is ideal for commuting, mountain biking, relaxed road rides or touring in any weather. 92% New Zealand Merino wool, 6% Nylon, 2% Lycra on body; 87% Polyester/ 13% Spandex on seat and back legs Climawool Lite softshell knee front 13 panel construction 4-way stretch, seamless liquicell chamois ...
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