So you got a little addicted to Le Tour on the tv, or maybe you just couldn’t care less about it! Well, whatever you think about it, let’s celebrate the end of it at our Annual Wheel Women Social Night! Eat, drink, feast your eyes on some great bike gear and goodies, ask the…
I’ve heard it said that how cool you look in lycra padded bike shorts is inversely related to the distance from your bike. In other words, when I’m standing next to my bike, I’m cool. When I walk into the convenience store, I’ve become a dork. That being said, after donning the awkward apparel, I would never ride a bike even for the shortest ride without them. This is a classic picture on how not to wear bike shorts.
There are some things you need to know about choosing appropriate bike shorts. There are a number of different styles and lengths for the various cycling disciplines. Like any other sport, most cyclists are a bit snobbish about how they look. Mountain Bikers like to wear long shorts over their padded ones and touring bikers are similar. We’ll focus on road cycling attire for this post.
I’ve ordered from ABC previously and picked up cycling gloves two seasons ago for $5.00- which are still $5.00.
Club cycling knicks by UNO
UNO’s Club knicks are identical in cut and have the same 3-dimensional (3D) CoolMax insert(chamois) as the Pro Peloton.
Both the Club and Pro Peloton are an 8-panel cut and both are made of qualityDuPont Lycra .
The difference is the Club is made of alighter Lycra , has a slightly shorter leg length, and has no leg gripper.
These 3 points allow them to be offered as entry-level knicks at a very affordable price. The Club knicks can also be worn as under knicks – under shorts, cargo pants, track suit or other loose-fitting trousers.
Available in sizes 2XS-3XL, where 2XS=28″ waist, XS=30, S=32, M=34, etc.
Portsea short sleeve cycling jersey by UNO
Portsea for men or women. The AirFlow material is a slightly heavier weavethan UNO’s Bondi, Cairns, Grafton and Saul Pasque, but being a wicking fabric it allows for moisture transformation from the body to keep the rider cool and dry.
3 rear pockets;
a full-length zip;
and elasticised arm bands and waist .
The Portsea jersey comes in 2 colours: front & back, plus underarm and shoulder panels, eg:
* red with white panels,
* yellow with black or grey,
* blue with yellow, and
* black with white.
These and other great bargain cycling clothes or bicycle wear can be purchased at ABC Bicycle Outlets.
Earlwood local identity financial adviser – Mr J, loses it in lycra. A very healthy lycra clad commute of 42 minutes to Sydney CBD. Mr. J has recently also competed in triathlons and despite a significant hockey injury a few … Continue reading →