find your PERFECT OUTFIT
ACCESSORIES
Everything you need to look out for when choosing the perfect accessories
THE PRO'S VIEW Watch former professional cyclists Sir Bradley Wiggins and Yanto Barker discuss what they look for in their perfect baselayer
Facts
  • Removable items such as arm warmers and vests can make the difference between a good ride and a great ride by regulating your body temperature
  • Bright colors will make you more visible and can bring your dark outfit to life
  • Sunglasses keep you focused on the road and surroundings, plus keep bugs and the elements out of your eyes
  • Gloves not only keep your hands comfortable on the bars and protect against the elements, but they protect your palms if you fall
FEATURES
  • Look for wind stopping and water repellent fabrics for maximum versatility
  • Shoe Covers will keep your shoes clean in poor conditions and are proven to be aerodynamic as well as keeping your feet warm
  • Ensure you select the right colored sunglass lenses for the conditions you intend to ride in: sun, overcast, low light and other weather orientated conditions.
  • Look for seamless base layers to eliminate chafing and irritation
ACCESSORIES TO COMPLETE YOUR OUTFIT
BASE LAYER
  • An essential next-to-skin layer to wick sweat away and keep you dry in the heat and keep heat in when it’s cold.
ARM & LEG WARMERS
  • Extend your summer kit use into spring and autumn, and perfect for the rides where it’s cold when you start out and the day warms up.
GILETS
  • Keep your core warm and protected from the cold, perfect when the weather turns or descending at speed, easy to pack into a jersey pocket.
SUNGLASSES
  • Not just for looking the business, keep a clear view of the road and its imperfections as well as keeping out bugs and environmental irritants.
OVERSHOES
  • In the summer, shoe covers will give you an aero advantage, they come into their own when its cold/wet dry and they keep your shoes clean.
GLOVES
  • Protect your hands from the elements as well as dampening vibrations from the road. Not just for comfort, if you fall, they’ll save your skin.
Accessories are the perfect way to add the finishing touches to your cycle outfit, however it’s not only style at stake. They help you regulate your body temperature to keep you performing at optimal levels. If you get too cold, your body works hard to warm you up and the same when you overheat, so layer up and accessorize to keep you performing at your best.
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