A rundown of some of our favorite cycling gear that will make cycling experiences safer and more worthwhile
Art by Saii Shah | Photos courtesy of Oakley
Over the past few months, we’ve given advice and shared safety guidelines for city biking. But your cycling apparel is just as important as these rules. Wearing the proper cycling gear will not only keep you protected on the road but also make your experience a little more comfortable and worthwhile. Let us help you decide what you really need.
Oakley Sutro Prizm road sunglasses
Oakley’s Sutro sunglasses are made especially for urban cyclists. Its tight-fitting glass gives a versatile and accurate view of the road and protects your eyes from the elements. It’s also crafted with Prizm lens technology, which enhances color and contrast. It also reduces glare, improves color perception, and optimizes depth perception.
Specialized S-Works 7 road shoes
The light and easy-to-adjust S-Works 7 is equipped with excellent heel retention, which secures your ankle. It has a comfortable fit because of its roomy toe box and snug fit around the heel and instep. The right instep support in your cycling shoes enables you to pedal with maximum efficiency.
Decathlon RoadR 500 cycling helmet
The RoadR 500 is for cyclists looking for a lightweight, compact, well-ventilated, and comfortable helmet. Designed with ventilation and aerodynamics in mind to facilitate continuous air flow, the helmet makes it easier to breathe. It is also compatible with Vioo clip lights.
Oakley stretch tee
Oakley’s latest stretch tees are the perfect on-the-go casual shirts for cyclists. It possesses an exclusive Hydrolix moisture management technology that keeps the fabric dry and cool, making it an ideal choice for people who want to arrive at their destination looking fresh and stylish.
Adidas cycling shorts
Adidas’ cycling shorts are sleek, stretchy, and soft. They’re tight and cling to your legs like second skin, and are made from 93 percent cotton and 7 percent elastane single jersey to enable good movement and comfort.