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Shoe Covers

Sportful SpeedSkin Silicone Bootie - review

Designed with pro input, Sportful's overshoes offer excellent waterproofing for milder conditions

Sportful SpeedSkin Silicone Bootie - review
Legwear

Chapeau Tempo Thermal Bib Tights - review

Good value winter tights from Chapeau, which deliver fuss-free performance and comfort

Chapeau Tempo Thermal Bib Tights - review
Jerseys

Ribble Men's Nuovo Thermal Jersey - review

Striking looks and warm fabric, but let down by the loose fit

Ribble Men's Nuovo Thermal Jersey - review
Clothing

Chapeau Winter Cap - review

Devon-based brand's first foray into winter headwear is a winner, but it's not without some minor niggles

Chapeau Winter Cap - review
Jerseys

Pearl Izumi Elite Escape Thermal Jersey - review

Warm, comfortable jersey for cold and dry conditions

Pearl Izumi Elite Escape Thermal Jersey - review
Jackets

Ale Wind Nordik Winter Jacket - review

Excellent outer layer - windproof, weatherproof and breathable

Ale Wind Nordik Winter Jacket - review
Shoe Covers

Fizik WP Winter Overshoes - review

Robust and weatherproof overshoes capable of seeing off the worst of winter

Fizik WP Winter Overshoes - review
Jerseys

7Mesh Callaghan Jersey - review

Luxurious winter jersey made from merino-polyester blend

7Mesh Callaghan Jersey - review
Base layer reviews

Kymira Sport Men's 2.0 Core base layer - review

Can this infrared base layer help make you faster?

Kymira Sport Men's 2.0 Core Top - review
Jackets

Sportful Giara Softshell Jacket - review

Windproof, breathable and stylish softshell jacket for winter riding

Sportful Giara Softshell Jacket - review
Base layer reviews

Craft Cool Mesh Superlight SL M base layer - review

Super-light mesh base layer ideal for warm weather rides or as part of a winter layering system

Craft Cool Mesh Superlight SL M base layer - review
Jerseys

Stolen Goat Men’s Core Jersey - review

Classic looks and a great fit at an affordable price

Stolen Goat Men’s Core Jersey - review
Legwear

Stolen Goat Orkaan Weatherproof Bib Shorts - review

Excellent waterproofing on shorts which perform best on wetter, cooler days

Stolen Goat Orkaan Weatherproof Bib Shorts - review
Jackets

Pactimo Flagstaff RT jacket - review

Simple styling masks an excellent, lightweight jacket for cool to mild conditions

Pactimo Flagstaff RT jacket - review
Jerseys

Pactimo Ascent 3.0 jersey – review

Latest iteration of popular jersey offers comfort and versatility for summer riding

Pactimo Ascent 3.0 jersey – review
Legwear

Maratona Pro Peloton bib shorts - review

New British brand delivers with debut piece, offering excellent comfort and superb chamois pad

Maratona Pro Peloton bib shorts - review
Reviews

Altura Podium Cap - review

Lightweight cap made from 'technical' fabrics - but it falls down as an upgrade to the humble cotton cap

Altura Podium Cap - review
Reviews

Altura Podium Elite waterproof jacket - review

Lightweight jacket well-suited to changeable conditions, but it struggles a little in genuinely cold and wet weather

Altura Podium Elite waterproof jacket - review
Reviews

Altura ThermoCool Long Sleeve base layer - review

Comfortable base layer which transfers moisture away from the body effectively

Altura ThermoCool Long Sleeve base layer - review
Reviews

Rapha Core Rain Jacket - review

Simple but effective emergency layer, which does an effective job of keeping the rain and wind out

Rapha Core Rain Jacket - review
Reviews

Chapeau! Thermal jersey - review

Retro-inspired update on classic winter jersey performs well across a range of temperatures

Chapeau! Thermal jersey - review
Reviews

Chapeau Club Thermal bib tights - review

Well-constructed tights with a great fit, but lacking real cold weather clout

Chapeau Club Thermal bib tights - review
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