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Sportful Spring/Summer Wear: Getting Rolling

It was a few years ago now, when cruising through a cycling clothing shop in a small town in Italy, that I ran across Sportful as a brand name.

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Showers Pass Century CC Jacket: At The Finish

I wouldn’t go looking for anything better at this price point in rain gear. In fact, this out-performs jackets I’ve tried which cost a lot more than the Century CC does.

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Gravel Grinder News: Craft Cadence, Showers Pass, Polar Bottle & More

In today’s Gravel Grinder News we’ve got upcoming reviews to talk about on products from Showers Pass, Craft Cadence, and Polar Bottle.

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GORE C5 GTX Thermo Jacket: Quick Review

What don’t I like? It’s black and that scares me a bit for daytime use on trafficked roads although it sure looks good. And at my age, I need all the sexy I can get. But not DEAD sexy.

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Showers Pass Cloudburst Jacket: At The Finish

Showers Pass Cloudburst Jacket: At The Finish – by Guitar Ted Showers Pass, a highly regarded outerwear company known for their rain gear, announced a…

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Showers Pass Cloudburst Jacket: Getting Rolling

The Cloudburst is a fully seam-sealed rain jacket made with a new fabric called eliteAIR™. This new fabric has the characteristic of being stretchable and very breathable. The jacket also is packable with less bulk than many seam sealed rain jackets.

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Winter Clothing Round-Up With GORE: At The Finish

Winter Clothing Round-Up With GORE Windstopper® Gear: At The Finish – by Guitar Ted and Grannygear A while back we received some cold weather gear…

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Bontrager Sampler: Getting Rolling

Here we have, from Trek, a Sampler Platter: Bontrager Shoes, a waist pack, and a jacket for really bad weather.

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Mountain Hardwear Exposure/2 Gore-Tex Paclite Plus Jacket: Long Review

For some cyclists, the threat of rain is suitable cause to postpone or cancel a ride. For the rest of us, there’s rain gear. And while for a lot of folks, cycling-specific waterproof outerwear is a good option, I often prefer the more flexible fit and increased versatility of a hiking/backpacking jacket.

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Winter Clothing Round-Up With GORE: Getting Rolling

In the Northern Hemisphere, things are taking a colder turn in terms of the weather. That means as cyclists we will be reaching for our cold weather gear to extend our riding season into Fall and Winter. We recently received a kit from GORE featuring a few items that can make cold weather cycling more fun and more comfortable. Let’s take a look.

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