Competitive Cyclist Semi-Annual Sale
Now that the President’s Day sales have come and gone, its time to make room for the new spring collections. Competitive Cyclists Semi-Annual sale takes 25% off of nearly all products both mountain and road. No matter what you plan on riding in the upcoming months, there’s a deal for you. Onward to the sale!
E*THIRTEEN LG1 Race All-Terrain 29in Tire
Variety is the spice of life, and if you’re like us, that saying doesn’t only apply to our post-ride snacks. We’re happiest when trail days offer a mix of different conditions, terrain, and adventure. Sometimes its XC hot laps, gravity shuttles, or backcountry trail days where we’re pushing to ascend higher than we ever have before. The trick is to find equipment that’s ready to take on a mix, too. E*Thirteen’s LG1 Race All-Terrain 29in Tire makes a strong argument for itself, and while we won’t try to tell you it’s built for XC and DH at the same time, we will say it plays a pretty great role at covering just about everything.
Price: $27.00 from $69.95
ENVE M730 29in Boost Wheelset
ENVE’s designers utilize their Smart system to create tough, stable wheels for all riding conditions. Using a patented process of molding in-spoke holes, valve stem holes, and nipple seats they earn ENVE’s reputation for incredible strength-to-weight ratios. ENVE’s carbon fiber is meticulously laid around each hole to maintain continuous fiber integrity, resulting in increased rim rigidity while keeping weight lower at the spoke face. When you lace this system up to a hub the result is a system that facilitates more uniform, and higher spoke tension than standard molding. In addition to their meticulous layup, ENVE uses a process that removes the inner bladder from the carbon fiber molding, which results in lower weight compared to other composite manufacturers who leave the rim-molding inner bladder inside the rim when the wheel is complete. The tedious process of removing the bladder adds expense but lands you with a lighter rim with superior weight distribution and perfect tension.
SALE 57% Off
Price: $1,259.95 – $1,404.95
CANE CREEK DBAIR-IL 15MM OPEN END EYE
Cane Creek’s Double Barrel rear shocks have been a hit since day one, inspiring confidence with next-level adjustability and control. The DBAir IL ups the ante with an all-new twin-tube inline shock with superior performance and reliability. The first shock to feature Cane Creek’s LinEair Spring, the DBAIR [IL] is the best of both worlds, an air shock that feels more supple, linear and seamlessly supportive throughout its travel. With Climb Switch technology, you can alter the entire low-frequency dynamic response of the shock to specifically address the demands of ascending on a bicycle. CS enhances pedaling efficiency through the shock’s entire travel. Exclusive Twin Tube Technology allows for superior tunability, eliminating the need for internal valving changes to achieve proper shock setup. Four-way adjustment allows you to easily adjust your shock to fit your bike, conditions and riding style.
SAVE 52 %
Price: $230.00 –MSRP $475.00
45NRTH Naughtvind Jacket
One of the warmest cycling jackets were ever worn is the 45NRTH Naughtvind. The jacket is crafted to handle winter’s worst, with Schoeller Softshell making up the body and keeping your core insulated while concentrating on the ride at hand. Schoeller combines weather protection with generous stretch to move with you while you ride, while breathable fibers wick away sweat, actively managing moisture so you don’t get bogged down. If the weather heats up or you need some extra venting the Naughtvind jacket is equipped with underarm zips for boosting ventilation and overlapping back vents that expel heat on the regular. 45NRTH equips the Naughtvind with black reflective panels on the elbows and back of neck to boost your visibility under headlights, while still keeping aesthetics sharp. In front, it features a full-length zipper with an offset collar designed to reduce irritation to your chin, and offer enough room to layer in a balaclava for extra warmth. Finally, the jacket is finished off with three deep back pockets to store cycling essentials, and one zippered pocket at the chest that allows for safekeeping while you ride, and easy access, should you be riding with a pack.
GORE WEAR C3 Gore-Tex Active Pant
Depending on your geographic disposition or the time of year, the weather will try to do everything it can to keep you off the bike. If you’re planning on tackling those goals this season, the training can’t take a back seat and you don’t have time to wait for the weather to improve. Fight back with the Men’s C3 Gore-Tex Active Pant from Gore Wear and stay dry on your commute, road, or mountain bike ride. Constructed with a Gore-Tex membrane, these wind- and water-proof, lightweight, and breathable cycling-specific pants won’t flinch at the sight of a puddle or a looming green/yellow blob hovering over your vicinity on the radar.
SALE 25% Off
Price: $149.96 from $199.95
GORE WEAR C3 Gore-Tex Active Jacket
Don’t let ominous rain clouds stop you from road cycling or trail riding, at least not when you’re packing the Men’s C3 Gore-Tex Active Jacket by Gore Wear. This lightweight rain shell stows inside its zippered rear pocket, allowing you to carry it in your jersey pocket or stuff it into a hydration pack. It’s designed with Gore Wear’s Active fit, which follows your body closely to minimize excess flapping, but without it being overly tight and restrictive. The Gore-Tex Active membrane acts as an impenetrable barrier to passing showers and heavy downpours. However, Gore-Tex Active is much softer, quieter, and more breathable than standard Gore-Tex.
SALE 25% Off
Price: $149.96 from $199.95
GORE WEAR C5 Thermo Bib Tights
Featuring an intelligent matrix of fabrics, the C5 Thermo Bib Tights+ from Gore Wear keeps you comfortably warm for road and trail rides alike in the colder months. The C5 Thermo Bib Tights+ uses additional insulating materials where you need it, such as at the knees, and reduces it elsewhere to reduce bulk for a light, lively feel. It’s Thermo lining delivers plush warmth and boasts a brushed finish for soft comfort against the skin.
The use of flat-lock seams throughout keeps any stitching from irritating your skin and preventing you from getting the most from your ride. The seam-free, mesh upper sits close to your body beneath the layers and ventilates.
Price: $119.96 $159.95
GORE WEAR C5 Gore-Tex Thermo Glove
Even with a proper cold weather kit, it can be tricky to keep your hands warm and dry in winter conditions. Cold temperatures try to get the best of your fingers, while tire spray from wet roads threatens to soak them. With a pair of weatherproof cycling gloves like the C5 Gore-Tex Thermo Glove from Gore Wear, early winter rides are certainly more pleasant. The Gore-Tex membrane is waterproof, windproof, and breathable, shielding your hands from the cold and rain while ensuring they don’t get clammy if you start to heat up. The membrane combines with synthetic insulation to keep your hands warm down to about 40-degree temperatures, per Gore’s recommendation.
SALE 25% Off
PEARL IZUMI Summit AmFIB Convertible Pant
At the beginning and end of the mountain bike season, the weather tends to become a bit more unpredictable. With a flash of the precipitation here or there and quickly dropping temperatures as the sun sets, you’ll be glad to have the Pearl Izumi Men’s Summit AmFIB Convertible Pants keeping you comfortable. These pants feature the ELITE AmFIB Softshell material that resists wind and water to minimize chills and have a Thermal Fleece lining to regulate temperature while providing a soft texture against your skin. PI Dry technology is focused at the knees to mitigate sweat, minimizing chills. The pants convert quickly and easily into softshell shorts when the sun comes out, and the hem features zippers so you can get the pants off without removing your shoes.
SALE 25% Off
FOX RACING Defend 2-in-1 Winter Short
These hybrid shorts integrate a thermal base layer tight with a waterproof short to keep you warm and dry during winter mountain bike rides. The outer shell shorts 3-layer waterproof construction remains breathable for days when you’re riding hard and features taped seams in strategic areas to keep mud and slush from seeping through. For impact resistance, the brushed thermal tight has built-in pockets that fit Fox’s F3 or D3O protective knee inserts for some added coverage against slippery rock and root sections.
SALE 25% Off
The afterSnowBootie_S7 shoe covers look like a cross between a cycling bootie and waders. They’re a serious, extremely specialized, bootie option from Assos, and the name tells you exactly what they’re about. For a total liberation from the angst of winter, wear the afterSnowBootie_S7 after the snows blanket the road or while trekking on a fat bike across a winter wonderland.
Switzerland, of course, has lots of snow in the winter. However, the folks at Assos are always keen to get in a good ride, even when the weather conditions are less than ideal. And, like the rest of us, Assos has had its share of frozen calves from puddles of snowmelt or sub-freezing temperatures.
SALE 61% Off
Endura MT500 Waterproof Jacket
This award-winning cycling jacket has been the undisputed go-to garment for pro riders like Danny MacAskill as well as your trail weekend warrior. It has earned legendary status in the mountain bike scene for its endurance and waterproofing. Now in its third generation, it continues to impress and expand on the offerings. The MT 500 employs ExoShell60 3-Layer waterproof fabric which boasts a monster 60,000 gm/m2/24hr breathability as well as being powerfully waterproof. Not only that, but it is environmentally friendly, containing no PFC’s. The jacket incorporates stretch paneling where riders need it most, while backpack compatible venting ensures that airflow around the body isn’t compromised by wearing a pack. All zippers are YKK and highly rain-resistant – the hood has been developed to wear either over or under a helmet. Multiple pockets ensure that essentials can be stowed away and the chest pockets even double as venting.
Specialized Therminal Deflect Jacket
A combo of puff, warmth, and style – the Thermal Deflector jacket from Specialized is perfect for on the road on in the woods. The warm, quilted core fleece insulation over the entirety of the jacket will keep your core nice and warm. A wind-resistant Deflect layer over the chest cuts wind chill— like wearing a vest over a thermal jacket. Our favorite detail on this jacket is the freedom of movement it enables. Whether on the road, gravel or hucking off icy drops this jacket is nimble and does not inhibit shredding. Other features that make the Therminal Deflect Jacket a winter hit include; reflective details for increased visibility, a single super large zippered rear pocket, and a trim fit that prevents flapping.
7mesh Industries Guardian Jacket
7mesh Industries knows that some riders are down to get out in almost any conditions, so the Guardian Jacket is here to make it more comfortable. This waterproof, breathable jacket features 3-layer Gore-Tex Active that seals out water while allowing vapor to escape—keeping precipitation from dampening your spirits as you crank out the miles. The 20-denier nylon construction withstands hard rides and abrasive trails so you can focus on riding your best. A helmet-compatible hood has three adjustment points to help you find the perfect fit, while the drop-tail hem and elastic cuffs ensure coverage even in your most aggressive stance. The front closure and torso pockets feature watertight zippers which seal out rain to keep you and your gear dry throughout your ride.
Gore Wear C3 Gore Thermium Hooded Jacket
Built to keep you warm on colder rides without having to resort to a heavy amount of layers, the C3 Gore Thermium Hooded Jacket from Gore Wear is a highly durable jacket. Constructed from GORE Thermium technology, it will keep you impressively warm with its insulating, lightweight fabric that also happens to be windproof, water-resistant, and breathable. Further adding to the insulating duties is its PrimaLoft Gold Insulation Active so those windy, overcast, and chilly days don’t stand a chance of keeping you off of the road or trail. And if things turn especially nasty, a hood with an integrated headband offers an ideal fit under the helmet and adds additional warmth. The adjustable cuffs and hood along with the waist’s hem serve as an effective barrier against the elements while the wave shape sleeves offer an ergonomic fit that pairs well with winter gloves. Upfront, the jacket features a full-zip with an under the flap to further keep out the elements and a zipper garage to keep it from rubbing and irritating your neck. Two front pockets with concealed zippers keep essentials close at hand and each zipper on this jacket gets pull tags for easy use with full finger gloves. Lastly, the reflective logo and print keep you a little more visible in low-light conditions.
Showers Pass Elite 2.1 Cycling Jacket – Women’s
Showers Pass bestselling Elite 2.1 cycling jacket uses Elite 3-Layer ripstop fabrics, body-mapped to maximize breathability and waterproof/windproof protection. When temperatures rise, Showers Pass Elite 2.1 jacket rises to the occasion with 6 venting options to keep you cool (2 core vents, 2 cuff vents, front zipper, and back vent). 3M Reflective trim keeps you visible from all angles. A large back pocket and chest pocket with audio port provide plenty of storage space for keys, flat repair kit, and energy bars. Long sleeves provide full wrist coverage and accommodate reach while on the bicycle. This jacket was designed with long-distance randonneurs and roadies in mind but has become a favorite training jacket of professional cyclists such as the Katusha Pro Russian Cycling team, everyday commuters, Kayakers, and Cross-country Skiers.
Pearl Izumi Quest Amfib Jacket – Women’s
When the cold wind starts blowing, one option is to hunker down inside with copious amounts of hot chocolate and marathon the latest show on your list, but that won’t serve you well when the spring miles hit. A better option is to don the Quest Amfib Jacket and take to the tarmac, burying yourself in the cozy warmth of the three-layer softshell while you keep toasty on the ride, braving sleet, cold gusts, and hail. It’s built with a little more room than most of Pearl’s road-ready lineup, offering the space you need to toss on a base layer and thermal jersey underneath when the temperatures plummet while keeping mobility a priority. Pearl employs its SELECT 3-Layer AmFIB softshell fabric on the Quest, offering protection against wind and water, while soft fibers inside wick away perspiration to keep you dry on the ride. The jacket is finished off with a zippered back pocket for stashing cards and keys, and reflective elements to help you stay seen in low lighting conditions.
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