Winter Outerwear Sale at Competitive Cyclist
Now that winter has settled in, the days are cold the riding conditions border on an adventure. There is no better time to dial in your outerwear and get the gear that will let you embrace the snow. Because there are no bad riding conditions – only the wrong gear. Onward to the savings!
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.
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.
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
SOCKGUY CAMPER WOOL CYCLING SOCKS
With a classic design that serves well on winter rides, the Camper Wool by Sockguy is warm and comfortable, without making you stuffy or sweaty. It’s comprised of 75% TurboWool, a great blend of polyprophylene and Merino wool, giving you five times the strength of Merino wool, with the added benefit of being shrink and itch resistant. The Camper wicks away sweat and keeps your feet ventilated while still providing excellent warmth.
SUGOI STASH JACKET
When the weather becomes less than desirable, some riders choose to stay at home, but others don’t let the weather dictate when they can ride. The Sugoi Stash Jacket is an easily storable jacket that provides rain and wind protection. It features Helium 2.0 which is a lightweight woven fabric and Piston 230 fabric under the sleeves for increased breathability and stretch. It has a rear zipper pocket that converts into a pouch to pack the jacket under your saddle. The drop tail hem with an elastic gripper for increased protection and a secure fit.
CASTELLI LW 2 BIBTIGHT
The Castelli LW 2 Bibtight does wonders for cold weather riding. The LW in the Castelli LW 2 Bibtight name means Light Winter, for the conditions that are becoming more common. The upper portion of the Castelli LW 2 Bibtights built to team Sky’s specs with the Thermoflex fabric that keeps your thighs and intimate parts warm, along with a thinner non-brushed water-repelling Lycra to the lower legs. To keep it lightweight Castelli made sure to avoid unnecessary weight, like avoiding ankle zippers at the ankles. They added the Progetto X2 Air Seamless seat pad for long-lasting comfort.
FOUNDATION 748 BIKE TOOL KIT
The Foundation 748 Bike Tool Kit features a versatile arrangement of tools, ranging from basic maintenance tools to more complex tools that every advanced mechanic should own. Whether you’re a self-supported racer, or simply like an organized garage, the Foundation 748 Bike Tool Kit features a durable toolbox that allows convenient storage and easy traveling. Never find yourself without the right tool to keep you pedaling!
MAGURA MT TRAIL SL BRAKESET
Going fast is wonderful, but it won’t mean much if you can’t come to a quick and complete stop. Acceleration and deceleration are two sides to the same coin that are equally important. Not all brakes are created equally, with some being lighter and feature greater stopping power. The Magura MT Trail SL Brakeset provides excellent braking performance with its 4 front pistons for maximum brake power and 2 rear pistons for perfect modulation. Not only do these brakes provide excellent braking and modulation, but they also only weigh 230g per brake.
Shimano XTR Trail Brake
To provide highly adjustable, high-powered braking performance with no compromise, Shimano designed the XTR Trail M9020 hydraulic disc brakes. The integration of Servo-Wave brake-boosting technology into an XTR M9020 Trail brake generates gobs of lightweight stopping power (125 percent of the previous XTR benchmark, to be exact) that can be precisely rolled on and off with single-finger effort-giving you a better grip on the bar and ultimately better control of your ride.
NITERIDER LUMINA 1100 LIGHT
Niterider’s new Lumina 1100 Boost OLED features a variety of modes with a range of brightness, and even includes a multifunctional OLED screen that provides detailed operational information. When it comes to illuminating your path, the Lumina 1100 has what you need. It features a quick charge time and a reliable Li-Ion battery, with an exceedingly bright CREE LED 1100 Lumen light. Snap it on to your handlebars easily with the quick release tab, and pop it off when you need to charge it. Its controls are easy and user-friendly, and it weighs under 200 grams.