If you’re reading this then you are probably one of the thousands of people who have just taken up cycling or who are looking to get into it.
With so many different things to consider it can be daunting and picking the right gear can seem impossible. We thought we’d make the process a little easier and wise you up on the essential pieces of clothing to get you through an Australian summer. You’re also probably thinking... can I get over the social dilemma of walking around in skin tight clothing? Consider some of these benefits and features.
Starting from top to bottom.
There are 3 types of Jersey cuts to consider
Aero “Sleek” – Men’s & Women’s This is the fit that our pro athletes use for racing.
Slim – Men’s & Women’s The slim fit is incredibly versatile as it gives you a sleek profile while maintaining incredible comfort throughout your ride.
Classic – Men’s & Women’s.
The classic cut is soft on the body for those who look for a more classic fit.
Shorts & Bib-Shorts
These maintain high quality with touches of premium features from the Santini range, like elasticated leg grippers to keep the shorts in place and reflective details on the back to enhance your visibility. Made with the Emax (men’s) and Wmax (Women’s) Chamois and Thunderbike Power fabric, they are minimally intrusive, highly durable and suitable for rides up to 3 hours.
There is the option to upgrade to the Gilevo chamois or the Alba short for women – the GIlevo is a high performance chamois – all round comfort for any type of cycling activity. For men, looking to upgrade the chamois, there is the Scatto range which comes in a short or Bib Short, both of them feature the GitEvo chamois, our most versatile men’s chamois, suitable for all types of riding.
If you want to know more about our range of chamois, check out our guide.
Santini Chamois guide
A cycling sock is not just a “sock”.
Here’s a couple of reasons why:
Check out our options for a mid-length cut and high cut
Mid Length Cut – The Santini Sfera is a medium weight sock that is for perfect for those early morning starts when the temperature is little lower but by the end things have heated up! Your feet will thank you for it. With a compressive cuff that keeps the socks in place and a polka dot design to match all the Santini colour variations, it adds a touch of class to your outfit.
High Cut – The Santini Puro is a light weight high cut sock, suited for the warmer day. With Clean and simple colours these will look good with any outfit.
Some handy tips for riding
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Author: Tim Okraglic