Clothing Roundup: New Casual MTB Threads from Transition, Endura, Sugoi & IceTee
Combining the classic fit of a T-shirt and the technical functionality of a jersey, the new Swift Riding Jersey from Transition is designed to be comfortable on the trail and at the pub. Made from a soft polyester, it dries quickly and is ideal for warm riding conditions or as a base layer.
The fit is said to be on the slimmer side and is available in 4 sizes (Sm, Md, Lg & XL) in either Gravel Gray or Cascadia Blue (pictured above).
Retail is $38. Order yours here at the Transition Bikes web store.
The Singletrack Lite Jersey and Tee share a fast whicking polypropylene/polyster mix with an anti bacterial finish that eliminate unpleasant odors from developing. The riding jersey also has a concealed 3/4 front zipper for ventilation, a sunglasses wipe and a hidden zip pocket.
Both tops are available in ultramarine, green, and black, in size S-XXL. Retail for the Tee is $39.99, while the Lite Jersey runs $79.99. More info at Endura.
For the 2014 product line, Sugoi launched a revised version of their RSX baggy shorts are designed for XC/Marathon racing, and incorporate a mesh bib liner. Worn by World Cup XC Riders Marco Fontana and Manuel Fumic of the Cannondale Factory Race Team, the baggies are constructed from a light weight durable material and have a slim fit.
Strategically placed bonded mesh panels help with ventilation, while interface loops on the bib liner allow the rider to adjust the bib for the perfect fit. The shorts are available in a concrete/cyan or traditional black, in sizes S-XXL. Retail is $200. Learn more here.
IceTee Cooling Shirts
Not a cycling specific product, but perfect for keeping cool under full body armor, the IceTee cooling shirt is designed to keep you cool in all conditions.
There are male and female versions available and retail is $64.95. Learn more here.