Category Archives: Product Tech & Reviews

stolen goat Bodyline cycling jersey features // Take a closer look!

stolen goat Bodyline jersey features

Take a closer look at the stolen goat Bodyline cycling jersey features, find out what sets our jersey miles above the others. Our Bodyline cycling jersey is split into two design collections this year, CORE and our all new Limited Editions. The CORE range has been designed to look understated but still provide the highest level […]

Top 10 best selling cycling clothing // February // Last months best sellers

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A ‘new year new me’ has spurred a lot more interest in the cycling community the past few months! Let’s keep pace and may it continue throughout the year! #adventuremore #rideanyweather February was a busy month here at SGHQ, there were many orders placed, we cycled in Gran Canaria, lost Andy due to the arrival […]

Singletracks.com – Orkaan LS jersey review // stolen goat reviews

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23rd February 2017 // singletracks.com – Orkaan jersey review “Great value because I am able to wear this jacket year-round.” – Colton Lock (reviewer) Singletracks have just released another great review/ video, this time reviewing our Orkaan jersey. Colton (reviewer) reviewed our Bodyline jersey last year and during the video it suddenly began to rain! It caught him off […]

Limited Edition Womens Collection // Out Now // Colour By Numbers

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New Arrivals – Limited Edition womens jerseys We launched our mens and womens Limited Edition collection last week and it’s selling fast! Have a look at our mens collection here or scroll down for our womens collection! We are offering 11 brand new women’s designs this season. Limited numbers on each design, ranging from 200-300 in total. All […]

Limited Edition MENS collection // Out Now // Get it while you can

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The demands of mass production are contrary to my temperament…  – Enzo Ferrari Today marks the release of our Limited Edition MEN’S jerseys! We are offering 15 brand new designs this season. Limited numbers on each design, ranging from 100-400 in total. All I can say is…. once they’re gone….. they’re gone! There are two […]

How to start racing – The Jonesie Diary – #2 – Where it all began!

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How to start racing – The Jonesie Diary – Where it all began Where #teamjones began……How to start racing……Let’s start at the beginning…. I get asked these types of questions a lot….. ‘How do you do it?’    ‘I could never compete at that level – how to start racing?’     ‘You must be so strict with […]

stolen goat coolmax cycling socks have landed – start sock doping!

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Latest arrival – stolen goat coolmax cycling socks! New for 2017 is our stolen goat coolmax cycling socks! Start sock doping with some killer socks, great for riding in and an awesome gift idea for the cyclist in your life. It’s time to start sock doping ;-) A lightweight sock with a compressive fit, to perfectly mould […]

stolen goat long sleeved Orkaan jersey review by cycling weekly

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27th October 2016 – Orkaan jersey review by cycling weekly The Orkaan has plenty of tricks up it’s sleeves – Paul Norman (reviewer) – Orkaan jersey review by cycling weekly   The Orkaan long sleeved jersey in blue, was reviewed by Paul Norman of Cycling Weekly and features in this week’s magazine. Make sure to […]

Cold weather cycling gear – Make sure you’ve got the essentials

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Cold Weather Cycling Gear – Preparing for Autumn & beyond As the mornings get bitter, now’s the perfect time to make sure you’ve got the correct cold weather cycling gear for the forthcoming months. As always, we are here to help! Here’s our  Autumn cycle clothing checklist and temptations (if you need anything). Firstly, empty out […]

winter cycling jacket, why everyone should own one

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Keep smiling this winter, stay warm and dry on the bike with a good winter cycling jacket. Why do we cycle?……..Because we enjoy it! So why suffer unnecessarily in winter by not wearing the appropriate cycling clothing? Stubbornly not wearing a jacket doesn’t make you ‘manlier’, just foolish. By getting a cold, you could set your training […]

cycling in the rain – clothing & attitude [video]

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Cycling in the rain comes down to clothing and attitude, simple as that. Riding a bike in the rain can of course be a touch sketchy at times but if you take it easy, wear the right clothing and keep a smile on you face then it can actually be crazy fun… As you’ll see […]

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to the Long Sleeve Cycling Jersey

The long sleeve cycling jersey comes in a few guises and these days there are a range of fabrics that can be leveraged to maximise the potential of the garment. This means that there is often a significant price gap between different types, so here’s what to look out for and ultimately how to choose […]

How waterproof cycle shorts are the key to unlocking your adventures

Waterproof cycle shorts are a genuine reality now, and they’re here to stay. Our brand new Orkaan Bibshorts and tights never cease to amaze me every time I wear them. Sure, they are slightly more costly than our regular cycling shorts but in terms of value they pack a real punch. Here’s a few things I […]

Road.cc – Stolen Goat Ibex bib-shorts review

13th October ’15 – road.cc – Ibex bib-shorts – 4.5 out of 5 – “Hard to fault. Good quality materials, decent pad and all of the stitching is neat and tidy” “Excellent summer-weight bib shorts with added water-resistance, ideal for damp but warm autumn days” Back in October 2015, road.cc reviewer Jez Ash wrote a […]

Bike Envy – Stolen Goat Women’s Bodyline Jersey review

12th May – bikeenvy.co.uk – Bodyline women’s jersey  – 9 out of 10 –  ” What a pleasure it is to wear” “The stolen goat Bodyline jersey not only looks great, the fit is second to none” Back in May, Bike Envy published a very detailed review about our women’s Bodyline jersey. They scored it […]

Single Tracks – stolen goat Bodyline jersey review

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28th July – Singletracks.com – Bodyline Jersey – “This may be the best fitting jersey I own” Have you seen the review/ video that SingleTracks did about our Bodyline Jersey? It’s a great review and an even better video….. at one point Colton (reviewer) gets caught out in a thunderstorm, do you reckon he should have […]

Outdoor Fitness – stolen goat Bodyline jersey review

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1st July 2016 – Outdoor Fitness Magazine – Bodyline Jersey – “feels like a much more expensive jersey than it’s price tag suggests” A few months ago Outdoor Fitness Mag compared our Bodyline Pro Black jersey against 6 others and we scored the highest out of all reviewed. They scored us a 9 out of a […]

Road Cycling UK – stolen goat Bodyline bib-shorts review

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21st June – roadcyclinguk.com – Bodyline bib-shorts – ” superb bib-shorts “ “Comfortable, lightweight and offer a great fit” Back in June, RCUK tested our Bodyline One bib-shorts, they liked them so much that they wrote a nice positive review about them. Another great review to add to our fast growing list. Jim Clarkson (reviewer) […]

Cycling Active – stolen goat Bodyline One bib-shorts review

15th August – Cycling Active – Bodyline One bib-shorts – 9 out of 10 Cycling Active published a review of our Bodyline One bib-shorts scoring a great 9 out of 10. It was compared to another brand’s more expensive short, scoring a less 8 out of 10. As you can see the review describes the […]

Ape to Gentleman – stolen goat aw cycle clothing review

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21 September – Ape to Gentlemen – Orkaan Jersey & Shorts and Climb & Conquer Jacket – ‘ Ride in style’ “Hats off to stolen goat- we were most impressed with the quality, technical innovations and in particular the fit and style of the garments we tested. Ride in style gentlemen.” apetogentleman has just released […]

Cycling Weekly – stolen goat Bodyline jersey review

  15th September – Cycling Weekly – Bodyline Jersey – Rated  9 out of 10 Did you guys see the review of our Bodyline jersey in cycling weekly? The jersey got a great write up! Our entry-level-price jersey was compared to many high-end jerseys currently on the market. The review explained how well the jersey fitted […]

The cycle clothing we sell is the best. Here’s why I can say that…

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The cycle clothing we sell is the best. There, I’ve said it. And I’m not talking “probably the best” or any PC term like that. I’m literally saying, pound for pound, if you’re after the best performing cycle clothing on the open market, it’s right here. That’s a pretty bold claim. It’s also incredibly boastful, […]

A new starters opinion on the stolen goat cycling shorts

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 “Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it.” Katharine Whitehorn. As the company newbie, I felt inclined to test the products out for myself. So, last week I ordered my first pair of stolen goat cycling shorts. I chose the ‘Bodyline one’ with the red leg stripe. They arrived […]

How to choose the best cycling jersey for you

how to choose the best cycling jersey

Choosing the best cycling jersey for you Selecting the correct apparel is very important, not just in cycling, in every sport. Wear a thin Summer jersey in Winter and you’ll freeze; wear a thick Winter jersey in Summer and you’ll boil. You need to get the right balance. You also have to consider the type of fit. Do you want […]

How to choose the right cycling shorts

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A guide to cycling shorts Choosing the right set of shorts is definitely one of the most important things to get right Picture this, when on a bike, you are connected to it at 3 points. 1. Your feet – where the power is transferred from your legs to the bike’s gear system. 2. Your […]

The art of wearing the right cycling kit

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It took Goldilocks three attempts to get the right porridge, the right sized chair and the perfect bed. For us cyclists, on a ride, we don’t have the luxury of taking three different choices of kit with us! The boffins at stolen goat have crunched the data and created a little table that charts the comprehensive […]

Heroes – The Making Of Special Edition Tees

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Every now and then we like to do something a little bit different here at stolen goat. So a few months ago we set about creating some special edition t-shirts. The brief was simple, we wanted to represent four of our favourite cycling heroes on t-shirts with premium quality fabrics. The Artwork Head of stolen […]

NEW stolen goat Autumn / Winter Cycling Collection

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Launch days are always great fun. Months of designing, sampling, refining, sampling, refining, sampling, testing, photographing etc finally culminates in releasing the products to the World. You never really know what to expect and it’s always such a joy to see people enjoying your creations. But this Autumn we have some exciting new products for […]

Going Through Hell – Limited Edition Jersey – Just 100 In Existence

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Sometimes we like to break from the norm a little. Running stolen goat – I’m not too sure what the norm is exactly but regardless – every now and then we like to create something a little different. Watching the Tour de France, and of course riding ourselves, it’s quite apparent that cycling is synonymous […]

Introducing stolen goat Bundle Kit Deals

When we first decided to create and launch our own cycling kits we set two clear goals to achieve… The kit needed to be without question above and beyond in terms of quality and performance The kit needed to be sensibly priced. To achieve this we needed to alter the business model for the typical route […]

Get Some Speed This Father’s Day with 15% Off New Kit…

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Dad’s are ace. I know because I am one, and I can confirm that as a species – Dad’s are pretty damn cool. So here’s the deal… the summer is well and truly on the way now, Father’s Day is nearly here and frankly you need our new kit on your body for getting some […]

All NEW Ibex cycling Kit – for riders who mean business…

IBEX aero cycling kit

The Alpine Ibex, also known as the steinbock or bouquetin, is a species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the European Alps. Notorious for it’s super strength and ability to climb like, well… a mountain goat! The Ibex range in a nutshell, is for riders looking for speed and comfort through perfectly […]

Paris – Roubaix 2015: A Sunday In Hell is A Sunday In Heaven For Fans: #GameOfStones

Paris Roubaix 2015 is upon us this weekend! The legendary Paris Roubaix is the epitome of one day racing, and it rolls around as part of the Spring Classics all of a sudden, then leaves us for another year. I’m a huge fan of the Tour de France but in terms of excitement and sheer […]

Exclusive UK Made Pure Merino Wool Jerseys – £30 Off For First 100…

Depending on how long you’ve been a fan of stolen goat you may or may not remember these beautiful pure merino wool jerseys. They are the result of one man’s sheer determination to manufacture a classically styled merino wool jersey right here in the UK. He succeeded, quite beautifully. The jersey is an absolute masterpiece. […]

Changeable Weather Needs Adaptable Kit

When the temperature creeps up into the double digits but it’s still rainy and windy (today is a perfect example of this for me) it’s tough to choose the right outfit for your ride. Or at least, it was tough. Until now. The days of needing a thick heavy jacket and/or carrying around a rain […]

2014 – A Year In Review – And A Glimpse of 2015…

It’s around about this time of year that I get all reflective on the year gone past. I like to share these thoughts and experiences, be they good or bad. It is perhaps a little self indulgent but people always ask me – “how is business?” – from which I am expected to give a […]

Orkaan Weatherproof Fabric In Action [VIDEO]

orkaan wind and waterproof hat for cyclists & runners

So long as you’re happy to listen to my droning voice you can see the incredible Orkaan fabric in action below…   This fabric features in the Orkaan Hats (as shown) and indeed the rest of the Orkaan range. Water proof, wind proof and yet breathable.

Christmas Cycling Gifts Ideas For Him & Her

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Looking for some inspiration for Christmas Cycling Gifts for that mad cyclist in your life (or even yourself). Then here is our comprehensive guide to choosing the right cycling present for him or her. Firstly lets talk about the practicality of ordering from stolen goat… Our Christmas Shipping Dates We despatch items on the same business day […]

Say OK (not NO) to winter with the Orkaan Head & Ear Protector

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Sometimes a product comes along that is so simple, and yet so incredibly advanced that it changes the way we approach and feel about certain things. Personally, I have no reservation in admitting that I’m what you call a “fair weather cyclist”. Sure we all prefer to cycle in glorious sunshine but I admit to shirking […]

BLACK GOAT – Featuring Black Friday & Cyber Monday

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Black Friday is the Friday after the fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving day in the US) and is highly regarded as the start of the shopping season. Cycber Monday is the following Monday and is focused around e-commerce businesses. Traditionally these two days incorporate some big saving deals in the run up to Christmas. Well […]

Retro In The House

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Today is an exciting day, no question about it. Today we have received many large boxes. Today we have taken on UK distribution of Retro Image Apparel cycling jerseys for men & women. This is our first UK distribution partnership. And whilst it was never in our plan to take on distribution agreements – I […]

Bio Racer Pixel Fabric – What is it & How is it Used?

Back in January when I first walked around the Bio Racer factory in Belgium, they showed me their new Pixel fabric technology that they had developed and started using in anger. At the time we were supposed to be discussing summer jerseys but they were planting a seed in my head. It worked. A cycling […]

Cycling Clothing 2014 Developments – The Future Is Bright…

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Cycling clothing has come along way in the last few years. It wasn’t that long ago that all cyclists had a very limited choice of cycle clothing, most of it was poorly fitting or uncomfortable and not properly suited to all day efforts. And as far as style goes… it seemed that cyclists weren’t aloud […]

Not All Bib Shorts Are Created Equal

Everyone makes “the best” bib shorts right? Of course they do – why would they make the worst shorts? “Best” is about opinion in reality. What is it that you’re looking for in a pair of shorts? Personally, I want to stop thinking about my shorts after I put them on. I should only notice them […]

Insider Secrets: Why does cycling kit cost so much?!

stolen goat is nearly 2 years old now, so it’s fair to say that we’ve done our fair share of buying and selling cycle clothing and accessories. Before I got into this, as a regular cyclist who had to buy everything the typical way, I always wondered why this stuff costs so much. Sure – the […]

Introducing our all new Bodyline Jerseys – pro performance at a reasonable price

Last year, whilst searching for new products to add to our collection I looked high and low for a performance jersey that looked great, felt luxurious, actually performed well, had an understated or stylish design and cost less than £100. I failed. I could rarely satisfy 2 of those conditions. So I went to Belgium […]

Essential Kit List for Beginner Cyclists & Runners

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If you’re a beginner cyclist or runner (or both) then you need to avoid some common mistakes including buying the cheapest thing available, and at the other end of the scale becoming the “all the gear, no idea” dude or dudette. Here are some top tips to get you started… Set yourself a budget and […]

Salice Cycling Sunglasses – How to Choose

Salice are making serious waves in the performance sunglasses scene this year. They have received rave reviews from Cycling Plus magazine, Bike Radar and beyond. Knowing this, and armed with the knowledge that pro cycle team Lampre Merida exclusively use Salice shades you’d be forgiven for thinking that they were priced in the same ball park as Oakleys […]

Introducing the Stolen Goat Protection Programme

There are certain products in cycling which cost a fair amount and are prone to accidental damage. Bike frames, sunglasses and helmets immediately come to mind. If you have a crash you’ll probably wreck all three. If you’re a donut you might sit on your favourite Italian sunglasses. If you’re anything like my friend Andrew, […]

Caps Not Hats! Spread the cap love with this special offer #CapsNotHats

Over the last year or so – an outrage has slowly risen amongst the cycling community. This outrage comes in the form of baseball caps being worn on the podium instead of the beloved cycling cap. Trivial as this point may seem – the cycling cap is an iconic accessory of our sport. It is […]

Primal Fusion Thermal Jacket Review

Thankfully the last week or so here has been pretty dry. Dry but cold. These are absolutely perfect conditions for the Primal Fusion Thermal Jacket, so I decided to put one through its paces. The jacket is available in black and also high viz. I personally tested the black version but they are the same […]

Introducing the BLACK:LABEL Jersey Collection

One thing I love about Primal is that they know how to make high quality gear at an attractive price point. They have cut out many of the distribution costs associated with getting clothing to market so are able to give you the rider an excellent garment at a reasonable price. Their new BLACK:LABEL collection […]

5 Gift Ideas For Retro Racers

Looking for something that little bit special for the retro cyclist in your life? Here’s a few cheeky little numbers that might just fit the bill… Pure Merino Wool Jersey Made Entirely in the UK Have you seen the Alpe Deux jerseys (Navy and Black)? They are made from pure Merino wool and manufactured entirely […]

Great Cycling Gifts For Under £30

With Christmas just around the corner, here is a selection of super cool presents for cyclists that won’t break the bank. All of the following come in at under £30, but you can see the whole list here: cycling gifts for under £30… Cycling T-Shirts starting at just £18 Cycling inspired tees make an excellent […]

10 Selfish Cycling Gifts

Apparently at this time of year – some people start buying each other gifts! Forget that, it’s not Christmas quite yet so lets all focus on ourselves for a bit longer shall we? If the thought of doing the Christmas shopping sends shivers down your spine then have a look at these lovely items which […]

VIDEO: Nisnas Industries Bags & Fenders

Nisnas Industries are a new startup company based in Israel. They make absolutely beautiful wood & leather bags and wooden fenders for Bromptons and road bikes. All made by hand with a meticulous level of detail and superior craftsmanship. This small company first became known to the World via a kickstarter project that took off and […]

Cheer Up Chaps

It’s looking pretty gnarly outside today it has to be said! Here are 4 products to add some fun to the Monday Rain Cloud… Limited Edition Cycling T-Shirt We are uber proud of our On A Mission T-Shirt, over 30% of the stock has already been snapped up happy cyclists. The jewel in the crown […]

Choosing the Right Cycling Jacket for Autumn & Winter

The cold is upon us. As I write the Sun has popped his head out for a few minutes, but the reality is… it isn’t going to be getting any warmer anytime soon. If you want to carry on cycling over the cold period then you have 3 choices: Get some decent clothing Get an […]

New Products for the Autumn and Winter

Normally we announce all the new products via the newsletter but we have had so many arrivals this week that it was too much to squeeze in. So here is a roundup of what has arrived… Thermal Cycling Jackets We have received some first class jackets from Primal. Each with their own set of features but […]

Lightskin Seatpost – Stay Safe, Look Sharp

If you haven’t seen the Lightskin Seatpost yet, well let me show you a quick video… Essentially, the Lightskin is an Aluminium seatpost with 5 very bright L.E.D.s integrated right into it. They are completely flush with the post and the nicest part is that the top L.E.D doubles as the ON/OFF and mode select […]

ICEdot Crash Sensor: All you need to know

The first thing to know about the ICEdot Crash Sensor is that Stolen Goat stocks it… right here :-) What is the ICEdot Crash Sensor? The ICEdot (In Case of Emergency) Crash Sensor is a small lightweight pod that attaches to your helmet (you can stick it or zip tie it). It pairs with an […]

Keeping it simple – when in doubt, choose quality

You may have noticed that we recently stocked a lot of new cycling caps, mostly all from cycling cap specialists Walz. I would like to give you some insight into how we choose our products here on Stolen Goat and why, in this case we went for Walz cycling caps. The Situation We stock various […]

You Can’t Buy Happiness – A2 Print by Anthony Oram – Product Spotlight

The You Can’t Buy Happiness Screen Print by Anthony Oram that we just listed is a Stolen Goat exclusive! It is based on the very popular A3 print by Anthony Oram but this time it is supersized to A2 size for a bigger, more valuable impact on your wall. You will only find this for sale […]

Product Spotlight – 1952 Vuelta Cataluna Retro Cycling Jersey

Retro cycling jerseys come in many forms. Some are retro replicas – which bring back memories of great cyclists and teams, Molteni, Merckx and Peugeot spring instantly to mind. Other retro cycling jerseys such as this 1952 Vuelta Catulana jersey by Retro Image Apparel  are more about enhancing a vintage or retro poster featuring a […]

Retro Cycling Jerseys & Tees Galore

1965 Ciclo Cross Champ poster

Retro cycling jerseys and retro cycling t-shirts seem to be taking off in a big way. I think it’s because the modern cyclist is looking for something that little bit different. Something with a considered design, perhaps something which reflects their passions and yet still performs on the bike how they want it to. Retro Cycling […]

Stolen Goat Harris Tweed Musettes – Forest Green | River Blue | Rolling Moss

Introducing the first ever Stolen Goat designed Musettes. Created in collaboration with Scottish based, Tweed bag specialist Katherine Emtage, these musettes have undergone several rounds of prototyping to get the final product just right. We wanted to create a musette that was compact but big enough to hold an iPad or even an 11-inch MacBook […]

Brompton Upgrades – Making Great, Greater!

The Brompton Folding Bicycle is a classic piece of British Engineering. The fold is exceptional, and straight out the box – the Brompton is a premium quality product. Over the years, the design has stayed more or less the same, but some parts have been upgraded such as the brakes. But the Brompton, could still […]

Alpe Duex Review – UK Made Merino Cycling Jersey

It’s not often we review a cycling jersey that we stock, or any item that we stock for that matter. But I have been personally riding with the Alpe Deux Merino Wool Jersey for the last few rides and I simply can’t get enough of it. When you first unwrap it, you can feel that […]

Repack Berino Ride Jersey Review

The Repack Berino is a new merino wool & bamboo charcoal blend long sleeve ride jersey created by the new cycling company Repack. Repack designed the Berino with Mountain bikers in mind but we see absolutely no reason why roadies and commuters shouldn’t be donning it too. In fact, we have been using it out on our road […]