5 Cycling Attire Brands That Should Be on Your Radar

5 Cycling Attire Brands That Should Be on Your Radar


These activewear and sportswear brands offer stylish and quality-made apparel fit for either races or city commutes

Deciding what to wear for bike rides is an important decision to make because you have weather conditions, comfortability, and durability to consider. Style can also be a factor if you intend to look and feel good as you’re cycling. To help you in making this decision, below are quality activewear and sportswear brands for you to choose from.

Whether you’re dressing up for a competition or for casual bike rides around the city, you’re sure to find something you like in any one or more of these brands. Some of these brands are also sustainable and inclusive, which means that their garments are made from recycled materials and their size ranges are made to fit more than just the stereotypical beauty standard.

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Girlfriend Collective

Girlfriend Collective Sportswear clothes
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Girlfriend Collective is known for being a sustainable, ethical, and inclusive activewear brand. In particular, on top of having a maternity line, Girlfriend Collective’s sizes range from XXS up to 6XL. With that said, some breathable apparel options you can consider for your short bike rides in the city include the Bike Unitard, FLOAT Ultralight Bike Short, and ReSet Super Crop.

Sporty and Rich

Sporty and Rich Sportswear clothes
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Another sustainable brand that prioritizes longevity in its products is Sporty and Rich. Aside from activewear and athleisure wear, Sporty and Rich also sells jewelry, leather goods, shirting, footwear, and socks. For activewear, they offer a range of track jackets, track pants, sports bras, and leggings. For short bike rides specifically, you can opt for the ribbed tank and matching biker shorts. 


Rapha sportswear clothes
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For more technical sportswear that prioritizes performance and comfort over style alone, Rapha is your best bet. Here, you can purchase padded cycling bib shorts and bib tights, jerseys, jackets, and gilets that even the world’s top athletes trust during competitions. You can also get your gloves and mitts here with specific options available to last through different weather conditions.


Castelli Sportswear clothes
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Castelli is a long-established sportswear brand that designs performance-enhancing attire and accessories for cyclists and triathletes. Amongst the wide range of products available, some of its best-selling pieces include the Perfetto Ros long sleeve, Free Aero RC bib short, and Alpha RoS 2 light jacket. Castelli also has a collection specifically designed for indoor cycling training.


MAAP Sportswear clothes
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MAAP is another sportswear and lifestyle brand that is among pro cyclists’ top picks for races and city commutes. MAAP also makes a wide range of accessories and off-bike clothing, all while adhering to its sustainability measures. Here, we suggest browsing the Pro Air Graphic Collection for extra breathable jerseys, as well as the new MAAP x 100% Cycling Sunglasses for full-spectrum UV protection.

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