MTBR: Pactimo Launches New MTB Kit

"Blurs lines between XC and enduro styling and fit." by Jason Sumner, MTBR "After a long and successful history in the world of custom and in-line road cycling kit, Pactimo is making a splash in the mountain bike arena. The Colorado-based company recently launched a small line of off-road apparel, including shorts, jerseys, and a bib liner. The new Apex jersey comes in short sleeve ($50) versions in a variety of colors including orange and the…

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Peloton Magazine: Highbury Kit Review

Showcasing incredibly talented artists from inside and outside the world of cycling... by Peloton Magazine "If you are a regular reader of Peloton, you know Matthew Burton's work well. He's illustrated countless stories in the magazine and quite a few covers. Burton has now joined Pactimo's Artist Series, taking his unique aesthetic to the road. We've been riding in his Highbury jersey, based on one of Matthew's favorite football jersey's, the '92 Arsenal away jersey--yes, that…

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Peloton Magazine: Storm Hybrid Jacket Review

"....ready to battle the worst weather..." by Peloton Magazine "Weather can be punishing, but with recent technologies like Gabba to repel harsh conditions, taking the punishment and still having a punch to throw is more possible than ever. And Pactimo wants to give you the best protection with a lot more style. Its Storm Hybrid Jacket is ready to battle the worst weather, while maintaining a slim race-fit design and flexibility with changing temperatures. The Pactimo…

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The 3% Rule

"Chicago Women's Elite Cycling Team Warming up for the Time Trail at Joe Martin Stage Race." by  Jennifer Sharp, ALP Cycles Coaching 3% You spend money on equipment, coaching, nutritional advice, etc. yet are you getting the most out of your racing? If you knew that you could improve your cycling by 3% and increase the likelihood of winning a race - you'd do it right? At this point, you've probably pined a number or…

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Elkhart Time Trial: A Family’s Race Against the Clock

"This was the first time that all four of our family members raced." by Jason Bernstein, 2015 Pactimo Brand Ambassador I fell in love with time trialing about 8 years ago. I had no idea of what to expect. Being a triathlete I was in a state of ignorance of what it meant to "race against a clock." In road cycling there is a class of race called a time trial. It is essentially a…

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Bike Rumor: SOC16: Pactimo Nails the Apex with their First Full Mountain Bike Kit

Offering a full mountain bike clothing system for the first time, Pactimo has come out swinging... by Zach Overholt / Bike Rumor "In spite of their success as a custom and off the rack clothing manufacturer for road cycling, Pactimo is still relatively unknown. Especially when it comes to mountain bike clothing. That will probably change once their latest project hits the shelves. Offering a full mountain bike clothing system for the first time, Pactimo has come…

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Real World Review: Pactimo Bits of Kit

"The workmanship is clean and durable." by Greg DeMuth, 2015 Pactimo Brand Ambassador The difference between a comfortable and safe ride and one that's rather unpleasant lies in various bits of kit. In this review I want to turn my attention to the little things that make a BIG difference: arm warmers, knee warmers and full length leg warmers. The warmers are made with ThermaGuard fabric: which does an excellent job of pushing moisture away from…

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What’s for Dinner?

"Cooking at home and eating healthy is one way you can improve and meet your overall health, fitness and training goals." by Patricia Dowd, ALP Cycles Coaching-Tuscon Training Camp Chef What's for dinner? I recently learned this question is dreaded by many people who find cooking a chore, intimidating and something they would rather not spend their time doing. I love to cook and find it relaxing. It's a way for me to: be creative,…

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