Reviewed: Pactimo Breckenridge Vest

   by Greg DeMuth, 2015 Pactimo Brand Ambassador If you like to roll out on cool mornings, enjoy fall riding or find yourself on long alpine descents in changing weather, a vest is an indispensable piece of gear for layering. In my estimation a vest needs to be wind and water resistant, breathable, and light enough to stuff into a jersey pocket. The Pactimo Breckenridge vest has these qualities and a few more.  To begin with,…

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UK Tried and Tested: Pactimo Palisade Jacket

"...the quality of the ClimaBloc fabric was excellently demonstrated when I took a fairly low-speed tumble on the road. My elbow took a good whack and the fabric on this Pactimo Palisade jacket was left with virtually no reminder of my daft little tumble..." By: Andy Mawer, UK Whether you love your riding during the autumn/spring/winter months or simply cram in your training rides while the kids are tucked up in bed, you’ll appreciate the need for…

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CX Magazine: Summit Raptor Pro RFLX Review

I am ecstatic that the bibs still look brand new after over two months of heavy-duty testing. by Andrew Reimann / Cyclocross Magazine Colorado-based Pactimo’s already established a pedigree over the years, supporting big names in the sport like Katie Compton and more recently, Danny Summerhill. Pactimo sent a pair of Pactimo Summit Raptor Pro RFLX bib shorts for us to try. While the company has an extended line of skinsuit models for cyclocross, including a customizable…

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Mermaid Parade: Summit Raptor RFLX Review

The Raptor fabric has a wonderful compressive but not restricting feel.  by Laura Callahan & Tyler Rae Dube / Pretty Damned Fast Magazine When Pactimo first sent me the Summit RFLX Raptor bibs, I was immediately drawn to the scale like pattern of the fabric. I kept referring to them as my "Game of Thrones bibs" until Anna Maria brilliantly suggested that maybe they were less dragon and more mermaid. Paired with the Summit RFLX Jersey…

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Review: Pactimo Summit Raptor RFLX Bib Shorts

One of the very best sets of shorts I’ve used over the last few years... by Mike Anderson / Road Cycling UK Pactimo are still a comparatively unknown name on this side of the Atlantic, but it’s time to sit up and take notice of the Colorado-based firm because they’re making kit that stands up against any of the traditional big names out there. And that’s not just vacuous superlative, the Summit Raptor RFLX bib shorts are genuinely…

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Review: Pactimo Summit Speed RFLX Short Sleeve Jersey

A thoroughly top line piece of kit by Mike Anderson / Road Cycling UK Despite being infused with a good deal of Italian flair, Pactimo are actually based in Colorado and have been making bike kit since 2003. They have a strong line in custom made kit for clubs and teams, and that's likely where you'll have seen them before. They’re also sure enough of their quality to slap price tags on their clothing that sets…

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Review: Pactimo expands reflective line, refines aero cuts

Colorado clothing brand offers performance fabrics at reasonable prices by Ben Delaney / Bike Radar For spring 2015, Colorado-based clothing company Pactimo has expanded its RFLX reflective line into warm-weather pieces, and stepped up its game with some of the higher-end jerseys while still keeping pricing reasonable. The new Summit Speed RFLX jersey (US$115 / £80) uses five fabrics including Lycra over the shoulders and front panels for a skinsuit-like feel. As is the race style these days, the Summit…

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Review: Pactimo Ascent Long Sleeve Jersey Men’s

Slim-fitting lightweight jersey that's highly breathable, making it a very good choice for spring and autumn by Mat Brett / Road.cc The Ascent is made mostly from a fabric called Quattro-Lite. It's a grid-structure polyester that shifts moisture outwards well and dries quickly. Pactimo call the side panels 'mesh'. I wouldn't describe them that way. They are made from a very lightweight dimpled fabric – also polyester – that's highly breathable. With lots of air getting…

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