Review: First Look – Pactimo RFLX cool weather fall clothing line

High visibility — and reflectivity — hallmarks of easy-to-spot apparel by Jason Sumner / RoadBikeReview When it comes to riding in low light conditions, neon bright clothes alone just aren’t enough. At least that’s the theory being put forth by an Australian study, which purports that cyclists are putting themselves at greater risk if they rely solely on high-visibility apparel when riding in close proximity to traffic during times of low light or at night.…

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Review: The Pactimo Fall Collection Has It All

Warm, Bright, Reflective, The Pactimo Fall Collection Has It All by Zach Overholt / BikeRumor.com As both the season and day light wind down, there is a lot of talk about lights. Indeed, lights are very important both to allow you to see and get you noticed by drivers, but clothing can also play an important role in visibility. Brightly colored threads help you stand out in the day while reflective panels make you pop against…

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Best Bike Lights for Road Cycling

Top options for urban/commuting use from BikeRadar.com Modern bike lights can be split into two main categories – lights for road/commuting use and lights for mountain bike use. It's important to be clear what type you're after, as they differ vastly in terms of light output, run time, weight and expense. Mountain bike lights are largely about power – they need to light up unlit trails in dark woods littered with rocks, roots and other…

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Review: Pactimo Women’s Ascent Long Sleeved Road Cycling Jersey

Striking looks and performance fabric make up the Pactimo Women's Ascent Long Sleeved Road Cycling Jersey by Aoife Glass / Total Women's Cycling As you’d expect from Pactimo, the brand that regularly collaborates with artists and designers on special limited edition runs of jerseys, the Pactimo Women’s Ascent Long Sleeved Road Cycling Jersey has distinctive looks, but that’s not all. If, like me, the colder wetter weather lately has turned your thoughts to what you’ll be wearing…

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Review: Pactimo Women’s Breckenridge WX-D Jacket

A slick and sporty jacket that doesn’t cost an entire weeks pay packet. by Hannah Ustel / Total Women's Cycling Pactimo’s extensive range of women’s cycle clothing performs well and looks good, and the mid-weight Women’s Breckenridge WX-D jacket is no exception to this rule. The cut of the jacket is great – slim at the waist and broad at the shoulders, so it’s comfortable without being boxy. The colourway is striking; a mixture of black, white,…

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Pactimo Summit Raptor Bib Shorts Review

Pretty much the best all round bibs I've tested, this level of comfort and performance usually costs a lot more The Summit line is Pactimo's top end range and after living with these Raptor bibshorts for the past few weeks I can vouch they are very top end and while they're not cheap you would usually expect to pay a lot more for this level of quality and performance. Read the rest of the review…

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Review: Pactimo Ultra-Lite Rain Jacket

Pactimo's take on the rain cape theme, the Ultra Lite is a lot less boil in the bag than others and also offers a decent level of water resistance. The Ultra Lite's material is a woven elastic fabric which gives it a decent semi-form fit as they describe it. It's cut close enough to be able to race in, and even time trial at a push in the rain, as the transparent material keeps your…

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Bicycling Mag’s Gear of the Day: Women’s Summit Jersey

Our Summit Jersey for Women made Bicycling Magazine's Gear of the Day selection. Click for larger image  |  View on Bicycling.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  See the Women's Summit Jersey »

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