Review: Pactimo Summit Raptor Bibs

Adele may have found her perfect pair of bib shorts... by Adele Mitchell / Total Women's Cycling Every so often a garment lands on my desk that is quite breath taking in its fabulousness. Pactimo’s bib shorts don’t just fit into this category, they actually own it. I have rarely worn shorts so comfortable and of such lovely quality: they are designed for hard, long rides and there is a whole list of trademarked technologies…

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Pactimo Knee Warmer Product Review

by David Queen / Evo Davo I’ve been putting various items of Pactimo clothing to the test of late.  I use it and abuse it and as soon as I form a solid opinion I post a review.  I have formed an opinion on their Pactimo–branded knee warmers. Stand back. If there is any piece of clothing that has frustrated me over the years it has been knee warmers.  I would study reviews and marketing propaganda and then…

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First Impressions: Pactimo Raptor Bib Shorts

by Greg DeMuth / As The Wheels Turn There are only three points of contact for the human anatomy on a bicycle – and only one that spells the difference between a good day, and a not so good day. Pactimo’s Raptor bib shorts may be the difference between a good day, and a very good day. Until recently, I’ve been a die-hard Castelli man. After discovering their Free Aero Race bibs I thought my quest…

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Pactimo Raptor Bibs and Cascade Jacket Review…by a woman.

  by Katie Macarelli, 303Cycling News I've had a few months to really use and abuse two women's specific items from Pactimo: the Summit Raptor Bibs, and the Cascade Jacket. First off, let me state that I'm pretty hard on my cycling clothing. I ride in horrid conditions. I sweat a ton. I'm sloppy with my sunscreen, embro and chain grease. I usually don't follow the manufacturers guidelines for washing and drying. But most importantly, if something doesn't fit right, I'm likely to rip it…

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Pactimo: Super-rad.

  by Katie Macarelli, 303Cycling News The first time I heard of Pactimo was when I saw a new box of state championship vests for the Bicycle Racing Association of Colorado. I'll admit I had no idea Pactimo was a Colorado company until I asked (then BRAC Exec. Director) Chris McGee, “Who makes those?” He pointed at their logo on the side of a vest and said, “Um...Pactimo. You don’t know Pactimo??!?! They're COLORADO! As in RAD. Super-rad." I immediately grabbed a…

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Bike Doctor App Makes Maintenance Easy for Cyclists

The new Bike Doctor 2.0 app for iPhone, iPad and Android might be pricey at $5, but it stands head and shoulder above similar apps. With easy to follow, step-by-step instructions the app is designed to helps cyclists both maintain and repair their road, hybrid and mountain bike. The guides for fixing various parts of a bike have been designed in a way that will equally appeal to novice and serious cyclists alike, and include…

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