Real World Review: Pactimo Alpine RFLX Thermal Jersey

by Greg DeMuth, 2015 Pactimo Brand Ambassador The Alpine RFLX Thermal Jersey is a new offering from Pactimo this fall. I was looking for something to fill the gap between a summer weight long-sleeved jersey and an insulated jacket...so I gave it a try. My testing ground was a week on the Blue Ridge Parkway in late October, where we encountered rain, wind, bright sun and temps ranging between 40-60 degrees. Tackling long climbs and overheating…

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CX Magazine: Pactimo Prepares for the Fall Rain and Chill at Interbike 2015

...Pactimo unveiled its latest Fall line that minimizes the excuses for riders to stay indoors. by Andrew Reimann / Cyclocross Magazine Interbike revealed some big on-the-bike innovations, including hydraulic shifting systems and more options to run power meter through cyclocross. In order to get a leg over the bike and maximize the advantages of the latest and greatest in bike technology, Pactimo unveiled its latest Fall line that minimizes the excuses for riders to stay indoors. Cycling…

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Bike Rumor: Pactimo Unwraps New Custom Kilt, Goes Heavy on RFLX for Winter Visibility

One of the big stories for Pactimo continues to be the use of RFLX fabric for visibility. by Zach Overholt / Bike Rumor We've all been there. You're standing in the parking lot after a ride wanting to get out of your seat chamois, ASAP. You have a few options: you can do the awkward shuffle inside your care, make a towel into a makeshift kilt and hope it doesn't fall off, or risk an indecent exposure…

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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 Bibs 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 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 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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