Review: Pactimo Women’s Summit Raptor Bibshort and Summit Jersey

  Why You Want : You’re looking for a women’s kit with technical fabric that provides excellent fit, comfort, support — and looks good, too. Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Price: Summit Raptor Bibshort $160; Summit Jersey $100 Pros : Two members of the RoadBikeReview Women’s Test Team put Pactimo‘s jersey/bibshorts combination through its paces this spring, and both came away impressed, especially with the Summit Raptor bibshorts. “They are functional, sleek and stylish,” said one tester. “They were comfortable from…

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Review: Pactimo Ultra-Light Rain Jacket

A clear, breathable rain jacket that fits in your jersey pocket. by Hannah Ustel / Total Women's Cycling Pactimo began in 2003 in Denver, Colorado and continues to manufacture custom cycling clothing from their factory in China for a huge number of teams worldwide. Alongside their custom apparel, they now offer a branded line of well-thought out gear with plenty to tempt us ladies to part with our cash. The Women’s Ultra-Light rain jacket comes in two…

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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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