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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Review: Pactimo Women’s Designer Jersey and Shorts

If black-and-white is not your thing, Pactimo has got you covered. by Jen See - The Gavia Files Pactimo was born in a basement in 2003. The Colorado-based company has grown just a little since then, and they offer clothing for cycling, running, and triathlon. The company also does custom team orders.  The thing that stands out most about Pactimo clothing? The colors. Especially in the Women’s Designer line, Pactimo loves bold colors and intricate graphics. If black-and-white…

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Girl Gear – Pactimo Ascent Jersey

Pactimo again makes a splash with an sassy schemed, affordable jersey and arm warmers. by Sarai Snyder - Girl Bike Love  Pactimo is all about gear that is comfortable and looks great. The Women’s Ascent Short Sleeve Jersey is no exception. Designed with a women’s shape in mind, this jersey stands out as a great option for custom kit orders. Several features make the jersey’s comfort top notch.  With a proper looking, comfortable collar, lined with seam…

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