Category: Jackets

How Can a Jacket Be Waterproof AND Breathable?

Because many waterproof jackets tend to get drenched with sweat on the inside, there’s a belief that a waterproof material can’t also be breathable. But how true really is this? Is it possible for a jacket to be waterproof and...

Vaude Cyclist Softshell Jacket – Review

Manchester. Famous for its football clubs, industrial heritage and bands. One of the members of a famous Mancunian band described it as the city with “everything except a beach”. While pithy, it is sadly untrue as the proposition “everything” clearly...

Isobaa Merino Wool Insulated Jacket – Review

Insulated jackets (AKA “baffled jackets”) are becoming increasingly popular. Not only can they keep you warm on chilly days, but they are also extremely light, comfortable, can be popped in a backpack and – of course – look good. British-based...

Vulpine Harrington Rain Jacket – Review

Vulpine absolutely took the urban cycling scene by storm when it launched in 2012 (coincidentally around the same time as Discerning Cyclist). And its popularity grew and grew in the subsequent years with its stunning range of stylish cycling gear...

Primal Wear Paxton Men’s Hoodie – Review

Layering in the winter months is vital. And a key asset in your layering arsenal should be a nice hoodie. Pop on a t-shirt, throw over a hoodie or jumper and a medium-weight jacket and you should be plenty warm...

LUMO Clissold Bomber Jacket – Review

Last year I reviewed LUMO’s Herne Hill Harrington, a jacket that was particularly eye-catching due to its unique LED integration that ensures maximum visibility in low light. Now LUMO are back with an all-new, yet ever-so-familiar, jacket. LUMO caught people’s...


1. 🪖Fend ONE Folding Helmet
A folding helmet that actually looks good.

2. 🧥Helly Hansen Hooded Rain Jacket
Stay dry in style.

3. 🧴Muc-Off Ultimate Bicycle Cleaning Kit
Keep your bike feeling brand new.

4. 👖DUER-All Weather Jeans
Waterproof cycling jeans. Seriously.

5. 🎒Rapha Reflective Backpack
A beautiful backpack that you can't miss.