Category: Style Guide

Why Cyclists Wear Lycra [+Why You Don’t Need to]

It’s like a game of cyclist cliché bingo: a pricey road bike, a Strava subscription and an interest in speciality flat-whites. Add top-to-toe Lycra, and you’ve basically got a full card. The Middle-Aged Man in Lycra stereotype was invented in 2010,...

Osloh Denim Lane Cycling Jeans – Review

Jeans. Arguably the most iconic and proliferated piece of clothing ever. For something that was first made to clothe Genoese sailors and American miners, it’s incredible that their rise has brought them via Marlon Brando, James Dean and Levi Strauss...

Cycling to the Office PART 3: Footwear

If you’re a regular reader of Discerning Cyclist, you may have noticed that I’m a big advocate for stylish clothes that have performance aspects subtly built in suited for commuting on a bicycle. However, when it comes to cycling-friendly office...

Cycling to the Office PART 1: Trousers

This is the first of our three-part series on cycling attire that is perfect for the office. Part 2 – Shirts is now also available, as is Part 3 – Footwear.  A rhetorical question usually comes up when talking about...


TOP 5 FAVOURITES FOR COOL RIDES


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.