Category: Shirts

Isobaa Merino 260 Lounge Hoodie – Review

Isobaa Merino 260 Lounge Hoodie – Review Isobaa came to my attention at the end of 2019 and I was left with a very good impression after trying out their baffled jacket and merino wool half-zip hoodie. Neither item was...

Fox Wilson Clapton Merino Cycling Jumper – Review

Fox Wilson Clapton Merino Cycling Jumper – Review Confession time: I’ve always secretly admired turtlenecks. Despite this, I’ve only ever attempted to wear one once. Trouble was, I didn’t wear it with enough confidence and my co-workers recognised my insecurity,...

John Smedley Lundy Pullover Review

John Smedley Lundy Pullover Review Do you ever come across a piece of clothing that you just love? Well, that’s exactly how I feel about the John Smedley Lundy pullover. To me, it is perfect. Now, I realise that in...

Mad about cycling? Then you’ll love these t-shirts

Mad about cycling? Then you’ll love these t-shirts How much do you love cycling? Is your hallway littered with bicycles? Do you have dodgy tanlines and no bodily hair? Do your thighs tingle at the thought of brutal ascents? If...

John Smedley Hugh in Silver Pullover – Review

John Smedley Hugh in Silver Pullover – Review One of my favourite things to discover is an outfit that is functional for cycling without necessarily having been intended to be so. Any clothing that is comfortable, flexible, and ideally breathable,...

Ministry of Supply Dress Shirts – Review

Ministry of Supply Dress Shirts – Review I received a couple of new shirts before Christmas that feature, ahem, NASA technology. How many shirts do you own with NASA technology? Didn’t think so… peasants. Alas, though, I’m not about to...

Helly Hansen Kos Polo – Review

Helly Hansen Kos Polo – Review After reviewing the excellent Helly Hansen Universal Moto Jacket not long ago, I decided I tried out some more of Helly Hansen’s gear. In particular, their summer wear – the Kos Polo coupled with...

Cycling to the Office PART 2: Shirts

Cycling to the Office PART 2: Shirts In the second part of our series on cycling clothes that also work in the office, we take a look at the best cycling shirts you can cycle in. You can read PART...

Iladora Lisa Cycling Top – Review

Iladora Lisa Cycling Top – Review Of course, it is true that you can bike in whatever clothing you already have in your wardrobe, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that there is no need for bike-friendly clothing. I love checking...

Fairwear Silkroad Office Cycling Shirt – Review

Fairwear Silkroad Office Cycling Shirt – Review When The Discerning Cyclist was launched in 2011, one of the key aspects I was interested in was finding cycling clothes that were office appropriate. During the journey I’ve come across successful attempts...

Otto London BANG! T-shirt – Review

Otto London BANG! T-shirt – Review Otto London have forged a growing reputation in producing waterproof capes for cycling and they kindly sent me one of their capes along with one of the new t-shirts from their new BANG! line...

Hackett Cooper Bike Shorts & Polo – Review

Hackett Cooper Bike Shorts & Polo – Review Tom and Jerry, Batman and Robin, Morecambe and Wise, Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole, Marmite and Cheese… you should probably add Hackett and Cooper to that list of partnerships that just, well,...

Frankly Mens Basic Crew Tee – Review

Frankly Mens Basic Crew Tee – Review My initial reaction when I got my hands on the Frankly Basic Crew Tee was somewhat of disappointment. The material seem too feel a little coarse – as though it may irritate the...

Vulpine Merino V-Neck T-shirt – Review

Vulpine Merino V-Neck T-shirt – Review One thing that really sets Vulpine apart, and something of which I’m rather fond, is their attention to detail. As soon as you’ve received your order you know you’ve got your hands on quality. My...

Vulpine Long Sleeve Merino T-Shirt – Review

Vulpine Long Sleeve Merino T-Shirt – Review It’s getting to the time of year where we can shed a layer or two. Where the woolly hat is replaced with the cycling cap, the winter gloves no longer need the liner...

Union 34 Men’s Paragon Long Sleeve Shirt – Review

Union 34 Men’s Paragon Long Sleeve Shirt – Review It seems when most companies who produce smart cycling clothes start up they usually bring out a jersey/t-shirt as one of their first pieces, understandable it’s a key stable in the...

Helly Hansen Warm Base Layer – Review

Helly Hansen Warm Base Layer – Review One of the first ‘made for cycling’ tops I got when I started this flirtation with all things bike was a compression base layer. It did it’s job, kept me warm but as...

Carbonaut Monument Polo T-Shirt – Review

Carbonaut Monument Polo T-Shirt – Review During the last week of October the official launch of a new British company producing a range of sleek and smartly tailored clothing suitable for cycling took place. That company is called Carbonaut Clothing...