Category: Trousers

Rapha Technical Trousers [Review]

History recounts numerous colossal errors by individuals: Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in winter, the Captain of the Titanic’s hubris and David Beckham’s 2003 haircut. While not of quite the same magnitude as these men, I must add my name to...

Osloh Porteur Women’s Cycling Jeans [Review]

I have a confession to make: when I was invited to review Osloh’s Women’s Porteur Jean my heart sank a little. Firstly, because my usual narrative style of writing is difficult to achieve against the backdrop of an eleven-month lockdown in Leicester (I have no...

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...

Osloh Bicycle Traffic Jean – Review

I have never seen a pair of jeans with so many pockets as the Osloh Traffic Trouser. It’s bonkers. There are three pockets on the rear, four on the front and even one on the side. That’s a lot of...

Resolute Bay Cordura Jeans Review

Regular jeans can be some of most unforgiving pieces of clothing when it comes to cycling, they can get warm and sweaty, rarely offer much give (especially if you opt for a slim or straight fit) and can also leave...

Levi’s Women’s Commuter Jeans – Review

Levi’s Women’s Commuter Jeans – Review At long last, Levi Strauss & Co. has created a bike commuter clothing collection for women. The men’s collection has been out several years and is quite popular, but women who bike have long...

Cycling-Friendly Ladies Jeans from Ligne 8

Cycling-Friendly Ladies Jeans from Ligne 8 I think I am not alone in believing that buying new jeans, for women, can be as challenging and frustrating as buying swimsuits. My favourite pair, purchased in 2006, is in such terrible shape...

Are These the Perfect Bike Pants for Ladies?

Are These the Perfect Bike Pants for Ladies? Having eyed Iladora’s “Perfect Bike Pant” for a while, I naturally jumped at the chance to test out a pair. Designed and made in San Francisco, these pants were carefully created for...

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...

Bluff Works Wrinkle-Free Pants – Review

Bluff Works Wrinkle-Free Pants – Review Finding trousers that are not only office-appropriate, but also cycling-friendly has been one of the toughest things to find since starting The Discerning Cyclist over two years ago. Some kecks look smart but don’t...

Endura Urban Pants – Review

When I’m searching for a good pair of pants to cycle in, I look for flexibility, breathability, horizontal front pockets, a bit of extra coverage for the behind and, of course, a bit of style and comfort. With the Endura...

Swrve Cycling Trousers – Review

Searching for some trousers that can take regular use on the bike, look smart enough when you see clients and also actually be warm and comfortable is quite a task. One of the curses of a regular cyclist is the...

Rapha Softshell Trousers – Review

Finding a stylish pair of trousers or jeans to cycle in is pretty easy as long as you’re not too particular about functionality and durability. Add those two factors and your search becomes a great deal harder. Getting stylish cycling trousers...