No Matter What your personal views are on the subject, if you’re going to wear lycra when you’re out for a cycle, people are probably going to laugh in your face.
Just because you don’t care about that fact doesn’t mean that you should ignore the rules of road cycling fashion though. Of which, there are many. Of course, it’s good to do whatever the hell you want, and at the end of the day you should be comfortable, but most people will want to look good on the bike, and for a lot of people, looking good on the bike means feeling good on the bike too. You can fit in that many more turns when you know you’re looking stylish while you do it.
So how exactly do you do that? Well for one, don’t let whoever the hell designed the Colombian cycling team’s outfit above design your kit. Or else it’ll end up looking like – well, we all know what it looks like.
Moving swiftly on.
These are rules that you can only learn through time spent in the two-wheeled community, or by getting on first-name terms with the staff at the local bike shop of course.
If you’ve still not managed to master the fashion faux pas of the bike world though, fear not, because here’s our crash course in what not to wear when you’re out on two wheels. It could just save you from losing your dignity…