The Domestique Critique: dhb Blok

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Over the past few years, dhb‘s collections have been rivaling those that cost three times as much. The designs have been on point and the quality is shockingly good. Good enough to win 2015 Brand of the Year at the Total Women’s Cycling Awards (not to mention parent company Wiggle.com winning two years in a row for Best Online Retailer). The dhb Blok jersey and bibs epitomizes this quality – both in performance as well as looks. Continue reading

The Domestique Critique: Velocio ES Jersey, Wind Vest, & Signature Fly Bib Short

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YOU GUYS. If you have been following me for long enough, then you know my love for Velocio runs deep. Deeper than my #wcw on Taylor Wiles, deeper than my admiration for Kristy Scymgeour. As if I needed more reasons to buy Velocio…

This spring into summer I rode in the new ES Jersey, charcoal Signature Fly bibshorts, and red Wind Vest. And of course, I picked out the exact socks Taylor is wearing in the photo above. OF COURSE I DID. Continue reading

The Domestique Critique: Svelte Heritage Jersey

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Flash sale? I’M IN. Finally bought this jersey that I was coveting for months. It’s a gorgeous jersey that has well thought out details and is perfect for mild days outside. The Heritage jersey is Svelte’s flagship product, designed as both stylish and functional for any kind of riding. Continue reading

The Domestique Critique: Arrueda

I love this jersey. Like ham and pineapple on pizza, you either love it or you hate it. I bought it straight away, and was impressed with the quality and comfort and now I love it even more. Arrueda is a Spanish company started in 2014 making custom cycling kit, and now sells designs to the public with some designs only offered for one month and only during that month. The Feminism jersey was available during March 2017. International Women’s Day was March 8 and this jersey was a celebration of those that have struggled to get us to this point and a recognition of how much more work we have ahead of us. Continue reading