Apparel & Gear Reviews: Page 37

Assos SS.campionissimoJersey_evo7 jersey

This jersey’s integrated mesh liner eliminates the need for a separate base layer. But if you prefer base layers to eliminate chafing from bib straps, it’s redundant — not that this tight-fitting top leaves any room for extra layers. The fit is typical Assos: awkward until you get into a riding position, then everything snaps […]

Lazer Z1 helmet with Lifebeam

Lazer has combined the light weight, cool looks, and great fit of the Z1 with LifeBeam, an Ant+ and Bluetooth-compatible heart rate sensor for riders who loathe heart rate straps. The LifeBeam sensor fits within the helmet and presses against your forehead to read your heart rate, and it’s so small you’ll never notice it. […]

POC Octal Raceday helmet

You’ll get close to that wind-in-your-hair feeling with the light, airy, enormously vented Octal. The aesthetics are minimalist, but the coverage isn’t, with extended protection over the temples and back of the head. POC has a thing for safety, an attribute we appreciate in a helmet supplier. The size adjustment system is easy to use. […]

Giro Synthe MIPS helmet

Year after year the Synthe continues to impress us as one of the best helmets on the market. The incomparable Roc Loc Air fit system is only part of a grander equation that makes the Synthe a perennial favorite. Sleek aesthetics, 26 vents, and well-placed sunglasses ports are some of the other parts. The addition […]