Comfort, breathability and proper moisture absorption are the main parameters for the summer socks.
It’s all about your mindset. Rainy summer days on a bike can be as joyful as the sunny ones - the gentle drops falling on your shoulders, the smell of the warm&wet asphalt, the touch of the fresh breeze on your skin. Feels like a small rebirth.
To enjoy it fully, make sure to choose the proper jacket, enhance your vision, and avoid storm. We'll give you a few tips.
Even though it rains, the air temperature stays relatively high. Trying to protect yourself from soaking, remember to keep your body ventilated.
Here is a bucket list of qualities a proper summer jacket must have:
Both are made from two types of Membrane material (80% PA, 20% PU) that maintain the optimal body temperature and protect from soaking. Reflective patches will make you visible for drivers.
The temperature outside rarely goes too low, but if it does you can get yourself something warmer like Merino Softshell Jacket - also the best option for autumn/winter season.
Rain worsens visibility. When choosing the cycling eyewear, opt for clear or yellow lenses: they protect your eyes from raindrops and brighten up the road.
To increase visibility more, wear the cycling cap that will shield your glasses. We suggest you trying our Signature Cap from a wide range of looks.
Don’t feel like taking out your your jacket? Use the arm warmers. This extremely compact piece of outfit will keep you warm and wick the moisture fast.
We produce the armwarmers from the best fabric serving this function - Merino wool, light, breathable material.
Even the best cycling gear will will not save you from slipping
on a wet road if you don’t follow the basic rules. When it rains, corners,
potholes and puddles are the most hazardous things on your way. We strongly
advise you to slow down (without hard braking), especially on the turns, and
pay attention on the road.
Sometimes, the innocent rain can turn into a dangerous thing - a storm. That's when fun changes to caution.
Here is our advice, if you happen to be caught by a thunderstorm: