Spring is just around the corner, which means now is the perfect time to get your wardrobe ready.
It’s a time when you’re likely to want a few more clothes because, as the weather gets better, you’ll be likely putting down more miles.
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Plus, the nature of your wardrobe changes, as you’ll want more lightweight layers to remove through your rides. Our spring clothing buyer’s guide is a good starting point if you’re unsure what you need.
Oakley Jawbreaker sunglasses Mark Cavendish edition
Read more: Oakley Jawbreaker review
It’s time to swap those clear lenses out for some tinted ones. Actually, better yet, just buy a completely new pair!
A good fit and a clear field of vision has meant that Oakley’s Jawbreaker glasses have become synonymous with cycling.
Specialized Audax road shoe
Read more: Specialized Audax road shoe review
Comfortable and classy is how we reviewed the Audax shoe when we had them in for test and now they’re a whopping £100 off.
Sportful BodyFit Pro Race jersey
Read more: Sportful BodyFit Pro Race jersey review
Ok, so it might be a smidge lightweight for early spring but it’s a great option to have in the wardrobe for when the temperature starts to rise.
It’s well constructed, lightweight and is seriously breathable. We were big fans.
Altura Podium Elite jersey
Read more: Altura Podium Elite jersey review
The quality of the material is unquestionable and it delivers in both performance and fit.
What’s more, it comes with a whopping five rear pockets, so you’ll have plenty of storage space.
Altura Women’s Peloton Pro Gel bib shorts
These are great value bib shorts for long rides which will wick away sweat to stop you chilling.
Castelli Nanoflex knee warmers for
Read more: Castelli Nanoflex Plus knee warmers review
Knee warmers are a must have on spring days and these fit the bill perfectly.
Their warm enough for those in-between rides where you’re never sure what the weather will do next.
Plus, they’re well built proving seriously long lasting
Gore Universal GWS arm warmers AW16
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Perfect for those early door rides or when the weather is a tad breezy.
Elastic cuffs will keep them tight and flat seams mean minimal rubbing when out riding.
They’re almost half price, too, so they’re worth snapping up while they’re hot.
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dhb Classic Windproof gilet
Read more: dhb Classic Windproof gilet review
The front of this gilet is made from a highly windproof fabric that does a great job of keeping the chill off in the mornings.
To compliment this, the back is highly breathable making it very difficult to overheat.
Plus, it comes in at a price that won’t break the bank.
Merlin Wear Elite bib short
Read more: Merlin Wear Elite bib short review
There are heaps of things that are great about Merlin’s own brand bib shorts.
For starters, they’re comfortable thanks to a good shaped chamois. They’re also tight, so there won’t be any loose fabric. Finally, they’re a great price, so they won’t break the bank.
dhb Classic Rain Shell jacket from
Read more: dhb Classic Rain Shell jacket review
It’s spring time in the UK, it’s going to rain.
The problem? It’s unlikely to be raining the whole time, so you’re going to want a jacket you can remove and pack away.
Enter the packable rain shell from dhb, which is breathable, waterproof and excellent value for money.