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What do I put on on a gravel bike?! Some solutions…

What do I put on on a gravel bike?! Some solutions…


In relation to using on a gravel bike, there’s blended opinions on the right apparel…

Informal? Comfy? Aero? The selection is yours! Some riders swear by snug padded Lycra shorts and a properly fitted jersey. Others go for causal saggy match 3/4 shorts, with a pleasant free becoming jersey. There may be even now gravel particular gear like this Castelli Limitless Sterrato Quick Sleeve Biking Jersey, which does look fairly ‘gravelesque’ in sensible options and color scheme.

Endura’s GV (gravel) vary brings tapered and properly fitted waterproof gear to the market and it actually does each feel and appear unimaginable on the bike. You don’t want to fret concerning the climate with this Singletrack II Jacket and GV500 Trouser combo!

You solely have to check out what our employees put on on their rides to see that gravel using apparel might be fairly a private selection and exhibit your ‘using heritage’, which means you don’t need to ditch your impeccable model simply since you’re getting into a brand new biking self-discipline. Right here’s a couple of of our employees sporting their gravel apparel…

The Sensible Informal

Mechanic Will (pictured beneath) opts for Merlin Informal Tee tucked into his Informal Shorts with a luxurious leather-based belt. Paired with Mountain bike sneakers and SPDs.

The Saggy Quick, Street Jersey Combo

Steve right here is displaying you possibly can embrace each your MTB and Street model with a set of saggy shorts and zip quick sleeve Merlin Jersey. You’ll discover he opts for an Endura MTB helmet matching his Sidi mountain bike sneakers and Blue Merlin Body.

Roadies on the Path

Each Shaun and Julian are seen in full highway gear, prepared for full ship velocity and aero benefit… Castelli and Sportful can hold you feeling quick and comfy while gravelling!

MTB Impressed Stylin’

Troy Lee Designs package can be utilized for each MTB and Gravel if you have already got a group, go forward and rock it on the gravel trails. Consolation and magnificence you possibly can’t beat on the bike…

Flats or Clipless?

Each have their benefits on gravel. We might suggest Clipless if you’re wanting most stability and effectivity and flats if you’re hopping on and off the bike usually or are bike packing and solely need one pair of sneakers on the journey. After all this comes down to non-public desire.

Closing ideas

Right here at Merlin we’re right here to let you know maybe there isn’t a mistaken solution to gown for gravel (be as brave as you want). In the event you come from a Street or MTB background and have a wardrobe full of substances, you’ll be wonderful utilizing what you personal and even mixing and matching to realize your good mixture of consolation and magnificence…

Tell us what your most popular apparel is and why?



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