/ cheap but decent cycle stuff
Want decent quality but not expensive as it's only a commute to work.
go to sports direct?
What's the stuff like there?
I have one of their cheap muddy fox cycle jackets it's ok but not breathable as I would expect for the price and a couple of their muddy fox cycle tops which are fine
Planet X is good, as is wiggles own brand dhb range of clothing
Another vote for Planet X, especially.
I also got some good summer tops (funkier brand) from Chain Reaction, and of course when they become available, Aldi is superb value
Just used the overshoes I got from there recently and my feet were lovely and toasting.
Got some other stuff, some good bargains to be had, especially for limited commuting.
> What's the stuff like there?
It's not great, i've been using a muddy fox bib this summer, looks ok and the qualty seems good but it's just really uncomfortable. Polaris is as cheap as i'll go from now on.
What they said - Decathlon. Not too sure about their shorts though - I've just bought a pair of their orange pad shorts and the pad seems to be too far back - fine for sit up cycling but not so good for ar*e up/nose down, which is strange seeing as those are supposed to be their top end shorts.
This morning: boxers, socks, shorts, winter running tights, thermal top and gloves all Decathlon. Gloves are the £16 leather and softshell Simond climbing ones.
Shoe covers - Endura neoprene - tried the cheap ones - waste of money - fell apart.
Glasses - Bolle Contour clear safety glasses - £8 off ebay. I have a tinted pair too.
Shoes, polyprop liner gloves, club jersey and helmet - model's own!
Aldi when they have specials?
Decathlon has an excellent price/quality ratio. Don't go for their cheapest stuff though - I have learned the hard way that the old mantra of "buy cheap, buy twice" is, unfortunately, true (at least for me).
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