If you’re looking for some new gear to rock next season we’ve got a number of fresh releases from Apres Velo, Kask, Hincapie and Knog. This may be a good place to start for last minute gift ideas!
Apres Velo is taking a new approach to their offering and aim to become the go-to brand for cyclists. Kicking off their new strategy and offering is the Wool Blend Retro group. The collection is composed of the Heritage polo $70 (top left), Sporty Retro polo $80 (top right), Campione knit $100 (bottom left) and the Maglia knit $90 (bottom right). The polos feature a 12 gauge wool, embroidered logos and 3 back pockets. The jerseys and pullovers have quarter zip fronts, embroidered logos, 12 gauge wool blend and a snap-button pocket on the back.
Big news from Kask as they introduce apparel to their line of protective gear. Their first offering is a women-specific collection that is bundled with a matching helmet. The kit includes a jersey, cap, socks, and as mentioned a helmet all matching. Each piece of clothing is designed and made in Italy and will be coming to stores mid Dec. Sizes will range from XS – XL for the jersey while all other accessories fit S – L. More details are coming as we get closer to launch date!
Hincapie has recently kicked-off their Limited Edition series which will bring new designs throughout the year inspired by what is found along a ride. The first jersey released has a race fit with ProGrip technology to prevent any slippage and 4 rear pockets one of which has a locking zipper – $150. The matching bibshorts get a high-end chamois, similar to those found in their Signature collection, and ProGrip technology to keep the legs in place – $190.
Knog & Leave Pass:
Knog has partnered with Leave Pass to release their first group of cycling apparel. The collection includes a jersey, t-shirt, cycling cap and musette. The jersey features torso grippers, SPF 50+ protection, 4 rear pockets one getting a water-resistant zipper and comes in men and women cuts – $160. The t-shirt has front and back Knog graphics and comes in regular fits for men and women – $25. Carrying the goods, the Musette bag is Knog branded with matching graphics to the tee – $13.