Archive for September 29th, 2006
The first thing a recumbent rider notices about cycling jerseys is that he doesn’t need pockets in the back. You can’t use the rear pockets on recumbents and they can be uncomfortable while riding. I find my best Jerseys in the Hiking Gear or Running sections of web sites like Campmor and REI.
Although I will admit that my favorite clothing comes from the Patagonia Outlet. If you can’t make it to a Patagonia Outlet, recently Patagonia has started having pretty good sales on their web site, just look in Web Specials.
My favorite long sleeve jersey is the Patagonia R .5. It is a very basic garment with no pockets and a zipper below the neck. The zipper lets you adjust ventilation and collar position. What makes this garment unique is the fine waffle construction that both breaths and keeps you warm combined with a soft internal and external finish that is very comfortable.