The Giro Montara MIPS Helmet for women is a ventilated, protective, comfortable, and adjustable helmet that is suitable for riders of all levels. The MIPS liner and adequate padding will protect the cyclist, and the adjustable visor can accommodate most biker’s needs.
The Castelli Perfetto Long-Sleeve Jersey for men is a great choice for cyclists needing a versatile, functional, performance-oriented jersey. The shorter sleeves and tight-fit may deter some body shapes, but the water-resistant and windproof qualities make this an expensive but highly-technical jersey that is built for the intense athlete.
The RockShox Reverb Stealth (B1) Dropper Seatpost is a consistent and hydraulic-based system that makes it stand apart from the competition. However, the multiple reports of issues, with lack of reliability and failures, makes this not a great choice for a dropper, despite having top qualities such as a smooth return and an adjustable-rate of return.
The Thule T2 Classic – 2 Bike Hitch Rack is a versatile and durable piece of equipment that will fit almost any type of bike. The capacity to carry heavy bikes and the functional system, including easy set-up and adjustability, makes for a top-choice product.
The Mercury Wheels G1 Carbon Disc Wheelset is an easy-to-set-up, durable, and adjustable tubeless wheelset that is suitable for intense cyclists. The high-quality materials make this a good option for cyclists wanting to get the most out of their ride.
The Kuat NV Base 2.0 Bike Hitch Rack is a stable, durable, and heavy-duty option for those looking to transport multiple heavyweight bikes. The ease in using, adjustability, and security provided make this a top-option compared to the bike-rack competition.
The KS Lev Integra Dropper Seatpost is a light and reliable dropper seat that does what you want it to. The post has smooth up and down motion and moves quietly, with little lateral motion for a solid feel. Although many users don’t like the remote that comes with the seat post, and others have had problems with the seat sticking when down for a while, this seat gets high reviews for its reliability and smoothness.
The Thule T2 Pro XT Hitch Rack is an intuitive, easy-to-use durable bike rack. Its weight makes putting the rack on/off the car a little difficult, and the built-in bike locks should be longer. However, the ability to easily load anything from a road bike to a fat bike makes this rack a top seller.
The Giordana SilverLine Bib Short for men is a compressive, comfortable, functional, and breathable option for serious cyclists looking to improve their racing times. The sizing issues and low-cut fit in the front may deter some, but the minimalist straps and adequate padding make this a solid option for most cyclists.
The Sidi Dominator Fit Cycling Shoe for men is optimal for cross country, cyclocross, and even trail rides for the intense cyclists. Due to the stiffness and inefficiency on wet terrain, we wouldn’t recommend this for a ride where you have to get off the bike numerous times, but due to the power efficiency, support, comfort, and security, we recommend this shoe for just about any other ride.