Smith Overtake Helmet is one of the most comfortable helmets out there, especially for one that provides such high-quality materials and safety with both MIPS and Koroyd technology. This helmet fits snugly on almost all heads and has comfortable straps to keep it in place. The major weak point of this otherwise beloved helmet is ventilation, as some users and experts find that the Koroyd safety padding blocks airflow through the vents, although it should be noted that many people find that the helmet breathes just fine.
The Castelli Sorpasso Wind Bib Tights for men is a lightweight, insulated, and breathable option for serious cyclists looking to improve their aerodynamic efficiency and cycle frequently in colder weather. The fleece lining and warm material make these bib tights more suitable for colder riding, and will provide a comfortable fit when sized correctly.
The Giro Synthe Helmet is a lightweight, breathable, and aerodynamic option that is suitable for most cyclists. The easy adjustability and performance-driven design make this a good choice for serious athletes performing in training or road racing.
The Thule AeroBlade Load Bar Pair is a good choice for those needing a durable, efficient, and adjustable bar pair for their vehicle. The conflicting reports of whistling while using the bars may deter some, but if you only care about functionality, this could be a good option.
The Five Ten Freerider Pro Cycling Shoe for men is a firm, sticky, and durable flat-pedal shoe made for maximizing whatever ride you may be on. Five-Ten has taken serious care in coming up with a shoe that does not fail on sticking to the pedals, protects feet, and maximizes the efficiency between your leg and the wheel, although it may not be breathable enough for riders in hot climates, or comfortable enough for longer hike-a-bikes. To get the most out of this shoe, try it on first to make sure that the narrower toe-box can fit your foot comfortably.
The Lake MXZ 303 Winter Boot for men was made for riders who just can’t quit when the season’s over. Whether sludging through frozen creeks or rivers, plowing through slushy snow, or just your regular commute in those cold winter months, the Lake MXZ 303 Winter Boot is designed to keep your feet warm while you pedal away. Designed to be weatherproof, not waterproof, make sure you don’t dunk your feet for too long, and when the ride is done, you’ll still be comfortable in these amazing boots.
The Sidi Wire Push Cycling Shoe for men is a top-of-the-line shoe designed for intense cyclists interested in road racing or competing. The adjustability, comfort, and excellent power efficiency make this a great option for serious cyclists who aren’t afraid to spend money to get the best technical shoe.
The Troy Lee Designs A2 MIPS Helmet is breathable, comfortable, and one of the most-thoroughly designed helmets out there when it comes to safety. With dual-density foam, MIPS technology, and a break-away visor, it is designed to redistribute and neutralize impact from both fast and slow crashes. While comfortably padded, the helmet does not sacrifice on ventilation, with efficient vents and a lightweight feel. Common complaints are about the visor, which does not allow space for goggles, while also not sitting quite well enough to block out low sun.
The Giro Empire ACC Cycling Shoe for men has laces for a uniform, comfortable fit. The shoe is light and the sole is stiff enabling you to power up hills. The catch? These shoes work for narrow feet, but may be too uncomfortable for people with wider feet.
The Five Ten Freerider Contact Cycling Shoe is comfortable and provides exceptional grip, especially to flat pedals. Some users have complained of major durability issues, while others have avoided these problems. Overall, this shoe is super grippy and comfortable with nice mobility.