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Lightweight launches bike clothing range

Lightweight launches bike clothing range

1 / 18 air_vest_lastlos_back_01.jpg Lightweight, the German brand best known for its high-end wheels, is launching a new range of clothing called the Edelstoff Bike Wear collection.

I know what you’re thinking: more bike clothing on the market?!?

Lightweight makes much of the high tech and environmentally friendly nature of its collection.

It introduced an After Bike Wear collection last year but the new Edelstoff clothing – Edelstoff translates as ‘noble stuff’, by the way – is designed for riding.

There are six pieces in the range. The Rauschbegleiter men’s short sleeve jersey (£119), for example, is made mainly from a light polyester and elastane fabric with the lower sleeves and the sides of the back a merino wool/polyester mesh. It’s a race cut with raglan sleeves, a seamless collar and a full-length YKK zip. There’s a women’s jersey too, called the Bezwirnbar (£130). The Trittrausch men’s bib shorts (£179) feature merino wool/polyester mesh too, this time on the back, while the three-layer Elastic Interface pad is said to be suitable for rides of six hours or more. The range also includes the Umgarnung men’s mesh undershirt (£55), the Lastlos men’s gilet, and the Fernverfuhrung waist shorts for women (£159). Lightweight reckons […]

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