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Proviz have launched a jacket specifically for e-bike riders


1 year 5 months ago

“We appreciate that the market is shifting to one where e-bikes are now a staple of the cycling community, and feel it’s necessary to provide a high quality, premium product to match the needs of that market.

Because people didn't do

“commuting, doing the weekly shop, or just nipping to the park to meet a friend,”

before there were ebikes...

1 year 5 months ago

Pro-viz do my head in. Their kit is really good, especially the PixEite stuff, but what's with all the black. For a company that's supposidly producing clothing that enhances visiblity, black is a stupid choice, unless only used at night when colour doesn't matter. And before anyone jumps in to say 'they do other colours too', my answer is not really, and the alternatives to black that they offer are poor (normally high viz of some form), and there is nothing except black in the PixElite range.

Where are the more subtle but still high contrast colours like Red, Sky Blue, White, etc!

1 year 5 months ago

I met the  owner of my wonderful LBS a while back, winterish, with his missus, I had followed their wheel tracks up the muddy hill.  He said to me that they had to wear a little more as they don't quite generate quite as much heat, made some sense to me.

1 year 5 months ago

Or buy a Galibier Colombiere jacket for less than half the price. It's reversible too so even better value.

1 year 5 months ago

Tbh, any jacket can be a 'e-bike specific' jacket. You dont need to spend £180 for one that is certified as such by its manufacturer.