Proviz – the specialist in light-emitting and reflective cycling, running and outdoor products – has launched a brand new range for spring/summer, SS18, the Sportive apparel range. The company notes that the Sportive Collection is designed for any road cyclist. ‘Whether it’s for casual riding or racing, the tailoring and soft-stretch material allows for maximum freedom of movement and great breathability.’
The company adds that strategically placed hi-viz yellow details highlight visibility without compromising on the slick and understated look. Key items in the range include a Sportive Convertible Cycling Jacket/Gilet, Sportive Bib Shorts, a both a Long and Short Sleeve Cycling Jersey.
Anthony Langly-Smith, co-founder of Proviz, said “We are really excited to launch this new collection, as it gives a new dimension to our full range. Riders can wear Proviz throughout the year to match the seasons, not just in the darker months. The Sportive Collection has been produced for both casual and serious road cyclists and will allow them to look good whilst staying visible.”
The Sportive Convertible Jacket (RRP £79.99) is a versatile jacket that converts into a gilet when the riding conditions demand a change. Made from triple layered, breathable (15,000gm/24hr) and waterproof (7,000mm) four-way stretch fabrics, it provides comfort and flexibility whilst keeping the rider warm and dry. ‘Its versatility extends to unpredictable weather with removable sleeves that are easily unzipped at the shoulders, leaving a great looking fitted gilet and the perfect companion, whatever the weather.’
The Sportive Bib Shorts (RRP £49.99) are positioned as ‘a great addition to any cyclist’s collection’. The endurance padded chamois provides comfort and a focus on fit. Riders can ‘expect to ride all day, with the supportive warp-knitted stretch fabrics giving you all the breathability you require on a ride.’
The Sportive Long Sleeve Cycling Jersey (RRP £44.99) is a ‘staple for the spring season’. Made using a 140gsm soft-touch polyester mesh, it allows the jersey to be soft, breathable and adaptable to a range of conditions. It can even be used underneath an outer layer during winter for extra warmth or as a single layer during the spring – with a UPF rating of 40+ to help protect riders from the elements. The material helps to wick sweat away from the skin and it has an antibacterial finish.
The Sportive Short Sleeved Cycling Jersey (RRP £39.99) is also made using a 140gsm soft-touch polyester mesh that allows it to be soft, breathable and adaptable to a range of conditions. Constructed from lightweight polyester and with UPF 40+.