Panache’s Christmas gift guide: Cycling kit

In this time of giving, the holiday stockings should be filled with new kit – at least, my stocking should be! And I’ll bet I’m not alone. Here is my gift guide to cycling kit that I would love to find under the tree or over the mantle – some racing and some casual gear. But it’s not all about me – it’s about you and your loved one! Hopefully this gives you some great ideas for Christmas surprises. Continue reading

Tweets New Year Special: Meshgate or 0800-SKY-MYEYES!

We’ve been here before. Last year we glimpsed the atrocity that is Sky’s mesh skinsuit. Well, yesterday we got quite an eyeful – something we quite honestly never ever wanted to witness.

Now, before I get accused of hypocrisy, as in, “you wouldn’t be saying this if Cancellara was wearing that”, I say, “Oh yes I would!” Imagination, my friends, is the key to attraction – and these mesh skinsuits leave nothing to that, therefore they should be STOPPED. But what has brought this New Year tirade? Well … Continue reading