Autumn is all about changeable weather and temperature - days that start cold and get warm as the sun comes up, rain that sweeps in unexpectedly, and darker evenings which leave you finishing your ride in cooler conditions, in lower light. There’s a lot to think about in autumn, and finding the right combination of kit to keep you warm, dry and comfortable is no mean feat.
One of the main things that autumn kit needs to deliver on is versatility. Versatility is a key consideration in our design process, as we think about how to design a garment that can be removed and carried easily at different times on the same ride. Things like; Arm Warmers, Leg Warmers, Gilets, Therma Jerseys and Therma Bib Shorts - they all need to be packable and light at the same time as thermal and waterproof.
With that in mind, here are the five key items I’d recommend for your wardrobe this autumn: