TSG mountain bike wear - first look

Safety gear brand launches MTB clothing with Timo Pritzel as ambassador

With the start of the new bike season Zurich-based company TSG has unveiled a new range of mountain bike wear.

The lineup is fronted by bike genius Timo Pritzel, who is the official ambassador for the collection. BikeRadar takes a look at some of the key clothing.

Ricca long-sleeve bikeshirt

The ricca lightweight bike shirt:

This lightweight freeride jersey sounds ideal for pounding trails. It has a relaxed fit and moisture-wicking eyebird mesh fabric to help keep you cool, as well as an extended back for comfort.

It's soft, flexible and weighs a claimed 561g. The Ricca has an RRP of €59.95 (which is approximately £48 at the time of writing).

Riot jacket

Closer look at the riot jacket: closer look at the riot jacket

The Riot jacket offers fleecey comfort alongside practical qualities such as waterproofness up to 3,000mm, good insulation and a fast moisture-transport to ensure you stay dry. The casual design looks just the part to us too.

This one is €99.95 (approx £80), weighs a claimed 620g and is made from polyester.

Chaos jacket

The chaos zip hooded shirt:

The Chaos (left) is a heavier-duty jacket, and offers waterproofness up to 8,000mm. It's made up of two-layer polyester and has a water-repellent front zipper. Mesh-lined vents, a large hood and rear panel venting should help to keep you fresh.

Other features include zippered pockets, a chin protector, adjustable arm cuffs and reflective heat transfer detailing. This item weighs a claimed 500g, comes in black and has an RRP of €99.95 (approx £80).

Like the look of this? Visit the TSG website to see the full range or to buy.

Gregor is BikeRadar's Beginners and Family section editor after leading a cycling heavy youth and regularly clocking up more than 34 miles on the ride to work each day. He's interested in the lighter side of cycling, such as commuting, children's bikes and the occasional short sportive. He also helps to keep BikeRadar's forum in check, and can often be found joining in conversation threads on how to step chafing and the like.

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