Feast your eyes upon this host of garish holiday-themed cycling jerseys and start planning those tacky winter training outfits.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so don’t succumb to the judgement. At worst, wearing one of these on a ride will at least get the conversation flowing.
Elf Cycling Jersey, CycleGarb
This elf-themed jersey is from US store CycleGarbCycleGarb
Let’s get started with this eye-wateringly vibrant elf-themed jersey from US store CycleGarb.
You definitely won’t need to worry about visibility on the roads, and the jersey features a hidden zip (so as not to ruin the magic) and three back pockets for actual functionality. Because you don’t just want to look ridiculous while you’re riding, you want to be able to carry things too, right?
The jersey is available in men’s and women’s cuts.
Men’s Short Sleeve Christmas Cycling Jerseys, Weimostar
Upping the tacky taste stakes is Weimostar on AmazonCourtesy
Looking for variety? Maybe you’ve got a group of buddies who all want to get in on the action?
Weimostar on Amazon is offering up a selection of Christmas tackiness to brighten up your winter rides. From a ‘slightly ugly fake festive waistcoat’ to ‘hideously ugly Santa with bundle of gifts’, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste (or lack thereof).
Aero Tech Peloton Long Sleeve Holiday Jersey, Aero Tech Designs
Reindeer bikes pull Santa’s sleigh in this festive jerseyAero Tech
Aero Tech’s holiday offering depicts a beautiful scene that calls to mind The Night Before Christmas, even down to the reindeer-bikes pulling Santa’s sleigh…
Constructed from 100 percent polyester microfleece, it aims for warmth and moisture-wicking at the same time, and claims to be ‘performance enhanced’. We’re not quite sure what this means, but why should you sacrifice watts in the winter?
Men’s Short Sleeve Christmas Jumper Cycling Jersey, RedBear (UK only)
RedBear’s offering only comes in a short-sleeve option, so you may want to combine it with a base-layerRedBear
You lucky Brits, you get exclusive access to two Christmas jerseys that will make you stand out from the crowd — interpret that how you will.
RedBear’s offering is another example of knit-look polyester that actually looks pretty good. It only comes in a short-sleeve option though, so you may want to combine it with a base-layer or arm warmers, or else really establish yourself as ‘the one who takes things too far.’
Mildred’s a utilitarian cyclist at heart, determined to do everything on two wheels, whether it’s commuting or moving house. Her ideal ride covers long distances through remote countryside, on mixed terrain that offers a bit of crunch. Easily won over by steel frames coupled with a 650B/plus tyre combo.