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					For many athletes, having the correct clothing is an essential part of their job in order
to perform at their best and hopefully succeed in winning recognition. Whether you
are a swimmer, football player, jockey or cyclist, having the right clothing could be
the difference between winning and losing. But what about those of us who are less
serious and just cycle for the pure enjoyment? Is it really necessary to have
professional cycling clothing? Cycling is slightly different to most other sports due to
the fact that when we go cycling, we need certain equipment to protect our bodies and
ensure we remain comfortable.
  Having a cycling helmet is probably the single most important piece of cycling 鈥榗
lothing 鈥?and everyone who cycles should wear one. Cycling can be dangerous and
without a helmet, even just falling off your bike could be fatal. Many people do not
realise the sheer importance of wearing a helmet, but without one, you could be
asking for a nasty injury. Riding for long periods of time requires us to sit on a saddle,
which is not one of the most comfortable seats we could choose to sit on. Therefore
the need to have proper cycling shorts is almost paramount in order to enjoy our ride.
The padding in cycling shorts helps our bodies to protect itself and makes riding that
much more enjoyable.
  For those of you who are avid cyclists and will enjoy riding for more than an hour at
a time will soon come to realise that cycling with a bag is both uncomfortable and
unnecessary. However, there is a solution to carrying your belongings with you on the
bike. Many professional cycling clothing brands will offer both jerseys and jackets
with adequate pockets in order to store the essentials such as keys and phone. Assos
clothing is particularly good at offering great solutions to carrying your belongings.
Their jerseys have conveniently placed pockets with zips to ensure the items don 鈥檛
fall out whilst you ride 鈥?leaving you bag-less!
  Jerseys are also great for staying comfortable and maintaining your body
temperature. Whether it is cold outside or hot, a cycling jersey will draw the sweat
away from your body and help you stay dry. The material jersey 鈥檚 are made from
are designed to maintain a comfortable body temperature so you can focus on the ride
rather than sweating. As well as these few essentials, there are a whole range of other
products designed to make your ride that much better. Whether it is summer or winter,
brands such as Assos will provide everything from jerseys to gloves and shoes to keep
you at your most comfortable. This will not only make your ride far more enjoyable
but also correctly protect your body during the exercise.
  About Primera: We are often described as the leading UK bike specialist on the
South coast. Catering to all disciplines of cycling including triathlons, we offer
products both off and online. We have a huge range of Assos products including their
top of the range Assos clothing .

				
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