Most activities have their specialist clothing and cycling is no different. So why do people wear cycling clothing you may ask? Well the answer is simple; comfort! Cycling apparel is designed to fit well on the bike. No more loose clothing getting caught or not having enough pockets. It breathes well which helps you stay cool. It is designed for movement and stays in place when you move. Cycling apparel also offers protection, a helmet is a must, gloves and sunglasses are a choice… a wise choice!
Aimed at offering a good quality product at an affordable price, Titan Racing have covered a wide variety of kit for different disciplines. Thus catering for a large portion of the market with a full-size curve across their product offerings and even introducing a range for kids. Throughout the range, careful attention to detail has been spent on the aesthetics and design. Overall Titan Racing’s apparel range offers exceptional value for money.
Jerseys and Shorts
The Titan Racing apparel ranges can easily be split into 2 categories; the Club kit aimed at racers and enthusiasts looking for a traditional lycra kit, and the Shredder kit, aimed at trail riders and mountain biker’s looking for a loose fitting, comfortable alternative that is still functional.
The apparel was designed to be extremely breathable, lightweight and highly moisture-wicking. This is achieved by using a combination of Cool-Max Fabric and breathable mesh. The cut has been labelled as slim fit throughout range which makes the kit look more fitted and sit comfortably without having excess material that bunches up. Gel grippers were used throughout and keep the apparel snuggly in place when riding.
The Club kit features a full-length zipper on the jersey with three easy to reach pockets, including a cell phone pocket and mesh side panels. The bib shorts are constructed from 7 panels stitched together which help with mobility and a thick padded foam chamois ensures a comfortable sit in the saddle for those long days out. Available in men’s and ladies cuts with various colour options.
The Shredder Trail kit comprises of casual cut shirts that are a slim fit. The fabric is exceptionally light and breathable and the jersey features a dedicated cell phone pocket. The shorts are made from a combination of nylon, spandex and polyester. Intended to be more robust and capable of withstanding some abuse the Shredder shorts still manage to be breathable thanks to a few cleverly placed ventilation holes. Additional features include adjustable waist straps, and zippered pockets making for easy access to store goodies. Ultimately these shorts are super versatile and allow great freedom of movement.
All of the Titan Racing helmets offer superb styling and stacked with professional features including excellent airflow efficiency, removable padding and a comfortable fit. The Easy-Fit adjustment system ensures a secure fit for various shapes and sizes and there’s a host of colour options in each range. The in-mould construction which joins the inner polystyrene cap to the outer polycarbonate one, ensures a better shock absorption which guarantees great protection to the head. All of the Titan Racing helmets feature a 5-Year-Crash Replacement-Warranty.
The Shredder helmet, best suited to trail riders and mountain bikers features 23 air vents, a clip in peak, removable padding and additional protection. Weighing only 270 grams combined with the excellent airflow it’s light and comfortable for a full day out on the trails on a hot summer’s day.
The Stealth helmet looks the part with its’ aggressive race style. Aimed as a racers helmet, it’s lightweight and offers excellent airflow with an aerodynamic design. Finally the Junior Range comprises of 16 air vents, an Easy-Fit adjustment system and it’s available in plenty colour options.
Titan Racing have launched three glove options; the Clutch, a full finger glove, the Twitch, a short finger glove, and the Juniour, a kids glove. The Twitch and the Clutch have palms designed with a three-panel construction made from synthetic leather for a tailored fit. Synthetic leather is more durable and easier to care for making it the smart choice. The thumbs have terry cloth which is great at absorbing moisture and wiping sweat away. On the Clutch long finger glove, the palm and fingers feature Cool Air ventilation holes to reduce moisture inside the glove and the Twitch features 9 strategically placed thick foam pads at known hotspots. The uppers of the gloves are made up of moisture wicking materials are lightweight and breathable. Both gloves have a slip-on design for ease of use. The Junior glove is made from lycra with a foam padding and non-slip grippers on the palms.
Stepping into the sock game Titan Racing have started with two designs. The socks are made from a breathable fabric and single layer cuff. The mid-length socks are available in multiple colours and the Club sock is their thicker, extra cushioned sock for comfort, whilst the Race is lightweight extra breathable sock for those hotter days.