Review – Urbanist Cycling – The Bettie

One of the main problems with long-distance cycling can be discomfort. You face three major challenges. 1) Fitness 2) Will-Power and 3) Discomfort. From the conversations I’ve had so far with cyclists, that final point can be an important one – and is often what causes people to quit. So how can you stay comfy […]

Urbanist Launch ‘The Johnny’ for Male Cyclists

Know a man who rides, but is struggling with discomfort on short trips? These could be for him… Urbanist launched via a Kickstarter campaign back in 2013, but up until recently they only offered products for women. That’s changed. If you’ve got a male friend struggling with saddle discomfort on rides not long enough to […]

Urbanist Cycling’s The Bettie

Who needs cycling shorts when you can have cycling panties. Yep, your read that right… cycling panties. The designers at Urbanist Cycling have created a line, and the model that caught our eye was The Bettie, which is just about to be released. These chamois panties are stylish, comfortable and amazingly ideal for cycling due […]

A Bullshit-Free Guide to the Gear You Need to Commute By Bike

So you’re thinking about commuting to work by bike this summer? Congratulations, your life is about to get a zillion times more fun. But where to begin? The insular world of cycling can seem a little, uh, confusing to those unfamiliar with it—it’s hard to know what you really need to get started riding.   […]

Misadventures Gift Guide: Part I

NOT JUST UNDERWEAR. I have to inter­ject here to say that I have a pair of these and they are fan­tas­tic. I always won­dered why no one had invented cute bik­ing shorts or bik­ing stuff for women com­muters or some­thing, and now look. Urban­ist Cycling to the res­cue. They are stretchy, mois­ture wick­ing, and com­plete […]

Christmas Gifts for Women Cyclists

The female cycling scene continues to be gathering momentum, and it’s probably fair to say that there’s currently more nice women’s kit out there in the marketplace than there is men’s! All levels of cyclist are catered for, be they hardened racers, café wanderers, sportive lovers or commuters, and all budgets too. Shop around at […]

Review: Urbanist Bettie Chamois Panties

What’s a girl to wear ‘down there’ when cycling in non-padded shorts or her best fashionista frock? Lets face it, ordinary pants soon wipe the smile off your face, especially as it’s impossible to adjust wayward elastic at a red light when surrounded by commuters. And no one wants to ride with bulky cycling shorts beneath their J-Brands or Whistles […]

Urbanist Cycling Padded Brigitte

Can padded cycling undies look cute and work hard? Yes, if you’re wearing Urbanist Cycling’s Brigitte briefs. The Brigitte briefs are one of two designs from Urbanist Cycling, a new Texan brand that was supported by successful Kickstarter funding. They are designed for city cycling, or indeed anything short of long distance or race rides. […]

URBANIST – Cycling Chamois Panties

Versatile, vintage inspired cycling underwear for women. Sexy, comfortable panties with a chamois (foam insert) sewn in for riding. Chamois Panties are stylish, comfortable cycling underwear for women. They are great for spin class at the gym or a ride downtown. They have a foam insert sewn in for added comfort while riding. Unlike traditional […]