Twisted Spoke Features the Kitsbow Road Collection
“As someone who spends almost all his time on the road, I’ve been hoping Kitsbow would eventually branch out and provide us asphalt aficionados the same delicious goodies. They did that last year and I’ve been thinking about picking up their Coleman Bib Short ever since.
Bikerumor.com Features Kitsbow’s Icon Shirt in Winter Riding Apparel Roundup
"To get in the cool weather spirit, Kitsbow has released an update to their Icon shirt in new seasonal colors for this fall. It's the third year for their high tech answer to riding in a plaid flannel, which now comes in Paramount Blue, Huntsman Red, Vintage Noir, and Blue...
Outside Magazine – The 13 Best Gifts for Cyclists
"Kitsbow has transformed the lowly hoodie, a normally formless, beater piece of clothing that's as disposable as it is comfy, into a beautiful, enduring piece of equipment. The merino-polyester blend is both warm and water-resistant as well as exceedingly durable."
Velo Magazine Features Kitsbow in 2016 “Gifts for Cyclists”
“The Ride Tee is a nod to mountain biking’s aesthetic and works well as ride apparel. The Icon shirt is made specifically for riding. The Pendleton wool button-down is hand-sewn in San Francisco. The Stinson Stripe Coolmax socks offer comfort on the trail and style off the bike.”
Gear Patrol: 17 Perfect Gifts for the Outdoorsman
“For the discerning mountain biker, check out Kitsbow’s Powe Wool base layer. Kitsbow is a respected mountain bike apparel company that values style along with function. The Power Wool base layer will keep your outdoorsman warm and dry in a variety of conditions.”
Velonews 2016 Gift Guide: The townie
"The Icon shirt is made for your ride but looks just as good post-ride: This Pendleton wool button-down is hand-sewn in San Francisco. It’s got articulated sleeves and abrasion-resistant panels on the shoulders to accommodate your hydration pack."
Polartec Features the Kitsbow Women’s SS Jacket
“A company of mountain biking obsessives, Kitsbow paid attention to all the small details in this women’s jacket. Polartec Power Shield fabric keeps the rider in your life warm with brushed fleece against the skin. Inherent fabric breathability plus thoughtful ventilation system minimizes discomfort during tough ascents."
Road Bike Review – 2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Apparel for all Seasons
"This understated top is soft on the skin, breathes well, and does a great job wicking moisture away from your body. Reflective hits help keep you safe in low light conditions, while a gripper waist and longer sleeve cut provide function and style. It also has a full zip front,...
Pinkbike – Holiday Wish List
“If the temperatures are mild, the jersey I’ll be digging for is most likely to be my Kitsbow Radiator Tee. It looks good, feels ultra comfortable against my skin and it doesn’t shout which brand I’m wearing and my preferred riding genre.”
Made Man – Shacketology 101
“The lightweight nature of this jacket makes it feel great on, but don’t let that fool you into thinking this is only for warmer weather. Its polartec interior is designed to handle the drastic temperature changes of the fall and its tailored fit will have you looking good on the...
Pastemagazine.com – Gear Geek: Top Fall Picks
“This jacket might have been designed for cyclists, but even a cursory glance at its sleek, flattering profile may raise eyebrows on the most bike-averse.”
Men’s Journal – Winter Gear Lab
“The Storm-Busting Jacket - The Kitsbow King Ridge Windbreaker is a subtle workhorse: It has more commuter-friendly features than your average pocket shell, but not so many that the jacket becomes bulky or weighted down.”
Bicycling.com – Tested: Kitsbow Women’s Short Sleeve A/M Jersey
“The jersey’s standout feature is the fabric: The 86-percent Nylon, 14-percent Lycra blend is very light and silky, with a cooling quality when you first put it on.”
Outside Magazine – One Perfect Thing: Kitsbow Icon Shirt
“This piece falls into the old “Buy it right, and buy it once adage.” That’s true, but only partly so because given that I wear it so regularly, I’m occasionally tempted to get another Icon. But I won’t do it. Choosing between two perfect things would be too tough.”
Bicycle Times – Product Reviews
“The natural wool repels stink and has held up incredibly well to pilling and snagging. In fact now that it’s broken in a bit it’s even more comfortable. It’s great on the bike and off, and it’s one of those all-purpose wardrobe items that I’m either wearing or keep nearby.”...
Men’s Journal – Best New Cycling Gear for Cooler Weather
“This Pendleton wool flannel shirt has been in Kitsbow’s lineup for a few years now and during testing it’s proven rugged both while commuting and as an excellent piece for hiking and even as an apres-ski shirt."
Outside Magazine – Movement
“Polartec’s four-season Delta fabric has a honeycomb structure that increases yarn surface area to move more heat and moisture. Cycling-apparel brand Kitsbow incorporates Delta side panels into its Radiator shirt for the ultimate warm weather, casual-but-techy top."
Bike Magazine – Review: Kitsbow Radiator Tee
“A couple of months ago I picked up the warm-weather-oriented Kitsbow Radiator Tee ($69) and have been riding in it weekly ever since. The Radiator’s unassuming style belies its technical qualities."
Adventure Cyclist – What To Wear – 2016 Apparel Roundup
“Kitsbow produces some very fine pieces of cycling apparel and some of it uses wool, a material loved by touring cyclists. Made from merino wool in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Ride Tee has a nice casual look."
Bicycling – 8 Women’s Mountain Biking Shorts
“Kitsbow led the way in popularizing fitted, tailored-looking mountain bikeshorts that abandon the board-short look of baggies past, so it’s no surprise that of all the new, un-baggy baggies in my drawer, the RG Short is my favorite. ”