Category Archives: Cycling clothes

Are you a discerning cyclist?

Some of us take the Henry Ford approach to buying cycling clothing: any colour, as long as it doesn’t show the mud. At the other extreme, some of us know our Bianchi blue from our duck egg, are very particular about sock length, and can spot a decent merino across a crowded pub. Where do you fall on the spectrum? … Continue reading

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Brand Spotlight on Svelte Cycling

The newest addition to Victor & Liberty’s stable of British designers is young London-based brand Svelte. The company launched at Spin London in May; after a successful Kickstarter campaign, Svelte are now producing subtle, classy jerseys, shorts and accessories, without the premium price tag. For our brand spotlight, Victor & Liberty chatted to Svelte’s founder, Tom Barber. Tom’s from a … Continue reading

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Brand spotlight on Morvelo – designing for women

Morvélo’s colourful, distinctive cycling kit has quickly made them one of Victor and Liberty’s most popular brands. We had a chat with the company’s newest recruit, Lois, about the design and testing process. Oli and Dave founded Morvélo to combine their love of cycling in all its forms with their expertise in graphic design. Design drives the brand, but function … Continue reading

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Caps Not Hats

There’s something about a cycling cap. With its short brim and soft construction, there’s just enough of it, and not a millimetre more. It’s perfectly in tune with cycling’s mantra of stripping down and drilling out and shaving off, and with the streamlined aesthetic of cycling clothing and equipment. (We’re not sure wearing it Euro-style – perched on top of … Continue reading

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Cycling in Spring

Getting dressed for winter cycling is easy: you just put on everything you own. Spring poses different challenges. The weather forecast euphemistically calls it ‘wintry mix’, but spring is all about ice, hail, wind, rain, sun and snow in quick rotation. Thin layers that you can take off and stuff away make sense. With a lightweight waterproof like Vulpine’s beautiful, … Continue reading

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Victor & Liberty – The First Year

It’s our anniversary – a year since Victor & Liberty launched! We thought we’d offer you a virtual slice of cake and a glass of something, and take you with us on a little trip back over the last twelve months. But first, we’ll introduce ourselves properly. We’re Lucy and Paul, passionate cyclists and design fans. Lucy’s the driving force … Continue reading

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Best of British

Well it’s very nearly our first birthday and we have seen over the last 12 months just how much cyclists love their British cycling brands. Of course not all of our brands are British, but many of our successes are. ‘Made in Britain’ has always been a short cut to quality but British brands also deliver style, tradition and often … Continue reading

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