Your love of cycling doesn’t have to end once you get off the bike. If you’re looking to add cycling-themed clothing to your wardrobe, try one of these 11 cool tees to show your enthusiasm for the sport when you aren’t out on the road.
Whether you want to learn some new bike slang or educate those around you, this unique tee from Endurance Conspiracy is high-quality and sure to attract attention. The clay color won’t look shabby after a few rounds in the wash.
2. APRES VELO COGNOSCENTI
Apres Velo defines the term cognoscenti as “those who appreciate and are well informed about the magic of the two-wheeled chariot. A connoisseur.” Since we’re pretty sure this describes you, why not own a shirt that fits your personality?
The collection of crazy illustrations, from artist Sam Taylor, of cycling’s greatest champions is truly one of a kind. In addition to this classic print of the cannibal known as Eddy Merckx, you can also purchase tees featuring similar artwork of legends Marco Pantani, Sean Kelly and Mario Cipollini.
4. PEDAL PUSHERS THIS MACHINE KILLS TRAFFIC
This Machine Kills Traffic is definitely a shirt that speaks the truth. Show others your disdain for traffic jams and ride to work stress-free in this charcoal gray, 100% cotton tee from Pedal Pushers.
5. UNDER ARMOUR ALTER EGO PUNISHER
While you might be pleasant off the bike, this breathable Punisher tee from Under Armour reminds those around you that you take no prisoners on the road. The UA Tech fabric also dries quickly and makes for an excellent workout tee when you’re cross-training in the gym.
6. TWIN SIX BIKE NERD
Let’s face it — we’re all bike nerds. If you’re OK with that, this shirt is for you. Like all of Twin Six’s stylish cycling tees, this shirt is made in the USA.
7. CAFÉ PRESS LIFE BEHIND BARS
If you enjoy a little humor in your off-the-bike wardrobe, you won’t find many better options that this T-shirt from Café Press. And with as much time as we spend on the bike, we thought it was pretty fitting, too.
8. RAPHA IZOARD
This embroidered 100% merino wool shirt isn’t just a run-of-the-mill tee, it will be one you’ll want to hang on to for years to come. The Izoard was designed as a period artwork piece to commemorate one of the most famous climbs ridden in the Tour de France.
9. APRES VELO LES GLADIATEURS
This women’s shirt from Apres Velo is perfect if you lack a Tour de France tee in your clothing arsenal. The worn, vintage-inspired tee displays each of the winner’s jerseys from Le Tour, and is made from a super-soft cotton with an acid wash.
Cycling really is the best medicine. To prove this point, Hizoku Cycles has come up with this clever tee we should all learn to abide by. We also like that the print is made from a water-based ink that won’t stick to your skin or get hot if you choose to wear it while you ride.
11. CAFÉ PRESS THIS IS HOW I ROLL
It’s never too early to show your love for cycling. For those new members of your team, this onesie is a classic — though we can’t guarantee it’ll stay white or fit for very long. If you’re looking for a matching set, bibs from Café Press are also available.