Cycling overskirts: stay dry!

Overskirts

What is the deal with cycling overskirts? They serve two different purposes: protecting your legs from the rain and preventing any wardrobe malfunctions while cycling in a dress or skirt.

Wearing a skirt on a bike? It's possible! There are so-called women's cycling overskirts which are precisely designed to make it easier to wear a skirt when cycling. It is no longer necessary to give up certain outfits in order to cycle!

The cycling skirt puzzle

If you like wearing skirts (or dresses of course) and you cycle regularly, you know how complex it can be to reconcile the two. Short skirts will tend to ride up as you ride, and lighter models may have a habit of lifting with speed and wind, depending on the fabric. Not always easy to concentrate on your journey when you have to keep an eye on your skirt.

Thankfully, there are what are called women's cycling overskirts. This is a garment that you can put on over your outfit and that will allow you to enjoy a skirt that doesn't ride up, that doesn't ride up, and that protects your legs from rain and cold for added comfort. Indeed, the women's cycling overskirts not only allow you to pedal with peace of mind, but also avoid getting wet with their waterproof material and also stay warm if you choose a lined model. Practical, this type of product for women is therefore a real protection that can be found in several sizes and colours. The over-skirts for women's cycling can be zippered or velcro and won't get in the way during the ride. Once it arrives, simply remove it, wait for drying time and store it.

What to complete your cycling outfit with?

More than women's cycling overskirts, there are other types of clothing designed to accompany you on your cycling trips.

The women's cycling rainwear is a must-have for female cyclists. Cape, poncho, jacket, parka, it can take different forms in order to meet your expectations and allow you to stay dry throughout your trips. You can also opt for a model designed with reflective material to be all the more visible on the road.

If you're worried about the cold, the technical clothing for women can also be considered in order to stay all the warmer while having the possibility of letting perspiration escape. This type of garment is particularly suitable in winter when temperatures tend to drop. In mid-season, a sleeveless, reflective down jacket can be ideal for cooler days while still ensuring you are seen.

For those days when you have chosen to wear trousers, there are what are known as rain trousers that allow you to be protected from splashes. The gloves are also useful accessories to enjoy cushioning while riding, to be protected from the rain as well as the cold. Hats, scarves, shoe covers, helmet covers are all items that can also be added to your outfit depending on the season and your needs.

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