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Do you know what your clothes do? Clothes made specifically for cycling serve some very specific and beneficial purposes to both the novice and experienced cyclist. Here's a guide to your cycling clothing:
• Bright jerseys keep you visible, and the fabric keeps moisture away while letting your skin breathe
• Cycling shorts provide great comfort from seams and chafing (especially if you're riding a long distance)
• Gloves provide traction on the handlebars and warmth in cooler weather
• Glasses protect your eyes from sun, and small objects that get thrown up from the trail or road