I don’t know about you but it seems there has been quite the shift in women’s mountain bike apparel…
It was only a few years ago that we were crying out for kit of our own, rather than having to put up with ill-fitting menswear or even childrenswear, for that matter.
“Has the element of fashion trumped function in women’s mountain biking?”
Fortunately, brands have responded with rails of women’s specific garments, protection and even bikes which is not only greatly appreciated, but hugely beneficial to the equality of mountain biking.
However, with mountain bike kit being expensive enough and with choice becoming abundant, has the element of fashion trumped function?
Fox Women’s Attack Fire softshell jacket
Fox has been a repeat offender for making some of the nicest women’s mountain bike kit. Not only does it adhere to the basic needs you’d expect from riding apparel, but it looks so striking in colour and design that it’s impossible to miss on the trail.
It isn’t just the design that makes Fox stand out either, but they operate on a ‘limited line – limited time’ basis with their kit changing drastically in design with each rotation.
True to the Fox way, the Fox Women’s Attack Fire mountain bike jacket is simply stunning. Available in two flat colours; navy or plum, this jacket is elegant and stylish, and yet, almost too nice to wear on the bike!