Over time our body changes and breast size fluctuate so remember to always get measured at least once a year before you buy a sports bra.
As road cycling is considered as a medium impact sport, make sure you stick to this section when shopping, if you are planning on doing some high impact mountain biking, you may need to opt for slightly more support.
Not sure which bra is right for you? This guide to choosing a cycling bra should help.
Here are 10 of the best sports bras for cycling.
[part title="1.Nike Women's Contour Bra - SP14"]
The Nike Victory Contour Sports Bra features a two-layer compression fit for lift and support in a lightweight, streamlined design.
Ultra comfy, the Dri-FIT sweat-wicking fabric and strategically placed mesh panels help keep you ventilated during medium-impact spins.
The bottom seam under bust helps shape and support for a flattering look, while the soft elastic binding around the neckline and arm holes, along with flat, bonded seams at the shoulders, help reduce irritation due to chafing.
For enhanced range of motion during upper-body workouts, this bra has a racerback plus a low-profile, elastic chest band for lightweight comfort.
If you're mountain biking opt for the Nike Women's Shape Swoosh Bra 2.0 - SU14 for extra support.
Material: 88% Polyester 12% Elastane (Spandex)
Price: £17.49, XS-XL, available from Sports Shoes.
[part title="2.Oakley Strength X Back Bra"]
Durable with antibacterial fabric, the bra also comes with a bonded hook-and-eye closure also helps prevent stretch-out.
Materials: Nylon, spandex fabric blend.
Price: £31, XS-L, available from Oakley
[part title="3.Moving Comfort Women's Juno Sports Bra"]
If it is a high level of support you are after then the Juno sports bra is the business. This bra comes with rave reviews and for good reason.
The Juno sports bra offers great shape and full support. It is really breathable and can be adjusted for a perfect fit thanks to front adjustable straps and a concealed hook and eye closure.
Materials: DriLayer® Silver 75% polyester / 25% Lycra® spandex
Price: Starting at £28, 30C-40DD, available from Moving Comfort
[part title="4.Shock Absorber Women’s Active Zipped Plunge Sports Bra"]
Forget fiddling with clasps or folds, instead look stylish in the seamless racerback design that features a full-length front zipper for easy removability.
Material: Polyester and Elastane
Price: £20, 32B-38DD; available from Millets Sports
[part title="5.New Balance Fabulous Framer II Racerback"]
Breathable and light weight, the New Balance Fabulous Framer II features a double layer powermesh side front lining structure, moulded C/D cups and an under bust cradle for extra support and shaping.
The internal lining supports each breast individually while the outside shell offers compression.
The bra also comes with adjustable midback clasp for custom fit and easy on-off.
Material: 44% polyester, 44% recycled polyester, 12% spandex.
Price: £28, S-XL,available from New Balance
[part title="6.Panache Active Moulded Sports Bra"]
The moisture-wicking microfiber fabric with breathable mesh inserts keeps you cool and dry.
Panache Active provides compression and encapsulates each breast separately for maximum bounce control and comfort.
The straps are cushioned and attach to form a more supportive Y-back via an attached J-hook.
Materials: 47% polyester, 40% polyamide, 13% elastane
Price: £40, 30DD+, available from Fresh Pair
[part title="7.Craft Women's Sport Specific Bike Bra"]
Say goodbye to a bouncing bust and hello to body-controlling technology in this women's bike bra.
A high-end compression cooling lining and mesh fabric efficiently wicks away sweat and moves air into chest area. The fabric used in the lining only stretches horizontally for better support and control while you are riding.
Cleverly made with UPF 50+sun protection, so your chest doesn't burn when your jersey is unzipped, the T-back design has narrower, bike-specific shoulder straps
Materials: 83% PES and 17% Elastane.
Price: £26, XS-XXL, available from Performance Bicycle
[part title="8.SmartWool PhD Racerback sports bra"]
The SmartWool PHD Women's Racerback Sports Bra made out of Merino Wool, offers outstanding breathability, odour control, reduced friction and comfort.
Material: 75% Merino Wool, 25% polyester.
Price £35.95, XS-M, available from Sport Shoes
[part title="9.Castelli Rosso Corsa Light Bra"]
The Castelli Rosso Corsa Light Bra is specifically designed for cycling with maximum support and moisture management.
The Castelli is breathable and comfortable while offering enough support while cycling.
Price: £38.49, XS-XL, available from Chain Reaction Cycles
[part title="10. Pure Lime 098 Compression Bra"]
The New Compression Bra from Pure Lime is a high impact sports bra designed to give maximum support and hold for women of all sizes.
The bra adjustable shaped padded shoulder straps, moulded cups, soft absorbing eleastic, side support and a compression strap for lift not only provide exceptional support but make this bra a winner in the comfort stakes.
Material: Coolmax - 100% polyester.
Price: £35, 28G+, available from Less Bounce
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