Shimano road clothing: a comprehensive overview

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As one of the big three component manufacturers, sometimes Shimano’s line of soft goods is sometimes overshadowed by its extensive range of parts and accessories — this may be exacerbated by the fact the Japanese brand also owns major clothing brand Pearl Izumi.

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Based on the Gold Coast of Australia, Colin has written tech content for cycling publication for a decade. With hundreds of buyer's guides, reviews and how-tos published in Bike Radar, Cyclingnews, Bike Perfect and Cycling Weekly, as well as in numerous publications dedicated to his other passion, skiing. 

Colin was a key contributor to Cyclingnews between 2019 and 2021, during which time he helped build the site's tech coverage from the ground up. Nowadays he works full-time as the news and content editor of Flow MTB magazine.