Category Archives: Clothing

Back in Stock: Knickers and Handlebars

Our knickers are back in stock. They are sewn right here in Seattle in small batches, which can make it difficult to keep them in stock. Now all sizes are back. Inspired by the clothes worn by the stylish Japanese … Continue reading

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Back in Stock / Expected Soon

At Compass Cycles, we try to keep our entire program in stock all the time, but some items are so popular that it can be difficult to keep up. Our cyclotouring knickers continue to be one of our best-sellers, as … Continue reading

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Wool Jerseys: Continue Riding Even as the Weather Cools

Now that it’s officially autumn in the northern hemisphere, the temperatures are getting colder, the days are shorter, and there’s often a chance of rain in the forecast. For me, that makes riding my bike all the more important. I … Continue reading

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“I’m practically living in them” – Compass Knickers Review

I really like our cyclotouring knickers. They are based on a design I discovered in Japan. The ones we offer are a development from that, a little lighter and even better for spirited riding. I’ve been wearing mine on almost every … Continue reading

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Why Synthetics for our Knickers?

I’ve long championed wool as a great material for cycling clothes, so some riders were surprised that our Compass knickers are made from synthetics. Why didn’t we choose wool, or some other natural material? We chose the fabric after careful … Continue reading

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Compass Knickers: Back In Stock, and in New Sizes

The Compass knickers have been our most popular product ever. The gray color sold out within days, and the tan ones weren’t far behind! Our local supplier worked overtime, and we now have the second batch of gray knickers in … Continue reading

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Compass Knickers

We are happy to introduce our Compass Knickers! Now we can be more confident when entering restaurants or shops, knowing that our cycling clothes do not stretch the boundaries of good taste by being too tight and revealing. Yet on … Continue reading

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