Everything you need for Riding In The Sun
Living on Maui we all know how important it is to stay safe in the sun. Here at West Maui Cycles we have everything you need to maximize your sun protection with ease and style.
1- Jerseys UPF 50+
What is UPF? UPF stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor. This clothing is designed specifically for sun protection and is produced using specially altered fabrics containing UV inhibiting ingredients. Take a look at our selection in our online store
2- UPF +50 Specialized shorts and Bibs.
Our shorts are UPF 50+ and are integrated with Coldblack fabric technology. Coldblack® is proven to reflect sun rays and keep you considerably cooler. Take a look at this article from Runners world discussing its effectiveness.
3- SolRx sun screen.
Sun screen is a vital if you're riding your bike in Maui. Choosing the right sunscreen for you can be a challenge. When I'm looking for a sun screen I want something that is effortless; something I don't have to re-apply every 30 minutes, something that isn't greasy. At West Maui cycles you can buy just that! SolRx is a fantastic paraben and sal free sunscreen. It outperforms all other sunscreens, with one application lasting as long as 8 hours, even against sweat and water. We Love this sun screen too because of it's 'Reef-safe' qualities. So when you've finished riding you can jump into the ocean guilt free!
National Geographic explains what regular sunscreen does to our reef :-( click here to read the article
4- Deflect UV Arm Covers
Protect your skin and color-coordinate with your favorite jersey!
- Lightweight and hydrophobic 100% polyester keeps you dry and comfortable and can be worn year round for versatile sun and weather protection
- Unique knit construction provides UPF 50 protection
- Spandex cuff with internal silicone print gently holds covers in place
5- UPF 50+ Solar Leg Covers
This fabric is specifically engineered to stops harmful damage from UV rays, and is recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation.
6-Deflect UV Beanie
Specialized 'deflect UV beanie' protects your head from harmful UV rays, comfortably fits under your helmet and is incredibly breathable.
7- Deflect UV gloves- The final Touch!
We sell Specialized's most highest performing glove, you'll be amazed at what this glove can offer you!
- Deflect UV 50+
- Slightly higher cuff for added protection
- Touch screen compatible (wire-tap technology)
- Body Geometry Gel technology reduces hand numbness by relieving pressure on the sensitive ulnar nerve
- Reinforced Micromatrix synthetic leather palm is supple and durable
- Soft, absorbent Microwipe™ thumb for brushing away sweat
You couldn't get better sun protection unless you stayed indoors! and where's the fun in that?