Even though today, October 21, 2015, is officially the day from the future in Back To The Future II, we thought that it was the perfect time to look back to the past of cycling fashion, 1985 specifically, when the movie was made. Do you still have any of this 30 year old gear? Some of it is probably back in style at this point!
This was back in the days before synthetic chamois, which explains our prominent Performance chamois oil placement.
These cycling jackets would certainly be visible out on the road.
Do you remember having to use suspenders with your cycling shorts?
We’ve definitely seen a few of these helmets still out on the road – modern helmets are definitely more ventilated.
Sure, some of this gear looks dated, but in the end this era in cycling fashion has held up pretty well, style-wise. Let’s hope that the same can be said of the current crop of cycling clothing – which sadly does not include any self-drying jackets:
Check out our look back at Spring 1985 cycling clothing here.