Desire: Cold weather kit and off-road rides to solve your cross conundrums

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Gravel, mud, even the Thames Estuary – everything you’ll need for a day away from the tarmac

Photographs: Benedict Campbell
Isla Bikes

Condor X-Terra

Stranger on the shore: Condor Terra-X


Fizik Infinito

Life’s a beach, with Fizik Infinito X1


100% sunglasses

Good enough for Sagan, and young Sagan impersonators: Speedcraft glasses by 100%


Gore jacket

Gore ONE 1985 Shakedry jacket – well worth it


Prendas jersey

Prendas plus Santini celebrating Grand Tours with added warmth


Isla Bikes

Perfection on two wheels for the young crosser: Islabikes Luath 24 Pro


Lazer Z1 helmet

Head start: Lazer Z1 helmet


Giro Empire

Instant classics from Giro: Empire shoes in off-road trim


Mavic Cosmic jacket

Mavic’s Cosmic Pro H20 jacket, heart-warming


It’s the pits: inside cyclo-cross’ technical area


Castelli leg warmers

Once you’ve popped, you can’t stop: Castelli cyclo-cross leg warmers…


Castelli speedsuit

…what lies beneath. Castelli CX 2.0 speedsuit


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