Velocio’s Women’s Luxe Bra is a cycling-specific design with light- to medium-compression support. After wearing this bra you’ll wonder why all cycling bras don’t use the same shoulder straps as found on bib shorts – they are exceptionally comfortable. The Luxe bra comes in a very wide choice of sizes so there’s a decent chance you’ll find the right level of compressive support for you.
Made in Italy, its 80% polyamide, 20% elastane blend is the same fabric used on Velocio’s premium long-distance Luxe bib shorts. The supersoft feel against the skin does live up to its name of being luxurious. It’s compressive and stretchy too, providing reassuring support that doesn’t feel restrictive as you ride.
Holding up this bra are two microfibre elastic straps, also the same as used on Velocio’s bib shorts, and are by far the comfiest bra straps I’ve ever worn. With the flat, wide, seamless design, pressure is spread evenly over the tops of your shoulders and movement isn’t restricted at all.
This strap design means none of the issues you can get with racerback styles that can cut into your neck and aren’t adjustable. The shoulder straps can be positioned wider, but as the two track towards each other round the back, there’s no risk of these slipping off the sides of your shoulders.
Added down the centre, for ventilation between your boobs, are 24 laser-cut holes in an upside down triangle formation. Digging in on some high-intensity efforts, I was pleasantly surprised to have less […]