I am a self confessed David Millar fan. We share a similar
background; we are the same age (ish), we are both tall and
handsome, both Scottish, he grew up in Hong Kong and I in Singapore
and we are both very tidy on a bike….Come to think of it, we could
We have proudly been selling his Chpt. /// kit
for over a year now and the guys in store really like it. I must
confess I have (up till now) not put in many miles in it -
something I was keen to resolve.
The cool thing of this kit is the sizing which follows a
tailored approach of chest size in cms. This means more accurate,
The kit is very stylish, and whilst snug it feels wrong to get it
as tight as PNS. This kit, whilst very technical, is not what I
would choose for an all out race assault. However a 4 hour ride
with your mates, (ideally whilst riding a bike with a level top
tube and tan sidewall tyres), and you will be the best dressed man
on the road.
The shorts are sublime - I put them on in the shop and then
lounged around in them for the next 5 hours whilst typing emails.
Gemma et al were deeply put off by my in-store appearance, but they
are ridiculously comfortable, with the softest material I have ever
(and I mean ever) felt on a bib short.
When I was a first year banker it was in the dot-com bubble, and
banks were changing dress codes and getting rid of suits. However
after my first week at work I was pulled aside by my boss and
counselled that the dress code was "smart casual, not casual".
Fifteen years later and I still manage to look scruffy on a daily
basis. So imagine my amazement when I looked at myself in the
mirror resplendent in my full Chpt./// kit - the ugly duckling had
finally become a swan !
Buy for: Those glorious days when you are
riding for fun, not staring at your wattage
Don't buy: If you're looking for the lightest,
most aero 'race' kit