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Spring running and cycling essentials: 2020

Ostroy Omloop Jersey

This top features four-way stretch and built-in SPF. The design is also a draw: The floral pattern is inspired by Flanders and Ghent, the two Belgian cities where the popular Omloop Het Nieuwsblad cycling race starts and finishes.

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Rhone Swift 4” Knit Short

“With a built-in liner, these shorts will help you go the distance as the temperature starts to heat up,” says Joseph Manuel, a group fitness instructor at Equinox River Oaks in Houston. "The zippered back pocket will keep energy gels and car keys safe," he adds. Consider the bold, bright pink hue.

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Café du Cycliste Helene Sunflower

This bib will keep you cool for warm spring days in the saddle, thanks to the breathable mesh details and foam pad. Slot your phone in the back pocket while you ride, then layer shorts and a t-shirt on top for later.

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Brooks LSD Pullover

This lightweight top has a back vent to increase airflow. It’s designed to pack down into the chest pocket when the temperature rises.

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Mizuno Rider Waveknit 3 Running Shoe

Erika Elko, a Precision Run coach at Equinox Austin, has been running in Mizuno sneakers for over a decade. “These have the perfect balance of support, with just the right amount of comfort. They’re the ideal middle-distance shoe.”

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Michi Elektra Hooded Crop Top

This running top is secured in place by wraparound straps. The cut-out at the back and cropped silhouette prevent overheating, while the hood offers a barrier from the elements. After a cardio session, pair it with slouchy joggers, a hip belt, and slides.

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Good American The Electric Feel Bike Short

These on-trend animal print bike shorts include quick-drying fabric and UV protection—ideal for cycling through city streets or along the beachfront. Just add an oversized sweatshirt, sheer socks, and a stacked sneaker post-workout.

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Body Glide The Original Anti Chafe Balm

Meagan Delatte, a group fitness instructor at Equinox locations in Chicago, competes in multi-day adventure events (which consist of running, biking, and canoeing). She relies on this balm to prevent chafing during the intense activity. “It does the trick and gets me through races," explains Delatte.

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2XU Compression Calf Sleeves

Reece Bowers, a group fitness instructor at Equinox locations in London, always has these calf sleeves on hand. “I find a noticeable difference in calf recovery when using these for both indoor and outdoors running sessions,” he says.

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Rapha Classic Wind Jacket II

Windproof and water-resistant, this piece, which comes in a seasonal green-and-pink colorway, is tailored to fit longer at the back. Another thoughtful detail: a full-length zip to prevent irritation at the chin. Stash your keys in the discreet pocket during your bike ride.

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LNDR Solar Leggings

The seamless, no-chafe construction, high waistband, and compression panels on these leggings provide support and ensure they don't budge. The extra panel adds low-back coverage while the bold pink and blue pattern feels seasonally appropriate.

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CamelBak M.U.L.E. 100 oz. Hydration Pack

“As someone who lives in the Pacific Northwest, mountain trail running is my weekend adventure," says Luke Sykes, a group fitness instructor at Equinox West Georgia Street in Vancouver. "Having a secure, waterproof, comfortable, and lightweight pack—that has space for snacks, plenty of water, and an outer layer—is priceless,” he explains.

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