MAKE PERFORMANCE A CONSTANT

Hot, cold, wet, dry. The environment is a variable. Maintain a 37°C core body temperature and keep your performance constant

WEAR ADAPTATION

As a rider, you learn to adapt to the obstacles in your path—be it pouring rain, intense heat, or anything in between. Your gear ought to do the same. SHIMANO’s Dynamic Layering System makes sure you’re ready to adapt to a constantly changing in-saddle experience.

37℃TEMPERATURE REGULATION

Research has indicated that 37°C is the optimal core body temperature for riders to deliver power and remain comfortable. But riders find themselves in an incredibly wide variety of conditions and these often change suddenly and with no notice. A single day’s ride can take riders through a myriad of temperatures and weather elements. Regulating rider body temperature across these changing weather conditions and varying intensity levels is uniquely challenging. 37°C is designed as a year-around system to help optimize rider comfort, efficiency and performance.

With 37°C, we factor in things that are controllable- moisture management, wind penetration, and intensity- based temperature regulation, with things that can’t be controlled- like changing temperature and weather conditions.37°C utilizes unique combinations of insulating and wind/water blocking fabrics, Dynamic Layering, and strategically placed ventilation.
PASSIVE VENTING
WIND PROTECTION
HEAT MANAGEMENT
ACTIVE VENTILATION
WATER PROTECTION
LAYERING
PASSIVE VENTING

Control body temperature by utilizing aerodynamics to pull overheated air from the body surface.

WIND PROTECTION

Shield the cyclist from wind chill with wind blocking technologies that conform to the riding position.

HEAT MANAGEMENT

Retain heat in critical areas to maintain core body temperature for sustained performance.

ACTIVE VENTILATION

Regulate body temperature with the use of strategicallyplaced, rider-controlled zippers and vents.

WATER PROTECTION

Guard the rider from the chilling effects of spray, mist, rain, and snow.

LAYERING

Utilize innovation to create multiple layers, each working in harmony to maintain rider comfort.

SHIMANO COOLING CONCEPT
OBJECTIVES OF MAINTAINING 37ºC ACROSS CONDITIONS

OBJECTIVES OF MAINTAINING 37ºC ACROSS CONDITIONS

RIDE INTENSITY IS A CONSTANT VARIABLE

  • HIGH INTENSITY RIDING
    Heat build up from high intensity riding requires riders to dissipate excess heat
  • LOW INTENSITY RIDING
    Lower intensity riding requires the rider to select comfortable, breathable items
  • MEDIUM INTENSITY RIDING
    Apparel should be breathable and allow for active and passive ventilation of excess heat and protection from wind chill moisture
SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY RIDE & RIDER

Weather is unpredictable, but how you prepare doesn’t have to be. With the right combination of layers, you can embark on your riding journey without leaving comfort behind. Our Dynamic Layering System combines extensive knowledge of the rider’s experience and how it varies in different environments. With our complete full-season range of products, there are outfit combos for every type of ride and rider.

PEAK PERFORMANCE & PROTECTION

  • Better Bike Control

    Logging cold-weather mileage with the right kit combo can make it well worth leaving the indoor trainer behind. Lightweight, thermal, and weather blocking outers will help keep you dry and warm when the forecast is frigid.

  • Better Bike Control

    Cool-weather layering is a personal science. Choosing breathable, lightweight fabrics that provide excellent wind and water protection can help optimize your performance and comfort in almost any situation.

  • Better Bike Control

    Balancing breathability and protection is vital for maintaining optimal temperature in variable weather. Layer up or down with lightweight accessories and outerwear to dynamically adapt to your intensity level and conditions.

LONG-RIDE COMFORT

  • Better Bike Control

    Cold and windy riding experiences are decided by having the right gear. Bring the heat with a packable vest that can help keep you at the optimal 37°C during sudden weather changes or long descents.

  • Better Bike Control

    Sudden changes in temperatures or windchill from a sustained descent can make cool weather cycling challenging. Be ready for the cold with windproof thermal materials that keep in the right amount of warmth throughout your ride.

  • Better Bike Control

    Moderate weather riders need to be able to respond to temperature changes flexibly. Stashing a lightweight insulating vest or jacket in a pocket is an easy way to adjust your temperature or add an extra layer of protection.

RELIABLE WARMTH

  • Better Bike Control

    Savor your cold-weather rides with highly breathable fabrics that raise comfort and visibility. Warm and lightweight materials provide windproof and water-repellency for door-to-door protection.

  • Better Bike Control

    Keep warm in cooler temps with snug yet comfy fitting wear that keeps you insulated, protected, and visible in a wide range of weather conditions.

  • Better Bike Control

    Look and feel great in moderate temps with lightweight and stretchy fabrics that hug your body. Enjoy the extra warmth of warmers and accessories that you can easily pack away when your effort or temperature rises.

SHIMANO DYNAMIC LAYERING FOR 5 BODY ZONES

Dynamic Layering gives you more control over the conditions and more opportunities to enjoy your ride. Our System Engineering philosophy guides our apparel design so that every piece works for riders across all weather conditions, intensity levels, and each of the body’s five zones.

  • ・An apparel system to help cyclists be comfortable and efficient.
  • ・Apparel engineered with technologies to adapt to the temperature and condition fluctuations of riding.
  • ・Apparel utilizing fabrics, construction, and features that accommodate changes in riding intensity.
  • ・Apparel which can pack and unpack at a moment’s notice for the unexpected.
  • ・Apparel System Engineered for the unique physiological requirements cycling demands of each zone of the human body.