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Lycra isn't really a part of the Steven Alan vocabulary, so in order to cash in on the cycling market, they had to be creative with their cotton check. The result: a plaid riding shirt created in collaboration with New York-based bike shop Chari & Co. The button-down top features such innovation as an extra long tail in the back, a tear-away breast pocket that's strategically placed so as not to interfere with a messenger bag strap, and an additional pouch in the back. The only downside? It's made from flannel, which makes it totally useless for all but the chilliest of LA days. The shirt launches in October at Steven Alan stores and online. [Men.Style.com]