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Cycle chat jerseys (sorry!)

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by yello, 8 Mar 2008.

  1. yello

    yello Guru

    Can someone tell me what material these are made of and how warm they are likely to be?

    I can get a 'friedly' one, with VAT & postage, for £38. That puts into a different league for me so it needs to be looked at a different way.

    Do you reckon the jersey is warm enough for a cusp season (i.e. early spring, autumn) outer layer? Is there any warmth or windproofing to it?
  2. ChrisKH

    ChrisKH Shorts Adjustment Expert

    Yello, it's standard cycle wear fabric (100% polyester), so doesn't have any wind resistance as such. I think the long sleeve would be fine for early autumn or late spring when it's relatively warm but I think you would need a couple of layers if there was a hint of cold or wind. Or possibly wear it with a sleeveless windproof. It all depends what you usually wear. I've got a large short sleeve which will be great for summer and an XL long sleeve for those cooler days in summer,late spring and early autumn.
  3. Tynan

    Tynan Veteran

    I've worn it with one of those £5 technical shirts under it on cold days very comfortably although I do ride warm

    Why are you paying £38 for one of the misspelt ones? Isn't there a thread about getting them all for £10 a piece?
  4. yello

    yello Guru

    The £10 went to £20. The additional £18 is vat and postage.
  5. Tynan

    Tynan Veteran

    serious, £18 for vat and postage?

    weren't the ones spelt right only £38?
  6. Will1985

    Will1985 Über Member

    South Norfolk
    Friedlys for £38?? Wait a few weeks and hopefully you could have a friendly for that. Ditto putting a technical tshirt underneath for some warmth.
  7. yello

    yello Guru

    Yes, a bit steep for postage methinks but he who plays the pipes etc.... to mangle a cliché.

    It's £26 if posted to the UK so I might just get it sent to a friends and they can send it on... I reckon that'll save me a tenner.