Short Sleeve

Assos Wild Jersey - Candy

£95.00

Why to buy: A limited edition jersey from the masters of technical cycling kit, this time with stunning graphics to match

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The Assos Wild Jersey is a women's cycling top that stands out as part of a new chapter for the cycling kit wizards from Switzerland. They've always made gear that's unparalleled technically.

The Wild Jersey now brings a brilliant explosion of colour that's every bit as impressive as the quality of the jersey. We LOVE the vibrancy of this one.

Inspired by a montage of modern art, it uses super-lightweight material with a circular knit, meaning it's more breathable than practically any other jersey out there. It will wick away your perspiration on a big ride, whilst drying rapidly and protection you really thoroughly from the sun.

The fit is body-mapped, meaning it's snugly race cut and ensures you feel that perfect combination of comfort and compression. The slim full-length zip lets you control your temperature in all conditions.

Size Guide

Measure around the widest part of your chest, just under the arms.

Assos generally design their tops with performance in mind, so they can sometimes feel snugger than some other brands. If you're in doubt, go for one size up.

  Chest
X-Small 31.4" / 80cm
Small 33.4" / 85cm
Medium 35.4" / 90cm
Large 37.7" / 96cm
X-Large 40.1" / 102cm
XX-Large 42.5" / 108cm

Tech Spec

  • Dual tex: lightweight, quick-drying material with extreme wicking properties. 
  • Snag resistance
  • UPF 35 sun protection and odour control
  • Race cut 
  • Raglan sleeves - integrated into the jersey offering max freedom of movement.
  • Double 'ramp' pockets - unique to Assos, they ensure it's easy to get to your stuff
  • Full length Camlock zip - lightweight and slim to let you easily adjust to the conditions

Who's Behind It?

For many years now, ASSOS of Switzerland has been one of the most respected names in cycling. The only catch, from a female cycling perspective, was their notoriously... how would you say?... 'traditional' approach to marketing their women's kit.

But in 2016, everything changed. As they say themselves, it went 'from bad to badass'.

Gone was the risqué photography, in came strong imagery of strong women doing serious cycling. Their imagery and ethos now matches the exceptional quality of their clothing. It does justice to their 40 years of cycling experience and their true passion and expertise in what they produce.

As they sponsor their first women's pro team in 2018, Cyclance Pro Cycling, we have nothing but respect for how they have turned things around for female cyclists.

How did it start? In 1976, ASSOS was founded by Toni Maier with the first carbon fiber bicycle frame. Toni spent painstaking time testing the bike in the wind tunnel, but it eventually dawned on him that it was the riders' clothing that was the main cause of drag.

Toni naturally then turned his attention to kit - and promptly invented the first Lycra® cycling shorts. It's their bottom halves that they are still most recognised for. Fast forward to today, and ASSOS have now contributed to over 350 gold medals at world championships and Olympic games.

ASSOS works as hard as any brand we know with its suppliers and test team to produce fabrics and fits that make it - in our view - the Rolls Royce of cycling kit. They've been at the vanguard of many of the really big innovations that have shaped the evolution of cycling, including the first sublimation of a cycling jersey in 1980, the first elastic interface cycling short insert in 2001 and the 'fastest bodysuit on earth' in 2004.

Today, ASSOS has multiple sponsorships of World Tour teams and riders. It's a brand for the purist - for passionate cyclists who appreciate the very best. We're delighted to have them as part of the VeloVixen stable of great brands.

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