Assos UMA GT Summer Long Sleeve Jersey - National Red

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Why to buy: the holy grail - long sleeves that protect from the sun and don't overheat you in a top notch jersey. And it all looks just so cool...

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The Assos UMA GT summer long sleeve jersey in bold, statement red answers a question we've been asked more times than we care to remember over the years: namely, "why is it so hard to find great quality long sleeve, lightweight cycling jerseys for women?"


We totally get it: sometimes it's warm outside but not sizzling. And just as importantly, that sun is strong for at least 3 seasons of the year, so the benefits of UV protection on your arms is obvious.


The UMA GT range of colours is deliberately sophisticated and unfussy, and the cycling specific features will prompt a wry grin from anyone who knows what a real bike ride is all about! The superlight technical fabric is beautifully breathable, with seams minimised, a full length lightweight zip and cleverly positioned reflective detailing to keep you visible as the sun goes down.


Plus, that feisty, strong red will stamp your authority deftly on any ride - this is likely to become a classic that will jump out of your jersey drawer again and again.


  • Fast drying Type.112 Dual Tex - a twin yarn textile with great breathability 

  • Ultra lightweight

  • Simesh used on sides and lower sleeves: a fabric unique to Assos with an outstanding combination of breathability, stretch and printability

  • Snagging resistant

  • UPF35 sun protection 

  • Odour control

  • Raglan sleeves for better comfort and movement

  • Triple Ramp Pockets - unique Assos design to keep your bits and pieces secure and easy to get at mid-ride

  • Minimal seams for perfect fit and anti-rub properties

  • A body-mapped performance fit that is a little less aggressive than some more traditional Assos jerseys

Assos Size Guide

Assos is towards the 'race' end of cycling clothing - it is created with hard riding in mind and is therefore primarily designed with a snug, aerodynamic fit.

When you get the fit right, it is fabulous. Assos themselves describe it as having 'a very slimming, anatomical cut' and diplomatically suggest that 'if your build is less than slim or if you like your fit looser, go up in size'!

If you are still unsure, feel free to contact us.

 

Bottoms*

    VeloVixen Size     Hips  
    X-Small
    88cm / 34.6"
    Small
    94cm / 37.0"
    Medium
    100cm / 39.3"
    Large
    106cm / 41.7"
    X-Large
    112cm / 44.0"
    XX-Large 118cm / 46.4"


    * This includes all cycling shorts and tights.

    Measure at the fullest part of your hips when standing upright.

    Note: the inside leg measurement is naturally less relevant for shorts than for tights! 

     

    Tops*

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


      * This includes all jerseys, jackets, vests, gilets and shells - but
      not Skinfoil base layers: these are ultrastretchy and approximately S = UK 10, M = UK 12, L = UK 14.

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

       

      Socks & Toe Covers

        VeloVixen Size     Assos Size     Euro Shoe Size   UK Shoe Size
        Small 0
        35-38
        2.5-5
        Medium I
        39-42
        6-7.5
        Large II 43-46 8-11

         

        Shoe Covers

          VeloVixen Size     Assos Size     Euro Shoe Size   UK Shoe Size
          Small 0
          36-38
          3.5-5
          Medium I
          39-40
          6-6.5
          Large II 41-42
          7-7.5
          X-Large III
          43-46
          8-11 

           

          Gloves

            VeloVixen Size     Hand Size  
            XX-Small 17cm / 6.6"
            X-Small 18cm / 7.0"
            Small 20cm / 7.8"
            Medium 22cm / 8.6"
            Large 23cm / 9.0"
            X-Large 24cm / 9.4"
            XX-Large 26cm / 10.2" 


            Measure around the widest part of your hand.

             

            Caps

            Much of Assos' headwear is one size fits all. However, if there is a choice of sizes on the product you're interested in, this is how to gauge it:

              VeloVixen Size     Assos Size     Head Size  
              Small 0 48-53cm / 18.8-20.8"
              Medium I 53-58cm / 20.9-22.8"
              Large II 58-63cm / 22.9-24.8"

              Measure around the circumference of your head where your cap would sit.

              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.

              Standard UK delivery usually 2-3 days.

              Next day delivery when ordered before 1pm.

              Please note that delivery may take longer if we need to order this product in.

              Check out our Returns page here.

              Description

              The Assos UMA GT summer long sleeve jersey in bold, statement red answers a question we've been asked more times than we care to remember over the years: namely, "why is it so hard to find great quality long sleeve, lightweight cycling jerseys for women?"


              We totally get it: sometimes it's warm outside but not sizzling. And just as importantly, that sun is strong for at least 3 seasons of the year, so the benefits of UV protection on your arms is obvious.


              The UMA GT range of colours is deliberately sophisticated and unfussy, and the cycling specific features will prompt a wry grin from anyone who knows what a real bike ride is all about! The superlight technical fabric is beautifully breathable, with seams minimised, a full length lightweight zip and cleverly positioned reflective detailing to keep you visible as the sun goes down.


              Plus, that feisty, strong red will stamp your authority deftly on any ride - this is likely to become a classic that will jump out of your jersey drawer again and again.

              Tech Spec


              • Fast drying Type.112 Dual Tex - a twin yarn textile with great breathability 

              • Ultra lightweight

              • Simesh used on sides and lower sleeves: a fabric unique to Assos with an outstanding combination of breathability, stretch and printability

              • Snagging resistant

              • UPF35 sun protection 

              • Odour control

              • Raglan sleeves for better comfort and movement

              • Triple Ramp Pockets - unique Assos design to keep your bits and pieces secure and easy to get at mid-ride

              • Minimal seams for perfect fit and anti-rub properties

              • A body-mapped performance fit that is a little less aggressive than some more traditional Assos jerseys

              Size Guide

              Assos Size Guide

              Assos is towards the 'race' end of cycling clothing - it is created with hard riding in mind and is therefore primarily designed with a snug, aerodynamic fit.

              When you get the fit right, it is fabulous. Assos themselves describe it as having 'a very slimming, anatomical cut' and diplomatically suggest that 'if your build is less than slim or if you like your fit looser, go up in size'!

              If you are still unsure, feel free to contact us.

               

              Bottoms*

                VeloVixen Size     Hips  
                X-Small
                88cm / 34.6"
                Small
                94cm / 37.0"
                Medium
                100cm / 39.3"
                Large
                106cm / 41.7"
                X-Large
                112cm / 44.0"
                XX-Large 118cm / 46.4"


                * This includes all cycling shorts and tights.

                Measure at the fullest part of your hips when standing upright.

                Note: the inside leg measurement is naturally less relevant for shorts than for tights! 

                 

                Tops*

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


                  * This includes all jerseys, jackets, vests, gilets and shells - but
                  not Skinfoil base layers: these are ultrastretchy and approximately S = UK 10, M = UK 12, L = UK 14.

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

                   

                  Socks & Toe Covers

                    VeloVixen Size     Assos Size     Euro Shoe Size   UK Shoe Size
                    Small 0
                    35-38
                    2.5-5
                    Medium I
                    39-42
                    6-7.5
                    Large II 43-46 8-11

                     

                    Shoe Covers

                      VeloVixen Size     Assos Size     Euro Shoe Size   UK Shoe Size
                      Small 0
                      36-38
                      3.5-5
                      Medium I
                      39-40
                      6-6.5
                      Large II 41-42
                      7-7.5
                      X-Large III
                      43-46
                      8-11 

                       

                      Gloves

                        VeloVixen Size     Hand Size  
                        XX-Small 17cm / 6.6"
                        X-Small 18cm / 7.0"
                        Small 20cm / 7.8"
                        Medium 22cm / 8.6"
                        Large 23cm / 9.0"
                        X-Large 24cm / 9.4"
                        XX-Large 26cm / 10.2" 


                        Measure around the widest part of your hand.

                         

                        Caps

                        Much of Assos' headwear is one size fits all. However, if there is a choice of sizes on the product you're interested in, this is how to gauge it:

                          VeloVixen Size     Assos Size     Head Size  
                          Small 0 48-53cm / 18.8-20.8"
                          Medium I 53-58cm / 20.9-22.8"
                          Large II 58-63cm / 22.9-24.8"

                          Measure around the circumference of your head where your cap would sit.

                          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.

                          Delivery & Returns

                          Standard UK delivery usually 2-3 days.

                          Next day delivery when ordered before 1pm.

                          Please note that delivery may take longer if we need to order this product in.

                          Check out our Returns page here.

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