Castelli use their cosy Warmer fabric, a luxuriously soft inner fleece feels great while trapping warmth and yet remaining highly breathable for complete comfort in cool conditions. Paired with a vest you'll find it's perfect for a wide range of conditions.
Castelli gets the details right too, the tall collar features an asymmetrical construction to protect your neck from the zip, while the sleeves are long enough to cover your arms when stretched in a riding position. A YKK® Vislon® zipper makes it easy to get on and off plus provides easy control of ventilation on milder days. With reflective strips on the back, you can enjoy your ride into the evening.
- Warmer fleece fabric for warmth with excellent moisture management
- YKK® Vislon® zipper 3 rear pockets
- Rear reflective viz strips for low-light visibility
- Suggested Temperature Range: 14 to 20 Degrees C
- 100% Polyester
Q. What do a 19th century Italian tailor, a designer for the Milan Ballet and the first ever lycra cycling shorts have in common?
A. They are all part of a rich 140 year history that's led to today's most recognised brand in cycling: Castelli.
Throw in a heart attack on a famous Italian climb, family feuds, Olympic gold medals and controversy in the pro peloton and it begins to sound more like a Sicilian soap opera than the backdrop to a cycling brand. But then again Castelli is no ordinary brand.
Today, Castelli's scorpion emblem is arguably the single most recognised in cycling. Iconic is an overused word these days, but the Castelli brand surely qualifies.
We first discovered Castelli on our year long ride through the Americas in 2010, when our founder Liz (pictured) wore Castelli shorts and loved them, so stocking them seemed an obvious choice. But we're almost as captivated by the story behind the name as the kit itself! For the full Castelli story (it's quite a story!), click here.
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