One of our most versatile layers, the wind vest is meticulously tailored to keep things quiet while windproof and water-resistant 100gsm fabric on the front and sides cut through the elements. A breathable mesh back manages temperature, allowing body heat to escape with ease. When conditions change, this lightweight layer easily stows away in a jersey pocket.
Fabric: 100% Polyester
Made in: Italy
Caring for your cycling gear properly will extend its life and maintain its performance, fit and quality. It’s important to consider these instructions carefully. While we stand behind the quality of our apparel, not adhering to these instructions will void our warranty against manufacturing & defects.
We strongly recommend washing your new gear before wearing it. You’ll find that your apparel will soften, and fit & comfort will improve after washing - especially with bibs & shorts.
Machine wash cool, 86°F (30°C) with like colors: Cooler temps maintain better longevity for your apparel. Like colors, especially lights, will remain more vibrant when washed with like colors.
Use mild detergent. Do not bleach or dry clean: Strong detergents & bleach can break down the fibers and elastane in the garment, dramatically reducing its life.
Close all fastenings: this goes also for other garments mixed in with your cycling apparel. Velcro closures or clasps can catch on stitching or trim and damage your garments.
Lay flat to dry. Do not tumble dry: Do not put your cycling apparel in the dryer. Even on low heat. Don’t do it. Heat can damage fabric, elastic and heat transfer logos very easily. Lycra (Elastane) is used throughout our garments to provide compression and support and is susceptible to damage from heat and can irreparably damage your apparel.
How do your vests fit?
Our vests are patterned for the riding position, with a tighter fit across the chest and an arm opening with a more forward position. This is intentional to reduce flapping and extra fabric across the chest while riding. When standing, the vest will feel tight across the chest and torso. This piece should fit tight over your jersey (with enough room for a long sleeve and base layer), and shouldn’t appear baggy. We select fabrics that have some elasticity to allow for freedom of movement even with a tailored fit to accommodate some range of fit within each size.
How do your jackets fit?
Similar to our vests, our jackets are patterned in the riding position, with a tight fit across the chest and arms with a more forward position. This is intentional to reduce flapping and extra fabric across the chest while riding. When standing, the jacket will feel tight across the chest, shoulders and torso. The arm length might appear long as well. However, the intended fit is tailored for on-the-bike positioning where the shoulders and torso no longer feel tight and the extra arm length hits the wrists in the appropriate spot. Constructed without extra fabric to flap around - it should fit tight over your jersey (with enough room for a long sleeve and base layer), but shouldn’t appear baggy. We select fabrics that have some elasticity to allow for freedom of movement even with a tailored fit to accommodate some range of fit within each size.
I ended up taking the Large as the medium just seemed too short in the front. I do wish the design was a little longer in the front. But then I am 6 feet tall. Your bib shorts and jerseys are amazing. Love the fit and the design. Thanks
Bought this vest in size small (I’m a US size 2, small or XS normally, 120 lbs/5’4”), and it is definitely snug/tight, but I like that fit in a wind vest. I am still able to fit a thermal jersey and base layer underneath and load up the pockets. Love the three big pockets! They are very handy. I’ve worn this in wind and light rain conditions and it repels water well and kept me dry and warm. The only thing is I wish this Coral color was slightly more “pink”… it is more orange in real life (online image is pretty accurate; I was just hopeful it would read differently IRL : ) I want to get the navy gird dot next!
I bought this because the fit of the jersey is so good...it's not so long in the front like my other vests...Fit's snug...but it's great! I'm 5'4" about 120lbs. and ordered a small. PERFECT!