Specialized Shasta Ladies Vapor Rize Short Sleeve Jersey
Specialized Shasta Ladies Vapor Rize Jersey
Look good in this great value jersey features a relaxed fit UV protection and Vapor Rize fabric to move moisture away from your skin and keep you fresh.> Vapor Rize moisture transfer knit fabrics> One top entry pocket with one zippered security pocket> Quarter-length zipper> Deflect UV 30> Relaxed fit
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Specialized was born in California in 1974, by Mike Sinyard, initially as an Italian Component import business, and shortly afterwards manufacturing their own product ranges. Their first bikes were created in 1981, the Sequoia tourer and the still popular Allez road and Stumpjumper mountain bikes. In 1989 they were the second ever company to create a carbon fibre mountain bike, in the form of the Epic. To this day they offer a huge variety of bicycles, from children's to road bikes to mountain bike, which vary in cost from a few hundred to several thousand pounds. Nowadays Specialized are renowned for not only their bike ranges, but also their components, helmets, shoes and clothing lines, which have a reputation for being well designed yet affordable, and as such are a popular choice amongst UK riders of all levels. For more related products, please visit my Specialized section, where I strive to publish the best deals to help save you considerable money on your next purchase.
Want to find out more about Specialized's latest products? Their website can be found at https://www.specialized.com/gb/gb
Cyclestore comprises of an actual Cheshire based bike shop named Cycle Centre, together with the more widely known CycleStore.co.uk website. Established in 1992 as "The Shak" near the Peak District, they've relocated twice and expanded to sell a huge range of bikes, clothing and accessories from many leading brands.
In particular, their online store is know for huge (usually 50-60%) discounts on Specialized clothing and footwear, meaning you can stock up your cycling wardrobe for very little outlay. A popular choice for online shoppers, and currently offering free postage on orders above a tenner - what's not to like?!
You can view Cyclestore's website here.
Guide to buying Cycling Jerseys
So should I buy this jersey? Firstly ask yourself the following questions:
1. Will it fit? Different manufacturers use different sizing, with relaxed and race (sometimes called Italian) fit being a baggy and tight fit respectively. Some brands run notoriously tight, whereas others are more generous - it's worth viewing either the manufacturer's website, or a sizing guide on the retailer's website to establish whether it's correct for you.
2. Is the jersey suitable for my style of riding? Is this jersey designed for road, MTB, triathlon or more suited to casual leisurely rides? Will it be suitable for the typical weather conditions that I ride in? Does it have enough pockets, the right length zip, and is it breathable, windproof, waterproof or any other characteristics you require from the perfect jersey? If your answer to any of these is no, then it's probably best to pass up on this jersey and wait for something more suitable.
3. Is it actually any good? Or is it cheap for a reason? Please check out impartial reviews before buying - usually if you search on Google then you'll find one of the major cycling publications has tested it. Search Google for Specialized Shasta Ladies Vapor Rize Jersey Reviews.
Alternatively, most of the retailers I link to have a customer reviews section (usually lower down the page) where you can find out how just well the jersey holds up in real world conditions.
4. Do I need another jersey? There's no point buying something just because it's cheap - if you're never going to use it then you're better off saving your money.
5. Can I afford it? Whilst I spend my time finding cycling deals like this jersey, the last thing I want is to have my visitors living beyond their means. Obviously you're all responsible adults, I just don't want anyone getting into debt or overstretching themselves.
Want more information on identifying the perfect cycling jersey? Evans Cycles have an extensive guide to cycle clothing which features a detailed jersey section, and British Cycling also touches (briefly) on the subject here. Alternatively Cycle Surgery has a jersey guide specifically for roadies, and Road.cc has a broad guide to all kinds of cycle related clothing, including jerseys.