Castelli these vest made for riders when you need a bit of extra warmth when you head out in the morning or for them late summer rides. But knowing it'll spend a lot of time in a jersey pocket the vest has been made as light and small as possible. It weighs just 81g (in size Large), about the weight of two gels, and takes up little more space than those two gels. The back is mesh while the front is a low-permeability woven poly fabric that keeps the wind off without letting moisture build up. Features Impossibly light weight and compact wind vest Printed woven front and shoulders with low air permeability to block wind while remaining breathable Mesh back for full breathability YKK (R) Vislon (R) zipper for easy opening and closing.
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In cycling terms, a gilet is a form of sleeveless vest, which usually offers protection against the wind, rain and rest of the elements. A zipper at the front provides an effective method of adjusting your body temperature, and many models also include pockets at the rear, as well as breathable panels to help cool your body further. They're a popular addition to both road & MTBers wardrobes due to their versatility and effectiveness all year round. My gilet section features all of the deals I've found online, listed in order of discount, with available sizes and colours provided where appropriate.
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Castelli has a rich history as one of the iconic cycling brands, primarily specialising in high end road clothing. Founded by Vittore Gianni in 1876, initially as a tailor shop in Milan, it diversified to include cycling clothing in 1910, for riders such as Alfredo Binda. In 1935 Armando Castelli joined the company, purchasing it 4 years later. Shortly afterwards it began supplying riders such as Gino Bartali and Fausto Coppi. By 1975, it was rebranded to Castelli, featuring the iconic scorpion logo, and shortly afterwards produced many revolutionary clothing products, such as the first lycra cycling shorts, windproof jerseys and thermal cycling clothing. To this day, the brand is synonymous with performance cycle wear, and together with Santini, they supply some of the greatest ex and current cyclists on the planet. If you wish to view more by this classic Italian manufacturer, please view my current Castelli clothing deals.
For further reading on Castelli, you can see a timeline of their history on their global website.
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