Castelli Skratch Labs Climbers Jersey - Short-Sleeve - Mens - Mens - Road Bike Shop

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Castelli Skratch Labs Climber's Jersey - Short-Sleeve - Men's - Men's
Retail Price: $119.95
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Developed in conjunction with professional riders, Castelli's Climber's Jersey was made to be as light and airy as possible for those scorcher summer climbs. Well, true to the innovative fashion that keeps them at the forefront of apparel design, Castelli decided to pair this same feathery jersey composition with a fresh Skratch Labs graphic treatment. The result is a smooth design that'll keep you comfortable and dry, regardless of the how high the mercury rises. The Climber's Jersey answered professional team riders' requests for a super lightweight, highly breathable jersey for the mountain stages of the Giro and the Tour. Castelli listened and came up with its new Strada Light 3D Mesh fabric. Strada Light 3D Mesh is a polyester multi-denier material that has, as the name implies, an airy, three-dimensional structure. This new fabric is not only incredibly lightweight, but it also holds the surface off of the skin, reducing cling and speeding moisture evaporation. This means that the fabric absorbs less sweat, which in turn keeps the jersey close to its weight of 91 grams (Large) throughout your ride. And because the fabric's primary purpose is to evacuate moisture from your skin, Strada Light is much too thin to protect your skin from the sun. For this reason, Castelli strongly recommends that you apply sunscreen underneath the jersey. Aside from the jersey's Strada mesh front and back panels, Castelli used its sleek, stretch-fit Velocity Mesh on the shoulders and yoke to provide a smooth, drag-resistant cut. And speaking of aerodynamics, compared to the Aero Race Jersey, the Climber's Jersey saves just three fewer watts at 40 km/h in Castelli's wind tunnel tests -- around nine watts in all. Castelli rounded out this jersey with a full-length Vislon zipper. The Vislon zipper's small teeth have a smooth, low profile, and the easy-grip zipper pull lets you quickly maximize your temperature regulation. Three standard back pockets stow that energy bar and wind...