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mmfs
06-25-2016, 03:20 PM
I'm looking for a very lightweight short sleeve jersey for hot weather rides. What do people like?

Ideally full zipper and non-flashy graphics.

dbnm
06-25-2016, 03:23 PM
I wear Rapha super lightweights from April to October.

A little pricey but totally worth it to me.

sandyrs
06-25-2016, 03:24 PM
Q36.5

simple
06-25-2016, 03:30 PM
Assos S7, or Q36.5. Fit for me is far better on the Assos, no excess material flap at the traps.

foo_fighter
06-25-2016, 03:34 PM
Castelli also makes one.

weisan
06-25-2016, 04:31 PM
I asked the same question a week or two ago, anticipating the Texas heat index will rise as we head more into the summer.

I found this link:
http://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/189221-buyers-guide-summer-cycling-jerseys-%E2%80%94-plus-14-best

As always, for any recommendations, take it with a grain of salt. But what is interesting on that review is most of the brands/makers I have not heard of before...not that I am knowledgeable in this realm to begin with. And, yeah, it's UK-based.

nmrt
06-25-2016, 04:42 PM
As others have said:
1) Q36.5
2) Assos Mangusta
3) Castelli climbers jersey
4) Sugoi climbers jersey

Fit wise, Q36.5 is perfect (if you like a very race fit). I like it a lot! so much so that I do not care that the jersey enhances my essence -- my fatness! :beer:

But I do find the castelli to be a bit more cooling than the Q36.5.

joosttx
06-25-2016, 04:48 PM
Q36.5 is awesome for hot weather.. I highly recommend. Th azure blue colored jersey is just beautiful.

blantonator
06-25-2016, 04:50 PM
Rapha SLW is awesome.

chiasticon
06-25-2016, 04:53 PM
Rapha SLW is awesome.this.

dbnm
06-25-2016, 05:37 PM
Interesting list. I can tell you that I would not consider the Rapha Core jersey for the summer (I live in NM). I would consider it an excellent spring/fall jersey.


I asked the same question a week or two ago, anticipating the Texas heat index will rise as we head more into the summer.

I found this link:
http://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/189221-buyers-guide-summer-cycling-jerseys-%E2%80%94-plus-14-best

As always, for any recommendations, take it with a grain of salt. But what is interesting on that review is most of the brands/makers I have not heard of before...not that I am knowledgeable in this realm to begin with. And, yeah, it's UK-based.

johnmdesigner
06-25-2016, 05:41 PM
Assos Mangusta with an Assos undershirt.
Quite comfortable in 80-90 range (for me anyway).

jasonification
06-25-2016, 06:01 PM
Went to a local bike shop and tried on Black Sheep Cycling apparel which is by far the most lightweight jerseys I've tried. Also, they're hecka snazzy.

Black Sheep Cycling (https://us.blacksheepcycling.cc/)

rnhood
06-25-2016, 07:17 PM
I have a PI climbers jersey and its super light and ventilated. Really nice. Castelli makes a similar one and also super lightweight. But the PI is a bargain as its available at in the REI outlet (https://www.rei.com/product/897459/pearl-izumi-elite-limited-climbers-jersey-mens?cm_mmc=cse_PLA_GOOG-_-8974590007&CAWELAID=120217890002116633&CAGPSPN=pla&CAAGID=16301316760&CATCI=pla-117834617320&lsft=cm_mmc:cse_PLA_GOOG) for $48.

Sierra
06-25-2016, 07:30 PM
Castelli Superleggera jersey.

Also, on hot days I like to simply wear a very light base layer such as the Capo Torino 3D. There are many others. I just put all my junk in my seat bag.

ColnagoFan
06-25-2016, 09:34 PM
I find the fit on the Rapha SLW to be not quite what I am looking for, it's skewed more towards the "Classic jersey fit, but I'm in love with the Pro Team.

Has anyone used the Pro Team Climber's jersey? That seems to tick all the boxes for me, I am thinking about checking one out...

dbnm
06-25-2016, 09:37 PM
If you're brave, check out the Ten Speed Hero jersey
http://store.tenspeedhero.com/collections/mens-jerseys/products/tenspeed-hero-mens-summer-club-jersey

upon3
06-25-2016, 10:19 PM
Catella, and they are a forum sponsor.

Very fond of Capo jerseys on hot days, too.

weisan
06-25-2016, 10:36 PM
If you're brave, check out the Ten Speed Hero jersey
http://store.tenspeedhero.com/collections/mens-jerseys/products/tenspeed-hero-mens-summer-club-jersey

By that point, might as well take a step further...

http://cache1.asset-cache.net/gc/3115620-italys-mario-cipollini-changes-his-jersey-gettyimages.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=2ItdRHezYbW5S3WCYi5Ilq40WiQVbLMlcbm%2BV1ARye8Uvw til%2B4h1hxWYlqg%2FwpY

bewheels
06-26-2016, 02:48 AM
I picked up one of these (see link below). The back and sides are a type of mesh. It hasn't been super hot here yet but it is nice race cut jersey.
Their stuff is not plastered with company names.

http://www.pactimo.com/shop/ascent-air-2-0-jersey-men-s-divide.html

You could also look at the Catella stuff. They are a sponsor of this forum. They are on my short list for a next jersey.

sitzmark
06-26-2016, 05:39 AM
I'm looking for a very lightweight short sleeve jersey for hot weather rides. What do people like?

Ideally full zipper and non-flashy graphics.

Much over 75*F and I need to go to sleeveless - or back down on output. Not a big "sweater" so need airflow to keep core temp down. Lots of basic color sleeveless jerseys around - Assos and PI seem to have the most, but Castelli, Canari, and others have a few men's sleeveless in their line.

For short sleeves I have a few Garneau Course SuperLeggera and Limited Edition jerseys that are a close-knit mesh over most of the jersey, except the upper chest and shoulder area. POC's "light" jerseys are very thin and mesh like.

nmrt
06-26-2016, 07:33 AM
BTW, most of the jerseys made for really hot weather -- the "climbers" jerseys -- made by many companies (castelli, PI, Sugoi) are mostly mesh. But that is a reason for celebration not concern about flashing your nippies. you are already a man in lycra. though you may think it you are at the height of fashion with your assos/rapha kit, for the rest of the world you arent. seriously.
so, simply buy those climbers jerseys and be done with it. in really hot weather your body will thank you.

oldpotatoe
06-26-2016, 09:28 AM
Castelli Superleggera jersey.

Also, on hot days I like to simply wear a very light base layer such as the Capo Torino 3D. There are many others. I just put all my junk in my seat bag.

:eek:

Sorry, I'm tired.

Sierra
06-26-2016, 09:44 AM
:eek:

Sorry, I'm tired.


Not that junk. That junk remains un-manscaped and firmly under spandex. :)

It's going to be over 100 degrees F here for the next several days. On days like these even a light jersey feels ponderous.

Lewis Moon
06-26-2016, 09:51 AM
Castelli Climber's jersey. Best ventilated jersey I've ever worn and you should be able to get one for less than $80 new.

Tony
06-26-2016, 05:14 PM
This jersey works well for me in HOT Sacramento CA. The reviews seems to concur.
https://garneau.com/us/en/cycling/carbon-race-cycling-jersey#92=185

Miller76
06-26-2016, 07:42 PM
Does anyone wear a base layer under their jersey in the summer?


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teleguy57
06-26-2016, 08:00 PM
My dermatologist has been carving a few atypical but benign chunks out of me from time to time, so I've become quite tuned to sun protection. I wonder if those of you wearing these superlightweight jerseys use sunscreen underneath them? I remember seeing some photo of Froome with a "unique" sunburn pattern from some mesh panels on his kit.

@Miller76: As to summer baselayers, I have a couple of very light Pactimo sleeveless anda DeFeet UnDShirt light. I'm ambivalent about whether they help or are actually warmer than just a jersey once it hits 80-85F....

eippo1
06-26-2016, 08:42 PM
Does anyone wear a base layer under their jersey in the summer?


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I wear the Craft or Castelli mesh base layers underneath. Seems to help with moisture management.

Sierra
06-26-2016, 09:20 PM
My dermatologist has been carving a few atypical but benign chunks out of me from time to time, so I've become quite tuned to sun protection. I wonder if those of you wearing these superlightweight jerseys use sunscreen underneath them? I remember seeing some photo of Froome with a "unique" sunburn pattern from some mesh panels on his kit.



I don't. Personally, I think sunscreen is worse for you than sunlight, which most of us do not get enough of.

djg21
06-26-2016, 09:35 PM
Gore makes a collection of summer-weight jerseys. I have one I wear when it's close to 90 degrees or above.

rnhood
06-26-2016, 09:40 PM
Does anyone wear a base layer under their jersey in the summer?



You stay cooler by not wearing one however, let comfort be your guide. Like many things in cycling, preference plays a role.

dbnm
06-26-2016, 09:50 PM
I always wear a Rapha or Craft mesh base layer. I think it helps in keeping me cooler.