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Old 10-26-09, 09:06 AM
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Bright Colored Wool

Finally found a company that has bright colored wool products:
http://www.joneswares.com/

Found their site through a banner ad. I have several other wool tops,but could never find anything that was bright enough for commuting. Ordered a 'Robinson' longsleeve in yellow/black. Price was in line with what I've paid for Ibex and Icebreaker. It's quite nice,about the same weight as a Smartwool zipneck or Icebreaker 260. I normally wear regular mediums and cycling larges and got this in medium. The fit is snug,not quite cycling jersey tight,but I wouldn't be able to put another wool layer underneath. I bought it to wear by itself,so if you want to layer go up a size. The collar goes about halfway up my neck;it would be nice if it went a little higher,but then I usually wear a neck tube anyway,so kinda moot. Sleeve length and rear hem are both long enough to cover properly when stretched out in drops. The color is reasonably bright. Not oh-gawd-my-eyes hi-viz,but a bright canary yellow. Much brighter than my orange('carrot') Ibex short sleeve jersey,or the yellow they use for their long sleeve. I've only just worn it today,so can't testify as to durability,but quality wise it seems to be on par with my Ibex/Icebreaker gear and a little nicer than Smartwool. Will update after a couple months.
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Looks pretty nice, I'm just wondering about the fit. They list a 2X in their sizing charts, but I don't see it available for the Robinson or the Eddy jerseys.
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Thanks for the find. But, ugggh, hi vis yellow?

I just want (natural) white - sleeves and back at minimum, perhaps mixed in design w/some grey/black.
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I just found their site today. It looks like nice stuff.
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