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Lightweight jersey (Voler?)

Old 08-29-16, 01:05 PM
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Lightweight jersey (Voler?)

I'm looking to get one more jersey. I've currently got a couple of mid-weight jerseys, which are alright but too heavy for summer.

My favorite jersey is an LG carbon jersey that I got on super-sale. I love how light and airy it is. I'm looking for something with similar breathability and weight for the heat.

I'd also like something with decent graphics options at a mid-price point (<$70), hence Voler.

None of the local shops carry anything other than fairly standard mid-weight stuff, so I can't even check anything.

What have other people liked for lightweight jerseys? How does Voler compare to the others for weight/breathing?
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Check Pactimo. They are having a sale right now and their Summit jerseys are quality (or so @Heathpack says.) They're going for $75 right now.

Ten Speed Hero's summer jersey would also be close to your budget right now, and it looks quite breathable.
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Originally Posted by gsa103 View Post
I'm looking to get one more jersey. I've currently got a couple of mid-weight jerseys, which are alright but too heavy for summer.

My favorite jersey is an LG carbon jersey that I got on super-sale. I love how light and airy it is. I'm looking for something with similar breathability and weight for the heat.

I'd also like something with decent graphics options at a mid-price point (<$70), hence Voler.

None of the local shops carry anything other than fairly standard mid-weight stuff, so I can't even check anything.

What have other people liked for lightweight jerseys? How does Voler compare to the others for weight/breathing?
Voler jerseys are what I would describe as "mid-weight".


Like most jerseys, they saturate when its really humid and feel a lot like a wet blanket.
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dhb ASV Short Sleeve Jersey at Wiggle

dhb ASV Hyper Light Short Sleeve Jersey also at Wiggle

I've got the first one, it's been my go-to for the really hot days here in Ohio recently (90ish, 70+% humidity). The hyper light looks like it would fit the bill, as well
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Morvelo Nth series or Superlight series.
You can catch it on sale at the Morvelo website or on Wiggle.
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Originally Posted by PepeM View Post
Check Pactimo. They are having a sale right now and their Summit jerseys are quality (or so @Heathpack says.) They're going for $75 right now.
Excellent suggestion. I have several Pactimo Jerseys, and they're excellent. One of them is also very lightweight.
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I found the castelli velocissimo to be good, on sale at 30% off for $70.
Castelli Velocissimo Full-Zip Jersey - Short Sleeve - Men's | Backcountry.com

I'd be curious if anyone can compare that to other options though (it was a massive improvement over my "first" jerseys so now I have 3 of them). I've heard pactimo recommended by other riders but haven't tried one.
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who sells carbon fiber jerseys?
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who sells carbon fiber jerseys?
Now I'm weighing all my jerseys.
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Originally Posted by FXjohn View Post
who sells carbon fiber jerseys?
Not carbon fiber but still pretty cool - Giant-Alpecin?s crash protection now extends to its jerseys - Cycling Weekly
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There are carbon fiber based jerseys. Bring lots of money.


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Originally Posted by FXjohn View Post
who sells carbon fiber jerseys?
Garneau has some:
Review: Louis Garneau Performance Carbon Short Sleeve Jersey | road.cc

The carbon is basically a marketing thing, but the jersey I've got is very good (Carbon ETS).
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
There are carbon fiber based jerseys. Bring lots of money.


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It's not that expensive tbh.
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Originally Posted by PepeM View Post
It's not that expensive tbh.
I agree far cheaper than the costs to the emergency room! I wonder why they aren't selling a lot or you don't see them selling maybe they are hot and uncomfortable?

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Or Rapha.
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I'm biased because the company founder is a friend and they're local, but these guys make really excellent lightweight summer jerseys-

Cutaway USA | Cutaway Full Cloud? - White

They also have a "carbon" jersey-

Cutaway USA | Cutaway Pro Carbon Jersey - Maroon

I've tried both on, they're the most comfortable jerseys I've ever worn. My team's kit comes from them and it's held up well for the last few years, so it's durable too. Slightly above your price point, though.
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Dan,

A lot of the local running events in the area gives out Cutaway's as their event jersey.(now I know why) They seem to be good quality. They also tend to run true to size. Give your friend some props. He/she is putting out some good product.
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Rapha has sales on right now. Their Pro Team aero jersey is by far the BEST summer jersey I have ever worn. You will need to size up by about 1/2 size.
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Originally Posted by gsa103 View Post
I'm looking to get one more jersey. I've currently got a couple of mid-weight jerseys, which are alright but too heavy for summer.

My favorite jersey is an LG carbon jersey that I got on super-sale. I love how light and airy it is. I'm looking for something with similar breathability and weight for the heat.
I have identical LG Vuelta jerseys in the Diamond and Carbon Resistex fabrics, and don't notice a difference in the two.

I'd also like something with decent graphics options at a mid-price point (<$70), hence Voler.
Louis Garneau has some sort of custom one-off program you might look into.
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
I'm biased because the company founder is a friend and they're local, but these guys make really excellent lightweight summer jerseys-

Cutaway USA | Cutaway Full Cloud? - White

They also have a "carbon" jersey-

Cutaway USA | Cutaway Pro Carbon Jersey - Maroon

I've tried both on, they're the most comfortable jerseys I've ever worn. My team's kit comes from them and it's held up well for the last few years, so it's durable too. Slightly above your price point, though.
Love that 'Back to the Future' one. Limited edition though...
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Another vote for Pactimo.
Earlier this year they ran old jersey swap and for my old jersey I got 50%off
Paid about $65. Pactimo is the lightest of my jerseys now
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Originally Posted by PepeM View Post
Love that 'Back to the Future' one. Limited edition though...
You would

If I see him riding this weekend I'll check to see if that one is ever coming back.
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
You would

If I see him riding this weekend I'll check to see if that one is ever coming back.


Tell him that if there is a small one hiding in some closet somewhere I'll buy it.

Ordered this one from ebay a few days ago btw:

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Craft makes some great stuff.. However, even with the sale price, not sure I'd spend this much, but it looks like a jersey to meet your criteria.
Craft Tech Aero Jersey - Short Sleeve - Men's - Up to 70% Off | Steep and Cheap
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I have two ASSOS sleeveless that I like a lot.
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