Smart, high performing and comfortable for the ride, this ultra compact, ultra light, windproof and highly breathable cycling vest is superb for changing weather conditions. If you commute to work, love a weekend or tempo ride, then having a packable vest with you (without the need for a bag) is essential.
Made from a Pertex Quantum base fabric, Castelli's Superleggera women's vest offers low air permeability helping you stay dry and protected against windchill. The fabric feels soft, even though it's durable, plus it's ultra light for excellent packability - what we call, the perfect trio. The water resistant outer, repels light showers and road spray, a waterproof stretch panel up the centre, helps steer water down, off the vest and side mesh panels aids breathability, so you ride comfortably.
Superleggera packs down nicely in a back jersey pocket, so if the rain or wind picks up, grabbing the vest shouldn't be a problem. Reflective strips give extra visibility in low-light, a long tail ensures an on-the-bike fit and a full length zipper makes removal quick and easy.
Every cyclist should have a vest/gilet in there collection and it should go everywhere with you. Its ultra light and packable but the protection it offers on cold mornings and fast descents is remarkable the Superleggera weighs only 65 g and packs down to less than half a jersey pocket no excusses.