Castelli Velocissimo 2 Cycling Jersey £49 @ Merlin Cycles, free delivery RRP£95
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Castelli Velocissimo 2 Cycling Jersey £49 @ Merlin Cycles, free delivery RRP£95

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Found 23rd Feb
Just bought this yesterday, a bit warmer than my other long sleeve top, thought others may be interested.

Castelli Velocissimo 2 Cycling Jersey- AW17

The Castelli Velocissimo 2 cycling jersey is an ultra-warm, comfortable jersey designed for riding during the coldest months of the year. Featuring the same fit and construction enjoyed by Castelli’s professional riders the Velocissimo 2 jersey is not bulky and feels light but is surprisingly warm thanks to its thermal X-Stretch fabric. With a full-length zip and a high stand-up collar the Velocissimo is quick and easy to put on and feel secure and enclosed from the elements; a longer back panel and a silicone waistband means that this winter jersey is comfortable and stays in place when you’re in a typical cycling position.



Featuring:

  • X-Stretch Front and back thermal panels
  • Stand-up collar
  • Full-length YKK front zip
  • 3 back pockets
  • Longer back panel
  • Silicone waistband
  • Reflective elements
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Besford1 h, 41 m ago

Yet another black cycling top. Tempting fate for the sake of fashion!


All colours are invisible at night. Its reflective you need, not brights colours. In a day where everyone wears hi vis, i'm not sure it really adds any safety.

PS, you might want to check the website first before making a judgement....


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Not wind proof but good for spring or autumn. Winter needs a wind layer really
Yet another black cycling top. Tempting fate for the sake of fashion!
Love Castelli, however I always need a XXXL (i'm normally just L) as its made for tiny italians. Heat added.
Besford1 h, 41 m ago

Yet another black cycling top. Tempting fate for the sake of fashion!


All colours are invisible at night. Its reflective you need, not brights colours. In a day where everyone wears hi vis, i'm not sure it really adds any safety.

PS, you might want to check the website first before making a judgement....


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Besford3 h, 2 m ago

Yet another black cycling top. Tempting fate for the sake of fashion!


Maybe they are cycling during the day? Do you apply the same standards to ninja pedestrians on cycle paths with headphones on? Some walking their black dogs off the lead at night.
mcrobbj22 m ago

Maybe they are cycling during the day? Do you apply the same standards to …Maybe they are cycling during the day? Do you apply the same standards to ninja pedestrians on cycle paths with headphones on? Some walking their black dogs off the lead at night.


Yes
Besford3 h, 28 m ago

Yet another black cycling top. Tempting fate for the sake of fashion!



HI vis is good in towns a city’s not so good in the country side.
By that reckoning you should ban all black cars
Besford3 h, 40 m ago

Yet another black cycling top. Tempting fate for the sake of fashion!


Assume you missed the Hi Vis detail on sleeves, on the back and on the front....so if you can't see someone wearing this top....perhaps you should go to Specsavers. 🤔
Edited by: "alcatraz1968" 23rd Feb
Besford47 m ago

Yes




As a you are a cyclist, i'm really disappointed with that point of view. By suggesting that cyclist should all wear hi vis in order to be seen, is like saying motorists are not responsible for hitting us if we are not wearing hi vis. We should all be united on this one.
mcrobbj1 h, 14 m ago

Maybe they are cycling during the day? Do you apply the same standards to …Maybe they are cycling during the day? Do you apply the same standards to ninja pedestrians on cycle paths with headphones on? Some walking their black dogs off the lead at night.


I agree with your sentiment, but actually hi vis is ONLY useful in the day. Colours need light to be visible. At night, with no light, coulors are useless. Its reflective details you need.
Provizis the most visible stuff you can wear at night....and its grey!!


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Edited by: "trickytree1984" 23rd Feb
I'm a motorist, motorcyclist, cyclist and pedestrian. I'd never ride in black, day or night. I have Hi-viz and reflective, including Proviz. I like to maximise my chances of avoiding injury, not argue who is right after the fact. Where's the harm in ensuring that you are as visible as possible to some potentially dozy motorist?

As a cyclist you are particularly vulnerable: taking the arrogant moral high ground won't protect you!
trickytree19847 h, 59 m ago

Not wind proof but good for spring or autumn. Winter needs a wind layer …Not wind proof but good for spring or autumn. Winter needs a wind layer really


I can confirm, went out today as the sun was shining and it was 4 degrees but the wind was 15-20kph so wind chill made it feel a lot colder on the face. I used this top under my usual thicker outer layer and was warm all the way round. I agree probably not the best winter top but it'll come into it's own in Sprint/Autumn.
trickytree19842 h, 29 m ago

I agree with your sentiment, but actually hi vis is ONLY useful in the …I agree with your sentiment, but actually hi vis is ONLY useful in the day. Colours need light to be visible. At night, with no light, coulors are useless. Its reflective details you need. Provizis the most visible stuff you can wear at night....and its grey!![Image]


I have a proviz and agree its the only thing you will be seen in at night. I also have proviz like strips on my backpack cover, and numerous lights. High Viz is only really useful at dusk and dawn according to research, black was no worse during the day. My personal experience is that you get people who don't pay attention when they are driving and you could be dressed as coco the clown and they wouldn't see you as they just aren't looking. Unfortunately these same type people venture onto bikes and get cyclists a bad name.

To echo the sentiments of one of the other posters. I am a driver, dog walker, pedestrian and I try and give due consideration to the others that I share this world with. Unfortunately not everyone does.
Besford3 h, 16 m ago

I'm a motorist, motorcyclist, cyclist and pedestrian. I'd never ride in …I'm a motorist, motorcyclist, cyclist and pedestrian. I'd never ride in black, day or night. I have Hi-viz and reflective, including Proviz. I like to maximise my chances of avoiding injury, not argue who is right after the fact. Where's the harm in ensuring that you are as visible as possible to some potentially dozy motorist? As a cyclist you are particularly vulnerable: taking the arrogant moral high ground won't protect you!


I know you are a cyclist. I said that. No one is taking the moral high ground. My point is that this mandatory hi Vis and helmet discussion is blaming cyclists for their own vulnerability without tackling the problem, dangerous motorists. It's victim blaming, and as a cyclist, you should know better than to encourage it.

Just so you know, I always wear a helmet and I wear bright colour while commuting and I'm always lit. I DO wear black in group rides, because visibility is hardly an issue there. Those are my choices. If a car hits me it's still their fault either way
Edited by: "trickytree1984" 23rd Feb
trickytree198452 m ago

Those are my choices. If a car hits me it's still their fault either way


Probably true (though cyclists aren't always blameless) but either way it's you who gets hurt!
Got mine today. Way too tight. Go 3 sizes up
I find there clothing are way too tight, prefer Gore, much better fitting and quality fantastic.
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