Closeouts. Ideal for coverage during warm-weather rides, this lightweight Campagnolo racing cycling jersey works to wick moisture, breathe and resist the elements, so you stay cool and comfortable throughout.
Reviewed by steffiky from Utah on Saturday, December 24, 2011
I really like the crisp look and feel of this jersey. I usu wear a size 2 (5'1" 105 lbs)... ordered an xs & small to see which fit better. The extra small fits snug like a jersey should (not sure if it'd work for a tall/long waisted ind.), but I like a little more room - especially if I want to layer since this is a long sleeve jersey. I ended up keeping the small. Both the red & black colors look very sharp.
Reviewed by JayJay from Oregon on Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Closer fitting than most other Campy stuff I have, but it's marketed as a "racing" piece, so that makes sense. It should be great for early season on the road, or even dry times for cyclocross. Not really sure what elements the description is referring to that the jersey will resist. Personally, I would not use this as wet weather gear. Looking forward to wearing it though!
Reviewed by Ceilidh from Cambridge, MA on Sunday, April 10, 2011
I purchased this jersey for my wife, to go with matching Campagnolo Racing Series jacket and knickers. Like all Campagnolo Sportswear products, it's impeccably made, beautifully (and close-) fitting, and very attractive & stylish. But please note: (1) This is NOT a summer jersey! Despite (incorrect?) tags indicating summer usage, it's Campy's L118 jersey, which is listed in the 2009 & 2010 Campagnolo catalogs as a Winter item. The "Alaska" fabric is lightweight, thin, stretchy, and breathable, yes -- but it's fleecy on the inside surface (smooth on the outside), moderately more wind-resistant than ordinary jersey material, and comfortable at temperatures down at least to the mid-low 60s (and probably mid-50s with a good base layer). Hence it's ideal for late Spring / early Fall. (2) Like all of Campy's "Racing" series, the jersey fits very closely, and is meant for an athletic rider in a road-bike position (particularly in the cut of the shoulders, and in the short front waist / long back hem). (3) Surprisingly, the sleeves are much shorter than those in the matching Racing jacket: my wife has exceptionally long arms, and although Campy's Racing Women's jackets have sleeves that (barely) fit her, this jersey leaves her wrists exposed. (For most women with normally-proportioned arms, however, the sleeve length should be about just right.) (4) There's Campy's usual attention to detail: the inside surface of the (white) collar is given a black facing to preclude soiling; the front and rear logos are reflective; and the white panels (on the red jersey) are of a more breathable (less wind-resistant) material than the main body & sleeve panels, to allow more ventilation under the arms. (5) Sizing is a little tricky: according to the Campagnolo website's sizing chart, my wife should be a solid "Medium" -- but when we purchased Campy's short-sleeve Racing jersey (also from Sierra - see review), we found Medium to be skin-tight, and Large to be comfortably unstretched but not loose (as the Large better fit my 5'10" 135lb wife's relatively broad shoulders, we went with that). This L118 long-sleeve, however, fits a bit more loosely in the arms and body than does the short-sleeve -- it looks like it's cut with the expectation that you'll often be wearing a warm base layer under it. Hence, whereas the Campagnolo Racing Women's short-sleeve jersey should probably be sized up one notch if you don't want a skin-tight fit, with this Racing Women's long-sleeve you can perhaps go directly with the sizing chart, assuming you won't be wearing a base layer (for my wife, we stayed with the Large, because of her shoulders and long arms). (6) And finally, the overall appearance is very flattering to those with a slim or endurance-athlete build. My wife likes it. =)