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Velocio Women’s Ultralight Link Jersey

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  • RATING 9.5/10
  • PRICE $149.00
  • SIZE XS
Photo: Brad Kaminski | VeloNews.com

With a claimed weight of 100 grams, the perforated polyester fabric on Velocio’s Ultralight Link Jersey creates a very fine, highly breathable mesh that dries quickly, making it great for especially sweltering days. The aesthetics are equally appealing with a subtle print that adds interest to the rich jewel tone of the jersey.

The body-hugging race fit is cut for a cycling position. An elastic hem with silicone grip sits at the rider’s natural waist. The length is comfortable with bibs, but if you are in the no-bibs camp, it may feel a bit short in the front. While the silicone grip did help, I still found myself pulling the hem down once or twice as the elastic worked its way towards my ribcage while riding with empty pockets.

Velocio’s sleeves hit about mid-biceps with a clean, basic hem — no elastic or silicone grip. Keeping with the race cut, they are snug but stay in place without any binding or pinching.

The low-profile collar is a nice touch since the last thing I want on a hot ride is fabric around my neck. Three pockets, a color-matched full-length zipper, and subtly placed reflective tabs add to the overall functionality and sleek look of the Ultralight Link jersey.

Reviewed and written by Brittany Jones.

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