The best cycling tops for lightweight, long-distance comfort
With prices ranging from £40 to £290
Assos Equipe RS Schlosshund Rain Jacket Evo
This Swiss-designed, waterproof jersey offers perfect protection against showers. Lightweight and breathable, it’s big enough to fit layers underneath, but with a streamlined feel.
DHB Sport Aeron LAB Polartec Sleeveless Base Layer
This summer-specific, body-hugging tank is made from a knit of hydrophilic fibres that wick sweat away from the body, yet retain moisture to apply its cooling properties.
Morvélo Women’s Thermoactive Long Sleeve Jersey
A good option for cooler times of year, this fleeced-backed thermo has ample pocket-space for winter extras, grippers on the collar and bottom to keep out the cold, and a backing strip to fend off the breeze.
Rapha Brevet Jersey
The all-weather Brevet Jersey is designed with comfort in mind, so it doesn’t have any awkward zips or seams that might chafe. Ideal for long, adventurous journeys.
Café du Cycliste Floriane Cycling Jersey
This Côte d’Azur-based brand uses stretchy recycled polyester and elastane fabric. The vibrant design includes four white arm stripes that are reflective in low light.