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Stay Warm not Hot

After years of buying one moderate priced winter jersey after another and never being happy with the performance, figured it was time to spend more in hopes of getting more. You know those inbetween temps, for me it's the high 30's to mid 40's, when a jacket makes you overheat, forcing you to lower the zipper, as the wind fills you like a balloon. And a vest isn't quite enough. The Transparente Due Wind solved all those problems.
I have worn this jersey with a sleeveless base as the temps climbed into the low 60's and never overheated. By modifying my base layer, this jersey works well for me right down to around 35*. The breathability is amazing judging by the fact that I seldom feel cold from the accumulation of sweat as I do when I wear a jacket....Castelli is quickly becoming my favorite cycle clothing.