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mar5634906wrote a review of on June 29, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

Cool looking and kept me fairly cool on a very long, hot climb. The fabric is soft, extremely light-weight and really breathes/dries well. I did not size up as I usually do with Castelli and the XS fits great...perhaps slightly snug in the hips but I'm a bit pear-shaped. The fabric is very stretchy so it works. There is no built in bra but rather an inner front panel of mesh for modesty when you unzip the jersey to cool off. It is not see through and is a really nice feature. There are 3 back pockets which are on the small side...they do stretch so I can still put a fair amount in each one but I wish they were a little bigger. I'm really happy with the raspberry color. It's vibrant without being too bright.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on June 4, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

I think this is a great light weight jacket for being fully waterproof. The size chart indicated I would fit an XS. It fits great through the shoulders, chest and waist but was a little too snug in the hips, especially if I want to carry a lot of stuff in my back pockets.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on May 2, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

I really like the weight of this base layer. It's very light and soft and I think will keep me comfortable and dry when the weather is cool and I want something snug-fitting against my skin. This product is really snug-fitting, however, and though the size chart indicated I would easily fit into an XS, I am exchanging it for a S. I was able to get the XS on without difficulty but it was really snug in the rib cage area and I felt it restricted my breathing.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on April 25, 2015

3 5

Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

I was hoping that this jacket would be light weight enough that it could fit in my jersey pocket. It is too heavy and it would be a struggle. It is beautifully made with nice pockets and a really high neck but I need something a little more simple and streamlined. I ordered XS, according to the size chart, and it was still a little loose in the body but a little too tight across the shoulders. The plum color is lovely but not quite as bright as I had hoped.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on January 11, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

Finally, I found a head cover that fits my small head! Most of the one size fits all are huge. I also am so happy to find one with windstopper fabric that covers the ears as well as forehead (the windstopper fabric does affect my hearing a bit but I can still easily hear traffic and cars approaching). I also really like that this cover keeps my head very warm down to at least 30 F even though it is fairly thin...very easy to fit under a helmet. It's the perfect winter head cover.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on November 27, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

I think this base layer would be fabulous for staying warm in the winter. It's really well made and I like the feel of the fabric. I'd read on another website that it runs small. I usually am an XS but took a chance and ordered small. Alas, it is true to size and the S was too big. If you struggle to stay warm in the winter, I think this would really help.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on November 25, 2014

2 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I love the chamois and overall fit of these shorts. I'm 5'1" and 107 and small fits well. I have the same problem as another reviewer, however, in that the bottom edge of the legs are now permanently curled up. This was after a few wearings and washings. Can't find a solution and though the shorts are wearable, they are rather unattractive and it's disappointing in a short that is $200.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on July 12, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I usually order XS but ordered S in this jersey and it fits well. It's somewhat body-hugging in the shoulders and chest but is looser in the waist and hips. I'm 5'1", 107 lb. The length is generous and borders on almost being too long. Love the graphics and the purple color. It's very well-constructed as you would expect from Giordana and the fabric is really soft against the skin. Comfortable even in very hot weather. Very pleased with it

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mar5634906wrote a review of on June 19, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

They aren't kidding when they say "bodyfit". I usually order XS. I tried this in small and while it probably is the right size, this style fits very close to the body. The fabric is really soft and the jersey is attractive and well-made. I ordered it in the plum color and it was very pretty and looked striking when on...just a little too close to the body for me.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on May 29, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I really loved the color and cut of this jersey. According to the sizing chart, an XS should easily have fit me (5'1", 107 lb., chest 31") but it was quite snug and the elastic band at the waist would not have stayed in place. The fabric is very soft and the jersey is well made. I may decide to order a size up.

Update: This is an update to my previous review. I exchanged the XS for S and it fits great. I've worn it a few times in very hot weather and the fabric is wonderful...dries very quickly so I don't feel damp and sweaty. Also launders really well. The quality of the fabric and construction is top notch and as nice as jerseys that cost twice as much. Love the pink color. It will be my go-to jersey for warm weather.

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mar5634906wrote a review of on August 28, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I love this short! Don't judge the chamois while just walking around...you need to ride in these shorts to appreciate how comfortable it is. It's one of the few shorts I own ( I have Giordana, Sugoi, Pearl Izumi and Assos) that doesn't cause any chafing. The fabric is reasonably compressive, grippers are effective and comfortable (no sausage leg look) and the waistband is supportive without binding. The inseam length is about 8" which is perfect for me. I'm 5'1" and around 107 lb. and the XS is just right. I just ordered another pair!

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