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AssosMille GT Ultraz EVO Winter Jacket - Men's
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November 18, 2020
Proper Winter Jacket
- I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- True to size
- Size Bought
- 5` 10"
- 190 lbs
Wow, finally a jacket that is comfortable, wind-proof and warm from 45 F down. My main issue with my other winter jackets was the wind protection, especially in the arm sections. I took this bad boy out the other day with the temp starting at around 36 F and ended around 45 F. Wind was between 12-16 MPH. I wore an Assos, long sleeved, winter skinfoil 4.4 base layer under the jacket. First 15-20 minutes of the ride, I was questioning my purchase. After an hour on the bike, I was noticing that I was comfortable and not thinking about the weather. 2 hours into my ride I was not thinking about the jacket at all (it was doing its job). Especially when I was riding straight into a head wind of 16 MPH for numerous miles. I could not feel the wind through this jacket!!!! After my three hours in the cold was up, I was contemplating buying a second jacket in the lollyRed (just joking!). This is an outstanding jacket. Once you get over the $369 price tag, everything else is great. In this instance, you get what you pay for. If you are looking for a winter jacket that will battle the cold and wind, look no further. The jacket actually does everything it claims to. I am a 51 year old, 5'10", 190 lb. weekend warrior rider. I only ride 2 times a week. Each ride is between 50-60 miles. I am in great shape, but would definitely be considered a "bigger" rider in the peloton. I usually wear an XL in all of my Assos Kit. I did go up to the XLG because I felt the XL was just a "smidge" too tight. After I wore the jacket on my first ride, I probably would have been OK with the XL, but I like the "roomier" fit of the XLG for my winter rides. I can not wait to see what the limits (cold temp) of this jacket will be. I feel that with my winter Assos skinfoil 4.4 base layer, I should be fine down to low to mid 20's F.
November 5, 2020
i just ordered and received a large Mille GT jacket ULTRAZ winter men's large. I am not large at all (5'9"/170), but the jacket is way too tight in the arms and shoulders. I usually wear medium to large regular shirts/etc, but this is not close. I'm not even sure an XL would be comfortable. Would like to know what to do.
November 6, 2020
Hey Peter, thank you for reaching out. Some of the Castelli Pieces fit a little tighter due to the materials used, as well as the intended fit. We do see riders sizing up, but before you do, I would encourage you to try the piece on in the riding position. When standing straight up, the cycling fit usually creates added tightness in the shoulder area, to allow for better comfort when actually riding! You can always try the next size up to see if that makes for a better fit, and know in doing so, that you are not the only one!