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Giordana Sosta Long Sleeve Wool Jersey - Women's
$174.95

Item # GIO006Q

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Description

Fashion is function.

The Sosta Long Sleeve Wool Women's Jersey embodies two things Giordana privileges in its kit: history and innovation. Everything from the material to the shape satisfies these apparently contradictory masters, with a classic/techy fabric blend and such incongruous touches as poacher-style rear pockets and a race-cut front hem bringing cycling's past squarely in line with its future.

The jersey is made of a knitted, heathered blend called Koln, which incorporates merino wool and nylon to meet the history/tradition mandate, respectively. Wool was cycling's original wonder fabric because it resists odors, insulates, breathes, and wicks moisture—a combination of properties that the synthetics industry has been pursuing for its entire existence.

The synthetics do have strong representation in the form of nylon, though, which allows for the kind of stretch-and-return fit we expect from contemporary gear for serious cyclists. Nylon also adds a bit of durability to the wool, extending the jersey's life even as its insulation and moisture management extend your riding window well into the early winter.

As alluded to above, the jersey features a high front hem, which reduces rippling along the stomach while you're in the saddle. It's also finished with three pockets: two poacher-style hand pockets in the rear and one pocket on the side that zips shut to secure personal effects. An extended collar helps keep the chill at bay, and reflective elements add a touch of low-light visibility during autumn dusks and cool spring mornings.

  • A thermal cycling jersey for mid-range temperatures
  • Knit blend combines natural and synthetic materials
  • Heathered finish adds fashion to function
  • Two rear poacher pockets and a zippered security pocket
  • Raised front hem reduces ripples on stomach
  • Reflective branding helps maintain low-light visibililty
  • Contrast zipper details add subtle flair

Tech Specs

Material:
Koln (merino wool, nylon)
Zip:
full-length
Pockets:
2 rear hand, 1 zip side
Reflective:
yes
Recommended Use:
cycling
Manufacturer Warranty:
1 year

Size Chart

Giordana

Women's Cycling Apparel
Tops
 XSSMLXL
US Size 2 4 6 8 10
Chest 32in
(81cm)
34in
(86cm)
36in
(91cm)
38in
(96.5cm)
40in
(102cm)
Bottoms
  SMLXL
Waist  23 - 25in
(58 - 64cm)
25.5 - 27in
(65 - 69cm)
27.5 - 29in
(70 - 74cm)
29.5 - 31in
(75 - 79cm)
Hips  33 - 34.5in
(83 - 88cm)
35 - 36.5in
(89 - 93cm)
37 - 39in
(94 - 99cm)
40 - 42in
(102 - 107cm)
Note: Giordana cycling apparel has a tight fit, do not expect a baggy or roomy fit.
How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Chest:
Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.
Waist:
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
Hips:
Measure around the fullest part of your body at the top of your legs.

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Does this fit like Giordana jackets (I wear a M) or can I get my usual size (S) since I won't be wearing much under the jersey?

Hey Susan! I think it fits more like a jersey. If you usually wear a small I would get a small in this as well. Give me a call at my direct line 801.204.4577 or email me at rpankratz@backcountry.com and I can help you out!

Wool!!!

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: medium

I LOVE this long sleeve wool jersey. It fits very well and is extremely soft and comfortable without looking loose or "not pro". The gray with the pink accents is super stylish and it has a very flattering cut. I also wore this as a base layer skiing one day and it performed beautifully! Multipurpose! If you need any help with women's cycling clothing feel free to reach out to me directly at rpankratz@backcountry.com or call my direct line at 801.204.4577. I would love to help you find the perfect winter wear!

Best long sleeve jersey

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

Giordana nails the long sleeve base layer with this wool blend jersey. It is comfy, warm, breathable, lightweight and soft. What else do you need in life?? Becoming cold after sweating during a hard effort is every cyclists nightmare, but with this long sleeve, that is never the case! It keeps me remarkably dry and warm even when sweating and I have worn it by itself and also with a jacket on top for colder weather.

I am 5'11