While we mostly know Gore Bike Wear for revolutionizing cycling with its Windstopper membranes, the Power Thermo Jersey proves that the brand isn't just a one-trick pony. It represents Gore's take on the classic insulated thermal jersey, and—true to expectations—it checks off all the boxes we'd expect.
The jersey is made from a lightly insulated nylon/elastane thermal fabric. This lightly brushed blend manages moisture through a push pull system, allowing sweat to be drawn away from the skin and immediately pushed to the outer surface of the jersey. This effectively increases overall comfort by reducing the accumulation of internal moisture, keeping you warm by ensuring excess sweat doesn't turn cold and clammy after a hard effort. Flatlock seams keep the panels smooth against your skin, and the light elastic on the hem and cuffs hold the jersey firmly in place.
The Power 2.0 was modeled off of Gore's "slim" fit platform, meaning that it closely follows the contours of your body, but is never constricting while in the saddle. Gore gave the jersey a tall, close-fit collar to keep out the elements out up top, as well as a full-length front zipper to help dump heat when necessary. Three rear pockets line the back, with a fourth, zippered pocket acting as a safety pouch for your keys and electronic devices. It's finished with reflective elements throughout to increase your visibility to motorists in low-light conditions.
- A thermal jersey for shoulder season rides
- Insulating fabric warms while wicking moisture
- Standard pocket count plus a forth, zippered pocket
- Light elastic holds cuffs and hem in place
- Athletic fit layers beneath winter jackets and vests
- Reflective elements help boost visibility during the short days of fall and spring