CYCLING BASE LAYERS
Worn as the first layer next to the skin, a base layer should be worn all year and changed with the season, with the aim of properly regulating your temperature. From ascending snow capped mountains in scorching temperatures, to ploughing through wintry snow, a base layer is a ride essential. More >>
Man made or a natural fibre?
Popular models can be made from either highly technical man made fabrics which do perform extremely well, or from a light weight merino wool. However, their role is the same, to either keep you cool or warm depending on the conditions whilst pulling sweat away from your body. Within cycling there is much debate over which is the better option, but rather than getting involved in that, our advice would be to wear the material you have historically preferred, and which appeals to you as a cyclist and suits the conditions in which you ride.
A word about fit
If there is one item in your cycling wardrobe who's performance is drastically affected by fit, it is the cycling baselayer. It is simply essential that the baselayer sits directly against the rider's skin where it can work to move sweat away from the body in order to properly regulate core temperature. A baselayer that is loose will simply not function. Keep it fitted, keep it working! Less >>
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The Craft Cool Tee is a great multi use, multi-sport base layer. By using a UPF 50 + uniquely patterned construction that pulls perspiration vapor off the body to keep it cool, the Cool Tee is ideal for everything from a hard training ride, trip to the gym, or for keeping you fresh on the commute to work.On the sizing, the Cool Tee is designed to fit like a slim cut, fitted t-shirt, so if you really want a closer fit, then please take a size down.Mesh T for full air permeability and cooling effectErgonomic fit for total freedom of movementsCool Mesh panels in sides and backSoft and comfortable ...
Craft's Cooling Tee is ideal for cyclists looking for a great turbo trainer layer to regulate temperature without an overly close fit that can sometimes feel restrictive whilst working out indoors, or indeed for riders in need of a relaxed, cooling first layer for touring, commuters or trail riders.Offering UPF 50+ protection, the Cooling Tee is designed to be worn like a slightly more fitted version of a t-shirt, so don't expect Craft's usual skin fit if you choose your normal Craft base layer size - this is not where this base layer is aiming at.Ergonomic fit for total freedom of movementThe ...
By combining their Superlight fabric and Cool technologies, Craft have created perhaps the ultimate multi-sport warm weather base layer in the Craft Cool Concept Piece. Body mapped and correspondingly cool during intense efforts, it is a great choice for the cyclist looking for a high performance warm weather first layer for the turbo trainer, road ride, trail or high mileage commute.Sport specific moving wing for perfect functionality and total freedom of movement during high intensitiesBy mapping Mesh Superlight and Cool Plain fabric Craft bring you to the next level of base layer technologySoft, ...
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