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Inspired by alpine climbing and ski mountaineering, the Alpha Long Sleeve is designed as a mid-layer piece to extend the temperature range of our jackets. Or simply wear it over a jersey as a lightweight insulating layer. Polartec’s Alpha Direct insulation is placed in strategic areas to maximize warmth without weight. The Alpha creates airspace on all leading panels (sleeves, chest, collar) to trap warm air. This construction allows for exceptional breathability and a quick dry layer through a wide range of temps and dynamic and highly aerobic riding. The sides, back, and lower sleeve are made from our Merino 210 - a merino fleece-backed fabric that’s exceptionally soft, thermoregulating, and abrasion resistant thanks to the polyester face. A half zip keeps bulk and weight to a minimum and a slim silhouette allows enough room for a base layer, while still fitting trim under the Ultralight Rain or Signature Softshell jackets. Three back pockets promise real storage capacity for long base miles. Recommended as an easily packable, quickly deployed cold-weather layer over our base layers and under our jackets. Wearing the Alpha Long Sleeve adds 10 to 15ºF of warmth to an above-freezing riding kit.
Polartec Alpha Direct insulation leading panels for warmth without weight Merino 210 back/sides - slim fit and thermoregulating YKK Vislon Half zip Three back pockets with silicone waist gripper Extended collar Slim fit to be worn in conjunction with Rain or Softshell jackets to extend their range well below freezing"
Features and Specs
Fabric: 80% polyester (63% recycled) / 20% Merino Wool
Made in: LT
Caring for your cycling gear properly will extend its life and maintain its performance, fit and quality. It’s important to consider these instructions carefully. While we stand behind the quality of our apparel, not adhering to these instructions will void our warranty against manufacturing & defects.
We strongly recommend washing your new gear before wearing it. You’ll find that your apparel will soften, and fit & comfort will improve after washing - especially with bibs & shorts.
Machine wash cool, 86°F (30°C) with like colors: Cooler temps maintain better longevity for your apparel. Like colors, especially lights, will remain more vibrant when washed with like colors.
Use mild detergent. Do not bleach or dry clean: Strong detergents & bleach can break down the fibers and elastane in the garment, dramatically reducing its life.
Close all fastenings: this goes also for other garments mixed in with your cycling apparel. Velcro closures or clasps can catch on stitching or trim and damage your garments.
Lay flat to dry. Do not tumble dry: Do not put your cycling apparel in the dryer. Even on low heat. Don’t do it. Heat can damage fabric, elastic and heat transfer logos very easily. Lycra (Elastane) is used throughout our garments to provide compression and support and is susceptible to damage from heat and can irreparably damage your apparel.
Delivery and Returns
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