The best deals on quality Italian kit that the internet has to offer right now

Seeing the little scorpion logo of Castelli on a piece of clothing is usually a sign of some high quality kit, but unfortunately that usually means that it comes with a high price tag too.

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The good news is that the big internet retailers usually offer some pretty tasty discounts, especially on last season’s kit, so we’ve rounded up 12 of the best deals on offer right now.

Prima Glove 21.99 – £13.99

Never underestimate the importance of full finger gloves, even if you think it’s going to be a warm day on the bike.

Even better, these have silicon finger ends so you can upload your ride to Strava without having to take your gloves off.

Buy now: Castelli Prima Glove from Evans Cycles for £13.99

Women’s Velo Vest £65.99 – £38.99

 

Read more: Castelli Women’s Velo Vest review

Castelli’s Velo gilet is perfect for when the spring weather turns a little inclement and blustery.

Even better, it packs up tiny so there should always be space for it in a jersey pocket.

Buy now: Castelli Women’s Velo Vest from Chain Reaction Cycles for £38.99

Castelli Thermoflex knee warmers £30 – £14.70

Read more: Castelli Thermoflex knee warmers review

These are a brilliant set of knee warmers that can be used from spring through to autumn, especially with the unpredictable UK weather.

We’ve test ’em and reckon they’re some of the best you can buy, so at half price they’re a total steal!

Buy now: Castelli Thermoflex knee warmer from Wiggle for £14.70


Watch: Buyers’ guide to spring and autumn clothing


Imprevisto Nano water-repellant jersey £80 – £47.99

Another great piece of Spring riding kit when you’re likely to get wet on the bike.

Currently, these are discount anywhere between £47.99-£63.99 so grab a bargain while you can.

Buy now: Imprevisto Nano jersey for £47.99 from Evans Cycles

Women’s Gabba windproof jersey £111 – £55.99

The female equivalent of the superb Gabba jersey.

It’s currently over 50% off in the purple colour, making it an absolute steal now for your spring riding.

Buy now: women’s Gabba jersey from Evans Cycles for £55.99

Women’s Alpha Jacket £220 – £119

The Alpha Jacket is neat in that the outer waterproof layer is detachable from the inner.

This makes it easy to vent on long climbs by just unzipping the outer, before zipping it up again for the descent.

Buy now: Alpha Jacket from Chain Reaction Cycles for £119

Perfetto Long Sleeve Jersey £174.99 £122.99

Buy now: Castelli Perfetto from Evans Cycles for £122.99

So named because it is perfect, apparently. While we’ve not had chance to test this one, it does have some pretty neat features.

The Italian brand has made it more waterproof as well as redesigned the tail so it should sit flatter.