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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Happily, the big internet retailers often offer some pretty hefty discounts, making the best kit become that bit more affordable.

Castelli women’s Dolcissima gloves £30 £21

Gloves are a great purchase if you know you’re going to be riding lots, they’ll suck up some of the road buzz and stop your hands getting chafed.

Buy now: Castelli women’s Dolcissima gloves at Wiggle for £21

Castelli women’s Ispirata jersey £85 £60

Somewhere between tight-fitting and loose, made from a softer material, the Ispirata is comfortable and perfect for all the riding you do.

Buy now: Castelli women’s Ispirate jersey at Wiggle for £60

Castelli Nano bib-shorts £100 £70

Those chilly mornings are no bother for these slightly thermo Nano bib-shorts. They’ll be perfect for those slightly chilly autumnal mornings.

Buy now: Castelli Nano bib-shorts at Wiggle for £70

Castelli Team Sky Podio jersey £80 £64

Show Team Sky some love this Tour de France with this replica jersey. It has all the tech that the pros are riding with right now, including a feather-like weight and great breathability.

Buy now: Castelli Team Sky Podio jersey at Evans Cycles for £64

Castelli Women’s climbers jersey £70 £41.99

This super lightweight jersey is perfect for the (hopefully) red hot conditions we’ll be experiencing this summer. Either way, it’s light, cool and comfortable – perfect.

Buy now: Castelli Women’s climbers jersey at Evans Cycles for £41.99

Castelli Perfetto Vest £110 £78.99

This lightweight wind protector features the awesome Gore Windstopper technology, so it’ll keep you warm even if a it’s blowing a gale. Factor in the fact it can be stuffed in your back pocket and its the perfect on bike companion.

Buy now: Castelli Perfetto Vest at Chain Reaction Cycles for £78.99

Castelli Prosecco Sleeveless base layer £45 £29

Buy now: Castelli Prosecco Sleeveless base layer at Chain Reaction Cycles for £29

We’re firm believers that you should always ride with a base layer, regardless of the weather. They do a great job of keeping you comfortable underneath your jersey.