Best cycling vests 2024: extra warmth when you need it

Cycling vests are one of the most flexible pieces of clothing in your cycling wardrobe. We explain what should you be looking for and round up our favourites.

Best cycling vests
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A cycling vest - traditionally known as a gilet - is one of the most versatile garments out there to keep you warmer and drier as you ride. 

Cyclists are notorious for obsessing over what they wear, and finding that goldilocks clothing combination (not too hot, not too cold) can often be a tricky task. The key is having a wardrobe full of versatile pieces of clothing, including a couple of your favourite cycling vests.

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