Sportful Second Skin Deluxe crew base layer

Sportful Second Skin Deluxe crea base layer
Cycling Weekly Verdict

It's done impressively well so far. Simply brilliant.

For
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    Great sweat wicking

Against
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    Not much

Great wicking performance, a tight fitting nylon and polyester knit and a crew collar are all positives in themselves, but if you factor in the clever science in the fabric, the Second Skin base layer steps up a level.

Known as a bacteriostatic fabric, Meryl Skincare (of which this is made) maintains natural skin bacteria levels. Waffle aside, this means this synthetic base layer shouldn't pong for it's entire lifespan.