Pinnacle Race SS Jersey review - a no-frills option that's excellent value right now

A good jersey that isn’t noteworthy for any particularly good features but nor does it have any glaring problems

Male cyclist wearing the Pinnacle Race SS Jersey
(Image credit: Jack Elton-Walters)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A good jersey that isn’t noteworthy for any particularly good features but nor does it have any glaring problems. Good for the money and should last for years to come.

Reasons to buy
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    Excellent value for money

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    Well made, should last years

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    Comfortable enough once you’re settled in and riding

Reasons to avoid
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    Slightly odd fit

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    Material takes on odours a bit worse than other brands

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Pinnacle is the in-house brand of the British chain of bike shops Evans and, consistent across its range of bikes and clothing, it sets out to offer affordable lines for cyclists regardless of their experience – from beginners to the more accomplished.

The Pinnacle Race SS Jersey is a no-frills cycling jersey and although it would probably be a bit harsh to call it ‘basic’, it certainly does just what it needs to without any particular standout features – but also nothing obviously wrong with it. We take a look at how it performs compared to other lower priced options among the best short sleeve cycling jerseys for summer riding.

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Pinnacle Race SS Jersey
PriceRRP: £59.99. Currently: £29.99
MaterialQuick drying and fast wicking
ZipFull length front zip
PocketsThree rear pockets and a zipped security pocket
MaterialFront body 100% Polyester, Shoulder/Chest/Sleeve/Back 100% Polyurethane
Size testedMedium
Sizes availableSmall, Medium, Larger, Extra Large, Extra Extra Large
ColoursNavy, Black/white, Charcoal, Yellow

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.