B'Twin Ultralight gilet review

The B’Twin Ultralight gilet provides light protection form wind and rain and packs down small, all for a very good price

Cycling Weekly Verdict

At less than 20 quid, it’s hard to find much wrong with the B’Twin Ultralight gilet. The fit may not be perfect, but it provides great protection against wind and light rain and packs down incredibly small.

Reasons to buy
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    Packs down exceptionally small

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    Very light

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    Great value

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Reasons to avoid
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    Poor, baggy fit

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If you’re after a no-fuss gilet that won’t break the bank but will still keep the chill off on the ride out to the club run on a Saturday morning, then the B’Twin Ultralight gilet could be for you.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.