Le Col gilet review

Le Col's lightweight gilet offers good weatherproofing without losing breathability

Le Col Gilet
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Le Col's gilet is a good option for those wanting a smart gilet for those chilly spring rides or early-morning summer spins. The small amount of reflectivity is welcome but it's a pity there are no pockets. The wind and waterproofing works very well as does the fit – if only Le Col did an extra-small size.

Reasons to buy
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    Decent wind and waterproofing

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    Good breathability

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Reasons to avoid
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    Only available in one colour

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    Small amount of reflectives

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    Extra-small size needed in the range

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Le Col is a premium cycle clothing brand founded by British ex-pro Yanto Barker. Its new gilet is a good spring and early-summer-morning layer that’ll go with any kit, being all black.

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