Paired with a warmer base layer, it can be worn when the temperature is in single figures if it's dry, especially when going hard. Throw on your windproof packable shell and you get even more wear from it.
Bare minimum for the winter
Thinner and far more breathable than anything else in this test, the dhb Windslam Roubaix is included as it's an example of the bare minimum you should be thinking of wearing come the colder months.
Its simple design not only keeps costs down but also makes for an exceptionally close fit.
Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access
Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription
Join now for unlimited access
Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
Founded in 1891, Cycling Weekly and its team of expert journalists brings cyclists in-depth reviews, extensive coverage of both professional and domestic racing, as well as fitness advice and 'brew a cuppa and put your feet up' features. Cycling Weekly serves its audience across a range of platforms, from good old-fashioned print to online journalism, and video.
Mavi García takes a first WorldTour win at Vuelta a Burgos Feminas
The Spanish champion at last realises her potential with a solo victory on the uphill finish to Ojo Guareña
By Owen Rogers • Published
'I had a reputation for drinking a litre of Coca-Cola on long rides': Ed Clancy's top fitness tips
More than a decade competing at the top of cycling, with three Olympic gold medals to his name, Ed Clancy passes on some essential fitness advice
By Chris Marshall-Bell • Published
'I was clinically dead for 25 minutes': Why Mark Felstead is refusing to let fate call the shots
The veteran cyclist assumed he was in robust health and speeding towards age-group glory – until one fateful race changed everything
By David Bradford • Published