Madison Road Race Thermal Jacket review

The Madison Road Race Thermal jacket provides pro looks, but could definitely offer more warmth

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Madison Road Race Thermal Jacket was designed with help from the Madison-Genesis professional team, and this is evident in a great-looking jacket. However there are definitely competitors which offer greater warmth at a comparable price.

Reasons to buy
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    'Pro' look

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    Very comfortable

Reasons to avoid
  • -

    Not the warmest

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Madison’s new road range is blowing us away with its thought and value. Most of its clothing is designed with the help of the associated Madison-Genesis road racing team. The Madison Road Race Thermal Jacket is a go-to choice for the professionals on cold training rides, and we can see why.

The fit is great, quite slim but with plenty of give. The subtle black design definitely ticks the ‘pro’ box, although it doesn’t make many concessions to visibility. Some reflective panels are in attendance, but this certainly isn’t one for the fluro crowd.

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