Santini Scudo windbreaker jacket review

The race fit Santini Scudo windbreaker jacket boasts wind proofing and water resistance in a featherweight package. So we headed to the rainy blowy hills to put it through its paces

Santini Scudo windbreaker jacket
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Santini Scudo windbreaker jacket will be a good addition to any cycling wardrobe, delivering great wind proofing and water resistance in a small featherweight package. 

Reasons to buy
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    Wind proof

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    Water resistant

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    Small package

Reasons to avoid
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    Arm and chest fit

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Hannah Bussey

Hannah is Cycling Weekly’s longest-serving tech writer, having started with the magazine back in 2011. She has covered all things technical for both print and digital over multiple seasons representing CW at spring Classics, and Grand Tours and all races in between.

Hannah was a successful road and track racer herself, competing in UCI races all over Europe as well as in China, Pakistan and New Zealand.

For fun, she's ridden LEJOG unaided, a lap of Majorca in a day, won a 24-hour mountain bike race and tackled famous mountain passes in the French Alps, Pyrenees, Dolomites and Himalayas. 

She lives just outside the Peak District National Park near Manchester UK with her partner, daughter and a small but beautifully formed bike collection.