Sportful Crystal Thermo jacket review

With its subtle monochrome design, the Sportful Crystal Thermo jacket wouldn't look out of place off the bike, but can form follow fashion on the bike too?

Sportful Crystal Thermo Jacket
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A versatile and reasonably practical jacket that, if teamed with a wind-cheating layer, will be perfect for either urban errands in your civvies, or long club runs in your full cycling regalia, assuming you have a crisp autumnal or spring day. 

Reasons to buy
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    Versatile style

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    Practical pockets

Reasons to avoid
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    Limited flexibility

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    Need to team with wind-cheater

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Cycling on a crisp sunny autumnal or winter day surely has to be up there as some of the best rides you'll do all year, personally it's probably my favourite time to ride.

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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.