Adidas AdiStar long sleeve jersey review

Adidas AdiStar long sleeve jersey
Cycling Weekly Verdict

It's perfect for early morning and late evening summer rides, but the price is staggering so we've docked two points.

Reasons to buy
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    Light weight

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    Well fitting

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Reasons to avoid
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    Very expensive

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Coming with the iconic three stripes in bright yellow, much needed on an otherwise dark design, the long-sleeve summer AdiStar is said to give the comfort of a stage race jersey and the aerodynamic efficiency of a skinsuit.



On test, the lightweight mixture of the MITI, polyamide and elastane one-piece ‘Bolero' fabric was figure-hugging, yet still comfortable and unrestrictive.

Thanks to its long sleeves, we were tempted to pay no heed to the summer element of the jersey and wear it on cooler days. In reality, anything under 15°C and we still felt the chill.

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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.