Kalf Club Women's eVent Softshell jersey review

A good softshell can carry you through deepest winter as well as autumn, if layered up with the right accessories. We tested the Kalf version to see if it could be the perfect multi-season companion...

Kalf club women's softshell
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A warm layer that breathes well and will work through winter and autumn when dressed up and down with layers. Good value, but the fit could do with refinement.

Reasons to buy
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    Soft and stretchy

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    Good value

Reasons to avoid
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    Poor fit on our tester

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January's cold snap has provided ample opportunity for testing cold weather cycling clothing, and the Kalf club women's softshell has been my companion on several of the bitterest days, when layered up with one of the best base layers and thermal gilets. 

To create the winter ready garment, Kalf has teamed up with eVent, using its DVstretch windproof fabric - a warm but highly breathable material utilised elsewhere for nordic ski and winter sports clothing.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.