Gabba 2 Long-Sleeve: lightweight and protective
GABBA 2 is phenomenal because it keeps out the elements while offering excellent breathability and stretch combined with a perfect fit. Pro riders appreciate this product for racing in foul conditions but what does it represent for everyone else? You probably love it in any weather that doesn’t involve sunshine. This jersey keeps you warm and dry and provides protection from wind and light rain. But the real question is: why does Castelli offer a long sleeve version?
Standard long sleeve jerseys are good to be worn as part of a layering system, but are they really suitable as an outer layer over a base layer? They can be used for summer evenings to take the chill off and for spring, autumn and winter months when the temperature is not too low. And what about rain and wind? Cyclists who are wearing a thermal long sleeve jersey probably also own a wind and water proof jacket to put on top when needed, increasing weight and “killing” performances, we are almost sure.
So far, so good, but why not a product which is lightweight and aerodynamic like a jersey and protects almost like a jacket?
GABBA 2 LONG SLEEVE JERSEY is a protective wind and waterproof jersey built from the latest innovation in fabric technology, is deceptively warm yet doesn’t overheat in moderate conditions and if you get rained on you get the bonus of Gabba protection. A piece that essentially replaces the heavier jackets in your wardrobe except for the coldest conditions. So if you need something really innovative and really appreciated by the pro riders now you have a piece that will change your way to be protected. We are focused on details and we also know that some of our athletes don’t like arm warmers during a long training session in foul weather and they would prefer a product with long sleeves.
• Gore® Windstopper® X-Lite Plus. Originally developed by the Cervelo Test Team, for lightweight total wind protection with water-repellent finish
• Nano Flex fabric insert under arms
• Storm-flap construction at back protects from wheel spray
• Silicone gripper on waistband to limit ride-up
• Full-length YKK® Vislon zipper with wind flap
• 3 rear pockets with drain mesh
• Rear reflective trim on pockets and flap for high visibility
Inner mesh (collar): 90% Polyester, 10% Elastane (Spandex)
Main Fabric: 92% Polyester, 8% Elastane (Spandex)
Under Sleeves: 86% Polyamide (Nylon), 14% Elastane (Spandex)
The Gabba 2 Long Sleeve is the ideal piece for the upcoming spring when training in cool and damp conditions.
You can choose from four different colors in addition to the blue:
Check out the website for all details: Gabba family