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The B’Twin 700 Warm Weather Mesh baselayer does a great job of keeping you riding in hot weather, but the one size fits all approach won't be good for all.

Score 8

icebreaker sphere baselayer

We've tested the Icebreaker Sphere top. Although billed as a tee shirt it serves well as a cycling baselayer too and works very well with its merino fabric.

Score 8

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We test the merino baselayer from Chainreaction's in-house brand Oneten. It's got all the benefits of merino at a really good price.

Score 9

Pearl Izumi base layer

The long sleeved Pearl Izumi Transfer wool base layer is a great option for cold weather rides, being warm, breathable and very comfortable

Score 10


Splashing out on a good winter jacket might seem like the most obvious way to stay comfortable on chilly winter rides, but, as the one item of clothing actually in…

Score 9


For cold weather cycling a quality baselayer can significantly enhance your comfort and ride enjoyment. If you ride in cold weather and find your torso getting cold, sweaty and uncomfortable,…

Score 9


A cold head and ears can quickly ruin a winter ride, but fitting a warm hat under a helmet can be uncomfortable. This is where a skull cap such as…

Score 8


A quality base layer can significantly enhance cold weather riding comfort. In order to do this it needs to tread the fine line between keeping you warm, whilst preventing you from overheating…

Score 8

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The Caratti Thermal Base Layer provides good foundation protection at a very competitive choice, but could be offered in more sizes.

Score 7


It’s odd to find an item 
of clothing that performs well across the seasons, yet that’s just what we have here with the 
Merino Mesh. I’ve found that with the…

Score 9


Arguably the most versatile in Assos’s range of base layers, the Early Winter works well under a summer jersey — kind of like a set of arm-warmers and baselayer combined…

Score 8

Altura Merino lond sleeve base layer

You expect a merino wool base layer to be warm in winter, but with its particularly heavy-duty feel compared to other merino layers, Altura’s offering must be one of the…

Score 8

Funkier's under-helmet thermal cap, designed to keep your noggin toastie on cold winter days

Score 8


Base layers are a bit like pants; you always have favourites that you look through the pile to find. Craft’s Pro ZERO Extreme is a recent addition to my kit…

Score 10


The devil’s in the detail and these left and right-handed, typically ‘Rapha-esque’ arms are stylish. The Italian Roubaix fabric of the Rapha arm warmers is soft, stretchy, and fits comfortably…

Score 9