"Bought this jersey along with the matching short and it does indeed look smart when they're matched.
Sleeves and back have a two layer mesh construction going on which I presume helps with ventilation - the jersey's pretty lightweight and if probably better for summer use than all seasons depending what you're wearing with it.
One note is that the jersey really is race fit in my opinion - I'm a medium in normal life and a large in cycling tops so I went for the large here and whilst it fits nicely it's probably right at the cusp of being big enough for me. It's also very nearly too short and at 174cm I'm barely average height, let alone tall. I'd order one size up from your normal off-bike clothes size if you want a very snug fit and two sizes up if you want a bit of give or if you have a beer reserve which needs to be accommodated!"
"Nice shorts for everyday use - the pad's chunky enough to provide a decent level of comfort and the bib is really lightweight.
Minor minor gripe is that the small dhb logo on the bum has started to peel at the edges after just three wears/washes. Not a problem in the grand scheme of things.
In terms of sizing, I'm 174cm (5'9'') tall and 89cm (35") around the middle and a medium fits perfectly."
Pros: Great Value, Attractive, Comfortable, Lightweight, Good Fit
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Mavic Cosmic Elite Clincher Wheelset 2013
The Cosmic Elite wheelset is the starting point for Mavic’s aerodynamic range of wheels. Featuring a 30mm aluminium rim profile, the Cosmic Elite is designed for riders who want speed coupled with excellent rider qualities.
A great upgrade option
Posted08 May 2013
"So I've had my Focus Cayo for about four years now - a mix of commuting (25-30miles a day, four times a week) and the odd longer ride (50+miles once a month or so) on the stock wheels that it came with - Shimano RS10s. Not terrible wheels by any means, and I wondered for ages and ages how much difference a £300 upgrade could possibly make.
Well, I finally took the plunge on the Cosmic Elites and I can't believe the difference a set of wheels can make. To the extent that I'm kicking myself that I didn't upgrade sooner because they're such a joy to ride.
The whole bike feels stiffer at low speeds or climbing, and as I'm not a light rider (87kg) this difference is very comforting.
Spin up speed isn't significantly better since this isn't a particularly light pair of wheels but once you're up to speed they hold it well. When you put the hammer down I'd estimate that they're worth 1mph advantage vs. the RS10s under 20mph and 2mph advantage above that mark.
Lastly, and most important, they make the bike look totally pimp.
My only gripe, and it's a really minor one which says more about my bike maintenance skills than anything else, is that the spacer on the shimano fit is pretty tricky to slot on if you don't know what you're doing... and even with the spacer my chainline is about half a mm out which is going to require a trip to the LBS. This could be avoided by paying your LBS to fit in the first place I suppose.
What type of fit is this, the picture below the size chart shows form fit but the description says slim?
It's race-fit if you ask me - if you don't want a super close fit I'd go one size up from your normal cycling jersey size... it's also quite short so again, if you're tall or long-bodied you might want to go one up.