Altura Synchro jersey review

Women's cycle top

Our rating 
2.5 out of 5 star rating 2.5
GBP £45.00 RRP | USD $73.29
Altura Synchro Jersey

Our review

Great performance for a reasonable price if you can live with the quibbles
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With a full-length zip garaged at both ends to avoid snags and a long dropped tail, Altura’s new Synchro is a cut above the traditional cycling jersey.


The slick Lycra lacks the immediate snuggle factor of softer fabrics, but it’s cosy enough once buried beneath a jacket.

While it doesn’t trap as much air as fleecier jerseys, it wicks very well, shifting unpleasant amounts of sweat without difficulty and drying in double-quick time after rain showers. The tightly woven face of the fabric is surprisingly good at keeping out chills.

It’s by no means a windproof and is labelled as a mid-layer, but if you’re working hard in reasonable conditions you’ll find that you’ll be snug enough with this top and a base layer beneath, saving the shell layer for really vile weather days.


The reflective print only appears on the left shoulder – we’d rather see it on both sides for full 360-degree visibility.

Product Specifications


Name Synchro (10)
Brand Altura

Clothing Material Polyamide Polyurethane
Clothing Sizes Available 10 12 14 16 18
Available Colours Black
Available In (Mens/Womens) Womens
Weight (g) 329
Fastening Type Full-Zip
Sleeve Type Long-sleeved