Polaris Venom jersey – in brief review

Good value spring clothing

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £49.99 RRP | USD $63.04
Polaris Venom jersey

Our review

Less than £50 will buy you a jersey that wicks very well and will keep you warm
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The Venom jersey is relatively heavy for a spring jersey. With its brushed inner lining, high collar, full-length zip, long sleeves, thumb loops and reflective detailing, it makes for a warm and comfortable top that you wouldn’t feel out of place wearing in winter. 

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Despite all that extra weight and warmth, though, it’s pretty good at shifting sweat. It gained 191g, which is a lot but less than half the jersey’s dry weight, and there are far lighter competitors that have gained a greater proportion than that in other tests. Just as impressive was the fact it managed to shed almost a quarter of the weight it had gained in the following hour.

Given that the garment costs less than £50, if you’re looking for a spring-weight jersey that gives you the most performance per pound, there’s no need to go elsewhere. 

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This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Venom jersey (13)
Brand Polaris

Clothing Sizes Available L M S XL XXL
Available Colours Black/Blue Black/White Black/Yellow
Available In (Mens/Womens) Mens
Weight (g) 405