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We test ride Ciovita's Apex Contego winter cycling jacket

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Designed for the coldest winter morning rides. But also stylish enough to be worn casually. (Photo: Ciovita)
Designed for the coldest winter morning rides. But also stylish enough to be worn casually. (Photo: Ciovita)

The cliché says there is no such a thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. And although South African riders only have to endure a short winter, investing in a good riding jacket, is valuable.

Advanced materials and garment design mean it is now possible to ride in cold conditions and wear less clothing. This means less weight and storage issues when the morning starts to warm and you need to delayer.

Ciovita’s second-generation Apex Contego jacket combines a winter riding garment and a gilet into one.

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