All these base layers have a little something extra – a technical edge, which means more than just an extra warm layer.
5. Pearl Izumi Women’s Transfer Long Sleeve Base Layer
Size: S – L
Price: RRP £49.99
More info: Pearl Izumi
Pearl Izumi have worked on the cut of the panels of this base layer to ensure a snug anatomical fit that sits just right for cycling. Designed to wick sweat away, it’s not just an extra layer in the cold, it will help keep you dry on warmer days too.
6. Gore Windstopper Base Layer Lady Thermo
Size: XS – XXL
Price: RRP £64
More info: Gore Bikewear
This isn’t just a snug and warm layer, it’s also got a Windstopper barrier across the front and shoulder area. It’s ideal for road cycling on windy days, but bear in mind this means the top doesn’t have much stretch to it, so you may need to go up a size.
7. Endura Transmission II Women’s Long Sleeve Base Layer
Size: XS – L
Price: RRP £25.99
More info: Endura
For £25 this base layer packs in the features, with body-mapped fabric for optimum fit and breathability.