Road Cycling Clothing

Review: Tribe Sports Performance Cycling Jersey

With Spring here it’s time to get the short sleeves on.


When it comes to cycling jerseys, I always find myself reaching for the same one in my wardrobe, because I know it works. When I got my hands on the Tribe Sports performance jersey, I was happy to see if it would become a favourite.

In a cool charcoal grey with yellow side panels, I thought it looked really appealing. It’s always good to see women’s jerseys that are not pink and flowery. The design and colouring are simple and the fit is a tight one. It is a performance jersey, so made to be snug. You may want to upsize if (like me) you are curvier, or prefer a looser fit.

The jersey has a half zip down the front, which suits me. It works well when you are getting hot and just want to cool down. It has the usual silicon gripper around the base to stop it sliding up during a ride and I found this worked really well.

The fabric of the jersey boasts a “4-way stretch”. I’m not sure how many directions I stretched it in, but it held up really well. With flat lock seams it didn’t chafe either, making it really comfortable. The side panels are fully ventilated, meaning it’s not just restricted to the armpit, it goes right down the side. This feature was really good on a long ride. I didn’t end up feeling to sweaty because of the breathable fabric.

At the rear, it has the standard drop tail design that you would expect from a cycling jersey. It has two deep rear pockets, perfect for strong an extra water bottle and raincoat. It also has a little zip pocket on the back which was good for keeping cake and coffee money safe.



As a jersey, it does what it says and preforms. It feels good and looks good. It’s well made and stands up well in terms of all it offers.



Breathable fabric

Very comfortable to wear.




You may want to size up.


Price: £29.50, available from Tribe Sports.

More information: Tribe Sports


What Tribe Sports say about the Women’s Performance Jersey…


22cm front ventilation zip for temperature control

Silicon rear hem grip to help keep jersey in place

2 rear cargo pockets for easy access to riding essentials

Secure zip lock pocket for valuables.

Ergonomic flat-lock seams give a performance enhancing, anti-chafe finish.

Raglan sleeves for comfort and freedom of movement.

Zoned-ventilation panels for increased airflow and rapid cooling in your core workout heat zones.

360 degree reflectivity for enhanced visibility in low-light.

Aegis antibacterial treatment creates a protective shield, providing active freshness.



Aero-fit: Form fitting for effective moisture wicking and aerodynamics

Studio model is wearing size Medium.

Model Height: 180cm / 5’11” Bust: 34C / 81cm Waist: 65cm / 28” Hips: 101cm / 40”



Soft, lightweight 4-way stretch moisture wicking fabric for maximum comfort. (88% Polyester, 12% Spandex).

Care instruction. For best results:

Wash at 30°. Wash with like colours. Do not tumble dry. Iron at a low temperature.


Make sure to check out their tech tee, a review of this will be on the site shortly.



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