Jerseys/Tops (Short Sleeve)
Surly Merino Pocket Tees are T-shirts made from wool that feature a chest pocket. They fulfill both your woolen and your pocketing needs in one handy garment. You can wear them all the hours of the day. They work equally well in the shower as they do in the pool. They function as both day-wear and evening wear. We've tripled its functionality by adding a pocket. A POCKET!!! Now we’ve taken that infinitely versatile garment (it’s the Cross Check of Clothes) and had it made for us out of (what some would call our third favorite material) Merino wool (after steel and rubber, silly). In short, it’s a T-shirt, it’s wool, it's got a pocket (A POCKET!!), you wear it. Donzo.
Once long ago, wool was the material of choice for cycling clothes and other active clothing. In the 80s, synthetics began to replace wool because they were new and shiny and stretchy and you could sublimate flashy, detailed graphics onto them which was a nifty thing for teams and shops. Even while synthetics enjoyed their era of dude-holding-the-bong popularity, however, wool did not die off. It still offered some really great features, like great moisture control and a resistance to putrescent reek. Our jerseys are an excellent example of wool done well. We've tried hard to produce something we hope will become your favorite piece of cycling clothing. Our long sleeve jerseys are made from medium-weight Merino wool. Merino fibers are soft and non-irritating even on sensitive skin. The fabric weight makes them suitable for cool weather to cold weather. They have a high collar to help keep the cold out and the warm in, and feature long body and long sleeves. The sleeves have reinforced thumb holes to help make sure they stay all the way down as you ride. Like our short sleeve jerseys they feature a full length zipper and a reinforced rear pocket with zippered access on both sides.
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