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Castelli Squadra Long Vest review

We want to ensure that whether you’re spending £10K on a new lightweight race bike, £2 on a cycling water bottle or £40 on Castelli Squadra Long Vest, that you’re getting the very best you can get for your money. In today’s Castelli Squadra Long Vest review we’re going to look at why it scores 8.9/10 in our review and why we recommend it over many of the other 101 products in the Gilets – Cycle category. We’ve started by giving you a top level score for each of the key areas when it comes to reviewing these products, these scores include a quality score, price score, review score and an overall score.










Castelli Squadra Long Vest reviews

See customer reviews at Chain Reaction Cycles:

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Castelli Squadra Long Vest Specification

Castelli Squadra Long Vest specs

Castelli Squadra Long Vest
Feature 1

100% Polyester

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this feature: 11

Feature 2

Minimalist vest for descents or extra coverage

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 3

Coated ripstop windproof fabric

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 4

Mesh back panel

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this feature: 4

Feature 5

Scorpion logo on chest and lower back

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Feature 6

Weight: 66g (size L)

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this feature: 1

Spec 1

Colour: Yellow Fluo, White, Black, Yellow

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this spec: 11

Spec 2

Clothing Size: XXXL, L, M, XXL, XL, XS, S

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this spec: 1

Spec 3

Gender: Male

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this spec: 1

Spec 4

Age Group: Adult

Other Gilets – Cycle found with this spec: 4



Number of Reviews


Review Score

3.7 / 5

Average score in category: 4.2


  • . Castelli’s Squadra Long Vest is an extremely lightweight and packable vest, ideal in case of a sudden rain shower. This vest will keep the worst of the rain and wind off your front and back when needed, whilst giving you plenty of ventilation and freedom in the arms due to the sleeveless cut When the rain stops and it gets too hot, simply stow in your pocket or saddle bag. The Squadra Long Vest will definitely become an essential item for every ride Features: 100% PolyesterMinimalist vest for descents or extra coverageCoated ripstop windproof fabricMesh back panelScorpion logo on chest and lower backWeight: 66g (size L)Buy Castelli Clothing from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.
  • Product codes: 8055688413521
  • CS170560101

No matter what type of bike product your buying, from the simple accessories through to the full setup of your custom built road bike, there are lots of important considerations that you should take into account, especially when you’re shopping online and unable to test the product first. This is especially true when you’re buying products like Gilets – Cycle.

Our aim is simple, help you get the very best products for your budget. Whether that’s Castelli Squadra Long Vest or an alternative, we’ll do our best to find you unbiased, genuine customer reviews to help you make your decision. We’ve found 101 different products in the Gilets – Cycle category at Chain Reaction Cycles and we’ve also managed to find 360 products from Castelli (although only 14 of the 360 are in the Gilets – Cycle category).

Our first piece of advice is for you to spend some time really getting to know what it is you’re looking for. An important feature for one person might be totally pointless and irrelevant to you, so get a good idea of what you want and need from your Gilets – Cycle. Note down this list of key features that your product must have, that way when you’re comparing alternatives you have a starting point to decide whether one product meets your needs or not.

Price is the next and probably one of the most important factors of a purchase, so it’s really worthwhile spending a bit of time analysing the price of Castelli Squadra Long Vest and seeing how it stacks up against those offered by different brands or even other alternatives from Castelli. Below we’re going to get into the detail of Castelli Squadra Long Vest to help you see how the prices stack up.

We start this price analysis by looking at the price you can expect to pay for Gilets – Cycle. There are 101 different products available at Chain Reaction Cycles, and of those 101, the average price is £69.95. There’s quite a variance in price in this category too with the lowest priced product we found at £14.99 and most expensive was £170.

The next stage we went on to, was to look at the price of products from the brand: Castelli. The average price was £71.33 and we found that the price varies right from as little as £7 up to £340 with Castelli products.

And finally we thought it would be good to give you an idea of Castelli products that appear specifically in the Gilets – Cycle category. So you can see that the price of Castelli Squadra Long Vest at £40 is great value considering the average price of Castelli Gilets – Cycle is £76.73 and the price varies from £38.50.

It’s also worth bearing in mind that we managed to find Castelli Squadra Long Vest during our price scan of several cycle retailers, for the amazing price of £40 which represents a £ or saving against RRP. If you think Castelli Squadra Long Vest ticks all of your boxes in terms of quality and features then it’s more than likely going to be a winner bearing in mind the price.

Castelli Squadra Long Vest Reviews

Reviews are obviously a key part of the buying process when buying any cycle gear, and that goes for Gilets – Cycle too. Reading reviews if going to be the closest insight you get into how good Castelli Squadra Long Vest is, without actually trying or buying it. Over at Chain Reaction Cycles we managed to find 16 reviews scoring it 3.7 out of 5. That’s a great result considering the price and quality and the fact that it’s a product made by Castelli. In fact when you consider those points and combine it with the fact that the average review score in the Gilets – Cycle category is 4.2 and the average score of products from Castelli is 4.4 it’s a steal. And actually, if you look specifically at products from Castelli in the Gilets – Cycle category the average review score is 4.3.

That’s why you can see it was easy for us to give Castelli Squadra Long Vest such a high overall score of 8.9 / 10. It seems to have the perfect combination of features, quality and price making it a great all-rounder.

So our last piece of advice that we can offer is to take your time reading plenty of reviews now, you can see that there are 16 reviews for Castelli Squadra Long Vest which score it 3.7, so it’s really worth spending a few minutes reading through lots of these to see what the key advantages or dislikes are. It will really reassure you when you come to buying online.

If you do go on to buy Castelli Squadra Long Vest or in fact any of the other Gilets – Cycle, we would love to hear from you. Sharing your views will really help us to write more comprehensive reviews and we will share these thoughts with customers just like you that are looking to read reviews before they commit to buying.