Ground Effect Rock Lobster Jersey

5/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $40.00

Product Description

Avoid being boiled alive when the sun turns up the volume. The Rock Lobster boasts its own theme song for company, plus a stand up collar and long sleeves for shade on those long exposed days on the road. If the heat gets too stifling, just yank up the sleeves. Ground Effect's Intercool fabric wicks sweat away from your body and it dries at the speed of light - dead handy when you're on tour and reduced to hand

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Graham Mitchell a Weekend Warrior from Perth, Australia

Date Reviewed: January 29, 2008

Strengths:    Great material, design and fit. Good value.

Weaknesses:    A little fragile in dense bush.

Bottom Line:   
Long sleeves and high collar are perfect/essential for very strong Australian sun (as pointed out by other Aussie poster).
Fabric wicks well and would seem to offer good UV protection; I have fair Scottish skin and have not experienced any adverse effects.
I am about to order my third Rock Lobster and thoroughly recommend them.

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Favorite Trail:   All of them

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Sausage tops,
Nike Dri-fit

Bike Setup:   575 uber'blinger

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by John a Weekend Warrior from Brisbane Australia

Date Reviewed: July 5, 2002

Strengths:    Quality, comfort, price and good range of colours.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
No more lycra for me, the Intercool fabric is spot on for the sub-tropical climate here. Great for chilly morning rides. Perfect for fending off skin cancer on hot summer grinds.
Feels good, looks good. I bought two!

Check out the "Jetson" vest also (not listed), I live in mine.

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Favorite Trail:   Still Searching

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Lots of lycra and polly sausage-skin jerseys.

Bike Setup:   Just the way I like it.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Paul Slater a Cross Country Rider from Brighton

Date Reviewed: April 3, 2002

Strengths:    Given the weather in the UK I use this as a base layer for a lot of the year. When the sun does decide to blaze this top really shows its quality. The fabric helps keep you cool, the zip is long, the sleeves are easy to roll up and down, and the collar stops your neck getting sunburnt. It's good value too.

Weaknesses:    I haven't had any problems yet and judging by the high quality of other Ground Effect products I have used, I don't expect to have any.

Bottom Line:   
Excellent product; in my experience it's unbeatable when your cycling in hot, sunny weather. Only one rider to all this glowing praise... I don't know if the weave actually blocks out UV rays in the way some manufactures claim their fabrics do.

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Favorite Trail:   The South Downs Way

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $39.00

Purchased At:   Online

Similar Products Used:   Parrot, Lowe Alpine, Rohan.

Bike Setup:   Kona Caldera

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