SKIN COOLER FULL ZIP TRI TOP - SHORT SLEEVE*
This is our most technologically advanced top and the best money can buy. It has a blend of two very light fabrics with the entire back and sleeves made of our Skin Cooler 90.
Sizing: Please refer to the size chart button above for sizing guidance.
Fit Type: Form fitting
Fit Note: Please do not assume your size, please use our size chart. If in doubt, email questions to email@example.com. Triathlon apparel is meant to fit next-to-skin. This is to eliminate potential chafing, and unnecessary drag during the swim, bike and run. If you’re not comfortable with this type of fit and or are between sizes, we recommend sizing up. Garment will fit the most snug the first time you put it on, it will relax slightly once wet.
Features and Benefits:
- Lightweight, moisture wicking Skin Cooler Octovent™ fabric on front and side panels (see images!)
- Skin Cooler 90™ fabric on back, sleeves and neckline collar for cooling comfort.
- Both Skin Cooler fabrics block 90% of UVB rays while lowering body temperature
- Aerodynamic race fit
- Full-front YKK® zip for easy, on-the-go ventilation
- Bottom zip garage for comfort
- 3 back pockets to store training/racing essentials
- Skin Cooler 90 sleeves designed for more comfort in the aero position
- Strong and durable, yet non-abrasive contrast flat-stitch
- Works well for swimming when worn under a wetsuit
- Not recommended for repeated use in a chlorinated pool
- Made in USA
A MEDICAL TESTIM0NIAL: We received this letter from Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon Dr. Michael Bax.*
I am an avid runner and triathlete and I recently discovered your Skin Cooler products, of which I'm a huge fan. I have been wearing them for a few months now and couldn't be happier. I am a dermatologist and Mohs surgeon at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY. Every patient I see is plagued by basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or melanoma. I recommend your products to my active patients on a daily basis. It allows them to continue their active lifestyle while protecting themselves from the sun. I find your product to be far superior to all other cooling and sun protective lines. I truly appreciate your efforts and innovations.
Michael Bax, MD
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Scott Bieler Clinical Science Center
Buffalo, New York
***Dr. Bax has no financial investment in De Soto Sport and was not solicited nor compensated in any way for his letter.
Note: No garment should ever be a substitute so we always recommend you wear sunscreen underneath these, and all, products. It is crucial to keep in mind that a sunscreen's (whichever brand you may choose) SPF/UPF rating refers only to its ability to protect skin from UVB radiation. Because we know that UVA damage can be just as insidious, it is essential for the health of your skin that you use a sunscreen that contains the UVA-protecting ingredients of titanium dioxide or zinc oxide.
PRODUCT CODE: FVSC
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This top is extremely comfortable, form fitting and the compression fabric stays cool and tight. I love that the sleeves (very silky and soft and do not chafe) provide additional sun coverage. I no longer worry about those terrible sunburns on my upper back and behind my arms. The skin cooling fabric does the trick. I love this top so much that I now own three of them (all different color patterns).
There is heat [**** it up!] and humidity [doh!!] Here is the east [VA] we have both, and i was amazed at how well the jersey worked on rides of 50-75 minutes. Definitely a good purchase--i'll be back for more next year--Ron
I can’t say enough good things about this top. Another amazing De Soto product. I’ve been wearing this jersey since I got my first one in 2012. I now have 4 of them in different styles! Love the styles and different patterns. By far the best quality I’ve ever worn. I’ve used this jersey in very hot conditions including multiple Ironman Hawai’i and a 3 day ultra endurance event. For me, it’s all about comfort, cooling and looking good. This top checks all the boxes. The Skin Cooler technology is the bomb. It is such a nice fit and keeps me cool, which helps performance.
This tri top is the most comfortable one I own. Fits tight without being overly restrictive, and allows for ease of movement without any chafing. The top absorbs & wicks away sweat very well, helping to keep me cool as the temperatures rise over 100 these days.
Being a triathlete for 30 years I've struggled to find that store that carries the right gear and apparal that truly has the triathlete in mind. ..until DeSoto. Everything I ordered fit and performed at the highest level.!! Thank you so much!
MEN'S SIZING INFORMATION IMPERIAL/METRIC
|X-Small||< 5'6" in / <168 cm||135 lbs / 61 kg||22”-24” in / 56-61 cm||< 37” in / < 94 cm|
|Small||5’6”-5’8” in / 168-173 cm||145 lbs / 66 kg||24”-27” in / 61-69 cm||37”-39” in / 94-99 cm||< 34" in / < 86 cm|
|Medium||5'9" in / 175-180 cm||165 lbs / 75 kg||27”-32” in / 69-81 cm||39”-42” in / 99-107 cm||34"-38" in / 86-96 cm|
|Large||6'0" in / 183-188 cm||195 lbs / 88 kg||32”-35” in / 81-89 cm||42”-45” in / 107-114 cm||38"-42" in / 96-106 cm|
|X-Large||6'2" in / 191-196 cm||215 lbs / 98 kg||35”-41” in / 89-104 cm||45”-48” in / 114-122 cm||42"-47" in / 106-119 cm|
|XX-Large||6'5" in / 197 cm+||235 lbs / 107 kg||42” in + / 105 cm +||49” in + / 123 cm +||48" in + / 121 cm +|
The size chart above should serve as a general guide. If you would like assistance in determining the proper size, please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org.