2015 Riviera Tri Jersey Full Front Zip
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New 2015 models have larger armholes
The Riviera Collection has quickly become our top-of-the-line grupo where we have spared no expense to provide you with the ultimate in comfort and performance.
This is a skin tight sleeveless triathlon jersey that is great for cyclists looking for a sleeveless option for hot days. Forza Compressor™ body (not traditional bike jersey fabric) around midsection which provides support, comfort and slimming affect. Skin Cooler™ panels, 3 back pockets, full-front YKK® zipper, contrast flat stitch.
The neck is high when you try it on at first so that when riding in the aero position, it does not scoop air. Then when running or when swimming with it under a wetsuit, you can zip it down.
Colors: Black, Mondrian Color, Mondrian Greyscale
This item is not designed for repeated use as a swim suit in a chlorinated pool.
- What is the SPF/UPF rating for this product?
To date, in the USA there are still no federal regulations for SPF, or UPF ratings in clothing.
Although many manufacturers list SPF/UPF ratings on their clothing tags, they are doing so in a very biased and unwarranted manner. You see, there is not yet an accreditation process to regulate these claims in the USA. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), together with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) are currently exploring the many outside influences on fabrics, such as salt and chlorinated water, stretch, and durability to determine a standard for clothing in relation to sun protection.
So, if a company sells you on their SPF/UPF rated products and says you do not need to wear sunscreen, they will be lying to you just to make a sale.
That said, our fabrics have been tested for their effectiveness against UVB rays by an independent organization. The Skin Cooler fabrics we created block 75% of UVB rays. This is why we recommend you wear sunscreen underneath these products. It is crucial to keep in mind that a sunscreen's SPF/UPF rating refers only to its ability to protect skin from UVB radiation, the rays that cause sunburn. 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, zinc oxide and/or avobenzone.
We have had all our fabrics tested by an independent testing service and they found that our Forza Fabric blocks 75% of UVB rays.