Assos Mille GT Winter Jacket review

The jacket that can carry you from autumn to spring and cover everything but the absolute coldest days

Assos Mille GT Winter Jacket Evo
(Image: © Josh Ross)

Cyclingnews Verdict

For most people riding in the most common winter riding conditions, the Assos Mille GT Winter Jacket is the only jacket you’ll need. Only the absolute worst weather or the coldest days call for anything different and anything else needs only an adjustment to the layering system underneath.

Pros

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    - Low bulk

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    - Perfect fit

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    - Cavernous pockets

Cons

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    - Small tooth zipper

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The extremes of winter riding are fun to talk about. The epic days spent battling the coldest temperatures and the worst weather are days that require specialised gear and a lot of resolve, but the truth is that those days are not the norm. For the kind of riding that most people ride in most winters, a more well-rounded jacket is a better investment, and the Assos Mille GT Winter Jacket is as well-rounded as they come. It might be the only winter jacket you need and is a true contender for our guide to the best winter cycling jackets.

Assos is a company with a well-deserved spot on our list of the best cycling clothing brands and the Mille GT Winter Jacket is an integral part of the lineup. Great brands and integral pieces only go so far though. The question is always will it work for you? Keep reading to see how this piece might fit into the riding you do and if it makes sense for you. 

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