The best summer cycling jerseys offer a winning combination of style, comfort and performance, making them a top choice for cyclists of all levels. From the Lusso Paragon's sleek design and high-capacity pockets to the Universal Colours Spectrum Light's lightweight and sustainable construction, these jerseys are a must-have for riders who demand the best - and don't want to be drenched in sweat on warm weather rides.
Best overall summer jersey: Universal Colours Spectrum Light Men's Short Sleeve Jersey
Best for classic design: Santini Eco Sleek Bengal Jersey
Best for value: Vanelli Proline Jersey
Best for eco-conscious: Velocio Men’s Signature Jersey
Best for hot weather: dhb Aeron Lab Ultralight SS Jersey
Best racing summer jersey: Santini Redux Speed Jersey
Best money-no-object summer jersey: MAAP Evade Pro Base Jersey 2.0
Best bold design summer jersey: TICCC HC jersey – Coral Lightweight
Best for a lot of pocket space: Lusso Paragon Jersey
Best summer jersey for long rides: Albion Short Sleeve Jersey
Recent advancements in technical fabrics have resulted in a noticeable disparity in on-bike performance between top-quality cycling jerseys and regular clothes not specifically designed for cycling. This difference becomes even more significant if you're aiming for speed or seeking comfort during hot weather rides.
All of the cycling jerseys tested by the road.cc test team meet the criteria that many road cyclists care about in terms of style and appearance - and these ten jerseys listed below have all scored four or more stars in our strict testing.
All of these jerseys are specifically designed for warm and dry weather conditions and because of that, feature a close-fitting design and built-in breathability features. Many modern cycling jerseys also boast sustainable materials and additional UV protection. To find out more about how to choose the best summer cycling jersey for you, we've also listed some of the most common questions about the topic at the bottom of this buyer's guide.
To complete your warm weather cycling outfit, you can also check out our guide to cheap cycling jerseys, and for the bottom half, our guide to the best bib shorts. All of our top reviews are also listed on the road.cc recommends page, so you can easily browse through the creme de la creme of cycling products, all in one place.