Oneten Lombardia arm warmers are stretchy, warm and comfortable. The material makes them good at being resistant in nippy winds. They offer enough protection on dry, slightly damp colder days.
The warmers use a two way silicone grip at the top to stop them slipping down when riding. The wrist has a good elastic hem that offers a close fit whilst remaining flexible. These were small/medium in size and my arms are fairly medium (width) rather than small and the fit was good. They do have a bit of length to them, meaning they bunched up on my small (length) arms, but not uncomfortable at all. Meaning they will fit longer arms too.
|You can find these armwarmers online at Chain Reaction Cycles.|
The Oneten warmers offer a good extra removable layer to your outfit. They aren't water resistant but do hold up well in shorter showers fairly well and will keep you dry in the short term.
They have a reflective Oneten logo offering a level of extra visibility if you are riding early morning or dusk. A nice little touch.
I wore these in a variety of temperatures from 6 degrees up to 13 and they worked really well at keeping my arms warm. Worn with just a jersey, they kept the wind off of my arms without the need to wear a jacket.
They are made with a single tube of fabric, meaning just one seam, which enhances the comfort level of them in terms of being abrasive against your skin. These really are comfortable to wear for a few hours. They are easy to put on and take off as you need them too and stow in a pocket until you need them.
For the price tag of £19.99 and not weighing too much, they are something worth considering. Ideal for this time of year, they are definitely worth a go.
Great at keeping your arms warm, flexible and stretchy, these are worth a look
road.cc test report
Make and model: Oneten Lombardia Arm Warmers
Size tested: Small - Black
Tell us what the product is for, and who it's aimed at. What do the manufacturers say about it? How does that compare to your own feelings about it?
Arm warmers aimed at cyclists for autumn and spring use. Oneten say "Ideal for spring and early autumn rides the Oneten arm warmers offer added warmth and protection from the elements and wind chill". They really do keep you warm and offer a simple solution to cold arms.
Tell us some more about the technical aspects of the product?
76% Polymide, 24% Elastan
Bi-elastic, Lombardia (235g) fabric
Two way silicone grips on top of arm warmers
ONETEN printed logo with stretch
The arm warmers are well made and feel robust.
Tell us how the product performed overall when used for its designed purpose
The arm warmers are a simple thing that do just as they should, and kept my arms warm.
Tell us what you particularly liked about the product
I liked the usability of these. They are easy to take with you and use when you want.
Tell us what you particularly disliked about the product
Did you enjoy using the product? Yes
Would you consider buying the product? Yes
Would you recommend the product to a friend? Yes
About the tester
Age: 34 Height: 158cms Weight: 61kg
I usually ride: Giant defy My best bike is:
I've been riding for: Under 5 years I ride: A few times a week I would class myself as: Experienced
I regularly do the following types of riding: road racing, commuting, sportives, general fitness riding, mtb,