Stingray

86 reviews
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Colour
Deep Marine
Size

Sweating it out on a backcountry epic or zooming around the hills on a balmy summer evening. The Stingray delivers hot-weather cycling performance without requiring you to squeeze into a body-hugging mobile billboard.

+Features
  • Stand-up collar to block UVs. Who wants to be labelled a red neck?
  • UPF 50+
  • Outrageously long front zip for turbo charged ventilation.
  • Regular fit and no-elastic hem lets the wind 'blow up your kilt'.
  • WhaleTail™ covers your back when you're stretched to the max.
  • Rear security pocket coupled with elasticised pockets for on-the-go access.
  • S and XXL sizes in selected colours only.
  • Designed & made by us in Aotearoa | New Zealand.
+Tech

  Weight: 200 gm

+HyperActive™
A lightweight summer fabric packed with technology to keep you cool and dry as. The bi-component knit backs a sharp-looking polyester outer with a smooth layer of nano-charcoal polyester against your skin. Nano-charcoal disperses sweat to accelerate evaporation and is naturally anti-microbial to fight nasty smells. The fabric dries at the speed of light - great when reduced to hand washing on tour - and even performs its quick-drying magic in the wet under a rain jacket.
  • Composition: 75% polyester; 25% nano-charcoal polyester.
  • Weight: 139 gsm.
+UPF 50
HyperActive's UPF 50+ rating extends your no-burn time by 50 times over bare skin. Designs with a stand-up collar and long sleeves maximise protection from the sun's UV rays. Yank 'em up if it gets too stifling.

+More than Kiwi Made
Ground Effect clothing is crafted right here in Aotearoa | New Zealand. Has been ever since we started back in 1994. Manufacturing locally works for us. We operate a quick-response system - holding minimal stock of any one item, but churning out a few more quick-smart when the pile gets low. The upshot is that we are seldom caught with our shelves empty, so orders get despatched the same day you place them.

+Video
+Compare

  Median Strip Marco Polo  Stingray Haywire
Pockets Three at rear One at chest Three at rear None
Front Zip Full length Short 3/4 None
Fabric Lightwave™
Merino
Lightwave™
Merino
HyperActive™ HyperActive™
Fit
Sizes S - XL S - XL S - XL S - XL

+Washing
  • All Ground Effect clothing enjoys a warm 40ºC machine wash. Try to avoid cold-water detergents and those with bleach, 'oxygen whitener' or fabric softener.
    • The cold-water varieties have little enzymes that are super-charged to brave the cold but can damage technical fabrics and cause skin irritation. 
    • Bleach rots natural fibres like merino, strips the dye, attacks laminates of waterproof fabrics and can also cause skin irritation.
    • Sodium Percarbonate (the main ingredient in oxygen whitener) can make colours run.
    • Fabric softener and stuff containing it like wool wash destroys the water repellent finish on waterproof and water resistant fabrics, and can cause colours to run. 
  • As a rule of thumb, a product that is easy on the planet is also easy on your body. Select a mild plant-based soap like EcostoreEarthwise or Aware.
  • Hand washing is sometimes the only option on tour, but a washing machine rinses more thoroughly and is preferable if you have the choice.
  • Most Ground Effect gear dries super-fast so hanging on the line or drooping over the bedpost is generally the best option. High heat can damage some fabrics so if you do take your threads for a spin, set the device on 'medium' or 'warm' rather than hot. A lap in the dryer is recommended for your rain jacket, after it has dried on the line, as it helps recharge its water repellent finish. 
+Shipping
  • Items are generally packed and sent the same day your order is received.
  • Costs $7 by overnight courier within New Zealand.
  • NZ$7 by tracked airmail to Australia.
  • Around NZ$15-25 by tracked airmail to destinations elsewhere in the world - calculated in our shipping cart as you check out. 
    • More shipping and tax details in our FAQ.
    Customer Reviews
    4.7 Based on 86 reviews
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      PG
      07/02/2022
      patrick g.
      New Zealand New Zealand

      stringray

      I took this stingray for a spin on the Tour Te Waipounamu and wore it for 5 days 20h non stop... Overall I liked to loose fit, the 3/4 zip to cool off, and size of pockets, and the collar keeping the sun off my neck. i wish the collar itself was a bit "stiffer" so it stays up when zip is down

      A Ground Effect Customer
      LK
      20/01/2022
      Linda K.
      New Zealand New Zealand

      Another gem

      As with all other Ground Effect gear, this is a great garment. I wear a women's x large, which is good, but opted for the men's large to give me a looser summer fit. Works well and as with the women's, is quite long but comfy.

      DW
      08/01/2022
      Dave W.
      New Zealand New Zealand

      Stingray

      As always great quality and second to none service.

      DT
      06/01/2022
      Dennis T.
      New Zealand New Zealand

      Stingray

      Great too cool love it

      ML
      28/12/2021
      Martin L.
      Australia Australia

      great allrounder

      Great quality and fit, nice and cool for summer MTBing