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Picu Tee [Mens] Technical blend tee

Picu - Mens technical t-shirt in charcoal colour

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Versatile, relaxed style tee made from recycled polyester and organic cotton blend with drirelease® for wicking and fast-drying during active outdoor use and travel

£24.99

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We like the unknown: we like the mystique of it, the capacity for spontaneous exploits. But dressing for the unknown is difficult. Will it be too sweaty for cotton? Is it too hot for merino? Will you look like a right numpty sat in the pub in a super technical base layer? With the Picu Tee though, we think we might just have all bases covered.

Made from high-performance drirelease® fabric, the Picu Tee is a lightweight moisture-wicking t-shirt that feels as nice next to the skin as your favourite worn-to-death cotton number. We wanted a t-shirt that would be as comfortable to wear on hard climbs, sunny bike tours and trekking overseas as it would down at the bar, cafe or pizzeria after a hard day’s activity. 

The drirelease® fabric blends moisture-attracting fibres which draw sweat away with moisture repelling ones that allow for easy evaporation. This material blend of recycled polyester and organic cotton also dries 4x quicker than standard 100% cotton - pretty handy on longer trips when you’ll have to wash your smelly kit through a few times. 

The relaxed styling tee has a crew neck and articulated sleeves which provide complete freedom of movement when combined with the tee’s natural stretch. The Picu Tee - not just active wear, but reactive wear... all bases covered.

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Key features
  • drirelease® fabric technology wicks sweat away for easy evaporation
  • Blended fabric dries 4x faster than 100% cotton
  • Articulated sleeves and stretch properties for complete freedom of movement
  • Subtle logo in environmentally friendly water-based print
  • Recycled polyester and organic cotton blend
  • 3 Year Alpine Bond
Vital stats
Material

85% recycled polyester / 15% organic cotton
Drirelease Eco 164 gsm

Weight

140 g (Size S)

Origin: China

Environmental Considerations

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This product is made from Drirelease® Eco fabric technology consisting of 85% recycled polyester and 15% organic cotton.The construction of the fabric uses hydrophobic and hydrophilic fibres engineered in a way that wicks moisture away from the body, pushing it to the outer surface of the garment for 4 x faster drying than a 100% cotton tee.

This combination of fibres makes for high performance garments that perform day in, day out without the use of wash-in treatments.

Product Care Information

Wash on a delicate cycle at 30°C or hand-wash with lukewarm water.

Use a non-biological detergent or pure soap.

Do NOT use fabric conditioners or softeners.

Rinse thoroughly in clean water.

Line dry and use a cool iron.​​

Size chart Baselayer Tops Mens
Men's baselayer top sizing chart
S M L XL XXL
Chest (inches) 37" 40" 43" 46" 49"
Waist (inches) 30" 32" 34" 36" 38"
This size chart indicates the body measurements our garments are designed to fit. Measure yourself as described below, and use the size chart to find your size.
Chest: measure around your chest at the widest part. The tape measure should pass under your arms, and be level from front to back.
Waist: measure around your waist at the narrowest part.
Hips: standing with your feet together, measure around your hips at the widest part.
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Arcticbilly
Comfy in hot and cool conditions and not too jazzy!

A nice solid t shirt with good wicking fabric. I’ve been looking for a t shirt that wasn’t merino and didn’t look too sporty and this fits the bill. Worn in full sun carrying a backpack full of overnight bivvying gear and didn’t bring sweaty back like Justin Timberlake. Nice and warm during cool evenings too. Logos are nice and subtle, so don’t feel like a walking advertisement when in the pub or office.

Sherpa Dave
Just a weird shape!

This review comes from a place of love. I have lots of Alpkit gear - a bike, multiple jackets, sleeping bags, first aid kits, and I love it all. I had been looking for a t-shirt like this for some time. I don't love shiny bright red and blue outdoor gear. I'm outdoors a lot so I want to look good. This ticked all my boxes. Organic cotton and recycled polyester satisfied my environmental values and I loved the understated styling - I ordered one straight from Alpkit's email. Sadly, the fit is terrible. The torso is too baggy, the shoulders too tight ands the neck is comically large (maybe to fit it over a helmet???). The quality feels great and maybe it's me that's a weird shape and everyone else will love it, but I thought the neck looked a bit big on the website. Love the idea Alpkit, let's see more like this, only better please! Love you.xxx

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