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2011 Bonded Bicycle Jacket

2011 bonded bicycle jacket   2011 Bonded Bicycle Jacket

Barbour and To Ki joined forces to create the exquisite 2011 Bonded Bicycle Jacket, released in their Barbour x Tokihito Yoshida Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Great color and good weight make the 2011 Bonded Bicycle Jacket ideal for riders.

Barbour’s form-meeting-function tradition provides the jacket with cargo pockets and a reflective stripe on the hood. For a good weight, it has laminated waterproof cotton that comes with heat bonded seams for maximum protection against weather elements.

As a unique functional outerwear, the 2011 Bonded Bicycle Jacket features a color that is visible but carries a subdued style. Such color perfectly compliments the details of the jacket.

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2011 Canari Cyclewear Eclipse II Convertible Wind Shell Jacket

2011 canari cyclewear eclipse ii convertible wind shell jacket   2011 Canari Cyclewear Eclipse II Convertible Wind Shell Jacket

When a jacket is necessary only during half the ride, the Canari Cyclewear Eclipse II is the perfect garment. Though extremely lightweight, the 2011 Canari Cyclewear Eclipse II Convertible Wind Shell Jacket performs very well in protecting its user from light rain and chilling winds thanks to its windproof and water repellent fabric.

For the remainder of the ride, when the weather has finally cleared, riders can conveniently take off the cycling jacket. Since it is extremely lightweight, stuffing the shell jacket in a jersey pocket is possible. For easy transport, its back pocket converts to a stuff sack with waist attachments.

Zip-off sleeves can convert the jacket to a vest. Essentials of the riders are secured by the 9-inch back zippered pocket. To keep body heat in and the elements out, the Canari Cyclewear Eclipse II features a full front zipper with a draft flap. The jacket also features a…

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2011 Pearl Izumi P.R.O. SoftShell 3 x 1 Jacket

2011 pearl izumi p r o softshell 3 x 1 jacket   2011 Pearl Izumi P.R.O. SoftShell 3 x 1 Jacket

As one of the most effective multi-task winter cycling jackets, the 2011 Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Softshell 3×1 Jacket is ideal during unpleasant weather conditions. Being a 3×1 jacket, the Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Softshell has three detachable options for varying degrees of defense against the cold.

Combined P.R.O. Softshell and Cocona fabric was used in the outer jacket to protect its user from rain and the wind. Warmth is optimized by the inner insulator jacket made from P.R.O. Barrier Lite fabric with Permaloft. This inner jacket is not too bulky or too suffocating, thanks to the Lite version of their P.R.O. Barrier fabric.

Contoured sleeves with specially shaped cuffs are also featured on the 2011 Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Softshell 3×1 Jacket. This covers the upper part of the hands with more fabric compared to the fabric on the under-wrist. Equipped with 360 degree reflective properties, the Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Softshell 3×1…

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2012 Adidas Cycling Jacket

2012 adidas cycling jacket   2012 Adidas Cycling Jacket

What makes a cycling jacket worthy? Seeking out the perfect jacket is so important ’cause nothing beats the essence of being comfortable on a ride. The best jacket really depends on the kind of cycling preferred.

As for the 2012 Adidas Cycling Jacket, it’s great when used for daily commuting. Made from ClimaProof fabric, the Adidas jacket is water repellent. Specially designed with a hood that can be stored in the collar to maximize comfort, the jacket features an invisible zip for underarm ventilation and a dropped hem for maximum protection. Its neon green colorway makes it a safe choice on the roads, too.

Furthermore, built with two front welt pockets and one back pocket, the 2012 Adidas Cycling Jacket comes with a reflective silver pipping and reflective silver cycling pictogram on the back….

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Assos Fugu 2011 Windproof Cycling Jacket

assos fugu 2011 windproof cycling jacket   Assos Fugu 2011 Windproof Cycling Jacket

The Assos Fugu Windproof Cycling Jacket 2011 is ideal for the riding conditions in temperatures ranging from -4 to +7° C. It features minimal volume with maximum insulation as well as auto-regulative body temperature environment and total freedom of movement. This cycling jacket for men is tailored with the ASSOS Advanced Ergonomic Pattern Design (AEPD) and ASSOS airBlock 851 fabric.

The innovative features of Assos Fugu Windproof Cycling Jacket 2011 include inner collar construction, body contoured shaped neck and an upper-chest insulating composition, ensuring comfort, full protection, and no pressure.

The specifics of its windproof innovative features are its double jacket system, AEPD II, high collar with incorporated face mask, full front zipper, zip protection, double layer wrist band, one large rear pocket, 2 zippered pockets, and reflective visibility stripes. It is available in seven chest sizes: 90 cm, 96 cm, 100 cm, 102 cm, 110 cm, 116…

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Louis Garneau Stratos 2 – Women’s Neon Cycling Jacket

Louis Garneau Stratos 2 Womens Neon Cycling Jacket1   Louis Garneau Stratos 2   Womens Neon Cycling Jacket

If you’re looking for a lightweight cycling jacket, the neon cycling design of Louis Garneau Stratos 2 Jacket is one to look into. This jacket ensures comfort for all women cyclists. With its lightweight, breathable and weather-protective design, this cycling jacket is ideal for any rides under unpredictable weather.

The inner collar of Louis Garneau Stratos 2 allows for great breathability and ventilation. With its highly breathable fabric and underarm vents, moisture transfer is easy. It also has elastic wrists and a drawstring waist.

The Louis Garneau Stratos 2 Jacket for women is tailored with micro air fabric that is light, breathable, water resistant, and windproof. Its fabric is also mesh air-dry fabric. Its front two-way zip has an inner flap and chin guard that serves as protection against the elements as it provides maximum ventilation without zipper rub. For better visibility and plenty of storage, its back pocket has…

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Rapha Bomber Jacket

rapha bomber jacket   Rapha Bomber Jacket

Rapha introduces the Bomber Jacket, a light weight and comfortable jacket for city rides or daily commuting.

Breaking the Rapha Bomber Jacket down, it features waterproof tough fabric on the shoulders that prevents rips occurring from messenger bag straps.

The body of the Bomber jacket is composed of breathable water resistant materials, while the front panels uses brushed polyester to fight against the wind.

Rapha has paid a fair amount of attention to detail with its Bomber jacket. For example, Rapha placed a small hole on the front for an iPod and cable loops to run it up the shoulder. To stop the jacket from rising up, a jersey rib hem was implemented. On the inside, a large chest pocket is placed that will avoid the straps of messenger bags.

Available now at Rapha for £210.

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