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Scott Trail MTN 10 jacket.

It’s Sharon’s mission to find the ultimate women’s cut winter jacket. Is this it?

August 20th, 15 0 1,917 Categories: Clothing, Women's Specific

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Rapha Classic Wind Jacket

“HOW MUCH?!”, we hear you cry – but our tester reckons it’s worth it

May 23rd, 15 1 4,665 Categories: Clothing

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Showers Pass Refuge Jacket

The Refuge – safe haven, or false harbour?

May 8th, 15 0 2,930 Categories: Clothing, Recommended

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Scott Vikos Jacket

Dan’s been out and about in the new Scott Vikos jacket. Here’s what he thought of the super lightweight/packable jacket.

August 12th, 14 0 3,840 Categories: Clothing

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Madison Addict 3-Layer waterproof jacket.

A heavy duty jacket but does it do the job?

July 8th, 14 0 2,197 Categories: Clothing

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PHD Wafer jacket

Wafer-like weight, duvet-like warmth?

June 23rd, 14 0 730 Categories: Clothing, Recommended

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Showers Pass Elite 2.1 jacket and Gore Bike Wear Alp-X 2.0 Gore-Tex Active Lady jacket

A good technical jacket will make more difference to your winter riding comfort than almost any other bit of kit

January 2nd, 14 1 2,089 Categories: Clothing, Recommended

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Howies Dyfi Active Shell jacket

My first impressions of the Dyfi Active Shell were focused on the colour and looks; understandable given that I nabbed it from Singletrack for photoshoot dressing-up. It’s a happy looking shell that works as well during everyday wear as it does in the hills. Unlike shells from some other technical clothing companies, the Dyfi is […]

September 3rd, 13 0 1,165 Categories: Clothing

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Gore Bike Wear Phantom 2.0 Windstopper Softshell jacket.

Possibly the quintessential zip-off softshell, from masters of Windstopper, Gore Bike Wear.

December 4th, 12 8 10,695 Categories: Clothing, Women's Specific

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Sombrio Vapour Storm softshell.

Hooded demi-casual, semi-tech softshell from Sombrio.

December 3rd, 12 0 4,957 Categories: Clothing

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Gore Bike Wear Countdown Windstopper Softshell hoodie

A softshell with a hood (and an unfeasibly long name). Rejoice! For it is warm and cosy…

December 2nd, 12 0 4,119 Categories: Clothing

The North Face Dirt Track jacket

The North Face Dirt Track jacket

The Dirt Track (really?) is TNF’s Gore Windstopper softshell, with zip-off sleeves that convert it into a gilet. First things first: fit. It’s decidedly ‘American’ in its sizing and boxy, rather than fitted. As a slim six-footer, the medium jacket came up short in body and arms, but baggier than the snug fit I’d prefer. […]

July 8th, 12 1 4,105 Categories: Clothing

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Scott Sports Roarban Long Sleeve

Looks like a cotton checked shirt is actually technical “pretty foul weather” top

March 18th, 11 11 9,631 Categories: Clothing

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Rab Shadow Hoodie Jacket

Rab Shadow Hoodie Price: £120 From: www.rab.uk.com Tested: Continuously for four months The Shadow Hoodie isn’t really a jacket for riding in, it’s what I would call a ‘live-in-jacket’. In winter it can be worn as a mid-layer over a base layer and under a waterproof shell or down jacket, and in summer it can […]

March 9th, 11 8 12,009 Categories: Clothing

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