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waterproof/windproof and breathable

gsapsgsaps Posts: 17
edited February 2008 in MTB beginners
i'm hoping for some suggestions for a lightweight jacket that preferably doesn't have the drop tail effort at the back (good for cycling but you look a little odd if you use it elsewhere) that's waterproof and windproof


  • Andy BAndy B Posts: 8,115
    How much do you want to spend?

    Generally the more you spend the better, although breathability is sometimes sacrificed for waterproofing.
  • gsapsgsaps Posts: 17
    i was thinking up to the £50 mark... is this reasonable?
  • Andy BAndy B Posts: 8,115
    Yeah you should be able to get something decent for that.

    I have one of these, it does get a little warm sometimes, but it is waterproof. ... te=Froogle
  • Ill 2nd that suggestion from andy_b, i've also got one of those. As andy says a lil warm at times but a good jacket had mine for bout a year now too so gettin good wear out of it. Just remember to get the proper solution to wash it with or the 'proofing' comes off with normal soap powder as i found out one day riding to work :cry:
    "If i was a slug i don't think i could handle it, i'd just throw myself in the salt pot" -Karl pilkington

    Whyte 46, i fall off it alot!!
  • Altura Nevis does all you need it to and is about £50.
    I've had mine for ages and it's brilliant.
    Two Stumpjumpers, a Rockhopper Disk and an old British Eagle.
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