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Winter jackets

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by Crackle, 24 Jan 2018.

  1. Crackle

    Crackle Pah

    Location:
    Wirral
    My last piece of Aldi kit is my winter jacket, which I've never replaced because it's good but the zip has started to go, so it looks like I'll reluctantly have to replace it.

    I think I'm looking for something like it with a windproof front and a breathable back. I don't want to spend a fortune on one as I really only use it when it gets below 10c. It doesn't need to be waterproof and I'm not keen on softshells which I find to be the worst of all worlds.

    Any recommendations?
     
  2. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    Endura windchill 2
    https://www.cyclesurgery.com/p/endu...VhbftCh3Faw9eEAQYAiABEgKlRvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

    Wiggle/CRC have in other colours depending on your size needs
     
  3. Liz Su

    Liz Su Über Member

    The Paramo Velez light smock get one off Ebay either a seconds or a pre owned one. They are really expensive new like £200.
    These are the best I've had for everything walking and cycling related.
     
  4. roadrash

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    why not just replace the zip, most dry cleaning type places offer this service
     
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  5. DCLane

    DCLane Found in the Yorkshire hills ...

    Galibier kit is excellent together with being good value and lifetime free repair, which I've used: www.galibier.cc

    I used their Tourmalet jacket in LEL as the only rain/night protection over a jersey and it was great even at 4am in 2 degrees up a Scottish hill in the rain.
     
  6. Jody

    Jody Über legend of a forum GOD!

  7. OP
    OP
    Crackle

    Crackle Pah

    Location:
    Wirral
    Yes, I've thought of that but everyone has about two weeks of waiting at the moment, so I'd need something else in the meantime.
     
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  8. biggs682

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    Location:
    Northamptonshire
  9. I have a goretex Gore bikewear (or some such name) folds-up-into-its-own-pocket job.

    It takes the chill off the wind, easy to remove and shove into a (big) jersey pocket or my rack bag. It also leaves all of the other keep-warm decisions to me. I can choose lots of layers or few.

    And it's waterproof, although that wasn't on your list. And it doesn't have a breathable back, which is.

    So this has turned out to be one of those annoying posts that ignores your specific requirements and bangs on about what I do, because what I do is best.
     
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  10. Soltydog

    Soltydog Guru

    Location:
    near Hornsea
  11. OP
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    Crackle

    Crackle Pah

    Location:
    Wirral
    I welcome all suggestions though ^_^

    I must say I'm not keen on the colours red, black and anything neon which currently exclude a lot of clothing.
     
  12. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

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  13. Marmion

    Marmion Guru

    The forecast is for above 10 degrees for the next fortnight
     
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  14. OP
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    Crackle

    Crackle Pah

    Location:
    Wirral
    Marmion fibs.....
     
  15. OP
    OP
    Crackle

    Crackle Pah

    Location:
    Wirral