Showers Pass Touring waterproof jacket review £115.00 ..

Showers Pass Tour Jacket

Showers Pass Storm Pant - Waterproof and Breathable,Large,Black

$65.00
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  • The Showers Pass Touring Jacket is ideal for commuting. It fits comfortably over street clothes, keeps out the elements with its ARTEX 3-layer waterproof and breathable fabric, and features plenty of venting options to keep you dry, too. It also boasts an adjustable waist, zip chest and hand pockets, a fold-down tail to catch spray off the rear wheel, and 3M reflective detailing for safety.

    The Showers Pass Touring Jacket is ideal for commuting. It fits comfortably over street clothes, keeps out the elements with its ARTEX 3-layer waterproof and breathable fabric, and features plenty of venting options to keep you dry, too. It also boasts an adjustable waist, zip chest and hand pockets, a fold-down tail to catch spray off the rear wheel, and 3M reflective detailing for safety.

  • The same thing happened to my Showers Pass Touring jacket! They did replace it, but the laminate portion on the replacement has started tearing again, so I’m looking for a different jacket.

    My favorite use for this jacket is as a winter shell when the temperature drops below 35 degrees. Because of its generous cut you can layer your clothing and still have room to breathe. I start with a simple Under Armour compression shirt, then, as the temperature drops, add a lightweight fleece jacket. When the temps are in the single digits I wear an Under Armour compression shirt and a heavier fleece jacket (one made for snow skiers) and finally the Showers Pass Touring Jacket. Because of the large rear vent I’ve never had a problem with condensation with this jacket.

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  • 01-25-08, 06:42 AM   #18
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    I have been using the Showers Pass Touring jacket every day for about two months now. Overall it's a great product and I paid about $120 USD for mine.

    A few niggling points. The sizing is very large and I now wish I'd gotten a medium rather than a large. The two way zipper can be a little hard to get started.

    But the most annoying thing is an extension flap at the back that's normally held up by two snaps. The snaps come undone easily and the flap comes down. It hooks the back of your seat so that you can't get off the bike at stop lights. I plan to add a big strip of velcro to hold it up. Jacket would be better without the flap.

    Overall though - 9/10. One of the best pieces of cycling clothing I own.
     

    The Showers Pass Touring Jacket is ideal for commuting. It fits comfortably over street clothes, keeps out the elements with its ARTEX 3-layer waterproof and breathable fabric, and features plenty of venting options to keep you dry, too. It also boasts an adjustable waist, zip chest and hand pockets, a fold-down tail to catch spray off the rear wheel, and 3M reflective detailing for safety.

Showers Pass Touring Jacket - Women's | Competitive Cyclist

I recently bought the Taiga jacket and it is worth every penny. It has incredible ventilation due to massive pitzips and the back opening, which is surprisingly well designed. I was able to ride in heavy rain with both the pitzips open and the back vent unzipped and still keep dry. The cuffs scoop enough air to actually properly vent, even in summertime, although keep in mind that I'm in Latvia, so it doesn't get terribly hot here. Also, the quality of the Canadian made Taiga is head and shoulders above the Chinese made Showers Pass. (The Elite 2.0 was actually a replacement of a Showers Pass Touring jacket that fell apart on me after a few weeks of use.)