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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 01-19-08, 06:52 PM   #1
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Wind proof jacket

I am looking for a wind proof jacket. Where can I find a good one?
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Old 01-19-08, 07:08 PM   #2
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Here's a decent budget windproof jacket.
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=8055356

Here's what aerotech offers, and it's high vis

http://www.aerotechdesigns.com/tights.htm#jacket
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For windproofing I use a Tyvek jacket that I got when I did the Santa Fe Century. I then ordered anoother. On colder days, I wear one over the other, and it creates an air pocket that maintains warmth pretty well.

Tyvek does not last forever, but it is extremely light.

Many folks might say to get a breathable jacket, and that is not a bad idea.
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Old 01-19-08, 09:25 PM   #4
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Wind proof jacket

How do you like the Starter jacket? I bought some Athletic Works (I think that's what it's called, it's the Walmart brand) wind pants a while back for backpacking. I removed the mesh liner so only the outside shell remained. I find they they really aren't windproof at all. I hesitate to call them wind resistant. Maybe the starter stuff is better?
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