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Old 12-22-12, 02:43 AM   #1
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shower pass jacket for italian wonan commuter ?

Hello to all of you.
I'm from Italy ..hoping to have a 2013 full of bike to work days
can you help me to find a shower pass jacket? are online shops that send to Italy with no esagerate taxes and expenses ?
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Old 12-22-12, 04:17 AM   #2
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ok. maybe something like it. which works and looks like it?
I accept advice of any kind. here in winter we have 3 ..4 centigrades above or belowe zero.. sometimes rainy or foggy.rarely snow. I' m tuning my clothes for cold winter mornings..
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Old 12-22-12, 07:14 AM   #3
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Ciao, I tried a few of the large US stores and they all come up with about $50-75 shipping fees. Taxes/customs fees would be added on to that as well. There must be something you can order in Europe, maybe from ProBikeKit in the UK, or in Italy. I have a Showers Pass jacket myself, and while it is a good jacket I'm sure there are others that you can get. I buy a lot of Pearl Izumi clothes, and they are available everywhere.

http://www.probikekit.com/eu/clothin...aterproof.html They sometimes have free shipping and are EEC based. There is a commuter rain jacket by Sportful that looks a lot like the Showers Pass jackets towards the bottom of the page.

If you know of someone coming over to this side maybe they can bring one back for you. I'll be going over to Milan in the next few months, but I don't really know when.
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thank you for your suggestion.
I will have a look at the web site you mentioned.. I didn't know it.
I 'm preparing all the stuff I need to have a full commute year 2013! :-)
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Old 12-22-12, 10:11 AM   #5
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Showers Pass website shows several vendors in the UK. http://www.showerspass.com/dealer-locator

I don't know what kind of stock they carry and you may end up considering a man's jacket. I took a look at the probikekit.com website - those jackets do not have the same features as a Showers Pass, notably the lack of venting ( no pit zips) to carry away perspiration.

Check these out:
http://www.gorunandride.co.uk/Produc...lite-2-0-Black

http://www.gorunandride.co.uk/Produc...ns-Jacket-Pink

Good luck with your shopping!
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;-)
you know... how women do.... I was looking for a jacket ...and I ended up with buying a couple of ortlieb front panniers ! http://www.probikekit.com/eu/accesso...-panniers.html. the white ones . I will use them on my back rack.
I love this forum :-)
I love all of you! I will go on with my lurking here... with my shopping... and with my commuting I hope!
( Now a jump to the topic on women commuters... ;-) )
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Hello to all of you.
I'm from Italy ..hoping to have a 2013 full of bike to work days
can you help me to find a shower pass jacket? are online shops that send to Italy with no esagerate taxes and expenses ?
Is there some reason you cannot do a web search?
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I'd be comparing direct from US , no VAT, and in Euro zone, pay VAT, Cambio, but less shipping.
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