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    need help deciding on a jacket/shell

    I had gone to my lBS and they suggested a 120$ cannondale cycling jacket. After reading here I am glad I waited as it seems most everyone just layers and uses a completely wind proof shell/jacket. Can anyone suggest some specific brands/models? I am looking on performance and nashbar and they everything from 20$-499$ jackets. I would prefer something cycling specific as the collar and fabric is usually cut so that it is flexible and comfortable in a cycling position. I have plenty of things to layer with but need something wind proof for my torso. We frequently get 25+mph winds in my area and I need something to keep that out!
    ~Nick

    P.S. I prefer low cost but will settle for anything.

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    I use a J&G Wind Jacket year round and add layers underneath as needed. Wool and Polypro layers work best for me.

    http://www.bicycleclothing.com/Wind-Jackets.html
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    Check this thread and look under torso, note the temps as well that are listed under conditions.

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