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Old 07-10-13, 08:15 PM
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I'm a big fan of rain capes. They are better ventilated than anything else, and - importantly - they are also quick and easy to put on and take off. They aren't very aerodynamic, but I don't tend to ride very fast when it's raining anyway.

However, a friend of mine bought a waxed canvas rain cape (I think from Carradice, but I'm not sure) and ended up returning it because it wasn't waterproof enough; he replaced it with the Rivendell poncho mentioned above.

The nice thing about the catoregon capes is that they come in sizes; while my one-size-fits-all cape is fine, I'd be happier with something a little smaller.
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