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Old 10-22-21, 12:55 PM
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I agree with wolfchild. Unless you're riding at a very easy pace, you're going to sweat faster than the breathable fabric will "breathe". For warm weather, just get wet ("technical" fabrics will absorb less water, which has other advantages, but you'll still be wet). For cool/cold weather, focus on blocking the wind to keep the sweat/rain mixture from evaporating and chilling you.

For hiking during warm weather, it is just barely possible for breathable fabrics to work, if you're not hiking too hard. IME, if it's much above 70F or if my HR climbs into the aerobic zone or above, breathable fabrics cannot keep up with sweat production.
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