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Old 04-28-19, 01:57 PM
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Frogg Toggs

Does anyone use these for rainy weather? I have used in on my motor scooter for years. Breathable.

www.froggtoggs.com/road-toad-reflective-jacket/

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Old 04-28-19, 02:02 PM
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I saw an all forest green Frogg jacket in the second hand store in town the other week and had to check it out. I didn't buy it because I have enough wet weather gear already, but the material is not what you expect for a rain proof jacket. Curious to hear what others have to say about the product.
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Old 04-28-19, 02:29 PM
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Good stash-away rain gear for motorcycle trips, I've ridden w/ others who use it for that purpose.
For cycling not really. Wrong cut, flappy/draggy and not ventilated enough.
That being said for short commutes, perhaps.
I'd look for proper cycling rain kit on closeouts for training or touring instead.

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Old 04-28-19, 10:25 PM
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I had some cheapo Frog Toggs a while back. They certainly kept the water out, but were not really great for cycling - lots of extra fabric blew in the breeze, making cycling at any kind of speed or into a headwind very challenging.
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Old 04-29-19, 12:15 AM
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I have a two-piece set made for motorcycling, black with reflective piping at the seams. I wear the pants when I shovel snow; wear the jacket sometimes when it rains. I'd never wear them for cycling; I know they'd get too hot really quick.
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Old 04-29-19, 07:41 AM
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I have Columbia OmniHeat pants and rain shell. I like them and they weren't terribly expensive. I only wear them if it's cold and rainy. If it's above 60 I figure I'm going to get wet one way or the other, either from sweating under a rain jacket or from the rain itself. I just bring some dry clothes in my pannier.
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