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Windbreakers?

Old 03-05-07, 01:07 PM
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Windbreakers?

Why don't they make jackets that use the windproof polyester that so many windbreakers use with a thermal layer in it? My Nike Clima-Fit keeps out the wind better than any jacket that I have an costs not even half the price. Lately I've been ditching my jackets and just using a layer or two under my wind breaker, so far works much better than any jacket I have.
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Old 03-05-07, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by DRLski
Why don't they make jackets that use the windproof polyester that so many windbreakers use with a thermal layer in it? My Nike Clima-Fit keeps out the wind better than any jacket that I have an costs not even half the price. Lately I've been ditching my jackets and just using a layer or two under my wind breaker, so far works much better than any jacket I have.

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Old 03-05-07, 01:28 PM
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I use a polyester windproof, in fact I use 2, one heavy duty one for winter, with a special water resistant lining (by Paramo) and a featherweight one for summer which lets more air though.

Windproofs are one of the most useful bits of kit for cycling in cooler climates.
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I usually just wear my PI windjacket over a layer or two. Works great.
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Old 03-05-07, 01:40 PM
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I use the Adidas Climaproof jacket. It's windproof and warm. For 32-40 (F) degree rides, I have only have a long sleeve baselayer or long sleeve jersey underneath.
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