Cannondale Morphis Bike Jacket - Men'sis rated4.0out of5by2.
Rated3out of5bymulti-sport dadfromNice design but it's NOT nylonI purchased this convertible jacket/vest for two reason, first I liked the design feature of removable sleeves attached by magnets and second because it is described as NYLON. (I gave up on polyester as a bike garment.)
The sleeve feature was nice. It allowed the sleeves to come off as one piece - my wife called it a shrug- and go on easily and the magnets seemed to work.
However,the fabric seemed clammy and plasticy and when I looked at the jacket's fabric label it said 100% Polyester. Like I said, no more polyester bike wear for me, so I had to return it. That being said, if you don't mind polyester, the design seems worth a look.
Date published: 2013-08-25
Rated5out of5bybikeboy3fromnice jacketReally like this convertible vest/jacket. Wasn't sure at first about the unique 'magnet' closure mechanism by which the sleeves attach to the vest to form a jacket, but it seems to work well. Easy to pull off and put back on and so far at least, the magnets seem to be working well to keep things attached.
Really like the fabric - not just a nylon shell - has some sort of interior coating as well and the fabric is nicer than a simple nylon shell - feels and looks good.
Really like all the pockets - hand, chest, rear and interior pockets. Also seems like a very well made - quality garment.
I picked the gray and red jacket because it was on sale. The optic yellow is obviously easier for others to see in traffic and especially at night, but the gray/red jacket does have some reflective trim and its more muted color scheme makes it suited to casual wear as well.
Very wind resistent and pretty warm when paired with a moisture wicking shirt and light fleece pullover underneath. Not sure about how water resistant it is; I don't think it is supposed to be water proof.
One thing to note about the size. I am about a 40" chest and would normally wear a medium. Ordered a medium and it was too small. Reordered a large and it fits perfectly. Checked the size chart for Cannondale and - sure enough - their sizing is a bit different than most. Instead of a medium being 38-40 and a large being 42-44, etc; Cannodale's sizing is more specific, i.e.: med is 38", Large 40", x-large 42" etc.
Overall - very satisfied with this garment thus far after a week and a half of rides.
Date published: 2013-02-21
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Cannondale Morphis Bike Jacket - Men's Customer Reviews