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The North Face Apex Bionic Jacket - Men\'s

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    The North Face Apex Bionic Jacket - Men's

    The North Face Apex Bionic soft-shell jacket sports windproof features, and its stretchy, comfortable fit is ideal for multiple activities. See details

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    The North Face Apex Bionic soft-shell jacket sports windproof features, and its stretchy, comfortable fit is ideal for multiple activities.

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    The North Face Apex Bionic soft-shell jacket sports windproof features, and its stretchy, comfortable fit is ideal for multiple activities.

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    The North Face Apex Bionic soft-shell jacket sports windproof features, and its stretchy, comfortable fit is ideal for multiple activities.

    • Apex Bionic is a stretch alternative to hard-shell outerwear and can be combined with fleece liners of various lofts to create highly thermal outerwear
    • Use Apex Bionic for mid-levels of aerobic activity (hiking, skiing, snowboarding) or in colder weather
    • Offering solid performance, Apex ClimateBlock stretch laminated fleece is windproof, ultra water resistant and breathable; fleece backer enhances moisture wicking and warmth
    • Durable Water Repellent finish fends off light rain showers and snow
    • Windflap backs front zipper, and chin guard protects against zipper abrasion
    • Adjustable cuffs and hem drawcord help hold in warmth
    • 2 zippered hand pockets and a Napoleon chest pocket
    • Standard fit allows some layers underneath

    Please note: The North Face products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.

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    The North Face Apex Bionic Jacket - Men's Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Multisport
    Polyester / polyester blend
    Windproof stretch polyester
    Fleece backer
    Yes
    No
    No
    No
    Hip-length
    28 inches
    25 ounces
    Men's
    Fabric type
    Shell fabric
    Shell lining fabric
    Windproof
    Waterproof
    Insulated
    Hood
    Back length
    Back length (in.)
    Average weight
    Gender

    The North Face Apex Bionic Jacket - Men's

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    The North Face Apex Bionic Jacket - Men's is rated 3.8333 out of 5 by 30.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from BAM! As soon as I put this jacket on, suburban girls were asking me where they could get a pumpkin spice latte and what year my Subaru was. I was a bit thankful for the attention.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from A very nice jacket, but could be better. I really like this Jacket. I've been using it for about 2 years now. But, I've also exchanged it about 3 times because the velcro on the cuffs don't hold up very well. After about 6 months or so, the velcro just doesn't grip anymore and you're stuck with this flap that comes loose with very little movement. It's quite annoying. Other than that, I really love the look and feel of the jacket. It performs well and does a pretty good job at keeping me dry in light rain and snow.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light, comfortable, warm jacket I took this jack with a lightweight down vest on a camping trip with 4" snowfall and lows in the teens. My toes froze but this jacket combined with the vest kept my core surprisingly warm. The jacket repelled the snow and moisture the entire weekend. I also received several compliments wearing the jacket into a professional office environment - a pleasant surprise.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Feels like a million dollars This product looks simple but feels very sophisticated and high quality. I wear this not only for outdoor activities but can wear it to work (hospital), formal outings, or even a family get-together. It is very versatiles. The TNF out if very high quality that you can tell with every movement and touch of the jacket. My wife loves it and agrees about the quality. As for running in it, i would suggest getting a whole size larger since the jacket runs true to fit but the elasticity of the material is very sturdy but is semi-flexible. running in them every now and then would be bad but id imagine looser more flexible jackets are more ideal for running. flexibility issues end there since this jacket is great for climbing and daily use. also, black on black was the best color choice for keeping a professional and "daily driver" look. the other color combinations looked very recreational with their colors. just my opinions for those planning on doing work and play with this jacket.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Extremely Versatile Softshell This jacket is an extremely versatile softshell. That being said it is not a rain jacket nor does it have the warmth of a down/ski jacket by itself. If layered properly underneath with a fleece or down sweater this jacket can be worn down to single digits. That being said this is my go to jacket in 40 degree and below weather, its completely windproof, repels snow, ice and sleet very well (rain will soak into it after a period of time). Does everything a great softshell should. I wear this jacket through most of the Minnesota winter (again properly layered underneath, depending on the temperatures) and have also taken it on a month long geology field course in the southwestern US, it was perfect for blocking the night time winds and keeping me warm while constantly outside. I purchased mine about 3 years ago when the TNF Apex was still embroidered on the sleeve and it has held up very well. It still sheds moisture and blocks the wind like it did when it was new. I have also seen the newer versions of this jacket and have heard complaints that the overall quality of North Face products has declined. I can't speak for all of their products but as this jacket is one of those that has become popular among people all over, not just with those who use it as it was designed for, it is now being sold in more places too. That being said I would not be surprised if the quality of this jacket has decreased in the last 2-3 years since I purchased mine. Overall I think this was and most likely still is a outstanding and extremely versatile softshell. It is now just more likely that one may have a defect in it since the North Face has gone to mass marketing these among many of their products.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Odd fit This was intended to replace an older REI softshell of similar design; however, this jacket fits like a sail. I am 6'1", not a heavy guy but far from rail thin, and received a large as a gift. I would not want the sleeves to be any shorter, and would prefer a little longer torso. So a medium would not have fit. The main problem is that there was just a tremendous amount of extra space in the torso and even in the arms, and was rather stiff. If your expectation is to treat this more like a general purpose jacket, I suppose that would be fine. My intent for this jacket was for cool weather outdoor activity: something fitted that moves with me, something I can wear under my heavier ski jacket without feeling bulky. My first thought was that they had sent a "big and tall" sans the tall. On the "plus" side, there is definitely room for layering! I'll be keeping my old REI shell for now, it is a size large and fits perfectly. As far as quality, I would say it is in line with my expectations for North Face with the exception of the zippers. Someone else mentioned the zippers. They seem pretty cheesy to me, with very fine teeth. Since when do these hold up? Disappointing, North Face.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Well made but poor fit This was a great shell at first sight, good quality materials, good feel (as expected from TNF), and the color selection is great. When you put it on however, and later try to move around with it, it's the worst fitted piece of clothing I ever put on. The torso cut is a brick shape, so M size would stretch on my chest, and the L would hang like a parachute. I'm not a body builder triangle type, just fairly fit like most other REI patrons. Thanks REI for the one of a kind return policy :)
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Bought this for my husband and he loved it. It's the perfect weight, waterproof and stylish. You cannot go wrong with this jacket.
    Date published: 2014-03-26

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