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GORE BIKE WEAR Contest WINDSTOPPER Soft-Shell Bike Jacket - Men's

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The GORE BIKE WEAR Contest SO soft-shell bike jacket stops the harsh wind so you can relish the fresh air while you stay toasty on the inside.

  • Gore WindStopper® soft shell eliminates windchill yet remains breathable and capable of dissipating excess moisture quickly so you stay dry and warm
  • Soft-shell fabric repels light rain and snow effectively; a touch of stretch follows with you as you tuck in low to the bars
  • Polyester fleece lining traps heat inside, wicks moisture and dries quickly
  • High collar and droptail hem offer extended coverage
  • Zippered chest pocket and rear stash pocket provide space to stow accessories
  • Semi-locking front zipper slider; zipper tab pulls allow for easy zipper operation when wearing gloves
  • Pre-shaped elbows provide superior comfort when you're aerodynamically positioned on the bike
  • Slim fit minimizes bulkiness
  • Reflective piping enhances visibility in low light


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GORE BIKE WEAR Contest WINDSTOPPER Soft-Shell Bike Jacket - Men's Specs
Best use
Polyester / polyester blend
Polyester with Gore WindStopper membrane
Fabric type
Shell fabric
Shell lining fabric
Sun-protective fabric
Removable sleeves

GORE BIKE WEAR Contest WINDSTOPPER Soft-Shell Bike Jacket - Men's

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GORE BIKE WEAR Contest WINDSTOPPER Soft-Shell Bike Jacket - Men'sis rated4.125out of5by8.
Rated4out of5byfromDoes just what it is supposed to.Nice fitting except sleeve length a little long.
Date published: 2013-04-10
Rated4out of5byfromFeels and looks greatGreat to use on a cold wet day biking in the mountains. Would wear another layer or two if very cold.
Date published: 2013-03-30
Rated4out of5byfromJacket Protects from the windThe jacket lives up to the expectations. It protects from the wind yet not thick enough to be a bother. The only issue is I wish it had a few more back pockets other than that I like it.
Date published: 2013-02-13
Rated4out of5byfromHigh Quality Biking JacketExcellent Biking Outwear Jacket, Pedaled through rain,mud,cold temps and snow. Washes clean very easily, dries quickly. Very Stylish, holding up well ... needs a larger chest pocket to hold a "smart phone" or sunglasses or both ... went back and purchased same jacket in black/grey for "mud riding" ie:mountain biking ... using red/black for high visibility on road-riding ...
Date published: 2013-02-13
Rated4out of5byfromStops the wind but still breathesAlmost passed this by because the largest size in the store was XL. I have another Gore jacket (Xenon 2.0 shell), that is a rather snug fit in the chest, shoulders, and upper arms in XXL. Decided to try the XL on anyway because it was on sale. Apparently this is one of Gore's more relaxed fit items. It fit snug around the upper body, similar to the XXL Xenon, with a bit more space around the middle than the Xenon and than I need @ 6'2" 195 lbs. Glad I did give it a try. I have 2 other Windstopper jackets by other brands, and this is definitely better at keeping out the wind while breathing well, minimizing moisture buildup inside. Kept me comfortable with a medium base layer in upper 30's/low 40's in 20+mph winds on 3 hour rides. Could use more or larger pockets, given that I tend to carry more extra protection as a precaution in the weather this is best suited for.
Date published: 2013-02-07
Rated5out of5byfromGreat Jacket for Cold RidesI have used this product for some colder days riding. Temperatures in the mid 30's to upper 40's. I wore a wool jersey under the jacket. It breathes well and keeps you warm. I really like the way this jacket fits me. The sleeves are very long and the jacket fits just nicely with good coverage of my wrists when I am on the drops. I am 6'5" tall at 170 lbs and a large fits really well. I would not mind if it was a bit longer in the back but that is not important when I am riding. I got the dark color which was cheaper and the only one at the store, and that is my only concern when riding. However, I think the coat is really nice and the visibility may not be as bad as I think.
Date published: 2013-01-23
Rated4out of5byfromGORE BIKE WEAR Contest WINDSTOPPER Soft-It's a really comfortable and warm jacket. With my REI Midweight Polartec Power Dry Zip-T Shirt underneath, it keeps me warm.
Date published: 2013-01-16
Rated4out of5byfromNoob ReviewJust bought this jacket to help in the winter months. Foggy/misty 45° 5am 15 miles in 58 minutes. Wore a polyester long sleeve under jacket and was very warm. I would say I would go thinner on underlayer if it was warmer. Top speed was 30 mph and made no difference. Water collects on exterior or jacket and I was not wet. Jacket performs as advertised, I bought an XL and am 5'9" at 240. While tight on the gut it was fine, did not ride up and sleeve length was great. Zipper is backwards though, made me boggle and almost returned. I'm glad I didn't.
Date published: 2013-01-11

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