Deciding to ride when the weather forecast would suggest otherwise, requires a definitive state of mind. Embrace the elements – ride or shy away, choosing the couch and TV as your alternative.

The Sportful Extreme Jacket leaves you with no indecision. Go ride your bike!

Mind games aside knowing that a piece of apparel will keep you warm and comfortable in the worst of conditions is half the battle to getting those winter miles in.

The Extreme Jacket is the business! Sportful have designed and engineered this piece of apparel, to ensure fit and function are just right. Attention to detail throughout, the jacket is featured packed. Read on…

The jacket utilizes 3 weights of WindStopper Fabric, strategic placement and construction ensure you have the heavy weight warmth where it’s required, with the lighter weight, less thermal fabrics to help regulate your body temperature. In short you stay warm but without the associated overheating.

Panels have been cut, to ensure that anatomic fit, mirroring bodylines, no unwanted ripples of fabric.

Side, zipped facing vents, with a mesh backing ensure airflow, without causing the jacket to bellow up or the rider to get chilled. It’s simple but really effective.

Integrated thumb loops on the sleeves ensure complete closure from the elements. No annoying gaps for the wind chill to enter between sleeve and glove.

The neck warmer is built into the collar of the jacket, easy to roll up and stow away should weather conditions improve. For me it’s one less thing to remember! The soft, high stretch fabric works well, breathable but providing just the right level of protection against the elements.

On a side note I would recommend rolling down the neck warmer prior to stopping for that coffee 😉

A drop down tail fends off wheel splash from the wet roads, stows away via 3 snap buttons. This functions works well on cold dry days as the doubled up fabric offers welcomed additional warmth / protection for your lower back.

3 deep rear pockets for all the energy bars and gels you’re going to need for the 7hr ride! Being cold is no longer a valid excuse for turning home early….

Each year I’m faced with re-calibrating my expectations of what I can expect from SportfulThe Extreme Jacket has it all! The fluoro accents just make it better!!



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