If you have ever been fortunate enough to experience a ride through the Pyrénées in spring, you will know that a Windjacket is an absolute must. Iconic spots like Col d’Aubisque, a legend of the Pyrénées with its rich road race history, may feel Le Mistral’s chilly winds well into May. When you are battling such wind, you will come to depend on our Windjacket for its near supernatural ability to keep you dry, warm and comfortable.
The front panel of the Windjacket is highly windproof to ensure the wind chill does not knock you off your stride, while the DWR treatment prevents any moisture penetration. The rear of the jacket is constructed with a highly breathable ultra-stretch fabric for great moisture management and thermo-regulation over long distances. To allow you to maintain focus on the road, three rear pockets have been incorporated to keep your accessories close to hand, whilst a zipped security pocket ensures they are secure.
Elliot, Head of ashmei R&D, explains: “Fabric was critical in the design and performance success of the Windjacket, developing lightweight fabrics with high stretch, then mapping these on the cyclist’s body to create areas that enhance breathability and wind-proofing where the athlete requires it.”