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Gore Bike Wear Countdown 2.0 WindStopper Soft Shell Men's Jacket

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Technical and stylish.

Many mountain bikers, above all, seek versatility in their clothing. We see the Gore Bike Wear Countdown 2.0 SO Jacket as a perfect outer layer for epic off-road days involving singletrack, chilly weather, and a post-ride recovery beverage at the local pub. Meaning, it provides the technical features you need to be comfortable and warm on the trail, while maintaining a look and fit that are appropriate for appearances in public.

The Countdown 2.0 SO Jacket is constructed of WindStopper Soft Shell fabric. WindStopper Soft Shell is soft, stretchy, breathable, and body-contouring. It fits and breathes like a comfortable mid-layer, yet it offers a level of water and wind resistance that approaches the protection afforded by a hard-shell jacket. Gore Bike Wear gave the Countdown Jacket its Comfort Fit, which means that it has an athletic cut, but it won't squeeze the life out of you. It has a long back to ensure full coverage of your lower back, and a high, fleece-trimmed collar to keep warmth in and the elements out. The zipper is supplied with an underflap and garage to keep it tucked away nicely when the jacket is fully zipped.

You'll find three pockets on the Countdown Jacket, and they all zip for secure stowage. There's a Napoleon pocket in front, and a two-part back pocket. The sleeves have elastic cuffs with thumbholes, so a gap won't form between the cuff and your glove. Additionally, elastic is used at the waist to keep the jacket from riding up. Fall rides often happen under low-light conditions, so Gore Bike Wear put a reflective logo on the front and back of the jacket, along with added reflective piping on the back.

The Gore Bike Wear Countdown 2.0 SO Jacket comes in sizes Small through XX-Large and in five colors: Black, Neon Yellow, Petrol Blue, Pool Blue, and Red.

Tech Specs

[main body] polyester, [membrane] WindStopper
Waterproof Rating:
Windproof Rating:
fall, winter
hip (with drop back)
full-length front zipper
2 rear zip, 1 Napoleon
yes, accents
Recommended Use:
cold weather road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty:
1 year

Size chart

GORE Bike Wear & Running Wear

Jerseys & Jackets
Chest 32.75 - 34.75in
(83 - 88cm)
35 - 37in
(89 - 94cm)
37.5 - 39.5in
(95 - 100cm)
39.75 - 41.75in
(101 - 106cm)
42 - 44in
(107 - 112cm)
Arm Length 29.75 - 30.75in
(76.5 - 78cm)
31 - 31.75in
(79 - 80.5cm)
32 - 32.75in
(81.5 - 83cm)
33 - 33.75in
(84 - 85.5cm)
34 - 34.75in
(86.5 - 88cm)
Shorts & Bibs & Tights
Waist 28.75 - 30.75in
(73 - 78cm)
31 - 33in
(79 - 84cm)
33.5 - 35.5in
(85 - 90cm)
35.75 - 37.75in
(91 - 96cm)
38 - 40in
(97 - 102cm)
Hip 33.5 - 35.5in
(85 - 90cm)
35.75 - 37.75in
(91 - 96cm)
38 - 40in
(97 - 102cm)
40.5 - 42.5in
(103 - 108cm)
43 - 45in
(109 - 114cm)
Inseam 30.75 - 31.25in
(78 - 79cm)
31.5 - 32in
(80 - 81cm)
32.5 - 32.75in
(82 - 83cm)
33 - 33.5in
(84 - 85cm)
34 - 34.25in
(86 - 87cm)
How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.
Arm Length:
Measure from the center of your back to your wrist with arms held out.
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
Measure around the fullest part of your body at the top of your legs.
Using pants that fit well, measure the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.

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