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Trent D A.

Trent D A.

Trent D A.

Trent D A.wrote a review of on April 7, 2010

4 5

I agree with reviewer "krh" on this one. This jacket breathes much better than previous breathable fabric jackets I've owned, and it keeps me bone dry. It also works as a reasonable wind shell on those days when the sky looks a little iffy.

I'm also not sure what "gar" is talking about. I have no first-hand experience with the Cutter jacket, so I can't compare the two. However, I can say this jacket is cut for riding position -- extended sleeves & back, etc.

Is it worth the price? It depends on what being dry and comfortable is worth to you. Since I ride to work every day, knowing I'm not going to arrive soaked with rain or sweat is worth paying extra. Maybe other, less expensive jackets would do the job just as well as this one. I haven't tried them all. I know I wasn't happy with the ones I had tried, which is why I was looking for a new one. I'd had good luck with other Hincapie products, so I bought this one. So far, it has done exactly what I wanted it to do.

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Trent D A.

Trent D A.wrote a review of on October 30, 2009

5 5

I'm not a racer or anything. Just a commuter. But a commuter every day, without exception, regardless of weather.

This jacket does exactly what it says it does. It knocks the wind off like a champ, it weighs nuthin', and it packs down to nuthin'. It's also highly visible. And the zipper works!

I have a hard time finding products these days that say they'll do X, and when you get it it actually does do X, exactly as it should, every time. This is one of those.

Highly recommended.

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