Style and function got together to party
When you're going out to do your business around town, you don't always have to dress for WWIII. Contrary to popular belief, most of the time, the air is simply cool. So, when no freak hail storms, tornadoes, or cloudless lightning storms loom on the horizon, skip the trip to your survival bunker and throw on the Chrome Stock Cobra Hoodie.
At first glance, you probably wouldn't guess that the Stock Cobra has been designed for cycling. Exactly Chrome's point. The Stock Cobra hides its functionality in plain sight. This way, you don't have to look like Cipo when you go to the grocery store -- not that we don't do that regularly, too. To accommodate your position and movements in the saddle, Chrome extended the sleeves and rear hem of the hoodie. Now, you can move freely without having the fabric ride up or bunch.
For storage, the Stock Cobra is fully loaded with subtly placed, useful pockets. At the wrist, there's a hidden zippered pocket with an integrated band to stow your keys. No surprise; there are also two warming hand pockets. However, behind those, there's a pass-through cargo pocket on the rear panel. Altogether, you can store big volumes of stuff, eliminating the need to bring a bag for small trips out.
Getting down to the nitty-gritty, the Stock Cobra's main purpose is to keep you warm. So, Chrome constructed it from a thick, heathered cotton-blend fabric. This material keeps a good deal of the wind out, it adapts well to motion, and it keeps you warm in chilly temperatures. And when the mercury really starts to drop, zip all of the way up and pop the hood to take advantage of the tall collar and extra head protection.
The Chrome Stock Cobra Hoodie is available in four sizes from Small to X-Large and in the colors Black and Olive.
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I wear this hoodie primarily as a casual shirt layered over a t-shirt. It is slim fit yet long enough in the arms and body to hit the right spots when on bike. The zipper on the the front comes up high so when zipped up you have a built in neck gaitter. Very high quality materials that hold up to washings better than other gear, I am impressed.
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Great all-around hoodie. The sleeves are nice and long, it's warm without being too warm, and it definitely keeps you covered when you're leaned over the bars. The high neck is really nice when it's cold, and the fit is slim enough that I frequently layer it under a puffy when it's really cold.
Any sizing charts available?
Just right from Chrome. Terrific nappy green cotton mix fabric. Too cool for school key zip on the sleeve and pass through pocket in the back. Well fitting. 6ft, 180, size large fits after washing. I really like it. Made in China.