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jjap108698 wrote a review of on December 2, 2012

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I read the reviews on wiggle.com. They were almost too good to be believed, so I bought it. Those reviews were spot on: it's a very nice jacket with the quality-construction I've come to expect of Gore. It's expensive, but it's worth every penny. Very warm, even at 32 F/0 C. It's too warm for anything above 65 F, but you can wear it at that temperature as a long sleeve jersey (with nothing underneath) and just open the chest and arm vents.

It's snug, but the size chart is accurate. I especially like that the arms are longer than usual, so they don't ride up when you're in position on the bike. The fourth "secure" pocket (has a zipper) is a nice touch. I don't have to worry about my keys, phone, wallet falling out.

Buy it.

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jjap108698 wrote a review of on November 25, 2012

2 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I bought these because they're cheaper than the Gore Road SO Thermo over shoes ($50 vs. $80).

I returned them after two rides: One hour into a ride at 55 F and my toes/feet were frozen.

They're really well constructed like everything Gore makes, but they aren't very good for long rides.

But the Thermo's instead. They keep my feet toasty on 3 hour rides at 45 F. They're a bit bulkier, but you'll thank youself.

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