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7mesh Industries Oro Jacket - Men's

$299.95
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Oro Jacket

In a world of bells and whistles, 7mesh Industries offers salvation from the complicated with the Oro jacket, featuring a truly minimalist design that focuses on the benefits of eliminating the excess. Built with exceptional materials, and nothing else, the Oro weighs just shy of nothing, and shields you from the storm with complete water protection.

Precisely stitched together with Gore-Tex's incredibly lightweight Active fabric with ShakeDry technology, a new milestone is tackled that previously seemed completely unrealistic: a breathable and completely waterproof jacket at under 100-grams. Using Gore-Tex's lightest weight fabric available, 7mesh designers built an intricate pattern that reduces any excess bulk at seams to reduce fabric and increase comfortable range of motion. The lightweight and breathable fabric is paired with a direct-laminated zipper, which creates minimal bulk while maintaining a waterproof seal. Welded raw-hem edges allow for a clean finish, and reflective piping around the hem illuminates for visibility.

The jacket packs down easily, and stows within its internal pocket, reducing to approximately the size of a fist to stash in your jersey pocket with ease. Pass-through vents make it easy to access items in your jersey pocket, so while the jacket may skip excessive pockets, you'll still have access to your essentials in the saddle. The whole package comes together to a remarkable 93 grams in weight to provide the lightest weight answer to weather protection.

  • Minimal weight with maximum protection on rainy days
  • Ultra-lightweight breathable and waterproof jacket
  • GoreTex Active fabric repels water with ease
  • Precipitation rolls off with ShakeDry technology
  • Cut for comfort in the saddle with minimal seam bulk
  • Packs down to miniscule size in self-storage pocket
  • Access internal jersey pockets with pass-thru vent
  • Weighs in at under 100-grams for minimal weight gain
  • Item #SVN0017

Material
GORE-TEX Active with Shakedry
Season
4-season
Fit
slim
Length
hip, drop tail
Venting
pass-through vent
Pockets
1 storage
Reflective
360-degree hem
Claimed Weight
3.3oz
Recommended Use
road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

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>Rating: 5

Excellent fit

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
Large
Height
5` 11"
Weight
177 lbs

I have not actually been caught in a downpour yet but it does shed water off completely so I'm pretty confident it will do the same in a downpour. It is quite breathable but I can't wear it on climbs since I get too hot, unless the temps are below 50 degrees. I do stay pretty warm in general. Fit- I am 5'11 and 1775-177 lbs. Chest is 42 and waist is 34. The Large fits me well and isn't loose. It is a snug fit with a little room for a thick jersey. It does not flap since the arms are lean and body is lean but it isn't super crazy tight so feels comfy. I like this jacket the best of all (I like all of 7Mesh jackets and own 3 others) and am quite happy to carry it in the mountains of Colorado where downpours can be sudden. It packs down nice and small.

>Rating: 5

So Light it floats

Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
XL
Height
6` 4"
Weight
195 lbs

I reviewed the Gore 1984 jacket made out of the same Shakedry material as this jacket. My one negative on that jacket is that the XXL version fit in the chest, but it was huge around my belly. The Ore jacket fixed that problem. It fits perfectly. In the 1984 review I said that this material is a breathable as Windstopper, but it is also waterproof. I need to revise that statement. Yesterday I rode with my 7 Mesh Resistance jacket with Windstopper fabric, and today I road with the Ore jacket (because I was expecting rain that didn't come). The weather was about the same both days, and my base layer was about the same. I was much dryer with the Ore jacket at the end of the ride than the Resistance jacket. To be fair I didn't go as hard today, but I was almost completely dry when I arrived. The XL is so compact and light that I don't even know it is in my pocket. I had long given up on waterproof fabrics, but I am a believer now. This thing is so breathable and light that it is the perfect jacket to bring along just in case the weather turns bad.

Thanks !!