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ultralight jacket ultralight rain jacket alpha-merino-air softshell ultralight hooded jacket trail anorak recon snap

Ultralight

Rain

ALPHA MERINO AIR

SOFTSHELL

TRAIL Ultralight

TRAIL Anorak

Recon SNAP

An ultralight weight jacket with both stretch and breathability for the most versatile and packable layer of wind and wet protection available. Updates include dual use stow pocket - stow valuables or stow the jacket itself. The lightest, best fitting, most breathable, most packable, most protective, most versatile jacket we’ve ever made. Further refined fit & patterning for 2020 to improve range of motion and room for layering. Our most technically advanced winter jacket to date. Highest warmth-to-weight of any jacket we make. Ultralight shell protects from wind/resistant to rain, while Alpha Wool insulates from the cold. 3D patterning and fully featured pockets and details for all-day comfort during winter miles. Designed to pair with base layer only. Jersey or mid-layer not required. A winter jacket versatile enough to meet the needs of the most demanding cyclist and cover a broad range of temps and conditions, with a trim, flap-free fit, room to layer, and full mobility and comfort. A super versatile and fully capable light weight hooded shell designed for mountain biking, hiking or anything else trail-related. Ultralight stretch woven windproof and water-resistant throughout. Stowable in its own pocket. Highly technical hardshell performance in a Trail-specific cut. Fully featured trim details, hood and stowage provides exceptional foul-weather performance whether on the trail, commuting, or in the backcountry. Made for durable comfort thanks to a uniquely technical construction paired to a low key casual design providing wind protection, water-resistance and enough stretch for mobility on the bike.

RECOMMENDED CONDITIONS

Cool conditions or when the weather is variable and calls for light weight wind protection without the added bulk of thermal layers. Wet conditions or as a windproof layer on cooler days. Excellent versatility due to its light weight and packability. Cool to cold, primarily dry conditions when light weight and breathabiliy are the priority. Designed for temperatures from freezing to 50F and capable of warding off all but the most torrential downpours. Cool conditions with variable weather and protection from wind, cold and wet. Uses include mountain bike, bikepacking, hiking, backcontry skiing or commuting. All-around versatilty as a hardshell for cold or wet weather rides, hikes, skiing or commuting. Perfect for cool to cold trail riding or for every day commuting.

WATER RESISTANCE

6/10
10/10
5/10
8/10
6/10
10/10
6/10

RECOMMENDED TEMP
45 - 65°F
40 - 60°F*
25 - 45°F
32 - 50°F*
40 - 60°F
40 - 60°F
32 - 50°F
*Pair with Alpha Longsleeve for below freezing temps
*Pair with Alpha Longsleeve for below freezing temps

FIT
Signature fit - streamlined and tailored with room for layering Signature fit - streamlined and tailored with room for layering Signature fit - streamlined and tailored with room for a base layer. Signature fit - streamlined and tailored with room for layering Tailored TRAIL cut, intended for on/off bike layering and a more casual sihlouette Tailored TRAIL cut, intended for on/off bike layering and a more casual sihlouette Tailored casual cut, intended for on/off bike layering

FABRIC
Pertex Quantum Air ultralight stretch woven shell. Windproof & 6K water-resistant rating, DWR Treated. Ultra-packable. Veil Mesh inserts for added stretch and ventilation. eVent DVStorm ultralight 3-layer fabric. 10K waterproof rating / 30K breathability / 0.2cfm air permeability. Unmatched high-output performance. Waterproof, windproof & DWR treated. Pertex Quantum Air ultralight shell: windproof, water resistant, stretch. Polartec® Alpha® Wool insulation: high warmth-to-weight + thermoregulation. Italian 100% recycled polyester back panel - fleece lined. Proprietary eVent + Primaloft 3-layer stretch softshell fabric is highly breathable and protective without bulk. Windproof, water resistant & DWR Treated. Laminated in Italy. 50gsm Pertex Quantum Air with ECO DWR and PU coating provides excellent windproof and water-resistant protection yet is still highly breathable and won’t create that typical greenhouse effect common on other nylon shells. eVent DVStorm ultralight 3-layer fabric. 10K waterproof rating / 30K breathability / 0.2cfm air permeability. Unmatched high-output performance. Waterproof, windproof & DWR treated. Pertex Quantum Air ultralight shell: windproof, water resistant, stretch. Polartec® Alpha® Direct 120 insulation: high warmth-to-weight. Woven forearm patches for added abrasion resistance.

FEATURES
"Two-way YKK Vislon zipper. Microfleece lined collar. Reflective details throughout. Packable in it’s own reversible zippered stow pocket." Fully taped seams. Low profile lycra cuff. Bonded finishing. Drop rear hem. Rear vent / jersey pocket access. Internal bonded zippered pocket w/ media port. Two-way YKK Vislon zipper. Microfleece lined collar. Reflective details throughout. Three large back pockets. Two-way YKK Vislon zipper. Low profile sleeve cuff fits over or under gloves for air-tight yet unrestricted fit. Alpha Wool lined collar. Reflective trim details for low light visibility. Three large back pockets plus 1 zippered pocket. Two-way YKK Vislon zipper. Low profile sleeve cuff fits over or under gloves for air-tight yet unrestricted fit. Microfleece lined collar. Reflective trim details for low light visibility. "Ultralight weight, windproof and water-resistant (6K). ECO DWR treated. 50% recycled content. Packable in it’s own reversible zippered stow pocket. YKK Vislon zippers and minimal design keep it light weight. Helmet compatible hood." Fully taped seams. Low profile lycra cuff. Bonded finishing. Drop rear hem. Laser cut and bonded front pouch pocket with laser ventilation. Internal bonded zippered pocket w/ media port. YKK Vislon Aquaguard waterproof zippers. Coheasive cordlock waist and three-point adjustable helmet compatible hood. Microfleece lined collar. Reflective details throughout. 3 YKK Vislon zippered pockets: two front hand pockets, one chest pocket. Microfleece lined collar. DWR treated inside and out.
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