Women's Alpha Merino Air Jacket

$249

One jacket to conquer fall, winter, and spring riding. The Alpha Merino Air combines multiple technical layers into one garment, taking the guesswork out of what to wear.

Size

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Features
  • Exceptional warmth-to-weight: warmth of a heavy winter softshell, weight of a long sleeve jersey
  • Alpha Merino Wool insulation provides thermoregulation for a broad range of temps without bulk
  • Pertex Quantum Air outer shell is windproof, water resistant, PFAS-Free DWR treated, air permeable, and stretchy - the perfect balance of protection and breathability for a range of conditions
  • Recycled Italian-milled, fleece-lined polyester back panel for excellent mobility and breathability
  • YKK Vislon zipper
  • Three large back pockets
  • Lycra cuff hem for low profile fit with or without gloves
  • Extended rear hem for added protection
  • Internal waist gripper with silicone stripe
  • 3D patterning for perfect on-bike fit
Materials & Care

Fabric Content

Front Body 51% Recycled Nylon 49% Regular Nylon ; Back Body 100% PES ; Lining 63% PES 33% Wool 4%Nylon

Made in AL

Caring for your cycling gear properly will extend its life and maintain its performance, fit and quality. Its important to consider these instructions carefully. While we stand behind the quality of our apparel, not adhering to these instructions will void our warranty against manufacturing & defects. 

We strongly recommend washing your new gear before wearing it. Youll find that your apparel will soften, and fit & comfort will improve after washing - especially with bibs & shorts. 

Machine wash cool, 86F (30C) with like colors: Cooler temps maintain better longevity for your apparel. Like colors, especially lights, will remain more vibrant when washed with like colors. 

Use mild detergent. Do not bleach or dry clean: Strong detergents & bleach can break down the fibers and elastane in the garment, dramatically reducing its life. 

Close all fastenings: this goes also for other garments mixed in with your cycling apparel. Velcro closures or clasps can catch on stitching or trim and damage your garments. 

Lay flat to dry. Do not tumble dry: Do not put your cycling apparel in the dryer. Even on low heat. Dont do it. Heat can damage fabric, elastic and heat transfer logos very easily. Lycra (Elastane) is used throughout our garments to provide compression and support and is susceptible to damage from heat and can irreparably damage your apparel.

FAQ

How do your jackets fit?
Our jackets are patterned in the riding position, with a tight fit across the chest and arms with a more forward position. This is intentional to reduce flapping and extra fabric across the chest while riding. When standing, the jacket will feel tight across the chest, shoulders and torso. The arm length might appear long as well. However, the intended fit is tailored for on-the-bike positioning where the shoulders and torso no longer feel tight and the extra arm length hits the wrists in the appropriate spot. Constructed without extra fabric to flap around - it should fit tight over your jersey (with enough room for a long sleeve and base layer), but shouldn’t appear baggy. We select fabrics that have some elasticity to allow for freedom of movement even with a tailored fit to accommodate some range of fit within each size.

Return Policy

The Velocio Signature Guarantee

The Velocio Signature Guarantee underscores our mission to create a better cycling experience. We believe that riding in our gear is the best proof of our commitment to quality and performance. Therefore, we stand behind everything we make. Try any of our products for 30 days to ensure it meets your needs. Wear it. Ride in it. Wash it. We believe it will provide a better riding experience. If you are not 100% satisfied with your Velocio product, you may return it within 30 days of receiving the product.

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Women's Fit Guide

All Velocio Equipment is designed to fit while in riding position, maximizing the performance of the apparel for its intended purpose. The chart below is a guide to help determine your optimum size.

There is purposely overlap at the outside ranges for each size, allowing you to fine-tune your fit. If your size falls into these overlapping portions, choose the smaller size for a more tailored performance fit, or the larger size for a standard fit.

Still trying to figure it out or need help? Email us at service@velocio.cc and we’ll be happy to answer any questions. Remember that our Signature Guarantee also backs every piece.

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Women's Size Guide

All Velocio Equipment is designed to fit while in riding position. Please refer to the Velocio Fit Guide to find the proper size.

Use the following measurements in the table below to cross reference your size with the size of Velocio garments. For a reference on how these should fit and what size you should purchase, refer to the fit guide.

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REVIEWED BY 5 RIDERS

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KJ
10/15/2023
Katie J.
United States United States

Alpha Merino Air Jacket

I wore this jacket recently as the weather has been getting colder. It was ideal for colder weather and so light. It has a cozy collar and just the right amount of protection. I wish Velocio offered a lifestyle version too!

  • Product fit Runs small
  • Size purchased L
KJ
10/04/2023
Katie J.
United States United States

Alpha Merino Air Jacket

I love this lightweight but warm jacket. After I found my correct size I am very happy.

  • Product fit True to size
  • Size purchased L
TS
02/27/2023
Terri S.
United States United States

Liked it for dry rides.

Nice and toasty for 29 degree rides with a base layer and an undershirt. I got quite cold when it got wet. I would say great for cold, can handle a little mist. Anything more significant needs a shell.

  • Product fit True to size
  • Size purchased 3xl
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CS
02/26/2023
CB S.
United States United States

oh, yes

this jacket is amazing. It traps a lot of warmth, and looks absolutely fabulous, on or off the bike. I have the red (orange) color, and it's just lovely. High quality worksmanship as always. I will be wearing it again and again, however, probably not much until the next winter, as it's already warming up here.

  • Product fit True to size
  • Size purchased M
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01/21/2023
SBG
United States United States

A must for winter riding

I have been wearing this jacket in dry, cold temps, layered with merino jersey and can't believe how well it breathes, insults and adjusts to changing temperatures. Today, I got caught in a wintery mix of snow, rain and hail and was next level impressed with how water resistant it was. The fit when you aren't on the bike is a strange, but as soon as you zip up and start riding, you will love it. Big back pockets and the two-way zipper is a huge plus.

  • Product fit True to size
  • Size purchased Small

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