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Guide 2 Cycling   >   Jackets

 

Cycling Jackets - What To Wear When Riding Your Bike


Unless you're lucky enough to live in an area with year-round sunshine, you're going to need clothes to keep you warm and dry when riding your bike. Clothing is of course not just about keeping warm - if you're actually going somewhere on your bike, you'll want to wear something that you aren't embarrassed about wearing once you get to your destination.

In terms of clothing to wear when cycling, your jacket is one of the most important items. It serves to keep you warm and dry, and may also include reflective markings, which are an important safety measure as they make you more easily visible, especially in bad weather conditions or at night, to other road users. On the whole, if you can, it's best to get a jacket that is specifically designed to cycling - you won't regret it.

If you choose a jacket that has been specifically designed for cycling, you'll notice some unusual things about it as compared to "normal" jackets. One of the main features of cycling jackets is they are generally longer at the back so that they cover your kidneys from the wind, and your bottom from road spray - the latter being something that you'll sure appreciate if you ride a road bike without mudguards. You'll also notice that cycling jackets are generally shorter at the front (to facilitate movement of your legs), but have long sleeves (so that your wrists are covered when reaching forward to the handlebars).

Cycle jackets are generally designed to be draught-proof, and most feature toggles so that you can adjust the balance between ventilation and warmth depending on the weather and your personal preferences. Of course, draught-proofing is very important, as whenever you cycle you're moving through air, and so can get cold very quickly.

Another thing to think about is the features of the jacket and how they tie into your convienence. For example, it's great to have pockets, but pockets at the front weigh you down, and can even create a big draughty inside your jacket when riding - for this reason pockets at the back may be preferable. Likewise little extras like extra zips and optional hoods may seem like a good idea, but they also made your jacket a lot more bulky and a lot more awkward to deal with on those days when you're not too sure what the weather will be like.

Fabric should also play a part in your choice of fabric. Ideally you want something breathable so that you never get too hot and sweaty. Additionally, you will need to choose between a water-proof fabric (such as Gore-Tex which can keep you dry for a full day) or water-resistant (which will keep you dry for about 20 minutes in heavy rain or 40 minutes in a shower). If all other things are equally betwen two jackets, you'd probably simply choose water-proof, but given that they're not, and that a water-resistant jacket may be cheaper, less bulky, better styled, etc., the choice is more difficult. One thing to bear in mind is that most commutes are 20 minutes or less, so water-resistant may in fact be perfectly adequate.

The final (but by no means least important) matter to consider is safety. As already mentioned, anything that makes you more visible to other road users, especially car drivers, is a big advantage - especially if cycling on dark days or after sunset. Additionally, it's better not to get a jacket with a hood, but wear a cycling helmet instead - a helmet will protect your head, and also not restrict your vision in the way that hoods can.

Here are some cycling jackets:

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ARSUXEO Winter Warm UP Thermal Softshell Cycling Jacket Windproof Waterproof 15-k

ARSUXEO
Apparel

ARSUXEO Winter Warm UP Thermal Softshell Cycling Jacket Windproof Waterproof 15-k
 
  • 85% polyester+15% spandex.The fabric consists of three layers that keep you warm and dry. The top layer on the exterior is a rugged windbreaker surface that beads up moisture and prevents stains. The second layer is a waterproof breathable membrane film,and the third layer is a nice soft warm fleece.
  • Two pockets for storage inclde one front zipper pocket,Longer cuff design for extra coverage of your wrist,keeps the cold air away from you.
  • Please read our size chart carefully before order,for this jacket many customers said the size runs small,so now we changed our size and disign,more close to US size,but maybe still runs a litte small.
Product Description:
Size runs small,highly recommend choose 1-2 size bigger! Designed for cold winter weather,windproof.waterproof,inside fleece keep you warm during cycling,best material,black material is breathable and highly stetch,keep you comfortable during cycling,reflective brand logo and stripe keep you safe in darkness,zipper pocket for storage.

Przewalski Cycling Bike Jackets for Men Winter Thermal Running Jacket Windproof Breathable Reflective Softshell Windbreaker

Przewalski
Apparel

Przewalski Cycling Bike Jackets for Men Winter Thermal Running Jacket Windproof Breathable Reflective Softshell Windbreaker
 
  • 【Warmth】Brushed soft fleece interior retains body heat. High cut collar for warmth and comfort. Full length zipper for easy venting, internal draft flap with zipper garage seals in warmth. Elastic cuffs to keep the chill out
  • 【Low Light Visibility】Przewalski's men's bike jacket with reflective brand logo and back stripe keeps you safe in darkness. Perfect for cycling, running, hiking or other outdoor activities.
  • 【Satisfaction Guaranteed】100% full refund assurance within 90 days if you are not satisfied for any reason. Lifetime Supported by Przewalski.
Product Description:

Przewalski is endeavoring to provide high-quality but cost-effective apparel for cycling lovers.

 

Afraid of 'Boiling in The Bag Cycling’?

NO MORE! To avoid the bad feelings of “boiling” during cycling, we bring great breathable function to the cycling jacket. Meanwhile, with the softshell fabric, the biking jacket guarantees to protect you from cold weather and to keep you dry and thermal from the inside to the outside. It is really a windbreaker which is windproof, water repellent.

 

Afraid of Unfitting of Your Body?

NO MORE! Our men winter cycling jacket, designed especially for US. The fitting is perfect, neither too tight nor too baggy both in torso and waist, makes you enjoy any sports you want: running, cycling, jogging, ridding and etc.

 

Afraid of Losing Accessories?

NO MORE! Our bike jacket has 2 elasticated back pockets, including a smaller with zipper and a mobile phone holding pocket. You could put all your accessories here, and when you start your trip, things here will drop down and be a load, just let you focus on your rides!

 

Afraid of Cycling in The Night?

NO MORE! With reflective tapes, you could enjoy riding at night freely. These greatly increase the safety of night cyclists.

 

Basic but indispensable, professional but inexpensive, comfortable but durable, Przewalski now will be your best choice!

Zimco Pro Men Winter Cycling Jackets High Viz Bicycle Jersey Windproof Thermal Insulated Jacket

Zimco Cycle wear
Apparel

Zimco Pro Men Winter Cycling Jackets High Viz Bicycle Jersey Windproof Thermal Insulated Jacket
 
  • Windproof Soft Shell Fabric Fleeced Inside Protects Against the Wind and Keep you Warm
  • High Visibility Reflective Accents for Safety, Wind and Weather-Resistant and Comfortable to Wear
  • YKK Reversible Full Front Zipper, 4 Rear Pockets and 1 with Zipper, 1 Front Chest Pocket
Product Description:
Product Description: Are you looking for a cycling jacket that is trendy and functional as well? Or a jacket that protects you from unpredictable weather conditions?

The Zimco Pro Men Winter Cycling Jacket is the answer to your problems, the ultimate mountain bike jacket is the high-quality jacket that features 3-layer fleeced fabric that protects you from direct windthrow and keeps you warm.

Extraordinary Features
The weather-resistant cycling jacket is a Thermal insulated, water-repellent and wind-proof jacket, this jacket is what you need during any sudden weather condition. The hard-wearing outer layer of Softshell fabric features the visibility of reflective accents for safety and style. The classy jacket with an incredible fit, the high-quality stretchy Italian THERODREAM material of cycling jacket sits close to your chest and shoulder and creates an amazing figure. The high neck adds to the comfort of the jacket. with the remarkable construction of the jackets, it also has 4 rear pockets and two zipped ones so you can keep anything safely in your pockets.

The breathable and Comfortable Cycling Jacket
The cycling jacket by Zimco also features side panels that provide optimum ventilation inside the jacket, to allow optimum ventilation and to allow the perspiration to escape the jacket through the panels.

Available in so many exciting colors
The Zimco Pro Cycling Jackets are available in so many exciting colors, so you can do your own thing. So get this amazing Cycling Jacket today, click on "Buy Now"

ARSUXEO Winter Thermal Fleece Cycling Jacket Windproof 14D

ARSUXEO
Apparel

ARSUXEO Winter Thermal Fleece Cycling Jacket Windproof 14D
 
  • Polyester+spandex.The fabric consists of three layers that keep you warm and dry. The top layer on the exterior is a rugged windbreaker surface that beads up moisture and prevents stains. The second layer is a waterproof breathable membrane film,and the third layer is a nice soft warm fleece.
  • Four pockets for storage include three zipper pockets,Longer cuff design for extra coverage of your wrist,keeps the cold air away from you.
  • Size maybe runs small.choose 1 size bigger than your normal US size or read our size chart carefully
Product Description:
Designed for cold winter weather,windproof.waterproof(front),inside fleece keep you warm during cycling,best material,black material is breathable and highly stetch,keep you comfortable during cycling,reflective brand logo and stripe keep you safe in darkness,zipper pocket for storage

ARSUXEO Winter Warm UP Thermal Fleece Cycling Jacket Windproof 15F

ARSUXEO

ARSUXEO Winter Warm UP Thermal Fleece Cycling Jacket Windproof 15F
 
  • Front of the jacket are Windproof waterproof,soft warm up fleece inside keep you warm in winter.
  • Zipper pocket and back pocket for safe storeage
  • Size runs small,choose 1 size bigger than your normal size.
Product Description:
Designed for cold winter weather,front arewindproof and waterproof,inside fleece keep you warm during cycling,best material,black material is breathable and highly stetch,keep you comfortable during cycling,reflective brand logo and stripe keep you safe in darkness,zipper pocket for storage

Santic Bike Winter Jacket Windproof Fleece Thermal Warm UP Cycling Bicycle Jerseys Long Sleeves

Santic

Santic Bike Winter Jacket Windproof Fleece Thermal Warm UP Cycling Bicycle Jerseys Long Sleeves
 
  • High quality Moisture Wicking Fabric with Fleece Lining keeps you warm and dry,leisure,fashion wear off simple
  • REFLECTIVE STRIPS FOR SAFETY - We care about your safety so we have included reflective strips so that you can ride securely at night
  • THREE BIG POCKETS at the back,convenience for carrying your personal stuff when riding
Product Description:
Santic Men's Cycling Jacket Fleece Thermal Warm UP Winter Running Bicycle Jersey Ourdoor Sports Wear
From the manufacturer:

-SEASON: autumn/winter

-COLOR:Black/Yellow

-TEMPERATURE RANGE: 40°F - +60° F

-STYLE:Pro Fit

Features and Design:

-Soft Protec Stretch fabric -wind resistance/Windstopper

-Excellent breathability

-MATERIAL: Ployster. lightweight,quick dry and comfortable for long distance riding

-KEEP WARM: Full length zipper keeps your neck warm and prevent the wind blow in

-RUBBER WAIST GRIPPERS: Use elasticated anti-skid grippers to stop hems riding up

-LARGE POCKETS: Three large rear pockets for keeping phone, small change and key

-Three-dimensional self-cultivation to bring more smooth air flow,reduce wind redistance

-The application of reflective technology to improve the safety factor of the wearer at night riding


About Santic:
As a large industrial enterprise which combines R&D, design and production, Santic cuts off all the middleman expenses, offers professional functional cycling apparel, shoes and accessories, sales throughout the world more than 30 countries, and becomes Chinese Cycling Association co-branding, China National Triathlon co-branding, the Tour of Qinghai Lake International Cycling Race co-branding.

Attention For Customers
Hand Wash / Machine Wash with cool water 30°, Do not dry clean, Do not tumble dry, Do not iron, Do not brush, Do not bleach.

What is in the package:
1 X Cycling Jacket

INBIKE Winter Men's Windproof Thermal Cycling Running Jacket

INBIKE

INBIKE Winter Men s Windproof Thermal Cycling Running Jacket
 
  • Wind proof and water resistant. The softshell jacket adopts performance fabric.Surface touches soft and textured. Built-in high permeability film contributes significantly to water repellent, windproof and breatheability. When a water drop fall on the fabric, just flip it then drop will slip down
  • Breathable.Premium fabric adopted and pockets inside made of mesh cloth, helps to air ventilation
  • The winter jacket can be used as a active jacket, cycling jacket or hiking jacket
Product Description:
Winter Men's Windproof Thermal Cycling Jacket, designed for men, suitable for fall and winter. It is windproof, water repellent, and with great breathability, giving you a comfort fit for any outdoor activities. It can be used as daily outwear, or you can put it on for sports running, jogging, ridding, fishing and so on. The reflective element added to the front zipper as well as the back part, greatly increase the safety of night cycling for bike cyclers. Machine washable and hand wash recommended.

OUTON Men's Cycling Jacket Windproof Breathable Lightweight Reflective Warm Thermal Water-Resistant MTB Mountain Bike Jacket

OUTON
Apparel
 
  • WINDPROOF AND WATER-RESISTANT: Our bicycle jacket adopts composite water-resistant fabric in FRONT of jacket, keeps your body dry and warm while cycle in small rainy or snow days. Spandex cuffs to block wind from entering sleeve.
  • WARM AND LIGHTWEIGHT: Soft and lightweight material, warm up fleece design for cold weather, keep you warm while cycle or other outdoor activities. Just weight 18.0oz, has minimal impact on wearing.
  • POCKETS DESIGN: Cycling wind jacket adopts 4 Pockets unique design on the back of the jacket, 3 pockets design with elastic bands and 1 pocket designs with zipper. Chest Pocket with zipper access, you can put more items such as keys, wallet, cellphone, water bottle in them.
Product Description:
OUTON lightweight wind and showerproof jacket with anatomic shaping, high collar to protect from the harshest weather. Finished with reflective strips on the front and back, the hi-visibility jacket helps highlight rider presence and is ideal for cycling, camping, hiking, fishing and so on.

Specifications:
Material: Polyester & Spandex
Gender: Men
Season: Spring, Autumn, Winter
Color: Blue / Green(Optional)
Size(US): M / L / XL / XXL(Optional)
Package size: Approx. 13.8 * 9.8 * 2.4in

Washing Instructions:
1. Wash with room temperature water.
2. Not use bleach, low temperature Ironing.
3. Hand washing or machine (Put in wash pocket when wash in machine).

Package List:
1 * OUTON Cycling Jacket

Wolfbike Cycling Jacket Jersey Vest Wind Coat Windbreaker Jacket Outdoor Sportswear

Wolfbike
Misc.
 
  • [CHOOSE 1 OR 2 SIZE LARGER THAN YOU NORMALLY WEAR] Super light and water-resistance make your enjoy cycling in the rainny day
  • The breathable mesh on the back keep your cooling all the way! Plus back breathable Window
  • The Cuff with elastic band keep the wind and rain out
Product Description:
About WOLFBIKE
As professional cycling brand, WOLFBIKE offers a wide selection of cycling sports life including cycling apparel, protective gear, helmets and cycling accessories at high quality yet low price because we are also the manufacturer who can cut off all the middleman expenses. You can expect to find quality materials, professional performance, reasonable price and great customer service in WOLFBIKE.

Features:
1. Super light and water-resistance, made make your enjoy cycling in the rain
2. Reflective line on Shoulder and on Back, High visibility, do not need to wear reflective vest when running in the dark
3. The breathable mesh on the back keep your cooling all the way! Plus back breathable Window
4. 1 pocket on the back and 2 pockets on the side with zipper
5. Direct-Vent panels for superior ventilation
6. The Cuff with elastic band keeps the wind out

MUCUBAL Men's Cycling Jacket Windproof and Water-Resistant Coat Winter Thermal Breathable Bike Windbreaker

MUCUBAL
Apparel
 
  • WINDPROOF : Made of polyester brushed fleece,play a role of windbreak and water resistant;lengthen wrist cuffs to keep the wind from catching your sleeves.
  • WARM KEEPING : Lined polar fleece interior,warm and comfortable,useful for prevention of loss of heat from the body in the winter.
  • BETTER FIT : The cycling jersey is suitable for cycling,hiking,running,skiing and outdoor exercise.
Product Description:

MUCUBAL men's windproof cycling jacket

This winter cycling jacket has the following features: windproof, breathable, waterproof, warm, reflective design and pockets.Lengthen wrist cuffs to keep wind from entering your sleeves;Stand-up collar adding a cover so will not nip your chin;Reflective stripes and logo increase visibility and safety at low light.The black part of jacket is breathable fabric, the red (blue) part is windproof fabric,and the interior material is polar fleece,it's warm for cycling or running in the cold winter.

Windproof:conquer the wind

Waterproof:block light rain

Thermal:keep you warm

Reflective elements keep you safe at night.

Materials:100% Polyester


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