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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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BALEAF Men's Cycling Rain Jacket Windbreaker Running Jacket Waterproof Reflective Lightweight Windproof Bike Golf Fluorescent Yellow Size XL

BALEAF

BALEAF Men s Cycling Rain Jacket Windbreaker Running Jacket Waterproof Reflective Lightweight Windproof Bike Golf Fluorescent Yellow Size XL
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BALEAF Men's Cycling Rain Jacket Windbreaker Running Jacket Waterproof Reflective Lightweight Windproof Bike Golf Fluorescent Yellow Size XL
  • Manufacturer: Baleaf
  • Brand: BALEAF
  • PartNumber: Baleafaaa4670336519ma-2
Physical Description:
  • Weight: 0.3968320716 Pounds
  • Color: 01-fluorescent Yellow
Features:
  • Waterproof & Lightweight Fabric-- Interior is laminated TPU membrane with 5000mm waterproofing and 3000g/m2/24hr breathability
  • Enhanced Breathability-- Ventilation system in the back helps keep you cool and dry. Hem anti-skid prevent jacket rides up
  • Reflective Systym-- Reflective stripes and a reflective logo design keep you safe during low-light environment
  • 6 Pockets-- One back pocket, one chest pocket, two hand pockets and two inner pockets securely store your items like 5.5" mobile phone
  • Big Hood Design-- The hood prevents rain coming into your eyes while raining days. Ideal for cyling, running, hiking, jogging, climbing, camping and other outdoor sports
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ARSUXEO Winter Warm UP Thermal Softshell Cycling Jacket Windproof Waterproof Bicycle MTB Mountain Bike Clothes 15-K Green Size X-Large

ARSUXEO
Green Paperback

ARSUXEO Winter Warm UP Thermal Softshell Cycling Jacket Windproof Waterproof Bicycle MTB Mountain Bike Clothes 15-K Green Size X-Large
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ARSUXEO Winter Warm UP Thermal Softshell Cycling Jacket Windproof Waterproof Bicycle MTB Mountain Bike Clothes 15-K Green Size X-Large
  • Manufacturer: ARSUXEO
  • Brand: ARSUXEO
  • PartNumber: 15-K green XL
Details:
  • Paperback
Physical Description:
  • Size: 20.0 Centimeters by 15.0 Centimeters
  • Color: Green
Features:
  • 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.
  • Drop tail and elastic hem provide a precise on-bike fit,keep you warm in winter,Reflective elements on front and back add contrast to enhance nighttime visibility
  • TTwo pockets for storage include one front zipper pocket,Longer cuff design for extra coverage of your wrist,keeps the cold air away from you.
  • Stretch inserts for optimum fit,mobility, and air circulation(this part no windproof and waterproof).
  • 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 design,more close to US size,but maybe still runs a little small.
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BALEAF Men's Cycling Jacket Removable Sleeves Windbreaker Reflective Windproof Vest Lightweight Running Biking Golf Fluorescent Yellow Size XL

BALEAF
01-fluorescent Yellow Misc.

BALEAF Men s Cycling Jacket Removable Sleeves Windbreaker Reflective Windproof Vest Lightweight Running Biking Golf Fluorescent Yellow Size XL
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BALEAF Men's Cycling Jacket Removable Sleeves Windbreaker Reflective Windproof Vest Lightweight Running Biking Golf Fluorescent Yellow Size XL
  • Manufacturer: baleaf
  • Brand: BALEAF
  • PartNumber: Baleafaaa4630436517ma
Details:
  • Product Category: Misc.
Physical Description:
  • Size: 1.0 Inches by 13.0 Inches by 11.0 Inches
  • Weight: 0.44 Pounds
  • Color: 01-fluorescent Yellow
Features:
  • 【Removable Sleeves】This baleaf cycling jackets for men has zip-off sleeves and shoulder yoke easily convert the jacket into a vest for extra exhaust. It can turn to be a good warm up jacket or vest in winter days, and also perfectly used all year round.
  • 【Lightweight & Windproof Fabric】The running jacket for men is made of lightweight fabric with great wind protection. Ventilation system in the back keeps you cool and dry.
  • 【Utility Pockets & Packable】The convertibele summer cycling windbreaker for men has one large back pocket and two hand pockets with zippers, which can securely store your items like 5.5" mobile phone. You can also pack it into back pocket for easy carry.
  • 【Reflective Elements】 The fluorescent color is very bright, high visibility. Some reflective elements on the front and back keep you visible in low light.
  • 【Multi-purpose】BALEAF men's detachable sleeves jacket is breathable, lightweight, windproof, water-resistant and packable, suitable for biking, running, hiking, golf, motorcycle riding or other outdoor sports.
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Przewalski Cycling Bike Jackets for Men Winter Thermal Running Jacket Windproof Breathable Reflective Softshell Windbreaker (Large,Black)

Przewalski
Black Misc.

Przewalski Cycling Bike Jackets for Men Winter Thermal Running Jacket Windproof Breathable Reflective Softshell Windbreaker (Large,Black)
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Przewalski Cycling Bike Jackets for Men Winter Thermal Running Jacket Windproof Breathable Reflective Softshell Windbreaker (Large,Black)
  • Manufacturer: Przewalski
  • Brand: Przewalski
  • UPC: 702038308768
  • EAN: 0702038308768
  • PartNumber: 43230-27764
Details:
  • Product Category: Misc.
Physical Description:
  • Weight: 1.01 Pounds
  • Color: Black
Features:
  • 【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
  • 【Safe Storage】One front chest zipper pocket for safe storage while two rear pockets for your smartphone, keys, snacks and other items. (Color Red) With large hand pockets to keep your hands warm when not cycling.Zippers with pulls for easy up and down.
  • 【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.
  • 【Notice】1.Wear it in the weather around 45 ̊F-70 ̊F. It suitable for light rain, please use professional raincoat during moderate to heavy rain. 2.Cycling jackets are tighter than casual jackets. If you are used to wearing a thick jersey inside, please order 1 size up.
  • 【Satisfaction Guaranteed】100% full refund assurance within 90 days if you are not satisfied for any reason. Lifetime Supported by Przewalski.
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BALEAF Men's Winter Cycling Running Jacket Windproof Bike Mounatin Biking Bicycle Cold Weather Gear Warm Pockets, green 3XL

BALEAF

BALEAF Men s Winter Cycling Running Jacket Windproof Bike Mounatin Biking Bicycle Cold Weather Gear Warm Pockets, green 3XL
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BALEAF Men's Winter Cycling Running Jacket Windproof Bike Mounatin Biking Bicycle Cold Weather Gear Warm Pockets, green 3XL
  • Brand: BALEAF
Physical Description:
  • Color: 01-fluorescent Green
Features:
  • Windproof& Warm: 3-layer insulation composed, the top layer on the exterior is a windproof surface,inner thermal layer with wicking materials to draw the sweat away from the skin to the next layers, keep you warm without overheating
  • Breathable & Security: Two zippered chest vents increase ventilation. Reflective elements in the chest, elbow, back and back pockt enhance visibility in low light, improving the safety of outdoor sports
  • 4 Utility Pockets: Two side zippered pockets for saving valuables or keeping hands warm on chilly days. Two bellowed rear pockets are large enough for winter gloves, a neck gaiter and other cold-weather gear
  • Multi Occasion: Form fit with stretch for layering. Suitable for winter outdoor activities, like cycling, mountain biking, MTB trail, running, hiking, cross skiing, snowshoeing or bicycle touring
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Dooy Men's Cycling Bike Jacket Windproof Vest Lightweight Running Jacket High Visibility Windbreaker with Detachable Sleeves(Yellow,Medium)

Dooy
Yellow Unknown Binding

Dooy Men s Cycling Bike Jacket Windproof Vest Lightweight Running Jacket High Visibility Windbreaker with Detachable Sleeves(Yellow,Medium)
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Dooy Men's Cycling Bike Jacket Windproof Vest Lightweight Running Jacket High Visibility Windbreaker with Detachable Sleeves(Yellow,Medium)
  • Manufacturer: Dooy
  • Brand: Dooy
  • UPC: 663470282262
  • EAN: 0663470282262
Details:
  • Product Category: Unknown Binding
Physical Description:
  • Color: Yellow
Features:
  • 【Ventilation System & Breathable】The cycling jacket for men direct-vent panels in the back provide superior ventilation; And the underarms use the microporous fabric to enhance ventilation, it’s convenient for perspiration, and it can keep you dry during outdoor sports.
  • 【Lightweight & Windproof】The men's cycling jacket is made of 100% polyester, very lightweight, and soft. It can provide UV, wind protection, and prevent water splash, mist, and drizzle. The adjustable hood also can block the wind and protect your head from the sun.
  • 【Reflective & Safe】Dooy cycling jacket with the reflective element on front and back to keep you safe in darkness. Perfect for cycling, running, hiking, or other outdoor activities.
  • 【Pratical Design & Conveince】This bike jacket is designed to be for all cyclists. The back hem is longer for extra coverage. Adjustable hem design not only can block the wind but also can make sure the running jacket fits your body and perfectly placed.
  • 【Multi-Pockets】Two side zipper pockets and one big pocket on the back of cycling windbreaker to ensure you have enough space for storing phones, keys, money, energy bar, etc. The back zipper pocket is also a storage bag to store the cycling jacket.
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PEARL IZUMI Men's Quest AmFIB Cycling Jacket, Navy/Teal, Large

Pearl iZUMi
Navy/Teal Unknown Binding

PEARL IZUMI Men s Quest AmFIB Cycling Jacket, Navy/Teal, Large
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PEARL IZUMI Men's Quest AmFIB Cycling Jacket, Navy/Teal, Large
  • Manufacturer: PEARL IZUMI
  • Brand: Pearl iZUMi
  • Model: 111319046EYL
  • UPC: 191234481304
  • EAN: 0191234481304
  • PartNumber: 111319046EYL
Details:
  • Product Category: Unknown Binding
Physical Description:
  • Weight: 0.97 Pounds
  • Color: Navy/Teal
Features:
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE: Cold weather cylcing jacket for men with ELITE 3-layer AmFIB Softshell fabric is windproof, water-resistant and breathable
  • DESIGN: Bike jacket with a relaxed fit to allow for multiple layers of insulation
  • ADDED FEATURES: Full-length internal draft flap with zipper garage seals in warmth. Single zippered back pocket to stash essentials
  • SAFETY: Our cycling jackets and clothes are designed with BioViz high visibility colors and reflective elements for safety in low light
  • 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: All our products are manufactured with the highest quality materials to the best quality standards; but if for any reason you want to make a return we are here to help you!
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ROCKBROS Men's Cycling Jacket Windproof Running Jacket Quick-Dry Outdoor Sports MTB Road Bike Jacket Lightweight Breathable

ROCKBROS

ROCKBROS Men s Cycling Jacket Windproof Running Jacket Quick-Dry Outdoor Sports MTB Road Bike Jacket Lightweight Breathable
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ROCKBROS Men's Cycling Jacket Windproof Running Jacket Quick-Dry Outdoor Sports MTB Road Bike Jacket Lightweight Breathable
  • Manufacturer: ROCKBROS
  • Brand: ROCKBROS
  • PartNumber: 15120034004
Physical Description:
  • Color: Black
Features:
  • BREATHABILITY: Mesh stitching is used at the front and back of the shoulder blades, which is breathable and comfortable.
  • TPU FILM: The TPU covering design on the left wrist, highly sensitive touchscreen technology, it is convenient to check the exercise data at any time.
  • SECURITY: Highly reflective strips in many places to improve the safety of night travel. The back of the detachable hat is equipped with an elastic rope, so there is no need to worry about the hat being blown off by the wind during exercise.
  • MULTIPLY POCKETS:Windproof cycling jacket with multi-pockets around front and backside to store items more convenience.Meet your needs with short distance sports such as cycling, running, hiking etc.
  • THIN & QUICK-DRY: The weight of cycling pants only 1.078lb, lightweight and skin-friendly. Made of quick-drying fabric, keep you comfortable and dry in exercise.
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Castelli Cycling Squadra Stretch Jacket for Road and Gravel Biking I Cycling - Yellow Fluo/Dark Gray - X-Large

Castelli
Yellow Fluo/Dark Gray Sports Apparel

Castelli Cycling Squadra Stretch Jacket for Road and Gravel Biking I Cycling - Yellow Fluo/Dark Gray - X-Large
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Castelli Cycling Squadra Stretch Jacket for Road and Gravel Biking I Cycling - Yellow Fluo/Dark Gray - X-Large
  • Manufacturer: Castelli
  • Brand: Castelli
  • Model: 4521511-032
  • EAN: 8050949395103
  • PartNumber: B4521511032-5
Details:
  • Product Category: Sports Apparel
Physical Description:
  • Size: 3.0 Inches by 11.0 Inches by 9.0 Inches
  • Weight: 0.15 Pounds
  • Color: Yellow Fluo/Dark Gray
Features:
  • IDEAL FOR: Road cycling or daily commutes in cool weather. The Squadra Stretch Jacket is a minimalist shell that performs well as an emergency layer or for daily commutes to repel nearly all wind.
  • FABRIC: Wind resistant coated ripstop nylon fabric on front, back, and front of sleeves to keep the wind at bay.
  • FIT: Constructed to fit close-to-body, the tightly knit stretch panels on sides and sleeves allow for a perfect fit.
  • FEATURES: High collar keeps out the draft.
  • REFLECTIVITY: Reflective details throughout to keep you visible in low-light situations.
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Letook Winter Thermal Fleece Cycling Jacket Men Windproof Warm Comfortable Cycle Wear with Reflective for Outdoor Running, Jogger, Riding 100230 L

Letook
100230 Unknown Binding

Letook Winter Thermal Fleece Cycling Jacket Men Windproof Warm Comfortable Cycle Wear with Reflective for Outdoor Running, Jogger, Riding 100230 L
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Letook Winter Thermal Fleece Cycling Jacket Men Windproof Warm Comfortable Cycle Wear with Reflective for Outdoor Running, Jogger, Riding 100230 L
  • Manufacturer: Letook
  • Brand: Letook
  • UPC: 655779608096
  • EAN: 0655779608096
Details:
  • Product Category: Unknown Binding
Physical Description:
  • Size: 0.787401574 Inches by 9.842519675 Inches by 7.87401574 Inches
  • Weight: 0.992080179 Pounds
  • Color: 100230
Features:
  • Windproof. The biking jacket shell is made of high density material, featuring great windproof and water resistant performance. You don’t worry light rain and cold weather when cycling in winter.
  • Thermal. The sports jacket adopts soft fleece lining to keep your body warm up quickly in winter cold day.
  • Reflective. Reflective brand logo and stripes increase sight visibility at night riding, more safe.
  • Stand-up collar. The small cover on the jacket collar could stop zipper slider from nipping your chin.
  • Zipper pockets. Convenient to place frequently used things when riding. Recommend to choose a larger size.
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