A fluorescent waterproof jacket for good visibility in lower light conditions.
- Waterproof and breathable Ared 3000 fabric
- Taped seams
- Water repellent treatment so droplets roll off
- 1 x zipped chest pocket and 1 x zipped rear stow pocket
- Easy adjust neck cinch, adjustable shockcord hem
- D-NYT 360 Reflective detail for enhanced visibility
Dare 2b's Ared 3000 waterproof, windproof and breathable fabric technology works to keep you dry, warm and comfortable in poor weather.
Waterproof and breathable, it also has a water repellent treatment tot he fabric so water simply rolls off and won’t retain moisture.
Wind and waterproof, 13 June 2013
By InThePeloton (Herts/Essex)
I have had many D2B products in the past and they have always been reliable and did the job. This was my reasoning to returning to the brand for this item.
It is a bright item and helps keep you seen on the road during morning and evening commutes to work. I wore it yesterday in a light shower and was kept very dry. I believe it could cope with more rain as it is made of a good quality material and looks good.
I didn't have a base layer on underneath just a short sleeved cycling jersey and as a result my arms got a bit sticky. I think with a base layer to wick away sweat this wouldn't be a problem.
Unlike many reviews I have read for other jackets the sizing of this come up a little bigger in my experience. After looking at the size guide I thought a large would be suitable (6'1" tall and 90kg) however I'm glad I tried on the jackets first. I have a medium and this is still big enough to allow for extra layers underneath in the winter if required. You have loads of room to move around on the bike on those commutes or leisure rides. You wouldn't be using this type of jacket in race conditions so i don't believe this is a problem. However you have the option to size down as per your requirements.
I got my discount form in store and this allowed for the discount price to be awarded straight away, so I have already repaid the cost of my discount card in one visit. I will get the benefit when I need a tent later in the year for camping etc so well worth the £5.
Staff in store were helpful and answered all the questions I had, thank you GO.