Eigo Ion Mens Water Resisitant Cycling Jacket Fluoro Yellow
"Performance like this usually costs much more than 50 quid - you get a lot more than you pay for with the EIGO Ion" Cycling Plus, May 2013.
An incredibly light and comfortable cycling jacket, ideal for keeping the chill and light showers out. Using a super stretchy fabric, specific body panelling and articulated sleeves for a superb fit, Ion is ideal for your spring and autumn rides, and packs down small enough to easily slip into a pocket should conditions improve. Ion uses an athletic cut to make the most of the fabric’s high stretch properties. Should you prefer a more relaxed fit, we would recommend choosing a size larger than you would normally.
Rear cargo pocket is large enough for carrying supplies, and the reflective trim and logos increase low light visibility.
Made from 3k rated waterproof fabric, Ion works well to keep light rain and drizzle out. Due to the high stretch properties of this waterproof fabric, the seams have not been taped as this would remove a great deal of the stretch, so Ion cannot technically be referred to as waterproof, hence the water-resistant reference.
Rated at 3,000mm waterproof and 3k breathability, the Ion cycling jacket withstands light rain and transfers a decent amount of moisture away from the body.
Waterproof and breathability explained:
Waterproof ratings refer to the column water height reached over a 1” x 1” area of fabric before water starts to penetrate. 3,000mm = 300cm = 118” = over 9’ – that’s quite a lot of water on the jacket surface before penetration.
Breathability refers to the weight in grams of water vapour to pass through one square metre of fabric in a 24 hour period. 3k = 3,000g = 3kg of water vapour (or sweat!).
- Made from waterproof fabric
- High stretch properties
- Incredibly light
- Waterproof zip
- Articulated sleeves
- Elasticated cuffs
- Cargo pocket
- Reflective highlights
- Best Value' award, Cycling Plus Lightweight Jackets review (May 2013 issue)