Pearl Izumi – Ride Men’s Elite Barrier Convertible Jacket, Large, Black

October 1, 2018 - Comment

One of the most versatile pieces you can own for changing weather conditions, this all-new design gives you a wind jacket and a vest in one. Simple to convert mid-ride with its zip-off sleeves, the vest delivers core body warmth on cool days. And for more protection in the wet or wind, just reattach the

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(as of April 19, 2020 8:43 pm EDT - Details)

One of the most versatile pieces you can own for changing weather conditions, this all-new design gives you a wind jacket and a vest in one. Simple to convert mid-ride with its zip-off sleeves, the vest delivers core body warmth on cool days. And for more protection in the wet or wind, just reattach the sleeves and go. 360-degree reflectivity helps keep you extra visible in low light conditions.

Comments

Katie says:

Great shell – windproof. Sleeves a little flappy. This jacket is quite light. It is literally a shell, with no liner, no fleece, on excess anything. But it is also nearly 100% wind proof. Putting the fabric up to your mouth, one is unable to exhale through the fabric. The sleeves come off as one piece, leaving a nicely vented back when in vest mode.The jacket looks great on. Nicely cut for an athletic build. One gripe would be that the sleeves are a little “slacky” and they flap in the wind at higher speeds. Not…

Donald in Arden Hills says:

Sizes small, works great I had an old medium Pearl Izumi jacket that fit OK, but was tight in the winter. This jacket’s large size is smaller than my old jacket’s medium. I had to order X-Large to get a proper fit.in the winter.I like the breathe-ability of this jacket. I can wear it with a long sleeve shirt down to freezing and it keeps me warm enough when starting, and it breathes enough that I do not overheat once I have been riding for a while. I can unzip the arms and leave them on to get more…

PJF says:

Well designed but a few minuses Mindful of the reviews here, I got a L and an XL to see which would work better for me. I’m 5’11”, 176lbs, normally wear an L, in some things an M. Went back and forth between the XL and the L until I got the bright idea of trying them on with the bib tops + jersey I normally wear for riding. Without the bulk of my usual blue jeans+belt, the L is definitely a much better fit, the XL is too floppy on me. Apparently these jackets are designed to be snug around the waist, which is…

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