When the label says “When performance is a priority and water fastness isn’t”, you know they are speaking my language. In So Cal, from fall into winter, we can get rain of course, but mostly we get cold winds. So having a layer that is wind blocking is key to happy riding.
I would suggest this as a very good but not terribly exceptional outer shell…. I would have expected a much nicer pad in the bibs, and a structure that didn’t put a seam in an area where the body articulates during pedaling.
We have two garments from Gore Wear that we have been pressing into use over this Fall-Winter, including some riding in the high mountains south of LA.
Editor’s Note: Winter is upon us but that doesn’t mean we have to stop cycling. Our Riding Gravel contributors, Grannygear and MG will be giving us the lowdown on some gear we have been sent that will allow you to stay warm and meet your Winter gravel riding needs. First up in our Winter Wear […]
GORE Windstopper Kit: Quick Review- by Grannygear I am pedaling on what is pretty much flat ground; maybe the slightest of uphills. I have two cogs to go before I am in my lowest gear on the gravel bike, which is a 36/36. The wind is hard at my face; a cold biting wind that […]
GORE Active Wear For Winter/Spring: Quick Reviews- by Grannygear and Guitar Ted Winter is over, most of the country has transitioned into Spring, if not Summer, so why publish a Winter/Early Spring apparel review now? Good question. On occasion we receive things to review at odd times of the year. Instead of just popping up […]