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A Evaluate of the Castelli Limitless Puffy Biking Jacket


“For when the problem is distance slightly than pace. The Castelli Limitless Puffy Jacket brings heat and luxury with appears which might be at residence on the bike or on the café cease.”

I’ve been an proprietor of this ‘Winter Journey Jacket’ since final Autumn and had loads of time to place it to the take a look at to jot down a evaluation. I opted for the army inexperienced colourway and have included some photographs of the brand new colors out there for 2023/24.

Let’s begin with…

Heat

That is the place the jacket actually excels. There has not been one experience the place I’ve felt too chilly with this jacket, pair it with an honest base layer and/or lengthy sleeve jersey (relying on the day) and also you’ll be lots heat sufficient.

“Inside there may be Polartec® Alpha® Direct insulation that delivers most loft and heat with minimal bulk, so if the mercury does rise this puffer jacket will pack down right into a body or handlebar bag with ease.” I can affirm that the jacket may be very simple to pack away and for lengthy rides I’m at all times glad to have at hand if the temperatures drop within the winter afternoons.

Performance

“Nano Flex Stretch woven cloth on the undersides of the sleeves, within the sides, and decrease again introduces flex to the jacket the place you want.” This characteristic is superb, brining me heat on my rides however with no large cumbersome jacket getting in the way in which.

“Zipper pockets offers protected storage for valuables, the rear pockets have a canopy to maintain contents protected and assist this jacket mix in when off the bike.” I can affirm that the pockets are very dependable and I will surely miss having zips on the entrance with loads of room for my telephone, keys or vitality gels!

Sturdiness

The Limitless Puffy Biking Jacket as with all Castelli Clothes is constructed to endure. Shopping for high quality ensures you don’t want to purchase twice.

For these chilly lengthy rides on the bike, there’s nothing else I’d substitute it with. It’s zips and pockets don’t present any indicators of wear and tear, which is at all times promising. I’m assured this jacket will see me via many winters!

Climate Safety

The Limitless Puffy is good for lengthy journey rides the place the temperature can drop low within the evenings. The jacket has an outer shell in a windproof and water repellent woven cloth. I’ve discovered the jacket to be my go-to for these chilly crisp winter rides. It may deal with a good quantity of rain too (if you happen to occur to get caught out in a bathe) …

Versatility

The jacket has a cool, informal look and could possibly be worn on or off the bike for a espresso cease or time out climbing. I particularity like how the rear pockets have a canopy to maintain contents protected. It additionally has sufficient insulation to maintain you heat if you happen to cease for a espresso and snack on a chilly day!

General, The Castelli Limitless Puffy Jacket is a improbable little bit of equipment, positive to see you thru many winters!

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