When faced with the realities of winter, those who want to keep riding, whether for necessity or simply for passion, have to be ready. In order to properly protect yourself from cold and precipitation, it is absolutely essential to choose the right garments and accessories.
The Alpha jacket is Castelli's smart take on an old problem - cold weather protection for cycling. It's design combines a wind & water repellent outer layer with a breathable vest-like inner layer that could very well be the way to the future - here's the PEZ review.
The Proviz Reflect 360 jacket uses a fabric that's as close as I’ve ever been to thinking something might be too visible at night… Oh, and the rest of the details that allow this swatch of material to be considered a jacket are not bad either… And we get their Nightrider Pack cover as well.
We’ve been watching, using and reviewing the Capo kit for a few years now, and although only 4 years old, the brand’s success has been driven by presenting consistently good product for all seasons. Their latest Winter kit is a nice evolution, with almost every piece getting an update.