Aussie Grit Apparel

2018 flint - Shell

In the colder, wetter months the bike shell has be perfect to out biking in the elements only the UK can throw at you and still be dry, warm yet not sweaty.
Rain runs straight off the jacket, wind doesn’t affect you when biking while wearing the shell which is a big positive for me I can take most elements but biking in windy conditions isn’t nice. At the same time as being waterproof the shell is also breathable so once you’ve got into the ride and start to get warm you don’t get over the top warm and sweaty as it is breathable as well.

As with all the other tops Aussie Grit Apparel do there is a silicon band around the bottom at the back to prevent it from riding up when moving around and the waterproof auto-locking zips which features on all of the range and they are very effective.

Another great feature is you like listening to music while on a ride is that the pocket on the front of the jacket has a laser cut eyelet inside for your earphone or headphone cable to go.

As keeping safe while biking is a big deal Aussie Grit Apparel have put reflective highlights on the front and back.

Please take a closer look at the bike shell and the great company here.

 

Functional Benefits

  • Waterproof and breathable design features waterproof auto-locking zips and sealed seams
  • Design allows a full range of movement through the shoulders and elbows due to pre-shaped sleeves, with tensioned gripper to stop the shell ‘riding up’ at the back
  • Longer tail to provide warmth protect from mud and dirt
  • Gripper – mid tail panel to ensure shell doesn’t ‘ride up’ at the back
  • Vertical chest pocket with waterproof auto-locking zip and laser cut music eyelet inside
  • Higher neck for greater warmth and protection

Technical Construction

  • Singsoft 3-layer soft shell fabric
  • Waterproof and breathable
  • Waterproof auto-locking zips
  • Fully sealed seams
  • Vertical chest pocket with laser cut earphone eyelet inside
  • Offset zip designed for comfort and to layer with Aussie Grit gilets and jersey
  • Silicone Gripper ensures shell doesn’t ‘ride up’ at the back
  • Front and Back Reflective highlights
  • Binding at cuffs for close fit and to stop water getting in

Fabrics

  • C6 DWR finish to repel water from surface of garment
  • Hydrophobic membrane with mesh cover to deliver a waterproof breathable fabric rated at 20,000mm H2o/5,000gm/M2/24hrs
  • 70% Polyester 23% PU 7% Elastane

 

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