Best Cycle Jacket

The Best Jacket For Cycling

The weather is unpredictable here in the UK. Whether it's deep into spring or the start of winter, you've got to be prepared for all kinds of weather. When it comes to cycling, you'll have to deal with everything mother nature throws at you and if you're looking to smash your fitness goals, the weather can't get in the way.

The right cycling jacket can help take the edge off of the cold as well as protect you from the rain, but not all jackets are designed the same. Some are geared towards lighter weight, others are a heavier duty to defend against both wind and rain. In this guide, you'll discover all of our recommendations on the best jacket to wear with your cycling outfit.


Cycle Jackets: Features To Look Out For

Pockets

Pockets are very handy to have on a cycling jacket, they'll keep your phone, wallet and keys safe as you go about your journey. Just make sure the pockets are secure, ideally with a zipper.

Visibility

Ensuring your jacket has reflective features is crucial, especially if you're going to be cycling during the night time, as it's important that you can be clearly seen by nearby motorists.

Material

Looking at the material can be overwhelming as usually a number of different materials are used. The most important factors to consider is waterproof and breathability, you can often find a jacket that has both!


Best Cycling Jackets

There's plenty of reasons why you may need a cycling jacket. Everyone is different and jackets are designed with different purposes in mind, whether it be to protect you from the cold and rain, or to help ventilate built up moisture once you've worked up a sweat. Check out our top recommendations from the Dare 2b cycle jacket collection below.

Waterproof Jacket

As mentioned earlier, the weather in the UK is unpredictable therefore having a waterproof jacket is a essential as you never know when it will start to rain and nothing should stop you getting outside and enjoying cycling. Designed with the latest fabric technologies, our waterproof jackets will keep you dry so you can enjoy your your cycle in comfort.

waterproof cycling jacket

Men's Mediant Waterproof Reflective Cycling Jacket

Reasons to Buy

• Bio Motion Reflective Technology

• Waterproof and breathable Ared 5000 lightweight polyester ripstop fabric

• Water repellent finish

• Hi-tech water repellent centre front zip with autolock slider and inner zip & chin guard


Reflective Jacket

You don't need to worry about cycling in the dark as our cycling jackets are made using BIO MOTION technology, this refers to the retro-reflective trims that are are incorporated into our products in specific areas for example some jackets feature a reflective trim on moveable joints this allows for 360° visibility, so you can always be seen.

waterproof cycling jacket

Women's Mediant Lightweight Reflective Waterproof Shell Jacket Fluro

Reasons to Buy

• Bio Motion Reflective Technology

• Waterproof and breathable Ared 5000 lightweight polyester ripstop fabric

• Water repellent finish

• Hi-tech water repellent centre front zip with autolock slider and inner zip & chin guard


Windproof Jacket

Windproof is a feature that is important in many jackets as we all know how windy it can be during the winter months. Dare 2b cycling jackets come seam-sealed and fully lined with soft mesh fabric whilst also featuring underarm mesh vents for maximum airflow, meaning the cold air will be kept out to keep you warm during the winter months.

waterproof cycling jacket

Women's Resilient Lightweight Windshell Jacket

Reasons to Buy

• Ilus Windshell lightweight polyester fabric

• Wind resistant fabric

• Water repellent finish

• Reflective details for enhanced visibility


Lightweight Jacket

Lightweight jackets are handy to have during the spring and summer weather when you often need little protection from the wind and rain. These also double up as a great layering mechanism during the autumn and winter weather.

waterproof cycling jacket

Men's Oxidate Lightweight Windshell Jacket

Reasons to Buy

• Ilus Windshell lightweight polyester fabric

• Wind resistant fabric

• Water repellent finish

• Detachable sleeves with zips to the front and magnets to the rear


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