Gore-Tex PacLite fabric/Weight: 289g (Large) Waterproof zipped Napoleon pocket/Zip rear pocket/Fold away dropped tail/Raglan cut high collar/Gore 0800 833357, www.gorebikewear.com.
The lightest jacket on test although not over fragile. Stepping up from their basic feathery models, trail riders favourite PacLite has the added feature of Gore’s patent pending venting panel parallel to the main zip and concealed behind the outer storm flap. A breath of fresh air that combined with pre shaped sleeves makes this jacket of choice for sparesly packed epics.
mbr rating: 9/10