Love urban cycle commuting but hate the wardrobe changes at departure and destination? This pocket-sized poncho whips out in a flash to protect your workwear or party attire should you get ambushed by rain clouds.
The loose fit and excellent airflow minimize condensation. It's best suited to upright bikes, sub-10K commutes, and a relaxed cycling pace. It can also be worn as an approach garment to get you to the mountain bike trailhead, then tucked away before you slip beneath the sheltering but snaggy trees.
- Made of mini-ripstop nylon with a waterproof polyurethane coating and an effective DWR finish.
- Front zip for ventilation and easy on and off.
- Roll up back collar.
- Reflective trim on front and back.
- Centre back pocket with flap doubles as a pouch for the poncho.
- Long back covers a pack.
- Short front with thumb loops.
- Gathered sides reduce wind resistance.
Technical garments, designed for specific activities have features that aren’t always adaptable to general use. For example, cycling clothing is longer in the back and arms. Activity aside, the fit of MEC clothing falls into these categories:
All MEC men’s and boy’s pants are regular rise.
Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.
|Waterproof with fully taped seams|
|Pockets||1 back with flap|
Durable water repellency
Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.