MEC Crosstown Jacket - Men's

5029-976
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Description

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Walk into restaurants and bars without getting the raised eyebrow. This urban commuter jacket ensures you arrive without getting overheated or soaked through. The reflective tape and tabs on the cuffs can be neatly covered and stashed when not needed and allow you to blend in with urban settings, yet remain visible on the bike routes.

  • 2.5-layer waterproof-breathable fabric has a polyurethane laminate inside and an outer DWR treatment that sloughs off water and grime.
  • Adjustable hood has a brim and flannel-lined collar.
  • Flannel-lined front pockets close firmly with snaps.
  • Zippered chest pocket can be operated with one hand while riding.
  • 2-way full-length zipper has a protective flap and snap closures.
  • Faux leather trim and zipper pulls.
  • Adjust the cuffs to display or hide reflective tabs.
  • Underarm grommets and a back vent dispel moisture when you're hurrying home.
  • One back pocket has double-sided reflective tape that can be pulled out to hang across your back, and tucked inside the pocket when off the bike.
  • Back length from base of hood to hem is 30.75in. for medium size.
  • Wash without fabric softeners or bleach. Tumble dry low, steam iron at medium temperature. Do not dry clean.

Tech specs

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Ideal for
  • Cycle commuting
  • Urban cycling
Type Waterproof-breathable
Technology Monolithic PU laminate
Construction 2.5-layer
Face fabric 115-denier nylon
Fabric waterproof rating

The standard test for waterproof fabrics uses a standing column filled with water. The figures given are the water column height. A rating of 3,500mm or higher can be considered waterproof. The higher the rating, the more durable the waterproof fabric will be over time.

15,000mm
Waterproofness

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
Fabric active breathability

The rate at which a waterproof breathable fabric expels moisture when the inner surface is moist from perspiration. Values under 8,000g/m2/24h provide low performance, 20,000g/m2/24h provide moderate performance and values over 30,000g/m2/24h provide high performance.

15,000g/m2/24h
Venting Back vent
Pockets
  • 2 front slash
  • 1 external chest
  • 1 back with flap
  • 1 back zippered
Windproofness

A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.

Windproof
Length Hip-length
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.

Yes
Hood Adjustable helmet-compatible
Additional feature(s)
  • Reflective details
  • 2-way zipper
Made in China