Race Face Chute WPB Jacket - Women's

5031-686

Race Face Chute WPB Jacket - Women's

5031-686

Description

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When rain and wind filter out the uncommitted, rejoice. Slip on the Chute and reclaim your route. Wear it alone or over light insulation, and ride strong from fall through to spring. The Storm Lite fabric is laminated to a waterproof-breathable membrane, with a lightweight mesh on the inside for comfort. A DWR treatment on the outside sheds water and road grime.

  • Made of waterproof-breathable, mesh-lined polyester that's treated to shed water.
  • Attached, adjustable hood with bungi at neck and back of hood.
  • Brim stiffener helps keep precip out of your eyes.
  • High collar with a brushed tricot lined chinguard and zipper garage for comfort.
  • Welded underarm zipper vents are easy to use with gloved hands.
  • Velcro cuff closures seal around bare wrists or gloves.
  • Zippered, hand warmer pockets.
  • Adjustable waist with cinch cord.
  • Internal media pocket is welded to keep your MP3, iPod® or smartphone secure and dry.

Tech specs

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Type Waterproof
Technology Storm-lite
Construction 3-layer
Face fabric Polyester
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.

10,000mm
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. Weather-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.

5000g/m2/24h
Venting Underarm zips
Pockets
  • 2 front zippered
  • 1 internal zippered with cord port
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
Additional feature(s) Gusseted cuffs
Made in China