The Pacific Northwest is known for many things; lush forests, meandering coast, and craggy mountains, to name a few. If you've spent time there, however, you know the challenges weather can bring. Showers Pass has spent the last 15 years designing and tweaking cycling-specific gear for this region's unpredictable, and quick-to-change climate -- the Men's Transit Jacket is a shining example of that history and foul-weather knowhow.Combining top-notch fabrics with innovative and functional design elements, the Transit Jacket is optimized for commuting, but is equally functional any time it's raining and you're riding. It's constructed from a 3-layer laminate that combines an inner, wicking fabric, a wind- and water blocking membrane, and a durable, ripstop outer. This offers ample breathability, perspiration wicking, and weather resistance for an enjoyable ride.To seal out the elements, the Transit Jacket is fully seam taped, and features a cinch cord at hem. It is hood compatible, but does not come with one. Using hook-and-loop fasteners, the Showers Pass Rain Hood is designed to be a perfect match to the Transit Jacket and will fit under a helmet.For added versatility and comfort, the jacket features large vents under the arms and across the back to tune airflow. Showers Pass intended the Transit for commuting in bad weather, so its fit is generous to cover street clothes. Because of this, it runs large, so size down if you fall between, or intended to use the jacket with cycling-specific tops.360 degrees of 3M reflective trim and a light loop on back enhance safety when visibility is low. For storage, there's a chest pocket with media port, and two front pockets. The Showers pass Transit comes in Yellow, Blue, and Black, and sizes X-Small through XX-Large.
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Performance bikes has this platform rack on their site. It seems to be made for performance only. Outside of the review on their site and the one video I can't seem to find anything about it. For 200 bucks it tilts away from the trunk and has lock's on each bike. I dont really understand how tho ... Read More »
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Seems like a deal, ok components, but I've never heard of "Transit".Read More »
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I know they are ugly but any one have one as a second car for weekend bike and camping? With the Element in its last year I'm wondering if the Transit wagon could take its place for people looking for something to carry people and gear.
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