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Hilltrek Ventile Cycling Jacket pt2

Had this for a few weeks now: It’s a Ventile cycling jacket from Hilltrek. It finally arrived & I’ve been using it for a few weeks. Great bit of clothing, really like it, but… …it’s quite warm for biking in, so definitely more of a winter jacket, if you want one mainly for summer or for warmer climates they…

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Hilltrek Ventile Cycling Jacket

Just ordered one of these: It’s a Ventile cycling jacket from Hilltrek, I like the idea of Ventile as a material. It’s waterproof, lasts years & is 100% cotton! Not too pricey either – £199 seems a lot for a bike jacket, but in my experience most of the ‘membrane’ type only last a few years, maybe 3, before…

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howies merino base layer – NBL natural base layer

howies NBL base layer howies description: “Superfine Merino that can be worn on its own or as part of a layering system when it’s cold. Wicks naturally, resists build-up of odours, regulates temperature and is itch-free so it feels real nice next to your skin. 100% Zque accredited Merino wool”. Brands generally want you to believe their products will…

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Paramo Velez Adventure Light Smock – pt2

Paramo Velez Adventure Light Smock – longer term review OK, a short re-visit to the Paramo. In short, great. As I mentioned before, I’d have the arms slightly longer, but there’s not much in it & with the wrist tabs done up everything’s comfortable & stays put<./p> The big question; ‘has it stayed waterproof?’ – yes. And Paramo are…

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