About Mavic Aksium Thermo Cycling Jacket (For Men)
Closeouts. A winter soft shell for cyclists that won't break the bank, Mavic's Aksium Thermo cycling jacket delivers a great combination of wind protection, weather resistance and warmth.
Specs about Mavic Aksium Thermo Cycling Jacket (For Men)
- Closure: YKK®,Zipper
- Zipper: Left
- Fabric: 100% polyester
- Lining: 100% polyester
- Care: Machine wash
- Total weight: 1 lb. 3.2 oz.
- Made in Indonesia
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Does the jobVerified Buyer Reviewed by Phillysim from Pennsylvania on Tuesday, November 8, 2016Fit: I bought the small. I'm 140 ib, 5 ft 10.5 and it fits well. It is not a tight fit, but nor was it designed to be. Sleeve length is long, which is good, and they tuck nicely into my gloves when I am stretched out on the bike. The off-center zip makes the neck very comfortable.
Warmth: I 've been using it for a ~ 12 mile ride each morning wth the temp. at 4 - 6°C (39 - 43°C). With a light weight polypro undershirt it is about perfect. I find it does offer wind proofing too. Above 10°C (50°C) it would be become to warm. Below 1 - 2 °C (34°C) I would wear a shell over it.
The two side bike pockets are small but usable for things like gloves.
Overal I am very please with it and would buy one again.
Overall, very niceReviewed by Avid roadie from New York on Thursday, February 25, 2016Overall, a very good deal.
Fit is normal, not euro/slim/small and not relaxed.
Fabric: NOT windproof. Note that the alternate model Askium Convertible jacket is windproof, and not in product description, though an added benefit. Sierra missed this!. This is a warm jacket, so ideal for moderate wind and cold riding, sine the windproof fabrics tend to make rider sweat if NOT windy, even on colder rides.
Pockets: center is large/wide, in my view, too large even with a larger smart phone. This leaves remaining real estate for side pockets smaller. More of a concern is the side pockets are angled and NOT deep. The chest pocket is great - Mavic suggests its for smart phone (AND the rear pocket has a headset cable port, so illogical) but with winter gloves, I find it useful for energy food WHILE riding.
Reflective accents are very helpful, and styling is quite good.
niceVerified Buyer Reviewed by Anonymous from Pasadena on Wednesday, February 24, 2016sleeves are slightly too long
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