Alpha Vest

Size Guide

SIZECHART - Alpha Vest

Inches XS S M L XL XXL
Chest Circumference 36.5 38.5 40.5 42.5 45 47.5
Center Back Length 25.5 26.25 27 27.75 28.5 29.25
Centimeters XS S M L XL XXL
Chest Circumference 92.71 97.79 102.87 107.95 114.30 120.65
Center Back Length 64.77 66.68 68.58 70.49 72.39 74.30

 

*Measurements given are taken from the garment

**Chest measure should determine size choice

Size
Color
Black Heather
Serpentine Heather
    • Polartec® Alpha™ insulation for breathability when in motion, and warmth when at a rest stop. 

    • IDEAL CLIMATE & ACTIVITY

      • Lifestyle
      • Cold Climate
      • Breathable
      • Polartec

    This vest is designed for on-bike performance. For an urban fit, we recommend sizing up.


    The Alpha Vest

    The key to this piece is Polartec's Alpha fabric. This fabric was developed for use by U.S. Special Forces with a simple objective: eliminate the need of adding or dropping layers during dynamic and static activities. We saw this as a solution to the cyclists layering problem. Alpha technology also allows for the transport of moisture without getting cold; so, unlike your puffy down jacket, this vest will keep you warm when moisture is involved. 

    We gave the shell of this piece a C6 DWR water resistant treatment. This allows water to bead up and keeps the surface of the piece from becoming saturated with moisture.






    Fabrication & Features

    • Polartec's patented Alpha 80 hydrophobic insulation on front of torso for fast-forward activities with lighter Alpha 60 fill on the back 
    • Polartec Alpha used to reduce the need of adding and removing layers
    • Two-way structural blend, 97% nylon exterior for abrasion resistance,100% polyester inner for wicking
    • Polartec certified to meet air permeability standards, C6 DWR water repellency
    • Brushed fleece lined pockets and collar for a warm touch where you feel it most
    • Tapered fit for on-bike performance (order a size up for a more relaxed fit)
    • Surprisingly cozy rib-knit collar to keep your neck warm
    • Kitsbow secured stash pocket, reflective back hem
    • Imported (Vietnam)



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