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Castelli Alpha Jacket - Women's


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SKU: B15558
What separates the Castelli Alpha Women’s Jacket from most winter jackets is that with just a base layer, the Alpha keeps the woman cyclist comfortable not just in freezing weather but also in mildly cool fall or spring weather. In the Alpha, the inner thermal insulation layer is isolated from the outer Windstopper layer. When the rider needs some cooling down, she can unzip the outer layer. The breeze against the inner layer cools the rider down and helps to dry sweat without blasts of wind chilling excessively. The double layer is useful when the weather warms up or as the body heats up on a climb. On the descent, the jacket can be closed so the cold wind doesn’t chill the body. Another feature to ensure a warm piece of cycling clothing is the stretch fabrics that make for an excellent close-to-body fit for a wide range of body types. No cold air can penetrate the nearly second skin surface of the Alpha. The close fit of the Alpha also creates an aerodynamic surface. The second area of focus is all the jacket openings. A new, completely 3D knit flat fabric at the waist is streamlined for aerodynamics. When you drop in the riding position the jacket’s soft waist material follows the body without pinching. At the wrists, a new, flat raw-edge construction fits perfectly under winter gloves so no drafts seep in to disrupt your comfort. The collar follows the bends in your neck whether you are sprinting out of the saddle or riding in the lowest aero position. Air flows over even the flat zipper area which is easy to open and close. Three rear pockets with a zippered rear pocket provide all the storage space needed for food, keys and an extra water bottle.


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* Articulated collar that fits better whether standing or riding
* WindstopperR 150 fabric is windproof and water-resistant, with four-way stretch for freedom of movement
* Better ventilation, better moisture evaporation thanks to separate insulating layer
* Asymmetric external YKKR Vislon zipper slides easily and lays flat
* Raw edge waist lays flat and moves with you
* Raw edge wrist cuffs lay flat for a perfect interface with gloves
* Stretch fabrics with advanced patterning make for excellent close-to-body fit yet accommodates a wide range of body types
* Back ventilation
* Castelli silicone text gripper at waist keeps the jacket from riding up
* Front zippered pocket
* 3 rear pockets
* Zippered rear pocket with reflective webbing
* Ideal temperature range 0°-12°C / 32°-53°F