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Cotapaxi Teca Windbreaker Review

“Mountain” is in the name of our sport. If there’s one thing the mountains can guarantee, it’s that the weather will be unpredictable. Riding in the ever-changing weather of Colorado, I was in need of an outer layer that could pack away into almost nothing but provide me the protection I needed for the unexpected. Let’s see if the Cotapaxi Teca Windbreaker fits the bill. Design The Teca windbreaker is constructed from repurposed polyester taffeta with DWR finish. A unique part of Cotapaxi’s ethos is trying to build technical clothing more sustainably. By using remnant fabric they can save fabric that might otherwise be discarded. This also means that the color combinations are limited edition and will eventually sell out. The windbreaker features elastic bindings at the hood, cuff, and hem which help the coat have a tighter fit, great for active use such as mountain biking. The hood rotates very well when placed over a helmet. There are two external pockets. These pockets don’t have any zippers or other methods of closure though, so …

Race Face Announces New Womens Nano Jacket

Race Face has announced a new women’s version of its Nano Jacket for 2018 that was previously only available in a men’s cut. The Nano Jacket is a lightweight and packable. The men’s version weighs in at 164 grams. It is also wind/rain resistant and features a 3/4 zip, and a front and back stowage pocket. The Women’s Nano Jacket will make a nice addition to Race Faces lineup of women’s soft goods for the 2018 season. Expect availability in April 2018. You can check out more of the upcoming gear for 2018 from Race Face on this Instagram tag #rfsoftgoods18 Hopefully this is a sign of more gear in general for women in 2018 from RF.