A truly, properly waterproof jacket. The perfect "top layer" in
your winter wardrobe. Wear it over a winter jacket like the
iJ.tiBuru (plus baselayer in extreme cold) and you have the
ultimate in protection.
In milder weather simply wear it over your jersey for wind and
Assos are justifiably proud of what they've achieved with this
jacket. Designed from scratch as a pure performance cycling jacket,
they've thrown away the rulebook and come up with something very
Of particular note is the TRITON fabric, designed by Assos and
exclusively used in the SturmPrinz, it's even made in Switzerland
in the next village along from their headquarters.
Cycling jackets aren't just walking jackets with a longer back,
they have very different requirements in terms of insulation,
ventilation and materials. Simply repurposing an existing "hiking"
fabric is never going to be optimal for cycling purposes. Assos say
they designed the SturmPrinz to be the ultimate cycling waterproof,
with no regard to cost. We say they've done that, and at a price
that's comparable to brand-name walking clothes, despite having to
literally create the fabric to do so.