Whether it's a colder morning start, a long descent, or simply a
"just in case" backup for changeable weather, a good quality
lightweight windproof gilet can often be a lifesaver.
Pas Normal Studios have had great success with their original
Stow Away gilet, ultra-compact and light, small enough to easily
stow in a jersey back pocket when not required.
This is the mk2 version, updated for 2019. Now cut with a
shorter front, whilst retaining the longer drop back, it fits even
better when in a riding position.
Made from a DWR (Durable Water Repellent) treated Japanese
fabric the Stow Away isn't intended to be fully waterproof, but
will provide some protection against rain showers. Where it excels
is as a windproof, reducing wind chill and keeping you comfortable
without risk of overheating (aided by a comfy mesh-lined collar and
protected zip end).
The Stow Away Gilet is designed as a unisex product, with
stretchy mesh side panels providing a snug fit to minimise