Q36.5 R. Shell Protection Jacket


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The lightest of light rain jackets.

Sometimes in summer all you need is a backup jacket tucked in your jersey pocket for those long descents and unexpected downpours.

Q36.5's R. Shell Protection is an exceptionally low weight/volume long-sleeved rain jacket, designed to be taken with you on every ride without hesitation. Weighing in at just 160 grams, it's almost the same light weight as Q36.5's short-sleeved L1 summer jersey. Quite an achievement for a true waterproof.

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Colour: Grey


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The R. Shell Protection is constructed from a proprietary 3-layer fabric:

The outer layer is an extremely compact high-density woven polyamide, while the second layer is a hydrophobic porous membrane with very high-breathability (RET value of 5) and 18.000 mm/l waterproof rating.

This gives the best combination of waterproofing and breathability without the need for additional linings.

A range of technical features lift this above the level of a standard 'packaway'. Q36.5 have looked at every aspect of a traditional rainproof and optimised it for the best performance:

  • The collar area is ergonomically shaped to provide maximum protection against rain and water ingress, with an internal 'barber's' collar.
  • All seams, which might otherwise compromise waterproofing, have been moved to the least exposed part of the vest.
  • Easy access to your jersey pockets below is provided via two subtle slits in the back.
  • The wrist cuffs are elasticated for a snug fit.

The best waterproof is the one you have with you. With the R. Shell there's no need to compromise - it's super light and packs small enough that you need never be without it..

Made in Italy

Materials: 11% Polyamide / 53% Polyester / 16% PTFE / 20% Polyurethane

Weight: 160 g

Body Temperature Stability Guarantee = Above 10°C

cm <85 85-92 93-99 99-104 108-113 116+
in <34 34-36 36-39 39-41 42.5-44.5 46
kg 58-64 64-69 70-78 76-84 85-96 100+
lbs 128-141 141-152 154-172 168-185 190-212 220+