DXR Wintercore Zip Long Sleeved Jacket - Black / Red
Customer Product Reviews
Another DXR hit
I got this to replace a much more expensive Halvarsson's mid-layer jacket, the zip of which had gone. The DXR does not pretend to be in the same league and does different things: it is much more of a pullover-like mid-layer and fits tighter. On the one hand this means that it is warmer, even with less clothing underneath. On the other hand, the Halvarsson's was properly wind-proof and while not fully waterproof, could be worn for short periods in light rain. This DXR jacket is not waterproof and not fully windproof, and is not advertised as such. However, it does keep off a considerable amount of wind chill when cycling in cool to moderate temperatures at speeds up to around 30mph. There is a generous overlap behind the zip, which helps greatly. Also, the elasticated wrists help to keep the cold out and the warmth in. It has no pockets (and again, none is advertised), but that is not necessarily the purpose of this jacket. I wear it in cool to moderate temperatures as a jacket in its own right, come winter it will be a mid-layer jacket under my winter attire, but I have full confidence that it will do its job then too. I have a lot of time for DXR products, they are of very good quality and are reasonably priced. Fully recommended.
Good value base top. Keeps out all draughts when worn under an outer jacket. Keep me fairly warm at around 7C on the A roads recently. Zip top is covered when fully closed, so doesn't rub your neck, and the elasticated cuffs stop wind round the wrists. Warm, but not super warm, so would need additional layers for extended cold riding.
Thought this would be just a fleece material and help under my jacket over the winter, but it is so good. The material on the chest really stops the wind chill, whilst the inside is a soft fleece material and doesn't need a t-shirt underneath it. Collar zips high enough around neck but doesn't get caught by my helmet strap. Great product for the money.
Hot, hot, hot
Love this mid layer do much Its just so warm. I wear it for sub 8 degree commutes beneath a warm jacket. No wind penetration and a warm neck. Best bit of gear I have had in ages! It's well made. Only thing it could do with is a pocket somewhere...
Ive never found another jacket that is so comfortable and warm at the same time. It is honestly perfect for riding in the winter. Its even good for just wearing as a jacket when you aren't riding. The only thing I would say is that the cuffs around the wrist will slightly fray if they get attached to Velcro or caught in a zip. Other than this it is amazing. THANK YOU!!!!