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 Post subject: Re: Outerwear Suggestions
PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:09 am 
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I got the Freethinker bib from North Face. Completely waterproof and breathable, comfy fit, easy to get in and out of, pockets are a reasonable size...

They are kind of expensive but they're on sale now.

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 Post subject: Re: Outerwear Suggestions
PostPosted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:57 pm 
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Ended up getting bibs and shell jacket through Trew Gear. They haven't arrived yet...and neither has the snow...but will let you know how they shape up!

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 Post subject: Re: Outerwear Suggestions
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:56 am 
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Hey Shesplits

How did the Trew gear hold up this winter? Ended up getting a jacket and pants too. Still another 6 weeks before I can try it out. Awesome gear though!

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 Post subject: Re: Outerwear Suggestions
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 2:39 pm 
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I grabbed Trew Trewth bibs on sale last year mostly for sledding/sled laps and they seem burly enough for that. The thin material the gators is made out of delaminated though. Like a rubbery opaque material peeled off, but Trew informs me that it's only cosmetic and won't affect waterproofing etc. They threw me 40% off online for my ordeal, which I used to buy a Vaporizer hooded shirt. It's like a Patagucci R1 hoody, but I got it for a better price and it's got a bit of steeze.

Having said all that, my choices for splitting outwear this year are an Eddie Bauer First Ascent Neoteric jacket and Burton AK 3L Hover pants. Super stoked to try out the Neoshell as I find Gore 3L (jackets anyways) just doesn't breathe enough here on the wet coast!


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