Always has your back.
Whether you're out on the bike or just moseying around town, the Pearl Izumi Women's Versa Barrier Jacket is destined to become your new favorite cold-weather piece. Crafted from a protective Versa Barrier fabric, and sporting a DWR finish, this jacket acts as a reliable shield against wind and rain during your adventure, while maintaining a soft hand feel for plush comfort. The adjustable hood and tall collar bolster your defense against the elements, while hidden hand mitts in the sleeve cuffs keep you covered with emergency protection when you're caught in bad weather without your gloves. Then, the drop-tail coverage in the back keeps your keister protected from splashback as your navigate puddle-ridden roads, and reflective accents throughout boost your visibility on rides that go after dark.
- Stylish, protective jacket for rides under uncertain skies
- Durable, weather-resistance fabric adds protection
- Regular fit allows room for layers underneath
- Drop-tail coverage helps keep your backside dry
- Hidden mitts in the cuffs warm cold hands in a pinch
- Reflective accents boost visibility
- Multiple pockets keep daily essentials close by
- Q & A
Even better than expected
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
This is a great jacket - versatile (any New England season, depending on layering or activity); stylish/tailored/flattering (on or off the bike); and functional (plusses: tail drop, waterproof or at least highly resistant, soft material that moves well, secret hand mitts). If I were to adjust this to make it PERFECT, I'd change the pockets from snaps to zippers (snaps require two hands to undo cuz you gotta hold the material, zippers you can undo/do with just one hand). And give it a solid loop at the back collar to hang it up with. And make the torso a tad longer (back is fine, sleeves are great, shoulder/chest width is great but front torso is a tad short). Very pleased with this and am wearing it instead of multiple other jackets - i.e., it's all-around, multipurpose.