The best packable rain jackets for cycling 2024

The best packable rain jackets will stash easily into a jersey pocket without taking up too much space and will keep you dry if the rain starts

the best packable rain jackets can fold down really tiny

The best packable rain jackets are an essential piece of your cycling toolkit. Regardless if it's summer or winter the weather can be a fickle beast and in many places, it can almost be expected that you are going to get rained on at some point — even during the warmer months. 

James Bracey

James Bracey's career has seen him move from geography teacher, to MBR writer, to Cycling Weekly's senior tech writer and video presenter. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of bicycle mechanics, as well as bike fit and coaching qualifications. Bracey enjoys all manner of cycling, from road to gravel and mountain biking.