Chrome Industries Storm Salute Commute Jacket review - a great jacket but it trades visibility for style

A snug-fitting and trusty layer for the daily commute

Person wearing black commuter jacket by Chrome Industries
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Cycling Weekly Verdict

Chrome’s Storm Salute is a stylish jacket that won’t leave you lacking in sudden downpours, although it does come in as one of the pricier options. It's certainly stylish, but this comes at the expense of visibility. The subtle reflective detailing is, well, subtle.

Reasons to buy
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    Stylish design

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    Comfortable, tapered fit

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    Waterproof and breathable

Reasons to avoid
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    Inadequate visibility

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The Storm Salute Commute Jacket by US-based Chrome Industries is an all-purpose, waterproof coat made with city cyclists in mind. 

The jacket comes in a black or olive green colourway and boasts a breathable design to ensure comfort on the daily commute.  

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.