Albion Rain Jacket review

I tested the Albion Rain Jacket, the London brand's first water resistant offering, through the bleak mid-winter

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Albion Rain Jacket is perhaps better suited to on and off protection than prolonged wearing. However, it's nicely protective, beading water and winter muck and has a good looking design with a good overall, albeit racing orientated, fit.

Reasons to buy
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    High neck and good arm length

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    Good cuffs

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Reasons to avoid
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    Constricting fit

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    High back

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Having already established a range of jerseys and shorts, the Albion Rain Jacket sees the London brand break into new, water resistant territory.

It features a fully taped seam and the jacket body has three layers of waterproof and wind resistant construction. To touch, the jacket feels lightweight and doesn't feel bulky or heavy in your hands. In fact, one of its best features is its packability, and it easily fits into a rear pocket.

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