dhb Aeron Lab Winter Polartec jacket review

A softshell jacket bolsters dhb's all-weather range

dhb Aeron Lab Women's Winter Polartec Jacket

dhb Aeron Lab Women's Winter Polartec Jacket

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The dhb Aeron Lab Winter Polartec jacket provides excellent warmth and breathability, whilst keeping water off, excluding extreme downpour. The tail could be longer and a brighter colour in the female fit version would be nice.

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It's fair to say that the UK has been experiencing a particularly wet winter this year. Inconvenient as that may be, it has been useful for Cycling Weekly's tech team when putting items like the dhb Aeron Lab Winter Polartec jacket through their paces. We barely have to wait for a rainy ride - there's a wet one every day!

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.