Gore ONE Gore-Tex Active Jacket review

Hailed as the 'one' waterproof jacket you will ever need, does the Gore ONE Gore-Tex Active jacket live up to the hype? Here is our review

Gore One Gore-Tex Active jacket
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The most technologically advanced jacket we have tested, with outstanding waterproofing and breathability. It is comparable to a lightweight rain cape, but with the performance of a hardshell. Although expensive, if you require the best, this is it.

Reasons to buy
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    Ridiculously light

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    retains water proofing

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    permanent beading

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    best water proof fabric we have tested

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    very breathable

Reasons to avoid
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    No rip fast zip

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The Gore One Gore-Tex Active Jacket is a light weight packable, water proof jacket specifically designed for cycling. With a retail price of £220 our expectations were high, so what makes this jacket so special?


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Oliver Bridgewood - no, Doctor Oliver Bridgewood - is a PhD Chemist who discovered a love of cycling. He enjoys racing time trials, hill climbs, road races and criteriums. During his time at Cycling Weekly, he worked predominantly within the tech team, also utilising his science background to produce insightful fitness articles, before moving to an entirely video-focused role heading up the Cycling Weekly YouTube channel, where his feature-length documentary 'Project 49' was his crowning glory.