- Good rain repulsion
- Best jacket in test for those on a budget
- Thicker material than other in this test
Price as reviewed:
At the same price as the Ride jacket, the Stratos is a very different jacket.
A thicker, more water resistant fabric makes it a bulkier garment overall but the flipside is improved rain repulsion.
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Mesh-lined openings ensure the garment can breathe while a thin fleece lining on the collar maintains a better seal in cooler conditions.
The women's version doesn't have a huge amount of room for the bustier physique but on more lithe bodies, the arm shaping and lack of excess material elsewhere prevents flapping.