Northwave Evolution TP X-Lite jacket review

Northwave Evolution TP X-Lite Jacket
Cycling Weekly Verdict

It's too warm to wear a pocketed jersey underneath - a tiny zip pull doesn't help either, being awkward to use with winter gloves.

Reasons to buy
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    Good ventilation

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    Well wind protected

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Reasons to avoid
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    Tiny Zipper

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    Bad pocket design

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Despite being quite thin, the Northwave jacket was plenty warm enough for the most Baltic conditions.

The softshell style X-Lite fabric prevented any wind penetration but never felt overly clammy and when wearing a decent base layer, there were no internal moisture issues.

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