Odlo Primaloft jacket review

A very warm jacket let down by its details

Odlo primaloft jacket
Reasons to buy
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    Exceptionally warm

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    Decent fit

Reasons to avoid
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    Very loose cuffs let cold air in

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    Lack of storage space

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There’s a lot to like about the Odlo Primaloft jacket. As you’d expect from a Swedish company with its roots in cross-country skiing, this winter cycling jacket is exceptionally warm while offering pretty decent breathability too. However, it is let down by a poor fit on the arms and a lack of storage space.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.