POC Raceday Rain jacket review

The POC Raceday Rain jacket is a great waterproof jacket...if you can afford it

POC Raceday rain jacket
Cycling Weekly Verdict

As a waterproof jacket, the POC Raceday Rain jacket is impossible to fault: it's waterproof, breathable, and offers a good, comfortable fit. However, the £230 pricetag is always going to be a stumbling block, so this isn't one for the masses

Reasons to buy
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    Incredibly waterproof

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    Very breathable

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    Quality construction

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    Good fit

Reasons to avoid
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Let’s get one thing clear. As a waterproof jacket, the POC Raceday Rain jacket is impossible to fault, keeping you dry through all conditions without overheating. However, at £230, it’s difficult to ignore the pricetag when admiring the great job that POC has done.

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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.