Sealskinz Waterproof Cycling Jacket review

The Sealskinz Waterproof Cycling Jacket takes Sealskinz's proven expertise in wet weather gear for your extremities and extends it to your top half. How does it stack up against the competition?

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Sealskinz has made an impressive Gabba-style jacket with excellent waterproofing and windproofing but which is still breathable enough to be comfortable for harder efforts.

Reasons to buy
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    Impressive waterproofing and windproofing

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    Comfortable, if close, fit

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    Full range of features

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    Five pockets

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Reasons to avoid
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    Limited reflectives

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Sealskinz has been making waterproof socks and gloves for ages. It’s now aiming to keep the rest of your body dry with new waterproof bibshorts and tights and this waterproof jacket.

This is the brand’s take on the ubiquitous waterproof, breathable, lightweight cycling jersey. In Sealskinz’s case, it’s totally waterproof with a triple-layer stretch fabric incorporating a breathable membrane.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.