Salomon Speed 2 review£100.00

Keeps out wind & water - and looks great to boot

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When developing this Speed 2 jacket, Salomon had three aims: keeping water out, keeping wind out and looking great — and it has met those objectives admirably.

Waterproofing comes courtesy of the Acti Lite Poly mesh fabric, aided by fully taped seams and a cut that allows the neck, cuffs and lower hem to be cinched to create a tight seal. The jacket is impressively lightweight.

The arms are generously long without being annoying, as is the drop tail. 

We like the see-through watch window, although it does steam up when you’re working hard.

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