Sportful Hot Pack 4 packable jacket review£65.00

Minimal size, maximum protection

BikeRadar score5/5

Proving that it's possible to have minimal size and excellent protection, the Hot Pack 4 windproof jacket packs into a tiny stuff sack fixed in its cowled rear pocket, and is barely noticeable to carry. 

The ripstop nylon and polyurethane material feels tough and fits close enough not to flap in the wind. An internal storm flap, high collar and elasticated cuffs and hem keep the elements at bay. 

Two large vents on the upper back and two gill-like vents on each side provide effective cooling with almost no sweat build-up, keeping you ultra-comfortable in the Sportful most of the time. 

This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

Cycling Plus is the manual for the modern road cyclist. Whether you're cycling weekly, an occasional new rider or a Tour de France fan you’ll find everything you need.
  • Discipline: Road
  • Location: Bristol, UK

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