Pearl Izumi Octane jacket review

Wind & waterproof soft shell

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £140.00 RRP | USD $199.95
Pearl Izumi Octane

Our review

A really lightweight performer for the weight conscious
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The soft-to-touch Octane doesn’t feel as substantial as most jackets but don’t let this lightweight small packer fool you. Its taped four-way stretch Optik-WxB material is both wind- and waterproof as well as being extremely breathable.

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It has a tight fitting cross-country racers’ cut, with a high front and extra long back, although this can be poppered out of the way on dry days.

A thin mesh layer has been used on the arms to prevent direct contact with the outer material to avoid that damp sweaty feeling. 

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This minimalist jacket has no external pockets and comes with a removable hood, making it a perfect jacket for stuffing in your pocket, emergencies or when weight is crucial.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Octane Jacket
Brand Pearl Izumi

Clothing Sizes Available L M S XL XXL
Description Optik-WxB fabric is waterproof breathable protection for all conditions. Optik-WxB is lightweight and packable. Detachable hood with visor. Internal hood stow pocket. Elasticized sleeve opening prevents any water from seeping in. Fully taped seams. Super-refl ective external tape provides bright 360 degree visibility. Form Fit
Weight (g) 245
Available Colours Blue Red