Nema Patrol Vest gilet review

Winter racewear

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £38.00 RRP | USD $63.67
Nema Patrol Vest

Our review

Blessed with a brace of neat touches boosting function for racers
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This basic windproof vest has a couple of interesting features that make it stand out. The tall, snugly cut neck is fully lined with super-soft microfleece: warm against the skin, it boosts the all-important snug factor and does a great job of trapping errant raindrops.

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The hem is a simple elasticated affair and while the cuffs look boxy, they hide a mesh inner cuff that keeps the vest from riding up under pack straps while keeping the appearance baggy.

There’s more mesh venting in use on the back, although Nema have steered away from the highly breathable but draughty full mesh panel in favour of two narrow strips down either side; these provide more protection when you’re not wearing a pack but don’t inhibit breathability when you are.

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Two Velcro-fastened vertical slots allow for easy access to jersey pockets, making this great if you hit the race track in winter.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Patrol Vest (10)
Brand Nema

Clothing Material Fleece Nylon Shell
Clothing Sizes Available L M S XL
Available Colours Black
Weight (g) 122
Reflective Piping/Accents Yes
Water-Resistant Yes
Windproof Yes
Elasticated Hem Yes