This simple but super effective Ground Effect top from Baked Alaska has been a frosty ride favourite for ages. The Windfoil membrane is sandwiched between a fleecy front and backed with a fast wicking inner face to keep you cosy but surprisingly dry, even when the air is icy.
The Heatwave Merino mix stays warm even when soaking wet, dries pretty fast and doesn’t stink after several days’ wear. It’s a bit itchy at first, but you’ll be amazed how much weather it’ll handle and stay comfy. Two big zipped back pockets store stuff and it works really under a thin shell too.
You have to wait a week or so for postage but prices are excellent and our constantly worn three-year-old top looks as new as the sample they just sent us.
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|Clothing Sizes Available||L M S|
|Available Colours||Black Green Orange|
|Available In (Mens/Womens)||Mens Womens|
|Fastening Type||3/4 Zip|
|Description||WindFoil fleece front deflects chilly winds. Heatwave hi-performance thermal bodywear combines a merino inner layer with a hard-wearing polyester outer. Long front zip for temperature control. Flat seams for enhanced comfort. 'Snug-as-a-bug' fit keeps the fabric against your skin to wick sweat away. Elastic thumb loops keep your wrists under wraps. Twin rear pockets with zips and Hazard! reflective piping. Secret tube repair patch. WhaleTail longer back for greater cycling warmth. Made by us in New Zealand.|
|Manufacturer's Description||A hot 'n' cold top that propels you at the speed limit across the gap between summer and winter. Its WindFoil front takes the edge off a chilly headwind while the Heatwave Merino sucks sweat away from your skin to keep you dry and comfy. Wrap your meringue around that.|
|No. of Pockets||2|