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    lightest waterproof jacket

    What's the lightest waterproof jacket available.

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    Arc'teryx Visio FL jacket! Goretex active shell 205g Superior Quality

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    I am pretty pleased with the Showers Pass Elite Pro. Very lightweight, good waterproofing and breathability. It is totally a racer cut though - very slim, very short in front and long arms.
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    The lightest jackets are under 4 ounces. Just remember the lighest stuff usually rips in a crash. The 8oz jackets are a little tougher. Also get a cycling vest with mesh back, you'll use them layered together and make adjusting to the weather and your effort level easy.
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    Patagonia Houdini... 4.3 oz

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    I'm Looking too....

    .....wanna be able to pack a lwater resistant, wind resistant light jacket.....sorta a just in case jacket.....some great suggestions.....any more out there.....anything from Endura, Pearl Izumi, Gore ect...that you have experience with and can recommend....thanks...Ride On!
    There are two paths you can go by but in the long run........

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    Check out the equinox ltd gazelle
    whatever...

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    North Face VERTO is an excellent “just in case” summertime downpour jacket, put it in your bag(or jersey pocket) and forget about it, packs down so fricken small and weighs nothing! The hood is a bit tight over helmet, but it’s thin so under works, also the sleeves have a lot of material that flap around in wind. This is not really my go to jacket on wet rainy day rides for long periods of time, for me it’s a “emergency” jacket for rain showers or higher elevation chill.
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    I have a Sierra Designs micro-light jacket. It stuffs into a small stuff sack attached to one of the pockets.

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    Off topic a bit.. but for true emergencies I often do carry a large trash bag. To be worn poncho style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Axe View Post
    Off topic a bit.. but for true emergencies I often do carry a large trash bag. To be worn poncho style.
    Ditto. And it has multiple uses, and will fit over a bag.

    For the reals, though, I use a North Face Anorak. Fits over my bag, and helmet. And no hood is a good thing.

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