Category Archives: Jackets & Trousers

Aerostich Darien Light and Klim Overland reviewed

If you’re serious about a travel jacket, one with a waterproof/breathable membrane laminated directly to a tough outer shell, with taped seams and with some good venting is the way to go. It’s not the cheapest way of making a jacket, … Continue reading

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Klim Overland jacket – first impressions

Full Klim Overland review here The cupboard was bare, the fridge was an icy cavern bereft of succulent goodies, and the sun was shining. It was high time for a shopping run to Ullapool. And, finding myself between chapters on … Continue reading

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Quick Look: Klim Latitude 2015 jacket review

+ Supple D3O armour, build quality, number of pockets, venting system – Sizing on me, small pockets, hip belt adjustment, colours Jacket supplied by Adventure Spec Price – £525 Sizes tried – L and XL Colour – Black Weight – 2.4kg (XL) … Continue reading

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Tested: A year with Armr Moto Kiso outfit

IN A LINE Great outfit for the price, shame about the small jacket pockets. DESCRIPTION Adventure style jacket with breathable waterproof liner, usual armour and six pockets. Plus trousers with removable waterproof  liner. Also, armoured waterproof gloves. See also my Hirama jacket review … Continue reading

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Mid-winter rain gear report

On the way down to the storm-lashed West Country (left) to pick up my new X Country (first impressions here), I knew I’d be getting drenched so I waxed my Altbergs and rolled up my Rukka one-piece, along with some Armr WXP8 … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Armr Moto’s Hirama textile jacket

The Hirama is part of Armr Moto’s small range of textile jackets, going for just £120, or £20 more than the Armr Kiso jacket I bought myself a couple of weeks ago. Liking what I wrote about the Kiso (since lost in cyberspace), … Continue reading

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Classic gear: the Rukka PVC waterproof

Here in the south of England, 2012 had the rainiest April and June ‘since records began’. It hardly ever rains in the southern UK these days, but when it does I still can’t resist looking out of the streaming window … Continue reading

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