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Ornot Micro Climate cycling jacket gives you pocketable, ultralight lofted warmth

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Whether you live in where winters are mild, or just want to prep for spring, the new Ornot Micro Climate Jacket uses an extremely high-tech, custom yarn to give you just enough warmth without any bulk.

Ornot’s no stranger to using leading-edge fabric technology. Their Magic Shell jacket was one of the first to use the new Polartec NeoShell fabric for extremely breathable waterproofness. Now, they’ve found something new to make a much lighter jacket that’s designed to vent vapor and stop the chill.

Here’s their description:

Our Micro Climate Jacket is the ultimate lightweight packable jacket. It features an extremely durable, lightweight fabric, custom milled especially for us. This jacket breathes like nothing we’ve ever used. Ever read about the $500 Olympic swimsuits? This fabric comes from that same stretch woven process. For insulation we designed a lofted pattern and placed it at strategic areas to keep the user warm and dry without overheating.

The fabric has a patented treatment applied permanently to each fiber strand which resists moisture. That treatment along with the compact textile structure makes this jacket water-resistant and quick to dry without a coating that could wash off. This special fabric has an abundance of stretch and consistent recovery making it comfortable while moving with the rider.

A single rear pocket serves 2 purposes, the first is for your essentials (phone, snacks, gloves etc), the second is as a reversible stuff sack which the jacket can easily be packed into when it warms up. This is a jacket to be worn all day, Ornot.

ornot micro climate cycling jacket front and back view ornot micro climate cycling jacket shown being pulled to illustrate its stretchiness

The jacket is massively stretchy, and the light showing through it should give you some indication of its breathability:

ornot micro climate cycling jacket

Consider it your “why not just bring it” jacket for those days when you know you’re going to warm up quickly. Or when you know temps are gonna drop a bit as you climb or descend.

ornot micro climate cycling jacket shown packed into its own pocket ornot micro climate cycling jacket technical features and fabric closeup

It’s made in the USA and runs $198.00. Available now in sizes XS through XXL, in Sage only.

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mud
mud
2 years ago

That would be perfect for May conditions here in the Finger lakes of NY

nooner
nooner
2 years ago

Impressive. Can we get a weight on that puppy?
How bout a discount code for BR fans?
Is it better than Assos or not?

dartmouth11
2 years ago
Reply to  nooner

please try more

Ornot
2 years ago
Reply to  nooner

The Micro Climate Jacket weighs right around 155 grams (size small).

dartmouth11
2 years ago
Reply to  Ornot

It looks amazing and I will buy one and try to poop before every ride so I dont have to pack it in my Ornot handle bag to weigh me down.

Deputy Dawg
Deputy Dawg
2 years ago

I suppose it’s something to do with the filament coating, but I’m surprised there is no brightly-colored version for road riding viz.

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