Product Overview

Overall rating:

Score 8

Pros:

  • Sensibly ventilated

Cons:

  • Not as well tailored as some

Product:

BBB Mistral Shield

Manufacturer:

Price as reviewed:

£49.99

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This product is featured in: Lightweight rain jackets grouptest.

With large mesh side panels on the sides of the trunk and on the underarms of the Mistral Shield, there is never any danger of overheating in this jacket and at the lower end of the price range it is one of the least clammy feeling when going hard.

There is a trade-off in weather protection in more serious showers.

A quality coating means that the water beads very well too – this is one of the better jackets in heavy rain despite appearances.

Verdict

Only its less-tailored fit prevents it getting better marks.

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Supplier:
www.windwave.co.uk