Café Du Cycliste Gaella jacket The Café du Cycliste Gaella jacket is a super-lightweight jacket, making it incredibly easy to pack into a pocket even when it already has multiple items in there. The front is windproof and water-repellent, which works very well in showery conditions, while the back is a mesh material that allows for superb breathability and easy pocket access. In heavier rain conditions or colder weather, though, you can feel the elements a bit more. Buy the Café du Cycliste Petra jacket from Mr Porter (£87)
Café du Cycliste Gaella jacket: Design and specs
Andy Turner The Café du Cycliste Gaella is made of a windproof material that is also water-repellent on the chest, shoulders, arms, and lower back of the jacket, while the upper and mid back is made of a highly breathable mesh. The sleeves and neck extend enough to protect your neck and wrists, while the rear extends down and protects from rear wheel spray thanks to being made of the water-resistant material.
The fit tends towards the tight and slim, meaning there is little material flapping while riding at higher speeds. There is a little bit of flapping at the shoulders, as I found that on my broader-shouldered body frame, the material pulled up a bit.
The Café du Cycliste Gaella jacket is a special edition design of the brand’s Petra jacket, so although only available in one colour, the Petra jacket is available in four additional colours. Sizes are available from XS-XXL, […]