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Men's Odyssey Jacket

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_Men's Sizing Jackets and Pants
Color
Map Reflective Black
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Optimized For An Urban Setting

A globe trekking, bike friendly, and fiercely weather resistant technical hoodie with a bold reflective map print that pops at night. Thanks to the unique map pattern no two jackets are alike. The Odyssey Hoodie offers high visibility at night, lightweight weather protection.


  • The Odyssey Jacket; optimized for an urban setting with its lightweight, waterproof softshell material and signature reflective map fabric to keep the wearer visible at night without sacrificing style.
    Designed with the same MapReflect material as the Atlas Jacket, this reflective fabric illuminates for maximum visibility as headlights approach so the wearer can be seen from all directions. The unique MapReflect fabric design consists of 11 international cities known for cycling (Portland, New York, Washington DC, Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, London, Newcastle, Berlin, Sydney and Taipei). Because of this unique map design and the way the patterns are cut during production, no two jackets are exactly alike. The Odyssey is fully lined with box fleece to lock in heat while wicking away moisture when temperatures rise. This 3-layer waterproof and breathable softshell fabric provides stretch and flexibility for 3-season comfort (seams are not sealed).
    The jacket also features zippered hand warmer pockets with micro fleece lining to keep hands toasty when the weather drops. The over sized hood fits over most helmets and features a drawcord and double toggle cinch at hem for a snug fit when riding. An audio port in the inside chest pocket allows for easy access to tunes when on the go. Since it is made with a softshell fabric the Odyssey Jacket is not seam sealed. For a more feature loaded waterproof jacket with the same reflective map print, check out our Atlas Jacket.
    1. 3-layer waterproof, breathable softshell material with boxfleece lining (not seam sealed) For a fully waterproof seam taped jacket see our Atlas Jacket.
    2. MapREflect fabric is highly reflective and visible from visible from 200 meters with car headlights
    3. Ergonomic easy-grip zipper pulls
    4. Hood fits over most helmets
    5. Drawcord at hood and double toggle cinch at hem
    6. Soft, moisture wicking lining at collar
    7. Unique reflective cuff cinch with metal snaps
    8. YKK Vislon front zipper with storm flap
    9. Zippered hand warmer pockets with micro fleece lining
    10. Zippered inside chest pocket
    11. Regular fit
    12. Weight is 17.3 oz in size medium
  • Men's 3-Layer Jackets Fabric Type Breathable Rating Waterproof Rating Seam Taped Visibility Rating Weight (size medium) Fit Style
    Spring Classic Elite 3-Layer 5-star 5-star Yes 4-star 10.6 oz Trim
    Refuge Elite 3-Layer 5-star 5-star Yes 4-star 19 oz Regular
    Elite 2.1 Elite 3-Layer 5-star 5-star Yes 4-star 14.7 oz Trim
    Hi-Vis Elite Elite 3-Layer & MapREflect 4-star 5-star Yes 4-star 18 oz Trim
    Hi Vis Torch MapREflect & Elite 3-Layer 3-star 5-star Yes 5-star 20 oz Trim
    Transit Artex 3-Layer 4-star 4-star Yes 4-star 18.5 oz Full
    Atlas Jacket MapREflect 3-Layer 4-star 5-star Yes 4-star 22 oz Regular
    Odyssey Jacket MapREflect Softshell 3-Layer 2-star 3-star No 4-star 17.3 oz Regular
    Rogue Hoodie Artex Softshell 3-Layer 2-star 3-star No 3-star 17.3 oz Trim
    Men's  2.5-Layer Jackets Fabric Type Breathable Rating Waterproof Rating Seam Taped Visibility Rating Weight (size medium) Fit Style
    IMBA Jacket Artex 2.5 DC 5-star 5-star Yes 4-star 16 oz Regular
    Double Century RTX Artex 2.5 DC 5-star 5-star Yes 4-star 11.3 oz Trim
    Syncline Artex 2.5-layer 4-star 4-star Yes 3-star 13.6 oz Regular
    Club Pro Artex 2.5-layer 4-star 4-star Yes 4-star 13 oz Regular

     

    Ratings Scale Explained

    Breathable Scale

    1 STAR fabrics rate at least 1,000g/m2/day. Great for pre-race warm-ups or unexpected cloud bursts, but not recommended for long fast paced rides or warmer conditions.

    2 STAR fabrics rate at least 5,000g/m2/day. This provides some moisture vapor transfer, but if you’re riding hard enough to sweat, especially in cold and rainy conditions, you will probably see some condensation on the inside of the garment.

    3 STAR fabrics rate at least 10,000g/m2/day, and the garments have some venting capability. Most people can stay comfortable in these garments, especially if they take advantage of venting capabilities like pit or core vents, 2-way front zippers, or open cuffs.

    4 STAR fabrics rate at least 10,000g/m2/day, might have wicking linings, and the garments have multiple venting options. Wicking linings aid in the efficiency of moisture vapor transfer, and provide a drier next-to-skin feel. Venting options like pit or core vents, 2-way front zippers, or open cuffs allow you to adjust airflow.

    5 STAR, Industry leading breathability here. At least 15,000g/m2/day, wicking linings, and multiple venting options. For high output activities in varying conditions, this is the way to go!

    Waterproof Scale

    1 STAR garments will at least be treated with a Durable Water Repellant (DWR) finish and/or have a tight weave and design that will provide some water repellency. Great for short rides in light/intermittent precipitation.

    2 STAR garments will use fabrics rated 3,000mm-10,000mm or even higher, but might have strategic panels of non-waterproof fabric, or unsealed seams. Generally designed to be waterproof in the areas where you’re most likely to get hit by raindrops and road spray, but not designed to keep you completely dry in a downpour.

    3 STAR garments use only fabrics rated at least 10,000mm, but might not be entirely seam sealed. These will keep you dry in most conditions, but you might see localized areas of leakage in extended downpours.

    4 STAR garments will use only fabrics rated 3,000-15,000mm, and have taped or welded seams. Bring on the rain, snow, wind, sleet, hail, drizzle, fog, and mud. If all your vents, zippers, cuffs and collar are sealed, these garments should keep the elements out for most rides.

    5 STAR garments will have fabrics rated at least 15,000mm, and have taped or welded seams. If you’re going to be out in nasty weather for extended periods of time, these are the garments for you! Just make sure to seal all your vents, zippers, cuffs and collar before stepping out into a downpour.

  • Appropriate Washing + A Little TLC = Rain Gear Long Life

    Our products are of the highest quality available on the market, but failure to properly care for even the best outerwear can cause it to die an untimely death. Here are some tips to prolonging the life of your waterproof outerwear.

    1. Wash your gear! Pollutants like dirt, sweat, road grime, and sunscreen can gunk up zippers (causing them to stick or break), and cause waterproof membranes to deteriorate. We generally recommend that daily commuters wash their jackets once a month or so. Machine wash on the gentle cycle, with COLD water and hang dry. We recommend using liquid detergent, because powders can leave a residue if they do not dissolve completely. Avoid products with fabric softeners or bleach. Nikwax Tech Wash works great for our gear.
    2. Do not expose to excessive heat. Seam tape can fall apart in a dryer, and it is not a pretty sight. Excessive heat (even a car dashboard in the summer) can also cause multi-layered waterproof fabrics to delaminate.
    3. Store with care. Just because a garment can stuff into its own pocket or stuff sack does not mean it wants to live that way all the time. Hang it up or lay it flat between uses; and make sure it dries completely.
    4. Be kind to your zippers. We sometimes use 2-way zippers for venting, and water-resistant zippers to keep you extra dry. Both of these features can make the zippers harder to operate. Please be gentle with them. In our experience, yanking on them repeatedly will only make them angry. For the occasional extra-sticky spot, we’ve found that regular pencil graphite rubbed on the zipper’s teeth is a good lubricant. (Just don’t wear it over a white shirt that day!)
    5. Spot treat stains. If you have a really tough stain, spot cleaning with liquid dish detergent can help. Never use bleach or harsh chemicals to clean your jacket. To protect the interior of a jacket from stains, be sure to wash new shirts, jerseys and arm warmers before wearing them underneath your jacket to prevent colors from depositing onto the lining.
    6. Perk up your DWR. The DWR (Durable Water Repellant) finish on the outside of a fabric is what makes the water bead and roll off. Over time it will begin to wear or wash off. Don’t despair. Look for spray-on treatments made for waterproof-breathable fabrics like NikWax TX Direct Spray on Treatment to perk up the DWR. This maximizes the ability of the waterproof-breathable membrane inside the fabric to do its job

    FAQs

    Should I put my Showers Pass gear in the dryer?

    We do not recommend machine drying gear. Excess heat can damage the fabrics and seam tape on waterproof outerwear, and reflective detailing on socks will lasts longer when line dried. Air drying is also the more environmentally friendly option.

    What detergent should I use?

    Choose a liquid detergent and avoid products with fabric softeners or bleach. Nikwax Tech Wash works great for our gear.

    Specific Questions?

    Email us at info@showerspass.com

    Call us at 1-800-557-5780

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