The Aqua Pac. Nobody talks about this.
Our lightest most packable layer.


This picture was shot on the last day of a trip up to Scotland. 

Noel is packing away his gear in glorious sunshine. 

He normally takes great pride in being the first away, so I took some mild sadistic joy in making him slow down for the camera. 

He’s wearing The Supershirt and the new blue Aqua Pac waterproof jacket over the top. 

Which, considering the blue skies, is not an obvious combo. 

The Supershirt yes, it’s the perfect CE AA baselayer that ticks the protection box right up front. 

The Aqua Pac jacket, well really that’s a waterproof layer isn’t it?

Yes, it’s constructed from a laminated 3 layer fabric that is designed to keep you dry when the heavens open. 

Peel that fabric apart and this is what it would look like:


240D ripstop nylon 6-6. Super durable. 


Polyurethane (PU) membrane. Breathable and waterproof to hydrostatic head of 28,000mm.


Lightweight wicking protective scrim that provides comfort against your skin. 

All the perfect ingredients for a wet weather ride. 

But here’s the thing we don’t really talk about enough. 

If it’s good at keeping the rain out, it’s also really REALLY good at keeping the wind out. 

And sometimes, on a bright morning, that’s actually all you need. 

I’ve been riding under blue skies and in the photos it looks glorious. 

But in reality, my body was getting cold. 

Which was making me grumpy. 

Which was making me tired. 

Which was making me less safe.

“Just a few more miles and it will warm up.”

“I can’t be bothered to stop now.”

We’ve all been there. 

The Aqua Pac jacket is designed to stash away and live in your pack. 

Our lightest most packable layer. 

It’s great when it rains, but don’t forget about it when the temperature drops even when the sun is shining. 

Layer up in the morning, protect yourself from the wind and ride with a smile not a frown. 

Be like Noel. 

Available now in our UK, EU, USA stores. 


Greg Villalobos

Chris pairs the Aqua Pac Jacket with the new Singletrack Pant (coming very soon) and Alpine Gloves



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