It's common for us to be wowed with all of the new cycling components that enter our doors, but it usually takes something exceptionally extraordinary to grab our attention when perusing the cycling apparel we carry. While we get to work with a lot of great vendors and see a host of garments that come through the office that we would deem "neat," only a few achieve that coveted "must-have" status. The Liberty RS23 Thermo Rain Jersey, the latest wonder jersey from legendary clothing maker Assos, makes the grade. Most of us can relate to the regrettable experience of being caught riding during a fall or spring deluge. While slogging along in soggy misery, we've all told ourselves we'd be better prepared next time, but the truth is, we loathe hauling around a jacket that won't get used. With weather conditions being so unpredictable this time of year and even on the other side of the mountain, we'd prefer something with a little more versatility. That's exactly why Assos created the Liberty. Fueled by the desire of the BMC Racing Team to use in competition and during training, the Liberty is designed as a breathable, lightweight, waterproof jersey that provides ample protection during high-output training and racing efforts and eliminates the additional bulk of a jacket. It can be worn over a baselayer or jersey and paired with arm warmers if needed, providing sleek, aerodynamic protection with a remarkable balance between breathability and weather resistance in windy and wet conditions. To achieve its desired waterproofing, race-tailored cut, and bulk reduction, Assos crafts the Liberty Jersey with Stratagon Light fabric. It's a lightweight, breathable, non-porous synthetic engineered to halt the progression of cool blasts of wind to your core without hindering the ability for sweat to evaporate at its surface, so you stay cool and dry. It achieves an impressive 20,000mm waterproof rating, which is even more remarkable considering its 35,000gr/m2 breathability ra...
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