Despite being kitted out head to toe, we find that embarking on spring rides without some level of protection packed into our back pockets leaves us feeling a bit naked. That's not to say we're prone to carrying beefy jackets for apocalyptic winter storms -- on the contrary, we prefer pieces like the Craft Lithe Vest that offer a wind-slicing front, breathable back, and in a petite package that easily tucks into a back pocket. The Lithe is constructed to hold up to the breeze, thanks to its lightweight polyester fabric that covers the front and shoulders, but it still prioritizes breathability with a mesh back that lets sweat escape quickly on long canyon climbs. The fabric is coated with a DWR treatment for a touch of extra protection against spring showers, though it isn't enough to take on full-blown downpours. To maximize comfort and dial in fit, the vest is equipped with a brushed fleece collar that's soft against your skin, and an elastic-enforced hem for locking things in place.
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