French online retailer of quality cycling gear EKOÏ has launched a fleece lined winter cycling jacket with integrated LEDs.
Being breathable and waterproof the thermal jacket is ideal for cold weather. The cycling jacket offers protection against wind, snow or cold temperatures. It is made of Thermo Windtex®, a thermal fabric, breathable and waterproof. Its multi-panel cut provides comfort and fit. The collar is fleece lined for additional protection from the cold wind.
The jacket has three back pockets and one zippered pocket. It is available in the following neon colours: green, orange or yellow and comes in the sizes: S right through to XXXL.
On the back, the jacket integrates a 5-LED light that can be activated in four different modes: "continuous", "fast", "very fast" or "flashy". The LED light is clearly visible in low visibility conditions. The LED light is powered by internal batteries.
The retail price is from € 159,95.- / £134,23.
The company has also launched some winter cycling gloves which also have an integrated LED strip to make your hand signals more visible to other road users. The strip also has the same 4 modes of "continuous", "fast", "very fast" or "flashy". These winter cycling gloves are made of Super Roubaix Thermo Lycra, very soft and breathable. The fingertip is compatible with all touch screens (mobile phones and/or tablets) so you do not waste time to take your gloves off in case you need to use your phone. Glove sizes are from S to XXL and the retail base price is from €24.95 / £20.94.
If you are an owner of an EKOÏ Ekcel or Corsa cycling helmet and want to carry through the LED lighting, the company now offers a replacement adjustment wheel for these 2 models which also incorporate a flashing light. The unit is available for €10 / £8.39.