Lightweight with a high waterproof rating, the Forest Bailey bibs are made with stretch in all the right places. You can see all the seams are exposed and fully taped for better protection from the elements. The front is made with extra pockets to help keep all your essentials on hand and organized.
- infiDRY® Fabric + DWR
- Fully Taped
- Inner Thigh
- Mesh Gussets
- Front Handwarmer Pockets
- Back Pockets
- Zippered Chest Pocket That Folds Out Into a Tray
- Forest Bailey
- Bemis® Seam Tape
- InfiDRY® Fabric Construction
- Adjustable Elastic Shoulder Straps
- Jogger Style Hem with Boot Gaiter and Boot Lace Hook
- Lift Ticket Eyelet on Belt Loop
- Taping Details by Forest
Fully Taped - Having outerwear with fully taped seams means that on the inside of the jacket all the seams are covered in tape to provide the most effective waterproofing. It can be considered a key feature if you live in a wet climate or are planning on wearing the jacket during heavy rains. The downside is that due to the full taping there is less breathability than you'd experience with critically taped seams.
Bemis® Seam Tape - All 686 taped seams feature Bemis branded taping to further ensure quality workmanship and guaranteed waterproofing.
InfiDRY® Fabric Construction - 686 InfiDRY® fabric is perfect for daily use in a wide range of conditions. Specialty fabrics are laminated and bonded to a Polyurethane (PU) InfiDRY® membrane on the underside of the fabric. This membrane blocks water and snow from entering your garment, yet is hydrophilic on the inside - attracting any moisture inside your jacket (sweat) and moving it through to the outside of the fabric where it is able to evaporate, thus keeping you both dry and warm.
For further protection, the laminated fabric is then coated on the exterior with a water resistant DWR coating to repel snow and water from penetrating the fabric. This creates a superior fabric with a one-way portal for moisture that is virtually impenetrable from the outside, yet allows your body’s sweat to evaporate and pass through the fabric from the inside out creating a more comfortable riding experience.