Gore Bike Wear Path ½ Zip Long Sleeve  2010 Mountain Bike Review

Gore Bike Wear Path ½ Zip Long Sleeve 2010

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At a Glance

This top is literally dripping with technology to stop you from dripping with sweat! High-end materials wick sweat away from the body and at the same time offer insulation to keep you warm. The Path features a half zip, fitted cuffs and a pocket on the back for stashing keys and cash, even a mobile phone. It uses a slim fit and flat lock seams to ensure the garment stays close to your body and remains comfortable on long rides.

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On the Trail

It can be worn on it’s own on warmer days, or as a base or mid layer on colder days which makes it very versatile. The top is really light and the soft fabric feels great when the top is worn as a base layer. On a long ride it performed very well keeping us dry and drawing the moisture away from the body. Coupled with a snug base layer the top performs excellently as a mid layer and on a hard ride you could easily just wear the two tops. Come spring we can see this being worn quite a bit as a standalone top.


A high tech versatile top that is happy as a base or a mid layer and come the warmer weather will be perfect on it’s own. The half zip makes it easy to dump excess heat when it builds up.

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This review was in Issue 4 of IMB.

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By Rou Chater
Rou Chater is the Publishing Editor of IMB Magazine; he’s a jack-of-all-trades and master of none, but his passion for bikes knows no bounds. His first mountain bike was a Trek 820, which he bought in 1990. It didn’t take him long to earn himself a trip to the hospital on it, and he’s never looked back since. These days he’s keeping it rubber side down, riding locally and overseas as much as possible.

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