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Specialized Deflect Hybrid jacket

Jacket and gilet in one

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Specialized's Deflect Hybrid jacket is a jacket and vest in one

Specialized's Deflect Hybrid jacket is a jacket and vest in one (Image credit: James Huang/Cyclingnews.com)
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Our sample came in a bright ‘ion yellow’ colour for maximum visibility

Our sample came in a bright ‘ion yellow’ colour for maximum visibility (Image credit: James Huang/Cyclingnews.com)
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The fuzzy collar feels good against your neck

The fuzzy collar feels good against your neck (Image credit: James Huang/Cyclingnews.com)
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Silicone rubber along the rear of the hem keeps the bottom of the Deflect Hybrid in place

Silicone rubber along the rear of the hem keeps the bottom of the Deflect Hybrid in place (Image credit: James Huang/Cyclingnews.com)
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The sleeves easily zip off in one piece to reveal a lightweight vest. The mesh panel up top aids in breathability

The sleeves easily zip off in one piece to reveal a lightweight vest. The mesh panel up top aids in breathability (Image credit: James Huang/Cyclingnews.com)
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A small chest pocket is just big enough for an energy gel

A small chest pocket is just big enough for an energy gel (Image credit: James Huang/Cyclingnews.com)

No winter wardrobe would be complete without a suitable shell and gilet,

The hook-and-loop

Like most garments of this type, the Deflect Hybrid isn’t as breathable

If the vest is still too warm – even with the large rear vent – the material

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