Tell your other down jacket that you 'fixed the glitch.'
A down jacket won't do you any good if it gets soaked three minutes into a storm. That's why the Ride Capitol Down Jacket uses Strata HD II to shun water as you get I-need-a-snorkel deep in light, fluffy powder. Ride filled the Capitol Jacket with high-loft down—80g of fill in the body for the best core insulation and 20g in the sleeves, so range of motion isn't comprised when you really need it, e.g. backscratcher methods on untracked pillow lines.
- Built-in drink holders on the inside back of the jacket—yup, really
- Quality Capitol and Ravenna Mélange down insulation boasts excellent loft to keep you toasty
- Removable powder skirt keeps the freshies off your back when you're riding and zips out for hitting the aprés scene
- Classic Long fit provides coverage and isn't all schmedium and short
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The Ride Capitol Down
This jacket kicks A**! Super comfortable, with extra room for a hoody. Keeps water out! And keeps you warm, the Ride Capitol is for anyone who wants a quality Down jacket.
Decent features for the price.
Ride is known for decent, rugged quality, and this jacket is no exception. For those of you whom are curious it utilizes a 550 fill power down insulation.
To start off with the pros of this jacket the fully seam sealed, and watertight zippered construction, are rarely seen in a down insulated jacket at this price point. In addition to this the fit is roomy enough that you can easily fit a couple of layers underneath for extra warmth on cold days, and the long length is great for full back coverage.
However this jacket does leave some room for improvement. The down fill is a medium quality, having 20% feather to 80% down. Most companies now utilizes a 10 / 90 minimum in down to feather ratio, as it helps prevent down from leaking out via feather punctures. In addition to this if they were to upgrade to a 700+ fill rating they could further reduce the weight, by requiring less insulation, while increasing the warmth.
TL;DR Good jacket for the price, but not the best option on the market in this range.
Ride zip connector
All Ride and Cappel outerwear zips together to create a snowproof seal. You can mix and match between the brands as well as different sizes of outerwear. A handy feature if you do as many double-tomahawks as myself.
Ride Capitol jacket size large
I'm 6' and 150 lbs. Ride Capitol jacket size large with Ride Westlake pants size large. The large jacket has a good length and the slight droptail covers my butt. I like a little room in my jackets so a medium would have been too small for my taste.
This Jacket Rules.It has a great cut and all the functions of a good riding down. Perfect for apres with its 6 pack holder and styling. I cant tell you how many people compliment me.I have had multiple people try to steal it.Not kidding