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There's no getting away from winter in the UK. If you want to ride all year on this island then you need to be prepared to tackle everything from horizontal rain right through to freezing fog and snow when heading out on your bike.

Find any weather hardened mountain man and he will tell you that "there's no such thing as bad weather just bad equipment" and with that in mind and to help with the fight against Mother Nature Race Face created the Chute jacket to keep you riding in all conditions. Constructed from a hand soft Storm Lite fabric the Chute jacket is 10,000mm waterproof and 5,000/m2 breathable thanks to its 3-ply laminated membrane construction and fully sealed seams the Chute jacket keeps the elements out. Add to that features like Velcro cuffs, adjustable waist and hem, welded under arm zipper vents and a hood and you see why the Chute stacks up perfectly to do battle with even the worst conditions.

Raceface - The Chute from Connor Macleod on Vimeo.

Like the UK, Vancouver's North Shore has a similar climate and sees the same level of commitment from its die-hard mountain bikers who brave all conditions for their fix of trail action. Two such brave riders are Brett Tippie and Wade Simmons who love to ride on the mountain no matter what the weather is like outside or what they are riding. Pioneers of the Free Ride movement the pair know the North Shore like the back of their hands and are just as at home on bikes as they are boards. Tippie, a former Burton team rider and Canadian National Team member certainly knows his way around a snowboard as does Simmons who has grown up in the shadow of the famous mountains. With this dedication to the sport and love of the mountains the pair decided to showcase their winter days and just what is possible in the Race Face Chute jacket.