M GoLite Xirtam Jacket – A Waterproof Softshell? First Look (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2005)
by Alan Dixon
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GoLite claims that the Xirtram (Matrix backwards) is a fully waterproof softshell. WE always thought that a softshell was a fabric with reasonable air permeability (better than 2 cfm or so) and therefore could never be waterproof but everyone is entitled to their own definition. Anyway it is an exciting concept.
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