How to use it? iJ. pompaDour is your second layer outer shell garment. Use it in cold winter riding conditions, above 3°C (37°F). The pompaDour operates best when used in combination with the new Assos skinFoil body insulators, your first next-to-skin layer. Assos Layering System Tips Assos offers a series of next-to-skin body insulators, covering different Assos 'climaRanges', from Spring to winterPlus (01 Jan. – 31 Dec. ). Taking into account the temperature range, each one is designed, engineered and specifically calibrated to function perfectly with your Assos jacket. Read more… Using a lighter or heavier bodyInsulator, you can perfectly calibrate the pompaDour to your needs and extend its climaRange, adapting it and making it more versatile. For the perfect outfit, use the iJ. pompaDour in combination with A pair of Assos airBlock tights. pompaDour, it’s a system! Technological Engineering The iJ. pompaDour has NOT been created as an evolution of the umaJack platform. Instead, it is inspired by its male sibling, the state of the art iJ. bonKa. Featuring the very best features you expect from Assos, including exclusive avant-garde fabrics and excellent panel design, riding-position-specific design and smart engineering which uses body mapping science. This involves applying performance specific textiles to particular parts of the body to ensure the best body temperature control for winter riding conditions to protect and insulate your body - not suffocate it! The Construction The iJ. pompaDour features 30 pattern pieces, 10 different textiles and 12 components. Assos technology TwinDeckFoiling: The chest front panel section is a labor-intensive double-layer construction, a combination of stratagonUltra airBlock textile outside and RXQ fabric inside. Why? More effective insulation and a better contouring fit. Inside the collar area, the iJ. pompaDour features an additional, ergonomically shaped inner layer turtleneck construction that contours to your chest and neck perfectly. This enables you to work with the front main zipper as an additional ventilation device on uphills, without decreasing chest and neck insulation. Rear panel features ASSOS RX textile for enhanced ventilation, allowing the iJ. pompaDour to wick away water vapor effectively. Integrated Assos rear stabilizer panel design, enabling the iJ. pompaDour to click onto your body, reduce vertical stretch and keep loaded pockets where they need to be: in position without sagging. Assos patented. Often imitated, never equaled. Upper arms are made out of the new Assos airBlock membrane textile, stratagonMedium.