Even if the hero clothes are based on top and bottom, they are in the over & under technology, plenty of brainpower and a well thought-out concept.
The real highlight of Over & Under is the removable Gore-Tex membrane. Many will throw in cold coffee now, yes, in principle, but Held has thought up something new here. The removable membrane is made in such a way that it can be worn as an independent jacket or trousers either over or under the basic combination. The cut is so generous that the jacket and trousers fit loosely over the textile suit without being too tight. Worn under the station wagon, the membrane was not uncomfortably noticeable on our test drive, despite the necessary use of material. Functional underwear makes it easier to get on with the trousers. The connection between the membrane and the basic combination is sealed by zippers and snaps.
In dry, cool or changing conditions, the membrane is supported by the base station wagon. The membrane takes over the wind protection and warms the body. Unrestricted access to all outer and inner pockets is possible.
membrane as an intelligent rain suit
If it rains, the The membrane is removed and worn over the textile suit. Jacket and pants made of Gore-Tex reliably protect against water. Sure, a rain suit can do that too, but the membrane can also breathe and thus regulate the climate underneath. In other words: in humid temperatures you don't sit in your own juice. In addition, the textile suit stays clean and dry. Another advantage if the textile clothes don't want to dry at all on a multi-day tour.
Carese II and II Torno but spoil not only in adverse conditions. The built-in membrane can be completely dispensed with in the summer heat. However, pessimists can easily carry them with them with their small pack size. If it gets too hot under the textile dress, various ventilation openings on the front, back and sleeves can be opened with zippers. It gets really airy when the front zipper is also set to air inlet. So every desired draft can be set. Thanks to the large, non-slip zipper, you can do this on the chest and sleeves even while driving.
Second career as casual wear
The removable membrane is the icing on the cake another delicacy with. Elegantly cut, with its anthracite-colored surface, it can also be used as waterproof leisure clothing, which in turn reduces luggage volume.