Isadore - Alternative Essentials Jacket


Staying safe out on the road is critical, but thankfully, gone are the days when the only way to do that, was to be in neon. The Isadore Alternative Essentials jacket surprised us with an awesome hidden safety feature. Just add light and your lightweight, breathable jacket becomes a beacon.

The jacket featured in issue 20.3 of Rouleur and was paired with an Isadore x HJC Ibex 2.0 helmet and Isadore Alternative Jersey in khaki.

From the brand

Protective and reflective, a jacket ideal for cool mornings and nighttime commutes

With a lightweight that belies how protective it is against wind and light rain, the Alternative Jacket is the perfect jacket for three-season exploration. Highly reflective, stretchy materials enhance the effect.

Designed for the love of riding in comfort while helping the environment.


  • Produced from fully recycled polyester material woven in Japan.
  • Insets and side panels produced from highly reflective holographic material.
  • Wind and light rain resistant thanks to high density woven fabric that weighs only 70g/mt.
  • Breathable and lightweight material prevents overheating during intensity and keeps the body warm while descending.
  • Stretchable inserts for easy fit to help material move with the body.
  • Reinforced with reflective tape on the back side for increased visibility.
  • Holographic reflective Isadore logo.
  • Easily packable in a back pocket.


  • Front and back: 100% Recycled Polyester
  • Side panels and inserts: Holographic-effect membrane 100% Polyester (We are currently working on fully recycled version of this material, so watch this space).

With a jacket like this, you don’t have to compromise your ecological principles in order to wear a high performance cycling top. The recycled polyester used in the Alternative Jacket offers the same high level of performance as material made from virgin synthetics.

It is the perfect addition to any wardrobe for cool weather you’ll face in the spring or at the tops of mountains in the summer. It is an essential piece of apparel for all riders since it is highly functional and easily packable.

The highly reflective holographic effect of the inserts and side panels create a distinctive look that is unique to the Alternative Line, and will keep you safely visible for rides that stretch into night. We’ve also added subtle but effective reflective details that will also enhance your visibility.

Designed by Martin Velits and the Isadore team.
Made in Czech Republic

*Please be aware that due the current situation with the Coronavirus, some orders are taking longer than normal to be delivered to you after they have been despatched, in particular, this is effecting standard UK, European and ROW deliveries, we appreciate your patience and understanding*

Please note, shipping prices quotes below are for a standard order weighing less than 2kg. Orders above this will be priced accordingly.  


- Express 24hr Tracked + Signed @ £8.00  Delivered within 1-2 business days via courier

- Economy Delivery @ £4.50    Delivered within 3-5 business days via Royal Mail.

Please be aware that Next Day Delivery is NOT guaranteed to the following postcodes and areas – Most of the Scottish Highlands, remote areas,also including Nearly all AB, IV, KW, LA, PA, PH Postcodes, BT, CA18 - CA27, HS1 - HS9, IM, TR21 - TR25, ZE


- European Economy @ £5.00   Delivered within 5-10 business days available on orders under £25.00

- European Tracked Orders @ £10.00   Delivered within 3-5 business days

- All Non-European Economy Orders @ £6.50  Delivered within 7-10 business days available on orders under £25.00

- All Non-European Tracked Orders @ £12.50  Delivered within 3-7 business days


Please note that there are no import/export duties applicable on goods shipped within the European Union. All goods shipped to European Union countries already have the relevant VAT included automatically on our website.

Shipments sent outside the European Union are sold exclusive of VAT and may be subject to import duties and taxes, which may be levied once a shipment reaches your country. Any additional charges for customs clearance are payable by you, the customer. We have no control over these charges and are unable to reimburse any costs incurred regardless of the circumstances. For details of Customs charges please consult your own Customs authorities for the latest rates.


Orders placed after midday (Monday to Friday) will ship the next business day. 

Please note we do not despatch orders on the weekend

All orders are sent via a courier of our choice, and we may change the couriers we use without notice, although the level of service will always be equivalent.  Standard Shipments will be sent via Royal Mail and Express Orders will usually be sent via Royal Mail Tracked 24 or UK Mail.  International orders will be sent via Royal Mail or DHL Express.

Some parcels may incur an additional courier fee.  This maybe due to the size, weight or value of the order.  If your order does incur additional courier fees we will contact you prior to dispatch to arrange to take the additional payment and enquire as to how you wish to proceed with your order

Orders placed after midday on Friday will be shipped on the following Monday. Please Note, All first orders that are going to a separate delivery address, may take longer to process. We advise that all first orders should go to your Billing or Business address!

If you are away from the delivery address our courier will put a card through your door allowing you to re-book a delivery with the courier or allow you to pick up the order from the depot or sorting office. The courier has the right to attempt a delivery to a near by neighbour, rather than redelivering the next day.

Rouleur reserves the right to charge the full shipping fee applicable to resend if the item is returned to us because the customer could not take delivery for any reason.

Courier returned items will be added back into our stock and your account credited with the order total, minus the fee the courier charges us to deliver the item back to us. You will have to replace the order to have the item re-shipped. If you require a refund on items returned by the courier this will be done minus the couriers fee.

If a customer inputs any incorrect address details on their order, which causes the parcel to be delivered incorrectly. We will not hold any responsibility for this, the customer will have to try and retrieve the parcel themselves at their cost.



Delivery errors must be reported within 1 day of date of delivery. All orders, are checked and double checked before leaving our warehouse. If you are a UK customer and you have not received your order within 7 days of dispatch date, then you must notify us within these 7 days. If you notify us after these 7 days then we will not be responsible for its location, and we may not be able to claim for the parcel if it lost/stolen.

If you have received your parcel in poor condition/damaged or have items missing, you must keep all outer packaging so that the courier can collect the box for their investigation.  Any damaged boxes must be signed for as ‘damaged’ at delivery. Where possible sign with the word ‘damaged + your name’ in the signature box.  You may be asked to send us photos of the damaged packaging and / or product. Photographic evidence helps us ensure the issue is dealt with quickly and efficiently.

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