USWE understands that having your running vest bounce all over the place as you send it down your favorite trail is exceptionally annoying. To combat this dreaded "bounce" they created their "No Dancing Monkey Vest System," technology, which, thankfully, is as effective as it is oddly named. The USWE Pace 2 is minimalistic, highly breathable, lightweight, and still feature-filled. The two included soft flasks are perfectly placed so you won't be chasing after the straws every time you just want a little water. Stash pockets in the front along with 2 zippered side pouches give quick access to what you need between aid stations, or between the car and the summit. Whether you're boulder hopping or racing down a crazy fast descent, you can quickly stash your poles - in front! Transition time is limited with this slick system because it won't interfere with your stride or your access to flasks and pockets. Circling back to the subject of bouncing, USWE is obsessed with their running vests being totally bounce-free. To further accomplish this task, they have also created their, "No Bounce Compression Compartment," which utilizes side compression straps to snug down your vest without restricting movement or labored breathing. If you like dancing monkeys and bouncy houses you might want to move on. If you prefer fast days on trail with easy access to all you need while also enjoying a smooth ride, USWE gets it and built the Pace 2 just for you.
- "No Dancing Monkey Vest System" leads to a bounce-free ride.
- Lightweight design with plenty of breathability keeps you feeling fast and cool.
- Two included flasks with straws are perfectly placed to keep you hydrated with ease, for an added 76g weight penalty.
- Front pole carry is easy to access and designed to stay out of your way.
- 3 size options allow for a better fit all around.
- "No Bounce Compression Compartment" maximizes fit while minimizing bounce.
|Chest Circumference||80-92 cm / 31.5-36 in.||86-98 cm / 34-38.5 in.||92-104 cm / 36-41 in.|
38g [flask x1]
|Access||Zippered lumbar compartment|
|Hydration||2 soft flasks front|
|Pockets||2 soft flask, 2 front stash, 2 shoulder stash, 2 zippered side, 1 zippered low back|
|Stash Pockets||2 front, 2 zippered back|
|Usage||Race day, quick strikes|
|Notes||"No Dancing Monkey" system means no bouncing running vest|
|Bottom Line||Race vest that stays put no matter how sloppy your gait gets|
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