Rapha La Centième Collection

Clothier celebrates Le Tour's centenary with special gear

To celebrate the 100th running of the Tour de France, Rapha made a special collection of jerseys, caps, musettes, T-shirts, scarves and bottles dubbed La Centième Collection.

The mosaic print was designed by Rapha's Ultan Coyle, the reigning UK 24-hour TT champion (488.99 miles). Coyle's graphics represent every rider to have won the Tour since it was first run in 1903. Each mosaic ‘tile’ features a symbol based either on a rider’s nickname or regional origin.

La Centième goes on sale Friday, June 14. Here are some details on each of the pieces.

La Centième Cap, US$30/£20

One Size

Rapha la centième cap: rapha la centième cap
Rapha la centième cap: rapha la centième cap

  • 100% cotton
  • Anti-bacterial tape
  • Red/Gold central ribbon
  • Gold fabric underpeak with Rapha logo

La Centième Jersey, US$220/£150

Sizes: XS-XXL

Colors: Cream, Dark Blue, Red, Gold

Rapha's la centième collection celebrates the 100th running of the tour de france (years were missed during the two world wars): rapha's la centième collection celebrates the 100th running of the tour de france (years were missed during the two world wars)
Rapha's la centième collection celebrates the 100th running of the tour de france (years were missed during the two world wars): rapha's la centième collection celebrates the 100th running of the tour de france (years were missed during the two world wars)

  • High-wicking, breathable fabric (39% merino wool, 61% polyester)
  • Vintage-style buttoned collar and pockets
  • Two rear button pockets
  • Gold Rapha chest logo
  • La Centième logo and mosaic graphic
  • Individual Tour years on chestband
  • Shell-effect buttons with Rapha logotype
  • Cut longer in front than Racing & Training jerseys so can be worn casually
  • Buttonhole for audio cables

La Centième Musette, US$15/£10

One Size (25cm x 35cm)

Rapha la centième musette bag: rapha la centième musette bag
Rapha la centième musette bag: rapha la centième musette bag

  • Durable, 100% cotton fabric
  • La Centième logo and mosaic graphic
  • Contrast shoulder strap
  • Brass popper

La Centième Silk Scarf, US$70/£50

One Size (45cm x 45cm)

Colors: Gold, Yellow, Black, White

Rapha la centième silk scarf: rapha la centième silk scarf
Rapha la centième silk scarf: rapha la centième silk scarf

  • 100% silk
  • Handmade in England
  • Moisture-resistant treatment

La Centième T-Shirt, US$60/£40

Sizes: XS-XXL

Colors: Blue or Red

Rapha la centième t-shirt: rapha la centième t-shirt
Rapha la centième t-shirt: rapha la centième t-shirt

  • Slim-fit 100% cotton
  • La Centième logo and mosaic graphic
  • Contrast pocket binding and reflective rear tab
  • Offset shoulder seams
Ben Delaney

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Ben has been writing about bikes since 2000, covering everything from the Tour de France to Asian manufacturing to kids' bikes. The former editor-in-chief of VeloNews, he began racing in college while getting a journalism degree at the University of New Mexico. Based in the cycling-crazed city of Boulder, Colorado, with his wife and two kids, Ben enjoys riding most every day.
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