Rapha Long Sleeve Shirt review

Smart riding top

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
£90.00 RRP
Rapha long sleeve shirt

Our review

Shouldn’t make sense, but it does. Smart and practical
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We know some of you will be thinking that Rapha have gone too far and that a smart shirt for riding is, frankly, ridiculous. Initially we weren’t convinced either, but we’ve been converted.

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Multi-panelled and made from a cotton, nylon and elastane mix, it has just enough stretch for comfortable riding and the fabric wicks sweat far more effectively than a plain cotton shirt.

And honestly, wear it in conjunction with a decent baselayer and you can build up quite a sweat on your commute and not stink out the office.

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The classic gingham shirt is plenty smart enough for work, washes and irons well and is the only piece of cycling kit to have ever drawn this comment from a tester’s wife: “Wow, that’s lovely.”

Product Specifications

Product

Name Long sleeve shirt (10)
Brand Rapha

Description * Displaced shoulder seams to prevent chafing. * Part-covered front placket prevents bag strap wear. * Buttoned rear pocket. * High-stretch, wicking fabric. * Branded buttons. * Contrast interior binding.
Clothing Material Cotton Elastane Nylon
Clothing Sizes Available L M S XL XXL
Available Colours Black Blue