Tag: Rapha

Bike News, Miscellaneous

Rapha Camelbak water bottle

I already have two Camelbak water bottles – there’s absolutely nothing wrong with them, they work perfectly every time and still have plenty of life left in them (the blue one is well scratched from being on the Anthem coverd in mud, but the clear bottle is virtually pristine). In fact I don’t understand why …

Bike News

Cycling inspiration in one picture

Inspiration comes in many forms and the advertisers try their damnedest to persuade us one way or another. But there’s one image that’s really inspired me to dig deep this year and to get out & ride whatever the weather… it’s this Rapha banner image from the shop site, which I trust they won’t mind …

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Rapha Wind Jacket – worth every penny?

Last Sunday’s spin on the Planet-X Pro Carbon was the perfect test for my Rapha Wind Jacket. The weather was pleasantly warm, but there a decent breeze blowing and wet squally clouds threatened. A short-sleeve was likely to be too chilly and adding a light long-sleeve top could well pushed me into overheating territory, so …

Jerseys

Rapha – Kit for cycling

The joy of the winter sales… we’re gradually building a small Rapha collection, starting with Louis’ Rapha Team Sky Long Sleeve supporters jersey. There’s loads of comment & opinion around the Rapha, it’s one of cycling true Marmite brands – you either get the concept of high quality albeit expensive clothes or you’ll question why …