The best Chain Reaction Cycles deals: Big discounts on Rapha and Castelli kit plus much more

The best deals from the online retail giant's sale

Chain Reaction Cycles is one of the biggest cycling retailers in the world, and is well known for housing a great selection of clothing, components, bikes and much more. For this reason, it’s also a great place for discounts, deals and sales and the site is well known for it price drops. Right now, it’s running its Spring sale, with whopping discounts on hundreds of products.

This page is dedicated to bring you the biggest and best deals from the Chain Reaction Cycles sales. At any one time, Chain Reaction Cycles can be running thousands of deals but Cycling Weekly’s tech team have years of experience, unrivalled expertise and know what represents a great deal, making them perfect for navigating the maze of online discounts. Where we’ve reviewed a product, we’ll include the review and if we haven’t reviewed it you can rest assured knowing that we wouldn’t recommend it if we weren’t certain it represented a good deal.

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The best Chain Reaction Cycles deals

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Rapha Pro Team Race Cape was £220, now £110

Deliberately designed to be easily storable, the Rapha Pro Team Race Cape is a greta option if it starts raining on your ride. It has a thinner back fabric to let the heat out, an essentials pocket on the side and fully taped seams for extra protection.

Currently it’s discounted by 50% and is available in all sizes.

Buy now: Rapha Pro Team Race Cape at Chain Reaction Cycles for £110 

Giro Empire Knit E70 shoe was £199, now £152.99

The Giro Empire Knit is specifically designed to be light weight and breathable, suitable for hot rides or trips abroad. Contrary to its looks, it’s also impressively water-resistant, coming with a DWR coating. The upper is paired with an Easton EC70 composite sole.

Buy now: Giro Empire E70 Knit shoe at Chain Reaction Cycles for £152.99

Oakley Flight Jacket Prizm Trail

Read more: Oakley Flight Jacket review

The Oakley Flight Jackets are a stripped back frame missing the top of the frame to let hot air out and can even be pushed open on the bridge of the nose. This pair come with the Prizm Trail lens that has a 20% light transmission which is especially useful when riding in dappled light.

Currently they are discounted by 50%.

Buy now: Oakley Flight Jacket Prizm Trail at Chain Reaction Cycles for £91.99

It’s well worth checking out the rest of CRC’s deals on Oakley because there are some crackers.

Continental Grand Prix 4000S II pair for £54.99

Continental GP4000 S II

Continental-GP4000 S

Read more: Continental Grand Prix 4000S II at Chain Reaction Cycles for £54.99

The GP4000S II have now been succeeded by the GP5000 tyres, but they’re still one of the best on the market and are now discounted by a whopping 54%. They’re famously tough while still being fast rolling and grippy – a great purchase for the summer ahead.

Buy now: Continental Grand Prix 4000S II at Chain Reaction Cycles for £54.99

dhb Aeron bib shorts were £75, now £56.25

Read more: dhb Aeron bib shorts review

With summer round the corner now’s the time to stock up on some bib shorts, and these from dhb are a great option. They’re comfortable on long rides and great value, too.

Buy now: dhb Aeron bib shorts at Chain Reaction Cycles for £56.25

Tacx Vortex smart trainer was £379, now £199

Tacx Vortex Smart

Read more: Tacx Vortex smart trainer review

The Tacx Vortex brings smart turbo training down to an affordable price, and it’s compatible with both Zwift and TrainerRoad; having a power, speed and cadence sensors built into the unit.

It’s capable of giving off 950 watts of resistant and can mirror gradients up to 7%. It’s a wheel on turbo, meaning it lacks the direct drive and functionality of top-end turbos but if you’re after a smart turbo that does a good job at a fraction of the price, this is for you.

Buy now: Tacx Vortex smart trainer at Chain Reaction Cycles for £199

Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon SL Disc wheelset was £1669, now £1299

Read more: Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon SL UST review

These Mavic wheels come with a 40mm rim depth that’s a great balance between aerodynamic proficiency and stiffness. These are UST wheels, which is Mavic’s moniker for tubeless, and they should integrate seamlessly with 25mm tyres.

If you want a set you had better move quickly, there’s just one pair left at this price.

Buy now: Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon SL Disc wheelset for £1299

Castelli Perfetto LS jersey was £180, now £135

Read more: Castelli Perfetto long sleeve jersey review

The Castelli Perfetto jersey is one of the finest long sleeve wet weather jerseys on the market. It’s windproof and rain-resistant whilst remaining impressively breathable. It’s currently available from a size small through to an extra large. It is worth noting that Castelli does come up small so it’s worth sizing up.

Buy now: Castelli Perfetto LS jersey (special edition) for £135

That’s all the deals for now, keep checking back as we update this page frequently!