Rapha kit is now available on Chain Reaction Cycles and Wiggle, meaning that there’s some great discounts to be had on usually premium price kit – especially as the season change over means outgoing stock is looking for a new home and the archive sale is in full swing.
There are a few items on sale with discounts as high as 70 per cent, but there’s usually only one or two sizes on offer. It’s well worth checking out the full range, but we’ve picked our favourite products where the saving is decent in a selection of sizes.
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The products featured have been chosen because we know they’re good quality and are an excellent offer at the price we’ve included (at the time of writing).
Our tech team have unrivalled expertise and years of experience testing new products, so you can trust our recommendations – and we also know what represents a good deal. With each product is a ‘Buy Now’ link. If you click on this then we may receive a small amount of money from the retailer when you purchase the item. This doesn’t affect the amount you pay.
Rapha Women’s Grand Tour Gloves, was £130 now £52
Yes, you can get track mitts for much less than £52 – but will they be made from African hair sheep leather? Not likely. These handcrafted mitts are obviously a luxury item, but right now, they’re also available for less than half price…
Rapha Classic Wind Check Gilet, was £115 now £74.75
A good gilet is an essential component to any cyclist’s wardrobe, especially in blustery autumn conditions. This windproof gilet comes with a chequered flag print to help remind summer racers what all those off season miles are for…
Rapha Women’s Classic Bib Shorts II, was £170 now £110.50
Rapha’s Women’s Classic Bib Shorts are designed to be resilient and versatile shorts. Quick drying material keeps comfort high, with leg grippers to keep the cuffs in place and a zipped up front so you can skip a base layer on warmer days.
Rapha Classic Winter Jacket, was £260 now £190
A popular long termer, this jacket is waterproof and wind resistant, coming with features such as taped internal seams and drainage holes at the rear pockets. It’s also breathable, with plenty of stretch thanks to 10 per cent Elastane content, to ensure a good fit.
Rapha Overmitts, was £90 now £71.10
If you’re someone who really struggles with cold hands during the winter months, then overmitts are an avenue to explore. These are waterproof and insulated, and designed to go over a pair of normal gloves, providing an additional barrier whilst keeping your fingers together where they can warm each other, without getting in the way of shifting and braking.
There are loads more deals available on the Wiggle, Chain Reaction Cycles and Rapha websites, be sure to check them out!