Is this £2,735 Rapha x Rocket espresso machine the ultimate cyclist’s Christmas present?

Special 100 limited edition coffee machines created for Rapha Cycling Club members

Rapha Rocket espresso machine
(Image credit: Rapha)

Alex Dowsett once tweeted, "Are you even a pro cyclist unless you own a chrome Rocket espresso machine?"

Alan Murchison aka The Performance Chef (and a regular CW fitness contributor) rather cheekily replied that pro cyclists actually have La Marzocco and that Rocket is the Ultegra of the coffee world, but an espresso machine that costs £2,735 is in most people's eyes firmly at Super Record level. 

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