Rapha Merino arm warmers review

As pricey as you'd expect from Rapha, but look no further if you're after great comfort and fit.

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Rapha Merino arm warmers are extremely comfortable and offer excellent warmth considering their light weight. However Merino wool doesn't come cheap and for the price there are plenty of competitors that offer wet weather protection.

Reasons to buy
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    Incredibly comfortable

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    Great fit

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    Effective grippers

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    Surprisingly warm

Reasons to avoid
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    A little expensive

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    No wet weather protection

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If you’re after the most comfortable warmers money can buy, then look no further than the Rapha Merino arm warmers, made from a merino wool blend used exclusively by Rapha (perhaps from a flock of sheep roaming on the Alpine meadows around Alpe d’Huez).

rapha arm warmers merino wool

Warm and comfortable, it's hard to argue with the merits of merino wool

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