Rapha Brevet long sleeve jersey review - warm, visible and reliable

The Rapha Brevet long sleeve jersey is a robust and versatile piece of kit to have at your disposal this autumn

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Rapha Brevet long sleeve jersey is a durable and reliable piece of kit that's definitely better suited to touring and multi-day use as opposed to faster paced club rides. Its best features are that it's quick drying, visible and easy to layer underneath and on top of with a light jacket.

Reasons to buy
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    Lots of pockets

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    Great features to improve visibility

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    Soft and warm material

Reasons to avoid
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    Very relaxed fit – you may need to size down from your usual size

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    Not very strong elasticated cuffs

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The Rapha Brevet Long Sleeve Jersey is the Swiss Army Knife of Rapha’s range of long sleeve jerseys. It's designed to be breathable enough for sustained efforts up long climbs, whilst also being warm and comfortable enough to keep you cosy on long, cool rides. 

Similar to some of the other best long sleeve cycling jerseys, the Brevet is full of pockets and comes stacked with zips and pull cords, making it enormously versatile for a wide range of riding and adventuring.

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