Rapha Classic Flyweight jersey review

The Rapha Classic Flyweight jersey is made of quality technical fabrics but falls down on its fit

Cycling Weekly Verdict

A good looking jersey made of technical fabric but it'll come down to whether you prefer a tight fitting or looser fitter item of clothing

Reasons to buy
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    Technical fabric

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    Stylish good looks

Reasons to avoid
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    Pockets don't sit centrally when riding

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    Sleeves pull up and jersey bunches on the shoulders

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In recent years it has been common to see companies making cycling jerseys more aggressive rather than less. That often means a shorter cut, pulling you down low over your handlebars and a tighter fit on the arms and the torso.

For this reason it's interesting to see Rapha take the opposite approach with latest version of one of its original jersey's the Rapha Classic Flyweight jersey, which deliberately has a far looser cut and more classic design.

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