Rapha Classic Long Sleeve Jersey review

This updated, long-sleeved version of Rapha’s first ever product is now made with a merino blend that incorporates recycled fibres

Rapha Classic long sleeve jersey
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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Rapha Classic Long Sleeve jersey is a comfortable, versatile garment that now comes with eco credentials as well as Rapha's traditional style. The price is above average at £125/$175, but is justified by a high quality look and feel and good durability.

Reasons to buy
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    Made with recycled fabrics

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    Good quality

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Reasons to avoid
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    Size down if you're after a closer fit

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Rapha has gone back to its roots with the Rapha Classic Long Sleeve Jersey (£125/$175) but has updated the iconic garment for the modern, more eco-conscious era with a new fabric.

Originally known as ‘sportwool’, the new Rapha Performance Merino 190 is made from 36 per cent merino and 64 per cent post-consumer recycled polyester.

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