Rapha Indoor Training T-Shirt review - I thought I’d hate it until I tried it

Just the right balance of a reassuring weight, a slim fit and super fast wicking

Image shows a rider wearing Rapha's Indoor Training T-Shirt
(Image credit: Myles Warwood)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

I was very impressed with how the jersey fit, worked, and it’s durability; it’s an item I would recommend, certainly if you’re going to be spending much time on your turbo over the winter and want to keep that little bit of modesty.

Reasons to buy
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    Good weight

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    Good value

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    Works well

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    Nice fit

Reasons to avoid
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    The niggling thought of, ‘do I need this?’

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Some people look at indoor training kits with disdain. Why buy brand new, turbo-specific kit when there are old shorts and jerseys at the back of your wardrobe? They might be threadbare or hole-ridden enough for you never to wear outdoors, but are likely functionally fine for a quick blast indoors.

After all, it is just a turbo session. No one will see it.

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Myles Warwood is a cycling journalist, automotive journalist and videographer. He writes for Cycling Weekly, Cyclist and Car magazine.