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Core Rain Jacket

A$180.00

Core Rain Jacket is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 44.
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An extremely lightweight and packable outer layer designed for rain and wind.

Core Rain JacketA$180.00

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The new standard in lightweight outer layers

The Core Rain Jacket is the ideal outer layer for rides with a chance of rain and wind. Extremely lightweight, it folds down small to comfortably fit in your back pocket, ready to be whipped out when it starts raining or the wind picks up. Colour matched throughout, the jacket has a clean, refined finish with collar tipping and a subtly stitched-in Rapha armband.

The jacket has fully taped seams and an AquaGuard® zip for waterproofing. Six ventilation holes under the armpits allow heat to escape if you’re riding hard while the on-bike fit is aided by an adjustable draw cord at the hem and elasticated inner cuffs, which ensure a perfect fit on your wrists. Reflective elements have also been applied to the sleeves and rear for improved visibility on the roads.

FEATURES

  • Waterproof fabric
  • Extremely lightweight (124g – small)
  • Packable – easily fits in a rear jersey pocket
  • On-bike fit: longer arms, dropped tail and short front for on-bike fit
  • Inner cuffs with lightweight stretch elastane fabric
  • Off-centre zip to prevent draughts penetrating layers
  • YKK AquaGuard® water-resistant zip with zip guard and garage for comfort
  • Four reflective stripes – two on sleeves, two on sides
  • Six laser-cut underarm holes to allow heat to escape
  • Shaped rear hem provides further water protection from tyre spray

FABRIC

Main Body:

  • 100% Nylon 2.5 Layer
Sleeves:
  • 100% Nylon 3 Layer

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash cool at 30 degrees
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not dry clean

Body sizing

Chest: measure underneath the armpits with the tape measure straight around.
Back Length: measure from the bottom of where your collar sits/base of the neck to the bottom of your spine.
Arm length: measure from where the seam would start at shoulder to bottom of the wrist.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant lightweight rain jacket This jacket is perfect for my daily commute and is also pretty nifty with a pair of jeans when I walk between the two offices where I work. On cooler mornings it works well at keeping out the cold and then packs away really small when it's too warm to wear it. I've recently worn this in the pouring rain and it did a great job at keeping me dry. Would definitely recommend this for any riders. It could possibly do with being a little bit longer on the back, but I'm not complaining.
Date published: 2017-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great piece of kit Only worn for one ride so far but absolutely love it already, breathes pretty well so not a standard boil in the bag rain jacket and keeps off the wet stuff. Sizing runs pretty true too.
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A "must have" Product! Cool colors and nice fit. Every cyclist deserves Rapha clothing!
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit and very compact I was hoping this jacket would fill the gap between gilet and a full blown thunderstorm jacket all while packing up small so I can store it in a jersey pocket so it's with me when I need it. So far I haven't been disappointed. Rolls up to the size of a coke can and weights nothing. The fit is fantastic too. I got large for me 6'3" 85kg.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Minimal but just right Not much to it, but completely fit for purpose. Doesn't flap about & seems to breathe exceptionally well. Perfect shape.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from simple very effective jacket packs down extremely small, nice fit when riding and very breathable, the addition of a small zipped pocket & small compression bag would make it perfect.
Date published: 2017-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow Better quality than I expected. Light, durable and folds into any jersey pocket.
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Understated technical marvel Perfect to keep stuffed in a pocket for when it rains or the winds become too cold. I am 185lbs with a 40" chest and the large fit perfect. Wind proof waterproof breathable Rapha quality.
Date published: 2017-04-10
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Are the arms lined with the same mesh as the body of the jacket?

Asked by: Leaky1974
The Core Rain Jacket does not have a liner, it is a packable waterproof softshell; the main body is made out of 100% Nylon 2.5 Layer and the sleeves are made out of 100% Nylon 3 Layer.
Answered by: sezr
Date published: 2017-04-21

How much does the Large jacket weigh? Thanks. 

Asked by: SimonGra
Hi, this jacket weighs less than 200g in size large.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2017-04-08

Hello I wear a XL Rapha jersey which is fits me as a fitted fit not a tight fit would you recommend the same size, I'm 5'10, 41“ chest & quite broad shouldered.

Asked by: Red Tiger
Hi, please refer to the size guide as far as possible. With the information you have provided, we would suggest you try a XL. Should you need to exchange, we have a 90 days return period.
Answered by: Rapha_AW
Date published: 2017-02-28

How much wider is the arms on a Large to a Medium?

Asked by: Fredfred
Hi, the arms are noticeably wider on a large compared to a medium.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2017-04-10

how much less breathable will this be than the pack jacket? I have a pack jacket, which is great, but thinking about getting something a bit more fully waterproof.

Asked by: geordan
Hi, this jacket offers significantly more water protection that a Pack Jacket. It is still quite breathable but noticeably less so than a Pack Jacket. This really comes down to the difference in intended function for both jackets.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2017-02-13

So this jacket is less breathable than your other rain jackets. Is it also less water resistant? Can you rate the breathability and water resistance on this jacket, the Rain Jacket and the Race Cape?

Asked by: fgun
Hi, this jacket is slightly less breathable than our other rain jackets. It is still waterproof. The Pro Team Race Cape is our most breathable jacket and is extremely waterproof.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-12-23

Would this fit over a blazer/suit jacket for a commute?

Asked by: AlexU
Hi, this is not specifically designed for city riding and you may need to size up for this jacket to fit over your blazer. Another option would be our Hooded Rain Jacket.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-12-01

How does this compare to the Rain Jacket?

Asked by: Bern03
Hi, this jacket is a pared back version of the Rain Jacket, using a slightly different material but offering great water protection.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-11-23
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