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Pro Team Base Layer - Sleeveless

A$85.00

Pro Team Base Layer - Sleeveless is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 162.
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Technical, sleeveless base layer designed for training and racing in warm to hot weather, with an open mesh body for superior heat control.

Pro Team Base Layer - SleevelessA$85.00

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High-wicking base layer for hard summer riding

A base layer for riding in warm to hot conditions informed by elite-level racing, with an open mesh body offering exceptional breathability and moisture transfer and stretch side panels to create a perfect, contoured fit.

New for this season is a chartreuse sleeveless version embellished with ‘ALLUMER LA MÈCHE’ or ‘light the fuse’, a French cycling expression referring to an explosive attack. The black sleeveless version reads 'LA TÊTE ET LES JAMBES', the title of a book written by Henri Desgrange, the founding father of the Tour de France, and the white version has ‘UNA SCALATA SUPERBA’ or ‘a superb climber’ on the chest - from the front page Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper after Fausto Coppi’s heroic ascent of the Passo dello Stelvio in the 1953 Giro.

The pink sleeveless version features the slogan: ‘N’ONT-ILS PAS DES AILES?’, the words of Tour founder Henri Desgrange upon seeing three riders conquer the Galibier for the first time in 1911: “Do they have wings, these men who have risen to heights that even eagles wouldn’t dare go?”

NB: The Pro Team Base Layer sizing is race-tight. Please select your regular jersey size or, if you want a more relaxed fit, move up one size.

Reviews:

“Some people don’t see the point of wearing base layers in the summer but I almost always do, feeling more comfortable with one on. It’s up to you, naturally. Rapha’s Pro Team Base Layer really is one of the best I’ve used for hot rides and, believe me, I’ve used a hell of a lot over the years.” Road.cc

“From the moment it arrived, Rapha’s Pro Team Base Layer’s been on heavy rotation. And by heavy rotation I mean every ride. Extremely lightweight with a tailored fit and a highly effective wicking performance, this base layer should be on your radar if you’re looking for the best with a healthy dose of aesthetic seasoning.” Cycleboredom.com

FEATURES

  • Breathable mesh body with stretch side panels to create superior on-bike fit
  • Pro Team fit offers streamlined fit in an aggressive bike position
  • Flatlock seams to prevent chaffing and rubbing
  • Rider’s ID/ laundry label
  • Forçats de la Route styling
  • Anti-bacterial treatment - fabric stays fresher for longer

FABRIC

Body:

  • 94% polyester
  • 6% elastane
Side panels:
  • 86% polyester
  • 14% elastane

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash cool 40C
  • Drip dry in shade
  • Wash dark colours separately
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not dry clean
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron

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 Rapha base layers FTW I had some high hopes for this base layer and wow was I happy after the first ride. I did ~60km on a relatively warm and windy day and the comfort was absolutely amazing. I have some other summer base layers from other manufacturers, but this is a step above.
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Base Layer I've Ever Worn! The Pro Team base layer is so light that you almost don't even realize you are wearing it. Other base layers tend to trap heat and feel heavy when damp with sweat, but this one stays light and airy even when soaked with summertime sweat. Absolutely amazing!
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Base layer Tight fit but great functionality. Best base layer I have ever worn.
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Base Layer. Simple Simply put, this is the best base Layer you can have. Fits perfect. Good for hot, humid and even cold weathers. And it looks great
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Based Layer Base layers are a ride essential for me, and this one is by far my favorite. The fit is spot on for me, it's comfortable, and light. Everything I want from a base layer.
Date published: 2017-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the Base Layer! Base layer that looks good? yes it's possible!!!! soft fabric, nice colors and they fit perfectly!
Date published: 2017-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Base layer Used a few times now and can honestly say it's Awesome! Perfect on warm to hot days in the saddle, sweat just disappears from the body! I need to buy another ;)
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Base layer I purchased this to wear in Mallorca for the 312 so haven't worn it yet.,
Date published: 2017-04-11
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I wore size Large on Rapha jerseys. What size do I need to get on this?

Asked by: RobMa
The Large size would be suitable. The Pro Team range are however tight fitting and you may prefer to go a size up, but this is personal preference, the large size though should be fine.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-04-06

Can this be worn by both women and men?

Asked by: Azebra
Hi, this base layer is designed to be a men's garment but some women do find it fits them well.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2017-03-08
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