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Pro Team Base Layer - Sleeveless

CAD$60.00 was CAD$75.00 (incl. import duty)

Pro Team Base Layer - Sleeveless is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 210.
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Technical base layer designed for training and racing in hot weather. Features open mesh body for breathability and Lycra side panels for a great fit.

Pro Team Base Layer - SleevelessCAD$60.00

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High-wicking cycling base layer for hard summer riding

A base layer created for training in hot conditions and for elite-level racing. The main body is made from an open mesh that offers exceptional breathability and moisture transfer, while the stretch Lycra side panels offer an enhanced fit. The Pro Team Base Layer has flatlock seams throughout to ensure comfort and is available in two styles, each with a different print on the chest.

The black short sleeve version has the slogan 'NOUS MARCHONS À LA DYNAMITE', the words of Henri Pelissier describing how racers of his era were fuelled by an explosive concoction of stimulants.

The black sleeveless version reads 'LA TÊTE ET LES JAMBES', the title of a book written by the founding father of the Tour de France, Henri Desgrange.

The white short sleeve version carries the legend, 'MERCI ROUBAIX', in honour of Franco Ballerini's memorable sign-off after his final Paris-Roubaix in 2001.

The white sleeveless version is available with choice of two slogans: VOUS ETES DES ASSASSINS , the famous exhortation from Octave Lapize after his 1910 ascent of the Col d' Aubisque; and CARPEGNA MI BASTA, Marco Pantani's nod to his beloved Monte Carpegna, the training ground for so many of Il Pirata's victories.

PLEASE NOTE: 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.

Key features:

  • Breathable mesh
  • Lycra side and shoulder panels
  • Cut for aggressive bike position
  • Bound neckline and arm holes
  • Anti-bacterial treatment

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
  • Stretch Lycra side panels
  • Pro Team cut for aggressive bike position
  • Bound neckline and arm holes
  • Flatlock seams
  • Rider’s ID/ laundry label 
  • Forcats de la Route styling
  • Anti-bacterial treatment

FABRIC

  • Body: 94% polyester, 6% polyurethane
  • Side panels: 76% polyester, 24% polyurethane

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash cool 40°
  • 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 Great base layer Bought this on recommendation by cycle friend so glad I did best summer base layer I've had
Date published: 2017-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Second set of skin Love rapha baselayers. 6 5" 194 got the XL. Great color and fits like a second set of skin.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight! Super light base layer and great color. Everyone loves the yellow - tho I remind them it's chartreuse:)
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Lightweight Layer Bought the bundle and very happy with them. Went with a medium which matches my jersey size. These fit snug but are comfortable and honestly I forget about them once I get going. Excellent base layer.
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A special piece of cycling gear! The Pro Team Base Layer is one of those items of your cycling kit that just feels special. You may not ride like a pro but you can certainly feel the connection to some of cycling's glorious past champions and most revered locations like the Galibier.
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best These are the best cycling base layers money can buy. They look amazing, particularly love the blue colourway. Fit really well, nice length in the body and tight wnough not to ruffle under jerseys. The sleveless one is what you want if you are wearing it with the aero jersey. The breathability is really good, I find it weird riding without one now, perfect for the scottish 'summer'. These wash extremely well and don't seem to show any signs of ageing. I use a gentle cycle and a wash bag just to be sure of no snagging.
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A lot for a string vest My wife wasn't overally happy on the price of A "string vest". However, what does she know and have used in the heat and is great. Having only had merino base layers, this was a change but is really good when the temperature climbs. Does a great job of getting the sweat off and helping you feel cool.
Date published: 2017-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Base Layer love it - only wish is that it had back pockets so it could be worn solo.
Date published: 2017-06-07
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Hi! I wear XS in all ranges except the Pro Team Jersey (in which I wear a small). I own an XS Merino Mesh Short Sleeve base layer that fits perfectly snug.How does the fit of the Pro Team Base layer compare to the merino mesh base layer in terms of size? 

Asked by: CliftonClubOJ
The Pro Team Base Layer has a race fit and will not be as relaxed as the Merino Base Layer. If the Pro Team size small suits your requirements you should adopt the same sizing if your order the base layer.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-06-14

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: 2017-04-25

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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