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Pro Team Lightweight Gilet

CAD$75.00 was CAD$150.00 (incl. import duty)

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A classic gilet redesigned to be lightweight and packable. The perfect companion for any fast-paced ride on cooler or changeable days. The Lightweight Gilet is shaped to suit an aggressive, in-the-drops riding position.

Pro Team Lightweight GiletCAD$75.00

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Ultra-packable wind vest

For riders who like to stay as bulk-free as possible during a fast ride, the Pro Team Lightweight Gilet is an extremely lightweight, stowable outer layer for use in spring and autumn conditions.

Despite weighing only 76g the Pro Team Lightweight Gilet provides a vital defence against cold winds or a drop in temperature, and very easily packs down for storage in a jersey pocket. Originally designed for use by Team Sky’s cyclists, the Pro Team Lightweight Gilet is a perfect outer layer for warm-ups, early-morning starts or as a last resort back-up if the weather suddenly changes.

Shaped to suit an aggressive, in-the-drops riding position, it has a low-friction zip with oversized puller for easily putting on or removing the garment while riding. A mesh-lined collar prevents clamminess, and a mesh rear panel allows for temperature regulation. The waist and sleeve cuffs are elasticated to ensure the gilet stays in position during hard efforts.

FEATURES

  • Extremely lightweight fabric (Size medium: 76g)
  • Easily packs into jersey pocket
  • Low-friction zip with oversize puller
  • Mesh-lined collar and mesh rear panel
  • Elasticated waist and sleeve cuffs
  • Originally developed for Team Sky

FABRIC

  • Main: 100% polyester
  • Mesh: 94% polyester, 6% Elastane
  • Sides: 86% polyester, 14% Elastane

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash – 30C
  • Wash with like colours
  • Rinse well
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not bleach
  • Cool iron, face fabric only with covering cloth
  • Do not steam
  • 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.

Is the Pro Team Lightweight Gilet closer in fit to the Core Jersey or is it more race cut like the Pro Team Aero Jersey? I wear a medium in the Core but a large in the Pro Team Aero.

Asked by: Rob B
Hi, the Pro Team Lightweight Gilet is cut in line with the rest of the Pro Team range. We would recommend you purchase a large. As always, we do offer a free 90 day returns policy if needed.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-09-01

Does this gilet have access to pockets of jersey worn underneath?

Asked by: Velotrainer
Hi, there is not direct access to the jersey pockets. However, the bottom of the jersey has a lot of stretch and you can lift this to reach the jersey pockets.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-08-26

I wear a Pro Team Aero Jersey, size M (snug fit) size L is just a little less tight, still very wearable. Should I go up one size for this Gilet? Thnx

Asked by: rdc1
Hi, this gilet has a fit in line with the rest of the Pro Team range and we would recommend you chose the same size as would in a Pro Team Jersey. So for you, this would be Medium or Large depending on how you would like the gilet to fit.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-08-26

This is my first gilet & rapha purchase. Ordered a size medium and it fits like a glove. I wear size medium in my current jersey's and am 6 ft (170lb) athletic build. lHow tight is the gilet supposed to be?  Should it be snug to the skin like pro jersey?

Asked by: Anonymous_rcc
Hi, the Pro Team range is designed to be fitted and race ready. The garment should feel snug, but not restrictive. We have a free 90 days return period should you wish to exchange the item.
Answered by: Rapha_AW
Date published: 2017-01-27

Anyway to get the lower portion of the two-way zip to lock down? I find that it occasionally unzips over the course of the ride. 

Asked by: Nick S
As highlighted in the product details, the two-way zip puller at the bottom of the jacket locks the zip in position when pointing upwards. Pointing it downwards allows it to open from the bottom up.
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-03-23

Are all models updated with the two-way zip?

Asked by: Patch
Hi, all models have the two-way zip
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-02-24

I love the gilet ...I have a size XL but it is "flapping" at the shoulders and the sound is annoying. Is there something which I am missing on the fit or is the cut wrong for me?

Asked by: rickh
Hi, as we all differ in shape and form the cut of the gilet can fit some differntly and when travelling at high speed some fabric 'flap' may occur for some individuals
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-09-16

Does this gilet provide any water resistance?

Asked by: M88GAV
Hi, the gilet does have a small amount of water resistance but will not sustain prolonged exposure to wet weather.
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-07-18
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