Deep Winter Tights

CHF345.00 (incl. import duty)

Deep Winter Tights is rated 4.4783 out of 5 by 23.
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Constructed using three types of fabric that are windproof, insulating, water-repellent and durable, the Deep Winter Tights have been created to keep you cycling through the worst winter conditions. Designed to be worn over padded cycling shorts.

Deep Winter Tights

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Technical cycling tights for very cold conditions

These high-performance cycling bib tights have been created to provide maximum protection in harsh conditions without compromising the rider’s range of movement. Designed to be worn over padded cycling shorts, the legs of the tights feature pre-bent knees for a superior fit, and which will also aid pedal strokes. The body of the tights are made from a heavier weight, fleece-lined fabric which is highly breathable and reinforced in key areas.

The front of the legs have windproof panels and there is a harder wearing fabric at the seat, which is abrasion-resistant, water-repellent and includes reinforced stitching. The chest and rear leg panels use a thinner fabric that works with your base layer and jersey to prevent overheating. Offset seams are positioned to prevent chafing and the bibs are made from a strong, breathable black mesh.

Other styling includes white panels on the lower back and a reflective white stripe down the back of the left leg. The stirrups of the tights provide extra support, use a durable binding and can be folded inside if not required. The left-hand shoulder features a pink tab with Rapha logo and the top of the seat panel has a printed ‘WHEELSUCKER’ motto to encourage your training partners (or provoke your enemies).

Reviews:

There’s a lot of attention to detail, with pre-bent knees and a hard-wearing, water-resistant seat panel. The result is a beautifully cut, comfortable product that’s exceptionally warm.
By Simon Withers, Cycling Plus / Bike Radar ****

FEATURES

  • Pre-bent knee for superior fit
  • Windproof leg panels
  • Robust seat construction
  • Fleece-backed fabric
  • Breathable mesh bibs
  • Reflective flashes

FABRIC

  • Italian Thermoroubaix (polyamide 45%, polyester 42%, elastane 13%)
  • Windproof fabric
  • Water-repellent polyamide
  • Nylon stretch mesh

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash cool 40°
  • Machine or hand wash
  • Wash dark colours separately
  • Do not leave wet
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not dry clean

Rapha leg and waist sizing info

Waist: natural waist measurement is taken from above the hips, close to the navel.
Inside Leg: from the crotch to the base of the ankle.

    CM IN

  •   XS S M L XL XXL
    Waist 74.5 75-80 81-86 87-92 93-99 100+
    Inside Leg 76 81 81 86 86 91
  •   XS S M L XL XXL
    Waist 28 30 32 34 36 38
    Inside Leg 30 32 32 34 34 36
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice and warm I've been using these throughout the Norwegian winter, and they perform very well in the cold. Together with other winter clothing they'll keep you comfortable far below freezing. However, if it's just above zero, and raining/wet, I've had them soak up water, which then runs down my legs and into my shoes, negating the effect of wearing overshoes. They were still nice and warm, but the same couldn't be said for my toes... Still my favorite pair for cold-weather cycling, though.
Date published: 2016-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thin but warm! Really nice winter pants. I had´ve not tested them in below zero celsius degrees yet, but nearly, and I think they will perform well. I have used them in rain and cold wind and they are perfect. I think they are a bit to thin on the knees but that's just a little and I will use knee warmers when it get's below zero. They are very tight which is good but if you have big leg muscles you should go for a bigger size.
Date published: 2015-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reasonably warm down to - 5c Ride through winters down to about -20c so it was time to try the Deep Winter tight to see how it works in cold conditions. With a thermal bib underneath it is quite comfortable around 0 and down to -5c in snowy and more wet snow conditions. Slush-snow conditions does not penetrate the fabric much and it keeps you warm for long rides.
Date published: 2016-02-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wind pants for multi use Bought this winter pants a month ago. Have bicycle with the pants in -11 deg C without feeling cold. As there is no seat padding the pants works as well for running and gyming. For eastern I will use the pants for country skiing .
Date published: 2016-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! Keeps me dry and warm down to - 15 celcius. The fit is superb and it breaths nice.
Date published: 2016-04-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice! Very good function, and style but very small in size.
Date published: 2016-02-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Deep winter tight Well, to be honest these are great tights for dry winter riding. I'm disappointed that the waterproofing doesn't run higher up the back side. I was riding last night in the snow but the roads were wet...slushy.....my back was soaking and cold...had to head home early. I'm 5'11 and weigh 175 lbs - the large are constricting to the point of discomfort. I'm looking to return sadly for these reasons. Having said that, these are nicely appointed tights with great design and quality.
Date published: 2016-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow! Winter tights in Canada I so happy with this product! I use it during tough winter in Quebec city and it keeps me warm!
Date published: 2016-01-30
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Hello ,I'm 34 waist x 30 length which size do you recommend?   Thanks  Dan 

Asked by: Daniel65
Hi, It is hard to advise on the size truly as we all differ in shape and form a little. You are in the middle of M and L and as such we would suggest that you try the medium. We do have a free 90 day return period should you need to exchange.
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-01-14

I'm 1.88m tall and about 78kg and currently wear a medium for the classic bib shorts and a large for the Rapha leg warmers. Am I likely to be better with M or L for the winter tights?

Asked by: ryanshort
Hi, We would suggest the size medium as per your shorts sizing. We do have a free 90 days returns period should you need to exchange.
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-01-11
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