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Deep Winter Base Layer
Highly insulating base layer for training and racing in very cold conditions. Features include long-cut sleeves with thumb loops and a close-fitting hood for maximum insulation.
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Hooded cycling base layer created for the very coldest days
The Deep Winter Base Layer has been created for training and racing in very cold conditions. It is made from two different weights of merino-rich fabric to provide the optimum balance between insulation and breathability. The leading edges – the hood, chest and arms – are made from a heavier jersey material (340gsm) for maximum protection from the wind, while the lower front body and back panel use a lighter version of the same material (240gsm). Both weights of fabric are high wicking, breathable, and extremely soft against the skin.
The sleeves have a two-piece construction to create a more comfortable shape when riding, and are also cut long and finished with thumb loops so they can be tucked securely into gloves. The hood is designed to fit under a helmet and features a ‘frogman’ face which can be worn over the mouth or under the chin depending on conditions. Flatlock seams throughout ensure the base layer won’t chafe and white reflective tabs on the hood and chest provide visibility in low-light conditions.
- Twin-fabric construction
- Exceptional insulation
- Long-cut sleeves with thumb holes
- Frogman-style hood
- Reflective tabs
- Hood, chest and arms: 98% merino (18.9 micron); 2% Elastane (340gsm)
- Lower body and back: 95% merino (18.9 micron); 5% Spandex, (240gsm)
- Two weight fabric construction
- Long-cut, two-piece sleeve
- Thumb loops
- Close-cut hood
- Reflective piping
- Naturally anti-bacterial, high wicking and odour resistant
- Raglan sleeves
- Dropped tail for improved on-bike fit
- Flatlock seams
- Hand or machine wash cool
- Wash dark colours separately
- Use Rapha Merino Wash, wool or non-bio detergent
- Cold rinse well
- Do not leave wet
- Do not tumble dry
- Lay flat to dry
- Do not bleach
- Do not dry clean
- Cool iron: 1 dot
Style Size Stock Black XX-Small Good X-Small Good Small Good Medium Low Large Out X-Large Out
XS S M L XL XXL Neck < 31 31-36 36-41 41-46 46-51 51+ Chest < 85 86-92 93-99 100-106 107-113 114+ Back length 51-56 57-62 63-68 69-74 75-80 81+ Arm length < 60 60-62 63-64 65-66 67-68 69+
XS S M L XL XXL Neck < 12 12-14 14-16 16-18 18-20 20+ Chest < 33.5 34-36 36.5-39 39.5-41.5 42-44.5 45+ Back length 20-22 22-24 24-27 27-29 29-31 31+ Arm length < 23.6 23.6-24.4 24.4-25.2 25.2-26 26-26.6 26.6+
NECK: measure the circumference around the base of the neck.
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.