Classic Glasses II - Smoke


Classic Glasses II - Smoke is rated 4.7391 out of 5 by 23.
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Rapha’s stylish interpretation of cycling eyewear combines classic design with contemporary technology, now in a refined, smaller fit.

Classic Glasses II - Smoke£195.00

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Classic styling meets modern performance in a new, smaller fit

The new Rapha Classic Glasses II are the perfect blend of classic style and modern performance. Using the same state-of-the-art components as technical sports eyewear, they are equally at home on or off the bike. Scaled down by 20%, the Classic Glasses II have a smaller frame and lens than the original Classic Glasses. A longer frame arm, finished with the same ribbed gripper as used on the Pro Team Flyweight Glasses, ensures a secure fit, whether worn on top of the head or in the vents of a helmet.

The frames are made from fine Italian acetate, and the frame arms are reinforced with a metal core. Handmade in Italy by prestigious acetate manufacturers Mazzucchelli 1849, this cotton-based organic material is extremely durable, and has a great hand feel and depth of colour. The Classic Glasses II offer a similar field of vision, and the same minimal weight, as more technical-looking styles of the pro peloton.

Please note: the Lens Sets available on are not currently compatible with the Rapha Classic Glasses II.

Lens Specification:

Dark Grey

  • Category 3: 10.04% light transmittance
  • Oleophobic and hydrophobic coating on back and front
  • Polarised to reduce glare and blinding reflections
  • AR–5 anti-reflective coating on back of lens
  • 100% protection from UV rays


  • Refined, smaller fit
  • Handmade in Italy
  • Wraparound shape for excellent coverage field of vision
  • Carl Zeiss Vision Lens
  • Designed to fit with any helmet
  • Mazzucchelli acetate frames
  • Metal core
  • Nose pads built into frame


  • Not for direct observation of the sun.
  • Not for use as eye protection against mechanical impact hazards.
  • Not suitable for driving in twilight or at night.

Glasses sizing
  • 1. Bridge width - 17mm
  • 2. Lens height - 43mm
  • 3. Lens width - 54mm
  • 4. Temple arm length - 135mm
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Quality Lense I've been waiting for these to come back in stock. The fit is perfect, there's no pressure on my head. The arms have a gripper by the ear which prevents them from sliding forward. They look amazing. The blonde has a flat / matte finish around the lenses, and all other pieces are polished. These are hands-down my favorite glasses. The lense itself is polarized and really adds a 3D depth of field when riding on the road. I use these for commuting and as my regular sunglasses.
Date published: 2016-08-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent These handsome glasses are highly functional. They'll stay on top of my after dusk, and never slip off my face on sweaty rides. They provide excellent protection from sunlight and debris. The translucent grey is cool, but my salty sweat has pooled in the space between lens and the frames and I can see salt granules trapped therein.
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved These in Smoke, So I Bought Them in Pink I purchased a pair in Smoke shortly after they became available. The smaller frames fit my face well and stay in place, even when I am pushing hard and sweating. I purchased the Black frames with Pink lenses for my commute through the fall and winter. It's a different look but I like them.
Date published: 2016-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Winter Glasses Am using these daily for my commute and they're perfect. Lens is ideal for winter riding from first thing in the morning when it's pitch black to riding home in rain or sunshine. Stop the cold air hitting your eyes in the morning commute. Look very stylish too.
Date published: 2016-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish, great fit Like so many other Rapha products, its a wonderful mixture of unstated style, great function and fit ideally suited for cycling. The size guide was spot on with the frame fit. I look forward to using these for both casual and long journeys but also apres cycle.
Date published: 2016-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit Great new fit suitable for slimmer/smaller faces without compromise in performance. Lenses are excellent and good for most daytime conditions. Smaller size lends itself to non cycling use. Usual Rapha quality packaging: leather pouch and tin box.
Date published: 2016-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wouldn't use anything else Tried lots of glasses, these are better than any cycle or fashion glasses. The lenses and overall build quality is very high. As you would expect for the price but I genuinely think they are good value, they really are that superb.
Date published: 2016-07-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Outstanding looks, good lenses, reasonable comfort I bought these sunglasses mainly for the looks of them and am quite glad I did. The lenses are quite OK and the fit on my nose is good. A small minus is that the temple tips tend to interfere with the ratchet on my helmet.
Date published: 2016-07-15
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