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Peace Race Jersey + Arm Warmers

£150.00

Peace Race Jersey + Arm Warmers is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
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A special edition merino wool cycling jersey with button-on arm warmers, inspired by the era-defining Peace Race. An original and extremely limited edition playable board game based on the race’s 1952 edition can also be purchased with the jersey.

The Peace Race Board Game can only be purchased online as an add-on product when buying the Peace Race Jersey. To buy the board game, please go to the checkout with the jersey in your basket where an option will appear on-screen.

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Special edition luxury merino jersey

The Peace Race Jersey is a special edition piece from Rapha that commemorates one of the greatest sporting events of the 20th century. Little known by fans of cycling today, the Peace Race was born out of an effort to reunite the war-torn countries behind the Iron Curtain. A two-week-long amateur event that first ran in 1948, the Course de la Paix broadcasted the notion that sporting values could promote unity on a continent torn apart by hate, and national teams from around the world were invited to compete on a route through the Eastern Bloc states of Czechoslovakia, East Germany and Poland. Bike racing would bring back together WWII’s winners and losers, in front of crowds of millions, all as part of the reconstruction of a continent. Notwithstanding the political grandstanding that took place around the race, its competitors were genuine couriers of peace, and Rapha pays tribute to them.

The Peace Race Jersey takes its cue from the jerseys awarded to the race’s lead riders. It comes with the same button-on removable arm warmers provided to help the riders stay warm in the spring weather of eastern Europe. Made of a luxury Sportwool™ merino, the jersey has elegant finishing details with wide-ribbed cuffs and hem, and a high, button-up collar for adjustable comfort. Graphics and insignia inspired by the race are also embroidered onto the jersey.

Rapha has also made an original and extremely limited edition Peace Race board game, which can be added to your basket when purchasing the jersey at checkout. It can only be bought with a Peace Race Jersey, and not as a stand-alone product. Conceived and developed by Herbie Sykes, author of The Race Against the Stasi, the board game is a homage to the riders of the race’s 1952 edition. With a graphic design inspired by the rich visual culture that flourished around the race, players are challenged to compete as national team riders on a ‘race’ from Warsaw to Prague, taking in 12 stages on the way.

FEATURES

  • Short sleeve cycling jersey with button-on arm warmers
  • Luxury merino fabric chosen for performance and comfort
  • High collar with button-up closure for adjustable comfort
  • Wide-ribbed cuffs and hem to hold the jersey in place
  • Embroidered emblems inspired by the race
  • Triple cargo pocket on rear
  • ‘Dove of Peace’ chest logo

FABRIC

Main:

  • 52% wool
  • 48% polyester
Contrast:
  • 95% cotton
  • 5% Elastane

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash cool: 30 degrees
  • Wash inside out
  • Wash dark colours separately
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not bleach
  • 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.

    CM IN

  • XS S M L XL XXL
    Chest < 84 84-91 91-99 99-107 107-115 115+
    Back
    length
    50-56 56-62 62-68 68-74 74-80 80+
    Arm
    length
    < 60 60-62 62-64 64-66 66-68 68+
  • XS S M L XL XXL
    Chest < 33 33-36 36-39 39-42 42-45 45+
    Back
    length
    20-22 22-24 24-27 27-29 29-31 31+
    Arm
    length
    < 24 24-24.5 24.5-25 25-26 26-26.5 26.5+
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rapha Peace Race jersey is a special one I've only worn this once so far. It was a chilly fall day and this jersey was exactly the right choice. I don't usually wear purple but made an exception because of the great styling and rich color. My one small quibble is that I wish the fit was bit fuller in the torso. I've come to expect this tight fit from Rapha, though, so no real surprise.
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Style I was attracted by the different style, collar & detachable arm warmers. Beautiful quality & fit, my new best jersey. Also bought the game as a collectable.
Date published: 2016-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great jersey Just a beautiful design. Warm but not stifling; removable sleeve to make it have at least 3 season use; and like no other jersey I own.
Date published: 2016-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent style Perfect for colder weather and looks and feels great
Date published: 2016-10-30
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What is the dove chest logo made from please?

Asked by: cyclelove
Hi, the chest logo is made from cotton, with a small amount of elastane.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-10-12
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