Pro Team Lightweight Gilet

£50.00 was £80.00

Pro Team Lightweight Gilet is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 12.
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Lightweight and packable, this gilet delivers ideal out-of-the-pocket protection for your core on fast-paced rides on cooler or changeable days.

Pro Team Lightweight Gilet£50.00

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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 outer layer for use in spring and autumn conditions. Despite weighing only 76g, and easily fitting in a rear pocket, the garment provides a vital defence against cold winds or a drop in temperature. Originally designed for use by Team Sky’s cyclists during warm-ups, early-morning starts, or as a last-resort back-up if the weather suddenly changed, the gilet is shaped to suit an aggressive, in-the-drops riding position. A low-friction zip with oversized puller makes taking it on or off very easy, and a mesh-lined collar and rear panel prevents clamminess and allows for temperature regulation.


  • Extremely lightweight fabric (Medium size: 76g)
  • Easily packs into jersey pocket
  • Mesh-lined collar and mesh rear panel
  • Elasticated waist and sleeve cuffs
  • Originally developed for Team Sky


  • 90% polyester
  • 10% Elastane


  • 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.

    CM IN

    Chest < 84 84-91 91-99 99-107 107-115 115+
    50-56 56-62 62-68 68-74 74-80 80+
    < 60 60-62 62-64 64-66 66-68 68+
    Chest < 33 33-36 36-39 39-42 42-45 45+
    20-22 22-24 24-27 27-29 29-31 31+
    < 24 24-24.5 24.5-25 25-26 26-26.5 26.5+
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Near perfect lightweight gilet. Bought this as I have been happy with the Pro Team line and wanted a light, trim, and pack-able vest for transition season. Days that I only need it early on, then pack away for day, or can don and doff as I need. The gilet is an excellent and trim fit with a full stretch back panel. Breathes well posterior because of this and packs smaller too. The fit is shorter in front and back compared to Brevet as it's a race fit. I have used several times and like to leave it on more than take it off. Have never been a Hi-Vis guy but the chartreuse is a stylish way to pull it off and can work with a variety of jersey colors. Shoulders do flap a bit on descents and maybe the only mark against it so far. Light material can do this and i'm actually surprised as the brevet flaps less. Not enough to loose a star though. The single zipper is great and locks if pulled down, and can be unlocked if in the up position. This allows opening w/o using zipper.
Date published: 2016-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A 'need to have' for every cyclist Summer is over. This means that weather is becoming colder and that we offen start cycling when it's a bit dark. This gilet is the solutions for these problems. Wear this gilet and you are seen by everyone and you are protected against the cold weather.
Date published: 2016-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Go to Gilet I used to ride with Jersey / Jacket but was often either too warm or too cold, and I hate carrying kit or being layered up then too hot. This Gilet bridges the gap perfectly, it's become my 'go-to' piece of kit through Autumn, to a point where I'm unsure what I did without it. Holds off wind perfectly, breathable at the back. Only annoying element is it could do with one external pocket either on the back or front just to you can grab phone / food mid ride. Other than that perfect piece of kit and worth the price.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Neck too big. Fits well around the body and shoulders good, but the fit around the neck poor. Lets in cold air when you zip it all the way up, and still flaps around. Bit disappointing as expecting a better fit for a Pro Team garment
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor quality control Was sent a gilet with a very obvious fault in the zip which meant the gilet could not even be unzipped... returned and asked for an exchange by which time the correct size was sold out so I was given a refund. As it was a gift this is even more disappointing. The obvious fault should have been picked up at quality control considering this is a premium brand and I am used to much better quality from Rapha.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Weight and Highly Visible The weight and visibility are great. I have a pink one with a two-way zipper - and for some reason this one did not have one which is too bad. Two way zippers allow for easier retrieval from jersey pockets as the PT vest does not have pockets. My only other criticism is that the shoulders flap - not sure if that is a issue that can be viewed in future generations.
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent fit and performance This is a very versitle piece of kit. The fit is perfect for fast pace riding and very light. The stretchy back is a great addition and keeps everything in my pockets really tightly. I strongly recommend this for cooler weather.
Date published: 2016-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gilet!!!! I bought it because i like it, but i didn't know that you remove the double zipper(love it) it was really hard with the double zipper. With the gilet what can i say. One of the best, i recommend this one to everyone
Date published: 2016-11-23
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Hi I wear a Large normally, in this vest I'm going to wear over a jersey and a base layer, what size do you recommend?

Asked by: Carrasqueira
Hi, we recommend you choose your normal size, so please order a large.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2017-01-16

Did you (please) get rid of the zipper at the bottom this year?

Asked by: Zipp
Hi, this season's gilet only has a single zip.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-09-24
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