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Pro Team Rain Gilet

£140.00

Pro Team Rain Gilet is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5.
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Inspired by the racing needs of the pros, this sleeveless waterproof outer layer offers protection for your core and packs down into a jersey pocket.

Pro Team Rain Gilet£140.00

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Pocket-sized waterproof gilet

The Pro Team Rain Gilet is an essential piece of kit for days when the weather looks changeable. Packing down into a jersey pocket, it is less bulky than a jacket and will keep your core protected should rain set in. A pared-back take on the popular Pro Team Race Cape, the Rain Gilet uses the same breathable and waterproof fabric by Polartec – which is new and improved for 2016. A dropped tail keeps road spray off the back of your jersey, and the fabric has a slight stretch to allow the gilet to keep its shape over fully-loaded pockets. It also shares the same Pro Team race fit as the Race Cape. As with most of our Pro Team products, this gilet was designed in response to a direct request from our teams - in this case Team Sky - for a versatile, protective garment with minimal bulk.

N.B. To maintain and protect your waterproof products we recommend using Rapha Apparel Re-Proofer »

FEATURES

  • Race-proven breathable, waterproof Polartec fabric – New for 2016
  • Zip pocket [not waterproof] on left side – New for 2016
  • Reflective details on front and back
  • Packs down into jersey pocket
  • Soft neoprene collar
  • Easy-up VISLON® zip
  • Dropped tail
  • Three-layer laminate fabric
  • Pro Team race fit

FABRIC

  • 90% polyester
  • 10% spandex

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash – 30C
  • Wash with similar colours
  • Rinse well
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not iron
  • 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.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another piece of vital kit I was not sure on this as i had tried the full race cape and found i never used it. This kit is diffrent as i have the wind gilet from pro team and use that all the time so i guessed this also would be usfull. The quality is excellentas expected the outer is like the hardshell material now rather than tbe cold shiny of the old cape / gilet fit is goid and back is longer for better protection. I have not worn yet out so cant speak about performance but glad i bought it and it will get used
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fitting gilet The fit is excellent, trim torso and a good length to provide cover from road spray, The fabric feels breathable and robust. The gilet is packable enough to be stored in a jersey pocket and I feel is packable enough whilst still being robust. The zip seems high quality and the tab at the front would allow it to be closed with velcro if pulling it on mid ride or race when sitting-up to fasten up the zipper, or stopping, wasn't practical. Colour-wise, the chartreuse colour is bright yet without the day-glow associated with the usual high visibility colours. The only slight downside is that the colour does show grime/dirt which I feel is to be expected, it's a price I'm happy to pay for increased visibility when riding through the Autumn and Winter months. Overall, highly recommended.
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Waterproofing is splendid This is a must have garment in any cyclist wardrobe. The pro team gilet is great when you have those sudden downpours and fits neatly in your jersey pocket. It's also great for autumn conditions if you like to layer up. Combined with a long sleeved jersey and a baselayer it's great for those chilly starts and unpredictable weather. I was caught in an autumn shower the other weekend and it was particularly heavy. I was amazed and immensely satisfied with how the water simply beaded off the material. Very satisfied with this product and it's a must need for the cycling wardrobe.
Date published: 2016-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great rain gilet I love this gilet. Great fit and packable. This is my go to gilet for BC Canada in fall season.
Date published: 2016-10-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Indispensable I suggested this product on a Raphael Survey a few years back. First batches were in dull colours but as soon as I saw the yellow version it was a must buy. Very very useful product. Core warm and dry in heavy rain and showers. Keep moving and not too hot , first proper use today in a very heavy rain shower and 5 degrees centigrade . Kept my core warm and dry, I did not get too hot.The deluge stopped or got back to drizzle, gilet returned to back pocket.
Date published: 2016-10-23
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I am currently wearing XS for super lightweight jersey (which fit rather perfect) what will be your recommended size for this  Gilet

Asked by: Obby32
Hi, we would recommend choosing a small in this product.
Answered by: Rapha_JMD
Date published: 2017-01-27

How would this Gilet compare to the other gilets you offer in terms of wind protection? I'd like to buy something which offers some wind protection and shower protection but is also breathable.

Asked by: MAR29
Hi, this gilet does offer wind and water protection but as it is completely waterproof, it is slightly less breathable than some of our lighter weight gilets.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-12-19

Hi,currently I wear a medium in the classic long sleeve training top and a large in the pro team training jacket,what size would u recommend in this product to wear over the classic range? Thanks in advance.

Asked by: Ricoo
Hi, we recommend you choose a large in this product.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-12-19

How breathable is the gillet? For instance if worn over a pro team softshell jacket?

Asked by: limbu29
Hi, this gilet is made from a breathable, very waterproof fabric called Polartec Neoshell.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-12-06

Hello, is the pro team rain vest made in China or another country? Thank you

Asked by: Steven0567
Hi, this item is made in China.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-09-29
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