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Rapha Gilet

€70.00 was €145.00

Rapha Gilet is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 123.
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Designed specifically for milder weather, this high-performance product is great for cool starts and even cooler descents. The gilet is totally windproof, has two rear pockets and folds down small enough to fit into a jersey pocket.

Rapha Gilet€70.00

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Lightweight Cycling Gilet

The Rapha Gilet is designed for changeable conditions during milder weather. It is windproof, water resistant and perfect for cool mornings, seasonal showers and brisk descents. Made from an extremely breathable matt fabric, the central back panel uses elasticated mesh for added breathability. At just 115g (medium size) the gilet packs down to fit comfortably into a jersey pocket.

The latest version uses contrast trim down the rear central panel to give a stylish accent.The gilet has a full-length, offset zip with a soft fleece chin guard to prevent chafing and a lockdown puller to eliminate rattles. The gilet has a long-cut back, and a dropped tail protects from road spray.

Friction locks on the waist cord allow for easy adjustment on the move and the gilet has two elasticated cargo pockets and an additional front zipped pocket. To improve visibility, the gilet has reflective piping around the arm holes and a reflective Rapha logo at the back.

Reviews:

"The Gilet holds up well under the sort of changeable conditions that it was designed for. It provides just enough protection from a quick downpour, drying out quickly afterwards, and cuts through the wind keeping your core warm. I found that I’d instinctively grab the Gilet when heading out in anything less than perfect conditions – a testament to its performance.
Liam Glen on road.cc ****

FEATURES

  • Packs small enough to fit in a jersey pocket.
  • Windproof and water resistant to prevent chills.
  • Reflective piping and logos for safety.
  • Off-set front zip.
  • Two elasticated cargo pockets.
  • Zipped valuables pocket.

FABRIC

  • 100% Nylon

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash cool 30°
  • Wash dark colours separately
  • Do not use fabric softeners
  • Tumble dry cool: 1 dot
  • Cool iron: 1 dot
  • 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.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect in all respects Use it daily in the winter on morning rides here in deep south Texas. Also was perfect for riding Italy particularly Stelvio & La Gavia.great material excellent for layering and de-layering best Gilet I've seen.
Date published: 2017-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well worth the money and a great product The Rapha gilet does exactly what it's supposed to. It's well made and super lightweight with the added bonus of pockets (one zipped), which are welcome. It effectively keeps the wind out and folds down to fit easily into a rear pocket. Another great bit of kit from Rapha.
Date published: 2017-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For the chilly days. It does an amazing job of blocking cold air from hitting the chest. The mesh fabric in the back helps hot air inside the gilet escape, so there's no buildup of heat. I happened to have a good fit - No flapping in the wind (like my old wind breaker vest). Having back pockets is great as I don't have to go under the gilet to reach for stuff in my jersey pocket. The tiny side pocket comes in handy for small objects like keys. Great for layering. When the temp rises, the gilet comes off and folds nicely into my back pocket. Only gripe is the main zipper pull being too small to pinch with my winter gloves. Even harder when I'm on the move and I can't look down to see where the zipper pull is. I fixed that problem by attaching a large aftermarket zipper pull loop!
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Extra Windproofing My first ride in my gilet on a blustery February afternoon. The large size fits perfectly, with enough room to move but nothing flapping in the wind on fast descents. Very nicely made, great design, and the bright yellow is highly visible. It provided just enough extra protection from the wind. Much nicer than my previous gilet.
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rapha Gilet Like the design and especially the offsetting zipper.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New Favorite Layer I love all my Rapha products but this gilet is outstanding in keeping me warm on those cold California mornings.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight and effective. Easy to carry in a jersey pocket and extremely effective at keeping off the wind when worn. The rear pockets are especially useful on a gilet - too many other makes do not include them.
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice gilet , Great piece of kit .took the chill and wind out of the equation ..
Date published: 2016-12-29
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Can you please provide more detail on the location of the front zipped pocket please?

Asked by: Kirky
Hi, the front zipped pocket is located on the bottom, front left of the gilet.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2017-02-07

When viewing this online the color comes across as a bright red, but the order confirmation shows orange.  Is the color closer to stop-light red or caution orange?

Asked by: Jared
Hi, this gilet is closer to stop-light red.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2017-01-05

I fit perfectly snug in an XS Classic Jersey. Safe to say XS in this piece will fit as well? In other words: Is it more of a "classic" or "pro" fit?

Asked by: Timmiko
Hi, this gilet has more of a Classic fit and we recommend you choose the same size as you would in a Classic Jersey.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-11-21

Hi. would a person of 6 feet be a medium in the classic gilet? I am not around the person to take measurements and it's a gift. Also, what is your return policy?

Asked by: Michele10
Hi, it is very hard to advise you without any measurements. It would be best to estimate based on their size. If they are six foot and average build, a medium may be correct. We do offer free 90 day returns so they can exchange the size if needed.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-09-05

Hi, what is the weight of the classic gilet? How small does it pack?

Asked by: PhilH
Hi, the Classic Gilet weighs less than 150g and it packs up small enough to comfortably fit into a jersey pocket. An even lighter option would be the Brevet Gilet. Hope that helps.
Answered by: Rapha_CD
Date published: 2016-08-01

Is the fabric of this gilet the same as used on the Classic Wind Jacket?

Asked by: JF2016
Hi,both the Gilet and the Classic Wind Jacket are made from Breathable, windproof 100% Nylon
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-09-06
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