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Merino Mesh Base Layer - Short Sleeve

SEK650.00 (incl. import duty)

Merino Mesh Base Layer - Short Sleeve is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 8.
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A lightweight, merino-blend base layer, suitable for riding and racing year round. Designed to be worn under a jersey on hot days, or under several layers in cooler conditions. Extremely lightweight, offers exceptional levels of breathability and moisture transfer.

Merino Mesh Base Layer - Short SleeveSEK650.00

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Lightweight merino-blend cycling base layer for year-round riding

Designed for all conditions, including high summer, the Merino Mesh Base Layer offers high performance and exceptional comfort. Made from an updated merino-blend fabric exclusively for Rapha, the higher merino content provides excellent moisture management and natural antibacterial qualities, with further ventilation from a lightweight mesh structure. The Merino Mesh Base Layer has a dropped tail for a great fit on the bike, while flatlock seams and raglan sleeves ensure comfort. Finished with a Rapha logo tab on the chest.

For extra care machine wash in a garment bag to prevent any snagging on the delicate merino material.

FEATURES

  • Made from a proprietary merino-rich blend for the perfect balance of breathability and insulation
  • Lightweight open mesh structure
  • Flatlock seams for comfort and low bulk
  • Dropped tail to cover the lower back
  • Rapha tab on neck
  • Raglan sleeves
  • Naturally anti-bacterial, itch free and odour resistant

FABRIC

  • 60% merino wool
  • 40% polyester

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash at 30C in garment bag or handwash
  • Use Rapha Merino Wash, wool or non-bio detergent
  • Lay flat to dry in shade
  • Do not bleach

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 weight and moisture managment I use many of the Rapha 100% merino underwear, but sometime they are a bit thick and heavy in middle seasons. This Poly-Merino blend is the ideal alternative. Great fit and look!
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Undershirt I bought this top 2 weeks ago and love it! Not too hot, not too cold with winter now being upon us in Australia and fits really snug! I thought i'd have a bit more give and stretch like the merino base layer but that's about my only gripe! And the fact that i've put my finger through it and made a hole :(
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great layer! Very satisfied with my new layer. It does the job expected.
Date published: 2017-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best base layer out there IMO I was really disappointed when these base layers disappeared from the Rapha shop ... but am delighted they are back. The new colour is more 'dark fig' than purple which is just what I had hoped. The ideal complement to Rapha pink.
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unique product Less of a string vest than previous versions but still breathes well. I use it for cold morning commute to work, warm afternoon commute home in Melbourne autumn/winter.
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fantastic Base Layer Bought prior to a trip to Mallorca. Fantastic on hot days - you can really feel it working. Was a little uncomfortable on the first wear but after that it was fantastic.
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lighter than expected I bought it having in mind a warm base layer, but it is more like a mesh, not really like a merino T-shirt. To be fair, it doesn't mean it's not OK, it's simply different to what I expected.
Date published: 2017-05-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good, but Not as Breathable as you Would Think I'm a huge fan of all things Rapha and merino, but I was somewhat disappointed by these new (as of April/May 2017) merino mesh layers. I have an older version of the merino mesh base layer (long sleeve) and it is a lighter, more breathable material. The "mesh" is larger and lighter than this new "mesh" which is tighter and does not breathe as well. The new fabric is 60/40 merino/polyester blend which (strangely) seems to absorb more heat and body odor than the older 70/30 merino/polyester blend of the older fabric. My guess is that Rapha got too many complaints of the older mesh being too delicate and easy to rip (which is valid, though I've never had any issues) and they made a tighter/more durable fabric. To me, I would have preferred to keep the older fabric. Also, these base layers seem to run on the smaller side with my usual size mediums being *almost* too tight.
Date published: 2017-05-04
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what is the expected shrinking after washing - the fit is great but a little short (I bought a Large and I'm 179cm tall)

Asked by: Berrons
The product, if the correct care is followed as per the washing instructions, should not shrink,
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-05-05

Hello! I'd like to know if the fabric is made from a yarn where the polyester and the merino are intermingled together or if the fabric is plaited: polyester against the skin and merino on the outside (or vice-versa). Thank you.

Asked by: Berrons
The fabric is woven together, so this is a mix between both the Merino and the Polyester.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-05-05
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