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Pro Team Base Layer - Short Sleeve

SEK550.00 (incl. import duty)

Pro Team Base Layer - Short Sleeve is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 238.
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A short sleeve cycling base layer designed to be worn under a jersey or jacket when training and racing in warm to hot conditions.

Pro Team Base Layer - Short SleeveSEK550.00

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High-wicking base layer for summer riding

This is a cycling base layer created for riding and racing in warm to hot conditions. Developed in conjunction with professional cyclists, the main body is made from an open mesh fabric that offers exceptional breathability and moisture transfer, while the stretch side panels offer a close, Pro Team fit. A new version of the base layer has the phrase ‘SOLDATS DU CYCLISME’ across the chest. This French expression, meaning ‘soldiers of cycling’ was used by journalists to describe riders of the fearsomely difficult early editions of the Tour de France. The white short sleeve version reads ‘TANT QUE JE RESPIRE, J’ATTAQUE’ meaning ‘As long as I breathe, I attack’. A famous phrase said by French great Bernard Hinault, it reflects the Badger’s aggressive style of racing. The black short sleeve version has the slogan 'NOUS MARCHONS À LA DYNAMITE' (‘we run on dynamite’), the words of Henri Pelissier, the 1923 winner of the Tour, who was describing how racers of his era were fuelled by an explosive concoction of stimulants. The hi-vis pink short sleeve version of the base layer reads, ‘SE FRENI, NON VINCI’, a phrase uttered by Mario Cipollini that illustrates the great sprinter’s simple desire to win at all costs: “If you brake, you won’t win.”

NB: The Pro Team Base Layer sizing is race-tight. Please select your regular jersey size or, if you want a more relaxed fit, move up one size.

Reviews:

“Some people don’t see the point of wearing base layers in the summer but I almost always do, feeling more comfortable with one on. It’s up to you, naturally. Rapha’s Pro Team Base Layer really is one of the best I’ve used for hot rides and, believe me, I’ve used a hell of a lot over the years.” Road.cc

“From the moment it arrived, Rapha’s Pro Team Base Layer’s been on heavy rotation. And by heavy rotation I mean every ride. Extremely lightweight with a tailored fit and a highly effective wicking performance, this base layer should be on your radar if you’re looking for the best with a healthy dose of aesthetic seasoning.”

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FEATURES

  • Highly breathable and sweat-wicking mesh fabric
  • Anti-bacterial treatment - fabric stays fresher for longer
  • Stretch side panels ensure a close, Pro Team fit
  • Bound neckline and arm holes for comfort
  • Flatlock seams to prevent chafing

FABRIC

    Body:
  • 94% polyester
  • 6% elastane
    Side panels:
  • 86% polyester
  • 14% elastane

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash 40C
  • Drip dry in shade
  • Wash dark colours separately
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not dry-clean
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron

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 Podium material The first time i wore this piece was for a mountain bike time trial event and voila - i ended up on the podium! The weather was sneaky - it was really warm outside, but there was a chance of rain. And we did get plenty of it during the race. Never felt cold, never felt hot, i was glad to have the extra layer - especially after the finish, standing and cooling down in the pouring rain.
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit, nice and snug. Comfortable Tried merino but it doesn't last and gets damp with high intensity training. The Pro Team base layer is a snug fit, very comfortable, doesn't go baggy over time like merino and I always feel dry wearing one.
Date published: 2017-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vest Was slightly sceptical of whether this would be any better than my other brand vests. Fit is superb, side panels are partly responsible I think. It's a first class piece of kit
Date published: 2017-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best under garment ever! In all the sports that I have practised, I always used good under garments, but never came across this one! Absolutely the best. It keeps you warm and at the same time it breathes really well, so you won't be soaked in sweat when you go fast! Fits very tight, and stays really nice even after multiple washes!
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Got it 3 weeks ago - very happy. Excellent base layer .
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Excellent performance; very SPIFFY looking. I even find myself wearing these off the bike.
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the work Keep body a little bit cooler during warm days and little warmer on cold days. Now isn't the jersey mark with sweats mark
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable A very comfortable base layer. I've bought the sleeveless baselayer previously and wasn't sure about buying a short sleeve version. Having worn it a few times Im more than happy. It's tight fitting but performs very well especially in a humid British summer
Date published: 2017-07-16
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I'm a XL in the Pro Team short sleeve jerseys and a XL in the Bevret lightweight jersey, should I downsize for this baselayer or stick to the same size?

Asked by: admac58
You should stay the same size in the base layers.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-05-29

Hi, i picked up an x-small merino mesh base layer and sizing is just perfect, nice and tight.Would you recommend going for the same size with the pro team base layer?

Asked by: Polalex
You should fit into the XS Pro Team Base Layer as the sizing guide is accurate to the garments dimensions.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-03-21

I am 182 cm and weighting 85kg, what size would you recommend?

Asked by: avaugeois
Hi, please do refer to the sizing guide for fit measurements.
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-06-30

How often do is it recommended to wash this garment on very light rides (commuting) I have noticed no oder even after several days. I don't want to ruin it in the wash every night or permanent body mold                                

Asked by: Rick rick
Hi, this is very much a personal preference and as such we do not have any specific recommendation as long as the care label is followed when washing.
Answered by: Rapha_MJ
Date published: 2016-10-16
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