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V-Neck Base Layer

SEK490.00 was SEK650.00 (incl. import duty)

V-Neck Base Layer is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 36.
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Keeping you cool in summer and warm in winter, Rapha’s V-neck base layer wicks moisture superbly and is odour resistant. Ideal for wearing under a shirt, it is perfect for city riders.

V-Neck Base LayerSEK490.00

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Super fine merino cycling base layer

The latest edition to the Rapha base layer range is made from an even lighter, finer merino than Rapha’s regular base layers. Ideal for spring and summer riding, the yarn of the V-neck is beautiful to the touch and transfers moisture away from the skin superbly. The base layer’s V-cut neck makes it ideal to be worn with buttoned shirts for a smarter appearance, perfect for the city bike rider.

Merino wool is naturally anti-bacterial, odour resistant and itch free. The V-Neck Base Layer has flatlock stitching so the seams won’t chafe and the seams are positioned behind the shoulders to avoid bag straps rubbing while cycling. The base layer is close fitting and cut longer at the back for a better fit on the bike.

NB: Unfortunately, due to its fine merino construction, the V-Neck Base Layer is unable to be repaired by our Repair Service.

Reviews:

"if the v-neck is worn as prescribed, it will be under the polo or long-sleeve shirt in more formal scenarios than that of a sprinting peloton. this likely has a pile to do with sartorial elegance when worn with the forthcoming tweed jacket, or perhaps under a john herety tank-top. the quality of rapha's merino baselayers has, so far as i'm aware, never been called into question; i've worn them for many a long year and you won't hear any complaints from me. this version seems just a shade thinner than their regular crew-neck baselayers, and definitely a lot thinner than their merino crew-neck (which is winter specific anyway), but i'm afraid i was unable to detect any reduction in warmth throughout my various modes d'emploi."
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"While I love cycling specific clothes that look good on or off the bike, things that facilitate movement and comfort while being active throughout the day, I hate to have something so precious that you are afraid to do anything in it. Despite my fears, after about 6 months of heavy use, they are holding up just fine."
Bespoke & Wheel

To maintain and protect your merino products we recommend using Rapha Merino Wash »

Rapha Merino Wash has been specially formulated for Rapha merino products, with a gentle action that cleans without stripping out the natural oils that are the key to merino’s performance. Used regularly, the wash will remove dirt and refresh merino garments thanks to ingredients that include Rapha’s Ventoux fragrance. Inspired by the plants and herbs that grow on the slopes of the ‘Giant of Provence’, the wash also has natural Cedar extract to help repel moths.

FEATURES

  • Beautifully soft and itch-free
  • Naturally anti-bacterial and odour resistant
  • Close fit with flat-locked stitching for comfort, seams positioned behind shoulders to avoid rub from bags or bib-shorts
  • Washes beautifully
  • Fabric weight is 150g/m2

FABRIC

  • 100% merino wool

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Hand or machine wash
  • Wash dark colours separately
  • Cold rinse well
  • Use mild wool detergent
  • Normal spin
  • Do not leave wet
  • Tumble dry cool: 1 dot
  • Cool iron: 1 dot

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 Quality Merino Very well made and comfortable! I like the form fit and bigger V neck opening.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great base layer This pink layer is first of all VERY NICE, and very comfortable to wear. I love it too wear under a Jersey. Breathable and cool
Date published: 2017-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Swell Beautiful fabric, Nice cut. Deep v neck will make me want to drop weight, do pushups, and shave my chest.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from V-neck base layer is the best shirt in the world There isn't another shirt on the market that matches the quality and style of the Rapha merino base layer. I use them unceasingly -- on the bike to work, as undershirts at my office, and for weekend adventures (just as good under the kit as on a hike or around camp). They are thin but never die.
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best thermal Finally someone made a long enough slim fit thermal. V neck is perfect under shirt and merino is soft against body unlike some others.
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight, cool. This is what I expect from a base layer; fine, highly wicking and snug. But when things get hot, these are also great on their own (if you don't mind showing some chest hair...)
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Every day These are the base layer of my life, in all seasons. They're perfect; I just need to figure out how to deal with pit stains and then they'll be 6/5.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect as always In summer and winter always usfull Excellent quality and shapeb
Date published: 2017-04-22
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Is the relative size of the V the same as in the V Neck Warm Weather Base Layer?

Asked by: Tstmoy
The drop of the V in these two tops are the same
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-08-21
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