Technical outer layer for cold-weather cycling
The Pro Team Jacket is designed for high-tempo interval training in cold weather. When you are riding on the limit in low temperatures, breathability and protection from the elements is essential. Using an innovative windproof Polartec® softshell with a perforated membrane and water-repellent treatment on the leading panels, the rear panels are made using Super-Roubaix for insulation and wicking where it matters. The jacket has a higher-cut waist at the front and lower hem at the back for an ‘aero’ fit, while the high collar offers greater protection in cold and wet conditions.
PLEASE NOTE: Sizing for this edition has been altered for this season to align with the rest of the PRO TEAM products. If you have a previous edition that fits well, you should now order the size up.
NB: The Pro Team Jacket is not fully waterproof. We recommend packing a Rapha Rain Jacket with you as a waterproof outer layer for training rides.
‟The adaptability of the Pro-Team jacket is what has made this one of Rapha’s out-and-out success stories. It is one of those rare items of cycle clothing that is suited to such a wide variety of climates - from autumn right through the winter to spring - that you’ll struggle to want to put anything else on.”
– The Times, 30 January 2015
‟For years, I held onto an old team jacket by Giordana for cold rides because of its feel and function: fleecy and warm but not suffocating, with a svelte, race cut. Now I go for the Rapha Pro Team jacket, for the same reasons – plus the fact that it looks good. Granted, as a grown man who wears tight pants in public, I realize I am not fit to judge aesthetics. But my wife, who generally rolls her eyes at cycling apparel, actually likes this one. So there's that.”
– Bike Radar - Best Bike Gear of 2013
"I’ve really enjoyed using this jacket. It doesn’t have the warmth of some other winter jackets, but for its stated purpose – fast training sessions where you’re going to be working hard – you can’t argue with that. It’s biggest draw is the fact that its so much more lightweight and slim-cut than most other jackets of this kind."
- Review on road.cc by Mat Brett ****
"Where the fleece and wind-blocker membrane double up, the jacket remains extremely thin and light, but still does a good job of keeping you warm. All this makes for a very versatile piece of clothing. With a heavy base layer it will be enough (in the dry) down to around six or seven degrees, with a thin, sleeveless string base layer – and the zip partially undone – you can use it up to 14-15 degrees. With a rain cape over the top it will be enough in even colder weather."
- Cycling Weekly *****
- Eurobike Award 2012
- Polartec Apex Award 2012