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Brevet Insulated Jacket

CAD$185.00 was CAD$265.00 (incl. import duty)

Brevet Insulated Jacket is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 165.
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An extremely lightweight yet insulating jacket that packs down easily and provides breathable protection from the elements.

Brevet Insulated JacketCAD$185.00

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ßLightweight, packable, weather-resistant insulation

Long-distance riders can encounter a full range of weather conditions, so a lightweight layer that is both warm and packable is essential. The Brevet Insulated Jacket provides exceptional warmth, while highly breathable Polartec® Alpha® insulation ensures you won’t overheat during harder efforts. Extensively tested across a range of conditions: from the Transcontinental race across Europe, to the cold summits of Australia’s snowy mountains.

This versatile jacket is made for days when the weather is hard to predict. The fast-drying and hydrophobic properties of Polartec® Alpha® mean the jacket won’t hold water like natural down insulation and with a DWR (durable water repellent) coating you can watch the rain roll off.

Soft, brushed jersey side panels add warmth and allow the jacket to stretch over full pockets, while reflective detailing increases visibility in low light. When not in use the jacket rolls up neatly, secured by an elasticated loop at the neck.

Karen Whittier, product manager for insulation at Polartec, explains the science behind Polartec® Alpha®:

Polartec® Alpha® was engineered as an active insulation to regulate core body temperatures during both dynamic and static activities. This ‘adaptive’ breathability helps to eliminate the need for shedding or adding layers while on the move, making it ideal for cycling.

By keeping moisture vapour moving freely through the fabric, it increases overall air exchange and drastically speeds up dry times, providing thermal regulated comfort. Polartec® Alpha® is also highly compressible, made with a stable core that prevents ‘fibre migration’ to keep a uniform consistency, even after heavy wear and repeated laundering.


“Rapha's Brevet collection continues to grow and gain popularity with cyclists keen on going the distance or just boosting their visibility in low light, and the new Insulated Jacket with its excellent Polartec Alpha insulation is a particularly fine addition to the range.”
★★★★☆ David Arthur, »


  • Quick-drying and hydrophobic Polartec® Alpha® insulation for warmth in all conditions
  • Self-storing (folds into band at neck) for easy packing
  • DWR (durable water repellent) coating ensures that you stay dry in wet weather
  • Wind-resistant fabric gives protection from the elements
  • Dropped rear hem for added protection from road spray
  • Reflective detailing throughout for riding in low light
  • Concealed valuables pocket
  • Lockable zip puller to prevent jacket opening while riding
  • Brushed stretch side panels add warmth and accommodate full jersey pockets



  • 100% nylon
  • 81% polyester
  • 19% elastane
  • 100% polyester


  • Gentle machine wash 30ºC
  • Wash with like colours
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not dry clean
  • Use non-bio detergent

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 Great jacket! Jacket is another fantastic Rapha product - is light and yet water repellent as well as keeping you warm too. Would thoroughly recommend
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for cold climates I purchased this for commuting purposes. Living in Stockholm can be pretty cold. Perfect jacket I’m dry cold down to -5 with only a merino base layer. The inside of arms does get a little cold as the sleeve is a mix of different fabrics. Size wise I went up a size as the large I originally ordered was too tight in the chest and biceps. 193cm, 87kg and 104cm chest. Highly recommend it.
Date published: 2018-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brevet Insulated Jacket of joy This is probably one of the best Items of cycling kit i have from Rapha.
Date published: 2018-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Buy for a long time! I bought this as a winter mid layer as I ride early mornings, and its become my favorite piece to ride in full stop, now I am using it as a layering peice as its usually wet this time of year too, and it keeps me toasty warm but not overheat. I like it so much I even wear it chill in, amazing materials that are super light but super warm, fit is great too,
Date published: 2017-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High tech material The materials used are lightweight but offer great thermal properties. I rode last weekend in zero degrees with base layer, Jersey and jacket. I stayed warm enough on the down hills and didn't over heat on the climbs. One small thing I would change, I would prefer the three standard back pockets to access food, tech or gloves!
Date published: 2017-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile addition Excellent insulation piece which will pack down to store in my brevet jacket pocket Water resistance is ok the but the fabric gets a little "mushy " when damp. Breathability is excellent thanks to clever venting on the shoulders Size runs s little short at the front so opted for the next size up which is fine
Date published: 2017-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect winter jacket I’ve been riding in this jacket for the last month or so. It adds a different protection to other jackets in my wardrobe. This jacket comes in to its own in cold, windy and on the coldest of winter days. The days when if you use your thermal winter jacket, you may have to run a waterproof jacket over the top. For me this jacket fits perfect in to the category of a jacket and thermal top rolled in to one and this is how I’ve been wearing it, the days when I don’t want to wear both. The only things I would personally improve is the length of the jacket and a larger bigger pocket in the rear. I would like a little bit more length in the jacket overall. I wear a med size and I’m 5,11” but I feel that many of the rapha products fit perfect round the chest and arms. But lack in length for taller riders. This has been mention to me many times from other riders that are slim but tall. I still give this jacket top marks, but future jackets with these improvements would take it to another level. I’m a Yorkshire lad that rides everyday, rain or shine. Cheers
Date published: 2017-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice jacket! Great fit just true to size. Wore it one chilly Saturday ride and kept me warm. Love the colour. Another excellent product from Rapha.
Date published: 2017-11-27
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Hi Rapha - what's warmer Brevet Insulated Jacket or Pro Team insulated jacket?

Asked by: EdHeD
Hi, as we all regulate temperature differently it is hard to advice on the temperature ranges as it differs on individuals preference. We find the Pro Team Insulated Jacket best suitable for high tempo rides and the Brevet Insulated Jacket best suitable longer rides.
Answered by: sezr
Date published: 2017-11-21

How it could be folded, would it be folded like a small bag?

Asked by: Brevet insulated jacket
Hi, we suggest zipping up and folding as you would in a store. Lay flat, left quarter in and arm in, right quarter in and arm in, fold bottom half towards the neck and then roll from that bottom half up and lace the elastic band from the neck over the rolled up jacket.
Answered by: sezr
Date published: 2017-10-30

Hi, I usually buy xl which is a nice fit, should I size up for this? Cheers Howard 

Asked by: Howardt
You would not need to size up for this garment as this has a relaxed fit.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-10-30

I am a small in Pro Team, would I also be a small in Brevet?

Asked by: Jake_S
You would be a small in this item as our ranges run true to size. Please check the sizing chart and check your chest size on this item to be certain
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-10-27

How to pack jacket into the loop under colar? I try this and I think that it is imposible....

Asked by: mikemro
You can zip the jacket up, fold it in half and roll from the bottom nice and tight and then you will be able to place the loop over the bundle for this to go into your Jersey pocket.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-10-26

Are the chest bands on the dark navy jacket reflective?

Asked by: superh
Hi, the 2 stripes across the chest and also the stripe on the sleeve are part of this jacket's reflective detailing.
Answered by: sezr
Date published: 2017-10-25

Hi, is Dark Navy a blue specific new color or is the usual 'black' looking that we can see in the websites pics or around on web? Thanks

Asked by: Mastro
The Dark Navy is a Blue version of the Jacket
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-10-23

Hi, what type of fit I should the brevet insulated jacket? I am sz small in the Rapha classic winter softshell, but sz M in the pro line. I'm about 5ft9 and 135lbs - not sure which sz to order. Many thanks...

Asked by: MarkyB
This garment, unlike the Pro Team collection has a relaxed fit so a Small size should be the best suited fit.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-10-18
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