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Pro Team Race Cape

DKK990.00 was DKK2,200.00 (incl. import duty)

Pro Team Race Cape is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 9.
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The wet-weather race jacket of choice for Team Sky and WIGGINS, featuring a new highly breathable and fully waterproof performance fabric.

Pro Team Race CapeDKK990.00

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World-Tour proven waterproof shell

On hard rides or races in changeable conditions riders need a breathable and waterproof outer shell that will protect them from the worst of the weather and won’t cause them to overheat. The Rapha Pro Team Race Cape is that garment.

This season’s updated version is made of a new performance fabric by Polartec that is both highly breathable and offers superior protection from the elements. Also new for 2016 is a small zip pocket on the left side of the jacket, for easy access to an energy bar or gel.

A favourite garment of pro racers such as WIGGINS’ Owain Doull, who says it “almost feels like a normal jersey”, the Race Cape is tailored for a close ‘Pro Team fit’ and has extra features such as zipped cuffs and fully-taped seams. The jacket packs down into a compact bundle and fits in a jersey pocket.

A dropped tail keeps road spray off of the back of your jersey, and the fabric has a slight stretch to allow the jacket to keep its shape over fully-loaded pockets.

The zip has a textured puller for easy use when wearing gloves, and the zipped cuffs make it easy to remove the jacket while on the bike, as well as providing ventilation. The cape also has a bonded strip at the elbows for you to cut around, if you prefer your waterproof short-sleeved.

N.B. To maintain and protect your waterproof products we recommend using Rapha Apparel Re-Proofer »

Reviews:

"Rapha makes some bloody good kit and the Race Cape is a prime example. It looks great even in hard-to-pull-off fluoro yellow ('chartreuse' in Rapha-speak) and fit and comfort is superb. Designed with performance in mind - with input from Team Sky - it's snug, with a shorter front so it keeps its shape when you're on the drops. The zip has a storm flap, the cuffs are zipped, it breathes really well and is highly waterproof." - Cycling Plus, March 2015

FEATURES

  • Waterproof, breathable stretch fabric by Polartec – New for 2016
  • Zip pocket [not waterproof] on left side – New for 2016
  • Reflective details on front and back
  • Soft neoprene collar
  • Zips on cuff to make it easier to take on and off
  • Easy-up VISLON® zip
  • Three-layer laminate fabric
  • Pro Team race fit

FABRIC

  • 68% polyester
  • 32% nylon

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash – 30C
  • Wash with similar colours
  • Rinse well
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not iron
  • Do not steam
  • Do not dry clean

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 excellent jacket like all the Pro team gear, this does the job and does it very well....if you ride in the wet or cold then it should be a staple part of your wardrobe...keeps you dry and comfortable...I can highly recommend it.....
Date published: 2017-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lightweight and breathable I love the colour. I already have a jacket but loved the colour, so had to have it when they reduced the price. Very light, add no extra warmth other than stopping all the wind and rain. A tight pack into a jersey pocket but wear on fast rides in nasty weather, so rarely take off.
Date published: 2017-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unique layer for wet or cold rides This has excellent wind and rain protection yet still breathes well. I use it for 30-50 degrees and can wear a single layer under it and be comfortable. Small side pocket for keys, zips at wrists for snug fit and easy on/off. Not stretchy or flappy due to perfect Rapha fit with long tail and sleeves. Cool color draws comments. Must-have part of my kit.
Date published: 2017-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent cut I bough this item to use as a high-performance rain jacket (tested out the Rapha Rain Jacket from my friend and preferred this product). The cut is something I have never experienced before - it isn't most practical on a coffee stops, but is ideal for riding on the drops. Folds quite nicely on to a pocket (Midweight Pro Team Jersey), though if you are looking for more compact then this might not be your choice. Highly satisfied with the quality of the product. I can recommend this warmly.
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Waterproof and not too sweaty Breathability is improved over the 2016 version, waterproofness has never been a problem. Nice addition of low key pro team branding too.
Date published: 2017-08-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not tested in the weather yet Bought this for an Italian winter cycle, so have only worn it around to test size, quality, etc. in that regard this is very good and am looking forward to testing in the winter cold. It feels strong and is of high quality. I ended up getting the XXL as I will probably wear layers under it and I think this is about right, I am 194cm/86kg and it's not overly big on me. The features, length and fastening is good.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Race cape good but not brilliant for the money This new cape has more roomier sleeves and tighter around the core compared to the older version but it also does not bead water as well. It keeps you dry but gets wetter than rain jacket.
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works well as a cool weather jacket Love the race cape so far. I have not had the pleasure of riding with it in the rain yet, but I have used it on some brisk morning commutes and didn't have problems over-sweating in it.
Date published: 2017-09-12
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How is this cut compared to the rain and wind jackets?

Asked by: Chas270
Our Pro Team Race Cape is cut with a streamlined sillouhette that has a longer tail and shorter front to facilitate riding in the drops, while the Classic Rain and Wind Jackets have a more relaxed fit
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-08-14

is this a packable jacket or one you are going to wear the entire ride as it wont pack down?

Asked by: Josh8
This jacket is packable to be placed in the rear pocket of a Jersey.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-08-01
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