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Imperial Works Men's Merino Base Layer

A versatile base layer in the colours of Rapha’s original members’ club.
£42.00 £60.00

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Part of the Imperial Works collection, this merino base layer pays homage to an important part of Rapha’s history. Made with our pioneering merino wool blend, this base layer is as versatile as it is comfortable, promising to keep you cool on scorching hot climbs and warm on freezing winter descents. Naturally antibacterial and odour resistant, the merino base layer fabric is soft making it ideal for wearing both on and off the bike. All the seams have flatlock stitching to avoid chafing and are positioned behind the shoulders to avoid bag or bib straps rubbing while cycling.

To find out more about our range of base layers, read our Base Layer Guide.

Details and Materials

  • Limited edition design
  • Black, gold and purple livery
  • Garment dyed
  • Rapha Logo label on chest
  • Contrast piping
  • Naturally antibacterial and odour resistant


  • 100% Wool

Contrast 1:

  • 86% Polyester
  • 14% Elastane


Chest 88 94 100 106 112 118
Waist 72 78 84 90 96 102
Hips 88 94 100 106 112 118
Chest 34.5 37 39 41.5 44 46.5
Waist 28 30.5 33 35.5 38 40
Hips 34.5 37 39 41.5 44 46.5


3.8 / 5

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Care instructions

  • Machine wash 30ºC on wool/delicates cycle
  • Use detergent formulated for wools and silks
  • Dry flat
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean
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