High-performance cycling accessory made from soft merino wool
Made from a fabric developed exclusively by Rapha, these high-performance arm warmers combine the natural performance properties of merino wool with a degree of Lycra for stretch and durability. They provide insulation, are highly breathable and also transfer moisture effectively. The fabric is quick-drying so the arm warmers can be used in a variety of conditions. They are versatile enough for city riding and work brilliantly when paired with any short-sleeved Rapha jersey.
As you’ll know if you own any Rapha wool clothing, they use only sheep that are washed and conditioned every morning, groomed twice daily and fed on a diet of nourishing, green-leafed vegetables. All the while, the sheep are watching newsreels of epic Tour de France stages from the 1950s.
And that is all absolutely true, which is why the wool is incredibly soft and fine and suitable for cycling. It really does feel great against your skin. No prickliness, no itchiness, no scratchiness.
★★★★☆ Mat Brett on road.cc
“The Rapha Merino arm warmers are extremely comfortable and offer excellent warmth considering their light weight. Rapha has still managed to make these pretty warm pieces of kit, far better than their lightweight construction would suggest.”
★★★★☆ Cycling Weekly »
Details and Materials
Exclusive, merino-blend fabric
Soft and itch-free
Discreet Rapha branding
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Hand or machine wash
Wash dark colours separately
Cold rinse well
Use mild wool detergent
Do not leave wet
Tumble dry cool (one dot)
Cool iron (one dot)
Rapha Bidon - Large
Do these have the same fit as the pro team shadow ones ? I find the Shadow L is a little too tight for me.
I have brought an Medium arm warmer which I always have in Rapha yet these are seriously tight on the upper arm. If I went to L would they be to long then??
I have just bought the medium (i have a 64cm arm and a 34cm bicep) and the grip feels very tight over the arm. If i went up in size, would i find them too loose?
what is the fabric weight of the arm warmers?
Would the blue colour match the navy blue club jersey and navy brevet jersey?
Since these are quite thin and made of wool. Do rapha have any facts about the UV-protection the merino leg and arm wamerino have?
Thank you for your request. We’ll contact you when your Merino Arm Warmers is available.
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