Lightweight merino-blend cycling base layer for year-round riding
Designed for riding and racing in all conditions, the Merino Mesh Base Layer offers incredible breathability, exceptional moisture transfer and class-leading comfort. Wear beneath a thermal jersey and jacket in the winter or under a flyweight jersey in the height of summer for year-round performance. Made from a second generation merino-blend fabric, woven exclusively for Rapha, the higher merino content provides excellent moisture management and natural antibacterial qualities, with further ventilation guaranteed by the lightweight mesh structure. The Merino Mesh Base Layer is available with short or long sleeves, or no sleeves at all, and has a dropped tail for a great fit on the bike. It is finished with a Rapha logo tab on the chest.
For extra care machine wash in a garment bag to prevent any snagging on the delicate merino material.
Details and Materials
- Made from a proprietary merino-rich blend for the perfect balance of breathability and insulation
- Lightweight open mesh structure
- Flatlock seams for comfort and low bulk
- Dropped tail to cover the lower back
- Rapha tab on neck
- Raglan sleeves
- Naturally anti-bacterial, itch free and odour resistant
HELP WITH MEASURING
HELP WITH MEASURING
Using a tape measure, take the total measurement around the fullest part of your chest, holding the tape horizontally.
Run the tape around the narrowest part of your waist holding the tape horizontally.
Stand with your feet together and measure around the fullest point of the hip, keeping the tape measure horizontal.
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- Machine wash at 30C in garment bag or handwash
- Use Rapha Merino Wash, wool or non-bio detergent
- Lay flat to dry in shade
- Do not bleach
Are these different from the mesh that you sold a couple of years ago? They don't look the same.
How is the fit and sizing for these baselayers. The medium classic and medium pro team jersey fits me really well. Should I get a medium or small?
what is the expected shrinking after washing - the fit is great but a little short (I bought a Large and I'm 179cm tall)
Hello! I'd like to know if the fabric is made from a yarn where the polyester and the merino are intermingled together or if the fabric is plaited: polyester against the skin and merino on the outside (or vice-versa). Thank you.
Thank you for your request. We’ll contact you when your Merino Mesh Base Layer - Short Sleeve is available.
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