Rapha expands mountain bike clothing with fall / winter line
PRESS RELEASE: Rapha
Lightweight Trail Jacket – $ 180 USD
The Lightweight Trail Jacket is a compressible windproof shell designed for mountain biking in changing conditions. Made from a lightweight yet breathable nylon ripstop fabric treated for durable water repellency (DWR), this jacket offers weather protection in an extra small package. A helmet-compatible hood features an adjustable drawstring to provide a locked-in foot when the going gets tough, while an oversized TPU zip puller allows for easy ventilation while riding. When you’re not wearing the jacket, it stows away in its chest pocket for maximum compression capacity. Additionally, the Trail Lightweight Jacket comes with an additional strap that allows you to tighten your jacket all the way to your frame for a clean, off-body storage solution.
Hiking pants – $ 180 USD
The cornerstone of the Rapha Performance Trailwear range; The Trail Pants are very durable and fully equipped pants for versatile riding in cool conditions.
The women’s trail pant is made from a durable yet forgiving stretch nylon plain weave that’s tough enough to withstand the abuse of everyday mountain biking in cool conditions, while emphasizing flexibility and breathability. A low-profile stretch waistband creates locked-in comfort on and off the bike, while the shorts cut has been sized to accommodate a liner and tailored to fit with or without modern trail knee pads.
The men’s trail pant features a contoured, variable-width waistband for locked-in comfort on the bike and is made from a tough but forgiving plain weave stretch nylon, with a reinforced panel on the knees for durability increased. Trail pants are designed to be worn with or without modern trail knee pads.
Trail Shorts – $ 150 USD
Windbreaker jersey – $ 135 USD
A long-sleeved merino jersey with a new proprietary blend of highly breathable yet durable merino on the back and an abrasion-resistant windbreaker panel overlaid on the front, the Trail Merino Windblock Jersey is designed to meet the challenge of regulating your body temperature in cold weather conditions. Constant comfort when the weather gets colder.
Long Sleeve Tech Jersey – $ 90 USD / Short Sleeve – $ 75 USD
A durable, technical long-sleeved t-shirt designed for mountain biking. Made from recycled materials, the Trail Tech Long Sleeve Tee is durable and tear-resistant with an incredibly durable knit while remaining incredibly breathable and lightweight. A honeycomb fabric structure not only wicks sweat away from the skin, but also disperses moisture over a larger area, creating an incredibly quick-drying shirt. Textured fabric combined with a loose fit helps the t-shirt stand out from the rider’s skin for enhanced comfort, while an antibacterial treatment keeps it cool during long days in the saddle.
3/4 Tech Sleeves – $ 100 USD
Trail Hip Pack – $ 80 / Trail Socks $ 22.50 USD
The Trail Hip Pack is a reliable companion for long days on the trail, able to store your things safely while you ride. Made from a durable, fully recycled, easy-to-clean ripstop fabric, this comfy bum bag offers multiple storage and attachment solutions for your essentials, including two water bottle pockets, a 3L internal capacity, and a External drawstring that can be used to tie down a jacket or an extra layer. Another front valuables pocket inside the bag includes a key fob to keep your valuables safe. Adjustable waist straps provide a locked-in fit, while a snug, breathable back panel improves comfort while preventing the bag from jostling as you ride. Finally, an aqua-guard zipper seals things in, adding an extra layer of protection from the elements.
For more information on sizes, availability and technical details, visit rapha.cc.