Newsletter Settings, Viewing 19 posts - 1 through 19 (of 19 total), Premier Partners for Singletrack issues & exclusive subscriber perks, Metcheck MTB Weather Forecasts At A Glance, Singletrack Cycle Of Good Inner Tube Belt, Singletrack Lockdown 2020 426ml Coffee Mug, Fresh Goods Friday 529 – The Quiet Mad Friday In Edition, Christmas Countdown Day 19 – MilKit Tubeless Bundle, A Dog’s Life Episode 4 With Brendan Fairclough, Track Walk: Brendan Fairclough’s Newest ‘Dog’s Life’ Line. I’ve always found Castelli sizing to be spot on when using their sizing chart. (Considering Rapha softell trousers), Rapha size chart excerpt: XS … Can anyone advise? Jersey Downsize If you've lost weight through training, we'll help the new you into a new jersey, with 50% off a smaller size of the same style. Link Removal I'm large size rapha. I have an old Rapha top that is an XL and it fits the same. Privacy They are meant to be the equivalent of a skin suit as they are race wear. Current Rapha is about just about normal – I’m a large with a 41″ chest, and it’s snug but not tight. I’m a medium in Gore, Endura etc but went up a size in Castelli. I'm considering Pro Team bibs and jersey. Incredibly, despite most of Rapha's sale items being largely out of stock in anything above a size small, the Women's Souplesse Race Cape is available in navy blue and dark navy, in sizes XS to XL. Gravel is its spiritual home. For me Rapha tops are too long on the chest and once you are down in the drops the zip will ruffle up unless it is a quarter length zip. I’m pretty sure that my bottom half is Castelli large, and my top half a medium. How does Rapha's sizing look like compared to Castelli? Forum Rules For that hight will you go for long or normal … To be honest I have worn it a handful of times only as I’m embarrassed to be seen in it. Rapha Clothing Last Fall I flea-bayed my first piece of Rapha clothing and immediately new it was just a different level of clothing and it has been downhill (for my bank account) since that time. Top. As per monkfish, I’m a small in normal rapha kit and a medium in castelli. Oddly I also bought a Rapha skinsuit and it was so thin and stretchy the small felt baggy, but it also felt like it would shred at the first sign of contact with anything. If you go a size up for comfort off the bike then they are not going to fit you correctly on the bike. I take M in ASSOS and Castelli S in Rapha. I’m yet to find a Rapha piece that fits well. Tight/firm fit is excellent for me Thank you Nir Israel I’m not skinny but I’m hardly a tubster either. In particular: Rapha pro team bib + club jersey. But each has clear strengths, such that the perfect cycling wardrobe is a health mix from each brand. Rapha depends on the range – Pro range is slim, City range is a touch more relaxed (but still slim). 65kg and 5’10” (176cm) so surely climber not sprinter build. Small in Rapha is perfect. This topic has 18 replies, 17 voices, and was last updated. Login/cookie issues? 6’2 and 63kg, in regular proportions. Rapha Touring shorts (size 30) £15 Some very light bobbling and a bit of the stitching is coming away, apart from that they’re in good condition! I wear Assos medium in the Mille S5 and NeoPro S7 and Equipe S7. (fwiw wiggle/dhb sizing is/was pretty good). Two cycling brands dominate the premium apparel market: Assos and Rapha. CHPT3 is a brand created by former pro cyclist David Millar and uses the Italian cycling brand Castelli as the template for its designs. Four pairs of bibshorts–Assos T F1.Mille_S5, Capo Drago, Rapha Pro Team, and Castelli Free Aero–are compared in this review on the basis of their fit, comfort and performance. I have washed the bibs several times at 30 degrees, as advised by Rapha, and they've come out like new each time. I wear Mediums in just about everything BUT rapha. 72kg. I do 34x34 and its damn near perfect, with a slightly shorter (high-water) bit near the ankles, but I have lived with this since adolescence. Assos T … I've found their sizing chart to be pretty accurate. Quite a lot of garments from Castelli in my wardrobe and 90% is XL. Considering Rapha cross bibs and cross longsleeve jersey If I am a 30 in waist, is it safe to order the appropriate 30" Small trousers from the Rapha fit chart? Rapha Pro Team Training Long Sleeve Jersey features, sizing and construction. If you’re a lean athletic type then Castelli sizing will be spot on. All Rapha orders can be returned within 90 days for either an exchange or refund completely free of charge, so you'll never be out-of-pocket purchasing from Rapha. i’m (a skinny) 6’2″, not a freak, their XXL bib shorts barely reach my knees. Currently i wear Fi Uno S5 medium, Equipe jersey size medium. Bought a small Castelli CX skinsuit and it was stretching-at-the-seams-fighting-to-get-it-on tight, as in worried it’d rip as I struggled to put it on at a race. Does anyone know what the sizing is like? CHPT3. ie do the trousers fit 'small' or 'larger'? Premier Club Mainly looking for a ss jersey, maybe a jacket to. I find the trouser sizing odd�I couldn't find a size that fit me properly. I’m after something really nice to wear on the road bike, I love the look of the rapha gear and also Castelli to. i can’t speak for Rapha, but i’d describe Castelli sizing as ‘****ing hilarious’. I've purchased Gore Element jersey in size L and was pretty surprised: fits well: not skinny, not loose, quite long. I mean is it really authentic, no. I find the trouser sizing odd�I couldn't find a size that fit me properly. I am small in both, just like I am small in everything else. RAPHA(Cycling)-Women´s Classic Shorts-Regular-Size M (Capistrano Beach) $65 Rapha Long Sleeve Core Jersey in Maroon, Small, Fantastic Condition (Brooklyn) $70 Men's Lululemon Core Shorts - size … I wear a medium in the country jersey but a large in the lightweight jersey (and the LS winter jerseys), and a large in the bibs (for reference, I'm 5'10", ~170-175lbs). 5' 9" and 170, 32 waist in jeans. The Rapha website says to size up on all Pro Team apparel. I recently bought a size large in the Rapha Pro Team Bib Shorts. Rapha jersey ( pro team climber, pro team aero) Size S $60 Rapha ( red ) Size S $ 40 Sportful Size S $ 40 le coq sportif $ 40 Dhb Size XS $ 20 Please email me if you are interested. I'm 6'2" 175lbs Castelli Aero race I wear a medium jersey and a medium bib Rapha Pro Team I wear a small jersey and medium bib Rapha Core I wear a small bib The race stuff is super tight and gets more forgiving as you move away from the aero focused kit. Contact Us Even Rapha’s own promotional material shows the problem; Raced to victory at the highest level of the sport. Swapped for a medium which was race tight (and then failed at the seams anyway…) I AM a small in the Gabba jersey which is very slightly bigger, as it’s designed to fit over a base layer and race fit jersey. The jersey features a classic three-pocket layout with a valuables compartment and pump sleeve. 6.2" (188cm) rather bigger frame. I bought some Rapha shorts to compare; the Carbon are cheaper & more comfortable. Rapha vs Gore sizing Hi all. As above, Rapha is reasonably true to size, bearing in mind that it’s tight fitting clothing. A size 'S' would fit me nice on the waist, but likely be too long. I need to go Large in the tops, Medium in the bottoms...except the knickers which run too short for my taste. I haven't yet bought my 1st bike kit, and slowly getting into. I'm 5'11'', 158lb. for Castelli Gabba II s/s I needed to go a size up. 65kg and 5’10” (176cm) so surely climber not sprinter build. Before you direct me to their website, I'll tell you that I am familiar with the sizing guide for Rapha jerseys. I am 1.85 and 90kg. Both brands have different fit blocks for different jerseys varying from race fit to ‘club’ fit. I prefer the Lusso Carbon bibshorts to anything else I've tried. They feel pretty perfect right out of the box. Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. OK considering some Rapha clothing for the first time, already wear a lot of Merino - Icebreaker, Swobo. I suspect that when they twigged their American/Mamil customer base, they abandoned the Italian racer sizing! Trousers I find are accurate in waist and length. I haven't tried the mediums but from what I've read I might be able to squeeze into them. Classifieds Rules The sizing is true, the only companies I trust to buy with confidence are Lusso & Rapha, I do buy Castelli but have to buy large rather than medium. Rapha’s not new to cycling shoes, having entered the market way back in 2012 with the luxurious Grand Tour road shoe, followed a few years later by the Climbers Shoe and Cross Shoe. I’m 6’2″ (dunno what that is in metric) and slim build at 13st 4lb or 84kg, For Rapha size up for pro team, normal sizing for the rest Forum Replies Date; Rapha sizing: Components, Accessories & Clothing: 2: 29 Jul 2019: RCC Rapha Jersey SOLD: For Sale & Auction: 1: 29 Apr 2020: M: Rapha pro team bib shorts medium: For Sale & Auction: 3: 29 Apr 2020: Rapha Core or DHB Aeron bib shorts? 5'-9" - 147 lbs. Castelli XL. Castelli is slightly slimmer than Rapha generally. Singletrack Christmas Countdown – Day 18. The go a size up advice seems to derive from those who have wide shoulders or wide belly, not runts like me. I like it fitted but I would like to be able to breathe to. Rapha has gone through a few brand image makeovers over the years. Seeing as everyone is bigging up the brevet insulated gilet I was just wondering for some size advice as I find Rapha a bit inconsistent. If you are buying a Castelli Gabba or Free Aero Race bibs then they are going to be pornographically snug. Sometimes when you first try Castelli on it can seem too tight, but once you’re on the bike and you’ve worn it a few times it’s absolutely fine. I’ve a climbers, not sprinters, build. I'm quite tall guy: 6"3 (193cm), average-heavy weight (218lbs/98kilos). I imagine the sizing is a bit bigger than the italian brands like castelli or the swiss assos but smaller than the American super sizes. 46″ inch chest here which seems to be xxl at Rapha and xxxl at Castelli. Rapha Merino Polo Shirt (S) £7 100% Merino. The topic ‘Rapha and Castelli sizing?’ is closed to new replies. Too narrow in the shoulder or too wide in the waist and most of the sleeves come loose around the forearm/wrist. Very much cut to fit whilst on the bike. I am 6'3" cm tall, 77 kg, 34 inch waist, slim build. Medium across the board for me at 5’10” and 11 stone and a bit (178cm & 72Kg). Rapha sizing - posted in Buyers Guide: I have a family member in the UK soon and wanted to get a Rapha jersey and bib shorts. Components, Accessories & Clothing: 26: 26 Feb 2020 I'm 6' 3" and 230 pounds...I but Rapha stuff just to squeeze into it as motivation to someday be able to mount my bike while wearing some of their kit. Cheers • Seems right to me; I’m a medium in both Castelli and Rapha jerseys and I’m normally a high street medium. Hi, Sorry for another Rapha thread but the few I found did not answer the question I need - Is my track sprinter (i.e built like a fireplug) like frame going to fit Rapha? Small in Rapha is perfect. 6′ and 11 1/2 stone and long limbed, short torso. The fit difference between Castelli ranges reflects the intention of the kit. All fixable and still some life left. I doubt many triathletes wear rapha, try cyclingnews.com Personally I actually find the whole Rapha thing a joke and I think they take themselves a little too seriously. Just to make you more confused, I have a ton of icebreaker and I am a large in all of it, but extra large in Rapha (at least in the jerseys). Medium in everything except base-layers which I go for small to have a 2nd skin fit. Location: San Francisco; Price: $50; Read more... Cycling jersey Sponsored Link Win Pearl Izumi Winter Gear! NB: The Pro Team/Team Issue jersey is very close-fitting, please check the sizing chart as you may be a size-up from your normal Rapha Jersey size. I own a decent cross section of their stuff because it works well for me (6'4" 165 lbs) as a tall skinny cyclist who used to be a rower, so I still have broad shoulders and back. I find the country jerseys to be a bit wider and longer than, say, the lightweight jerseys. I have 2 pairs of Castelli shorts in the same size, Velocissimo shorts are a little short in the leg, about the same or longer than every other brand I’ve ever tried, Nanoflex shorts come all the way to my knees (and stay put), they’re the best fitting shorts I’ve ever owned! el stovey 33,724 posts Now available to you: https://t.co/Y8x2pRH795 #RaphaProTeam pic.twitter.com/6HOoFDBOVU, but i’d describe Castelli sizing as ‘****ing hilarious’. The Pro Team Training top is fully synthetic and made from a polyester/elastane blend … Post by Hubert on Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:33 pm. I have a short sleeve club jersey which is a really nice casual ride top but my pro team jersey fits well stood up but ruffles awfully on the bike. A number of holes/pulls: both hips, rear pocket and shoulder. Rapha’s Explore Gore-Tex Pullover is made for year-round adventure rather than speed, and is designed to be worn on- and off-road. From the Rapha sizing chart I seem to need a XL bib and jersey but could maybe get away with a L jersey. Castelli – as a general rule size up. 16 mountain passes are embossed in Rapha's Cima-inspired type on the back of the jersey. What’s the general sensus in sizing for these brands, go a size up? The guys who are about your size all wear small: I have a few of there jerseys and jackets and they seem to fit true to size. 6’2 78kg with wide shoulders here and have to go large in castelli for the shoulders, leaves the midriff not quite as snug as i’d like. My experience is that the jerseys fit differently depending on the model. Hubert Posts: 271 Joined: Mon Feb 18, 2008 8:47 pm Location: TX. Don’t just go up a size on Castelli kit. Price: $195 / Sizing: XS-XXL / Color: pink and raisin / Composition: 61% Polyester, 39% Merino. 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