As above, Rapha is reasonably true to size, bearing in mind that it’s tight fitting clothing. Medium in everything except base-layers which I go for small to have a 2nd skin fit. But each has clear strengths, such that the perfect cycling wardrobe is a health mix from each brand. Current Rapha is about just about normal – I’m a large with a 41″ chest, and it’s snug but not tight. As per monkfish, I’m a small in normal rapha kit and a medium in castelli. The Rapha sizing info for shorts/tights tells me that I am either too fat for my height, or too short for my waist size. Link Removal To be honest I have worn it a handful of times only as I’m embarrassed to be seen in it. 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 Two cycling brands dominate the premium apparel market: Assos and Rapha. 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. 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. el stovey 33,724 posts I wear Mediums in just about everything BUT rapha. I take M in ASSOS and Castelli S in Rapha. Hello, I would like to receive some comments regarding Assos sizing compare to Rapha in bibshorts and ss jersey. Can anyone advise? I'm large size rapha. I think Rapha stuff is cut for a more upright position so if this is more your style they may fit. Rapha Merino Polo Shirt (S) £7 100% Merino. 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. Classifieds Rules I haven't yet bought my 1st bike kit, and slowly getting into. A size 'S' would fit me nice on the waist, but likely be too long. The race stuff is super tight and gets more forgiving as you move away from the aero focused kit. 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. (Considering Rapha softell trousers), Rapha size chart excerpt: XS … I’m yet to find a Rapha piece that fits well. Small in Rapha is perfect. Components, Accessories & Clothing: 26: 26 Feb 2020 Rapha cap (M) £SOLD Peak faded, otherwise good CHPT3 is a brand created by former pro cyclist David Millar and uses the Italian cycling brand Castelli as the template for its designs. I'm considering Pro Team bibs and jersey. i can’t speak for Rapha, but i’d describe Castelli sizing as ‘****ing hilarious’. Currently i wear Fi Uno S5 medium, Equipe jersey size medium. 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. 65kg and 5’10” (176cm) so surely climber not sprinter build. Forum Rules 5'-9" - 147 lbs. I wear Assos medium in the Mille S5 and NeoPro S7 and Equipe S7. 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. I’m pretty sure that my bottom half is Castelli large, and my top half a medium. 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. 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 … 72kg. Win Pearl Izumi Winter Gear! The Rapha website says to size up on all Pro Team apparel. 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? Now available to you: https://t.co/Y8x2pRH795 #RaphaProTeam pic.twitter.com/6HOoFDBOVU, but i’d describe Castelli sizing as ‘****ing hilarious’. I take a Assos Large bib shorts and a XL Castelli jersey. I mean is it really authentic, no. 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! 46″ inch chest here which seems to be xxl at Rapha and xxxl at Castelli. I like it fitted but I would like to be able to breathe to. I have washed the bibs several times at 30 degrees, as advised by Rapha, and they've come out like new each time. Rapha has gone through a few brand image makeovers over the years. Singletrack Christmas Countdown – Day 18. Assos T … I am 6'3" cm tall, 77 kg, 34 inch waist, slim build. Quite a lot of garments from Castelli in my wardrobe and 90% is XL. 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. 5' 9" and 170, 32 waist in jeans. 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. 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. 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. Mainly looking for a ss jersey, maybe a jacket to. Login/cookie issues? Rapha Pro Team Training Long Sleeve Jersey features, sizing and construction. i’m (a skinny) 6’2″, not a freak, their XXL bib shorts barely reach my knees. Privacy Top. Contact Us Price: $195 / Sizing: XS-XXL / Color: pink and raisin / Composition: 61% Polyester, 39% Merino. Castelli is slightly slimmer than Rapha generally. I need to go Large in the tops, Medium in the bottoms...except the knickers which run too short for my taste. In particular: Rapha pro team bib + club jersey. The Pro Team Training top is fully synthetic and made from a polyester/elastane blend … 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. Castelli XL. I am 1.85 and 90kg. 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. It’s also going to depend what sort of build you are as well. If you are buying a Castelli Gabba or Free Aero Race bibs then they are going to be pornographically snug. Cheers • They are meant to be the equivalent of a skin suit as they are race wear. 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? I have an old Rapha top that is an XL and it fits the same. 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 Castelli I’ve found a touch more snug though not a huge amount different. CHPT3. I’ve always found Castelli sizing to be spot on when using their sizing chart. What’s the general sensus in sizing for these brands, go a size up? I suspect that when they twigged their American/Mamil customer base, they abandoned the Italian racer sizing! 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. If you go a size up for comfort off the bike then they are not going to fit you correctly on the bike. 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. I bought some Rapha shorts to compare; the Carbon are cheaper & more comfortable. Medium across the board for me at 5’10” and 11 stone and a bit (178cm & 72Kg). I’m not skinny but I’m hardly a tubster either. 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. 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. If you’re a bit more rounded then Rapha sizing will work better. Very much cut to fit whilst on the bike. Post by Hubert on Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:33 pm. For that hight will you go for long or normal … My experience is that the jerseys fit differently depending on the model. The jersey features a classic three-pocket layout with a valuables compartment and pump sleeve. 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). I'm 5'11'', 158lb. 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. I find the trouser sizing odd�I couldn't find a size that fit me properly. Too narrow in the shoulder or too wide in the waist and most of the sleeves come loose around the forearm/wrist. Does anyone know what the sizing is like? 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. 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! Hubert Posts: 271 Joined: Mon Feb 18, 2008 8:47 pm Location: TX. Even Rapha’s own promotional material shows the problem; Raced to victory at the highest level of the sport. Location: San Francisco; Price: $50; Read more... Cycling jersey Sponsored Link Tight/firm fit is excellent for me Thank you Nir Israel 65kg and 5’10” (176cm) so surely climber not sprinter build. 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. I’m after something really nice to wear on the road bike, I love the look of the rapha gear and also Castelli to. 16 mountain passes are embossed in Rapha's Cima-inspired type on the back of the jersey. 6’2 and 63kg, in regular proportions. I prefer the Lusso Carbon bibshorts to anything else I've tried. I've purchased Gore Element jersey in size L and was pretty surprised: fits well: not skinny, not loose, quite long. ie do the trousers fit 'small' or 'larger'? Rapha depends on the range – Pro range is slim, City range is a touch more relaxed (but still slim). I haven't tried the mediums but from what I've read I might be able to squeeze into them. 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? 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. The go a size up advice seems to derive from those who have wide shoulders or wide belly, not runts like me. They feel pretty perfect right out of the box. Before you direct me to their website, I'll tell you that I am familiar with the sizing guide for Rapha jerseys. 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 find the country jerseys to be a bit wider and longer than, say, the lightweight jerseys. 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. (fwiw wiggle/dhb sizing is/was pretty good). Premier Club for Castelli Gabba II s/s I needed to go a size up. All fixable and still some life left. Small in Rapha is perfect. I'm quite tall guy: 6"3 (193cm), average-heavy weight (218lbs/98kilos). 6.2" (188cm) rather bigger frame. 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. Castelli – as a general rule size up. If you’re a lean athletic type then Castelli sizing will be spot on. Both brands have different fit blocks for different jerseys varying from race fit to ‘club’ fit. 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. How does Rapha's sizing look like compared to Castelli? This topic has 18 replies, 17 voices, and was last updated. 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). A number of holes/pulls: both hips, rear pocket and shoulder. 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. The fit difference between Castelli ranges reflects the intention of the kit. The topic ‘Rapha and Castelli sizing?’ is closed to new replies. 6′ and 11 1/2 stone and long limbed, short torso. I recently bought a size large in the Rapha Pro Team Bib Shorts. Rapha vs Gore sizing Hi all. 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. 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