Rapha is one of the most sought-after and forward-thinking brands in cycling. Since being established in 2004, the brand has grown to amass a dedicated following the world over. However, as a side effect of the brand's premium product offering, Rapha has earned a reputation for its premium price. Given the brand typically sells directly from its own online store and clubhouses, it's not known for being heavily discounted, however, there are still a few places you can find Rapha deals.
The first place we'd look is Archive Sale at Rapha.cc, where there are over 150 products discounted for both men and women, meaning Rapha's quality products are available at a considerably more pocket-friendly price. Often, the deals are on last season's colours, so you'll get the same product, just not in the latest shades.
While Rapha does offer a number of deals on its kit in that Archive Sale, it still holds a premium on its brand and isn't one for slashing prices of 'current-season' products all too often. However, if you're desperate to get the latest and greatest, you can still find small discounts by bundling items together.
Below, you'll find a hand-picked selection of over 25 of our top-picks of deals on Rapha clothing and accessories, organised by price with options for our UK, USA, Australian and European audiences.
Rapha EF Pro Cycling kit | Up to 40% off
The so-called 'rules' say you shouldn't wear pro team kit, but rules are made to be broken and EF Education-Nippo's kit is the coolest thing to have touched the WorldTour since Taylor Phinney's moustache. Wear it loud and proud, and do it with 40% off.
Rapha Inside Stories II book | 70% off
$6.00 | £4.50 | €5.00 | A$8.00
Anecdotes and explainers that take the reader through Rapha's history. If you own a piece of Rapha clothing, you've probably noticed the detailed story label, this book brings a collection of them and explains their meaning. A true collector's item or gift for cyclists who love a bit of Rapha.
Men's Logo Pocket T-Shirt | 50% off
$20.00 | £15.00 | €14.00 | A$33.00
Whether it's because you really want to rep the Rapha brand, or you simply appreciate a decent quality t-shirt at a genuinely good price, this is an absolute bargain given how well it's made and how long it'll last. It helps that it looks pretty good too.
Men's Logo T-shirt | 50% off
$27.50 | £20.00 | €25.00 | A$35.00
If you've always wanted a Rapha-branded tee, but found the asking price a bit rich, then this could be your answer, thanks to the 50% saving. The Cyclingnews team can personally attest to the durability of the high-quality cotton construction.
Men's Indoor Training T-Shirt| 30% off
$35.00| £26.00 | €30.00 | A$45.50
Indoor training is hot work, but Rapha has made it a bit cooler with this lightweight, sleeveless design. It's lighter weight and closer fitting than a jersey, but looser than a baselayer, with a cycle-specific cut and stretchy side panels.
Men's Commuter Reflective Shirt| Up to 40% off
$36.00| £31.50 | €38.00 | A$56.00
The reflective shirt includes pixelation on the lower back, for added visibility. Otherwise, it's made of the same lightweight, antibacterial performance polyester as Rapha's technical tee for comfortable riding in warmer conditions.
Men's Commuter Shorts | 50% off
$40.00| £30.00 | €35.00 | A$52.50
Ideal for casual commuters or anyone who just doesn't love Lycra that much. These durable shorts fit just like the popular Randonnée short, so they're comfortable, reasonably fitted, and relaxed. A high-rise elasticated waist helps them fit securely and provide all the coverage needed, while a zipped pocket stores valuables safely and the integrated belt with magnetic snap closure helps you fine-tune the fit.
Rapha Overshoes | 40% off
$45.00 | £44.00 | €52.00 | A$57.00
Keep rain and cold at bay with these neoprene overshoes. The rear zipper with zip guard and the ankle cuff have been designed to help keep water out The base is made of Kevlar reinforced material to cope with off-bike excursions.
Men's Explore Technical T-Shirt | up to 30% off
$63.00 | £45.00 | €52.00 | A$93.00
The Explore T-shirt uses the same technical micro-mesh polyester fabric as the Flyweight jersey, but cut for off-road or urban use, with a loose fit for good airflow. There are a couple of reflective bands included to up your visibility too.
Men's Pro Team Transfer Sweatpants | 60% off
$66.00 | £48.00 | €58.00 | A$84.00
Worn by EF Education-Nippo's pro riders, the cut of the Transfer Sweatpants is designed to keep your legs warm without overheating, promoting recovery post-race. Clever features include knees cut to avoid bunching at the rear and fabrics allowing freedom of movement.
Women's Commuter Lightweight Jacket | 20% off
$88.00 | £72.00 | €85.00 | A$112.00
Rapha has lowered the weight and upped the breathability of this jacket, which packs into its own integrated stuff sack when not in use. It incorporates a hood and is loose cut so you can layer up underneath if you need to to keep warm. There's also some lower back pixelation for plenty of nighttime visibility.
Men's Coureur jersey | 50% off
$95.00 | £70.00 | €82.00 | A$122.00
Whether you're a lifelong fan of Claudio Chiappucci or you just like retro styling, this Coureur jersey is a classy throwback that everyone can enjoy.
Made using retro-appropriate knitted merino wool, it's comfy all day long, and the quarter-length zip meets the design brief whilst being functionally useful. There are even button-down rear pockets to complete the look, with the added bonus of keeping your belongings a little more secure.
Men's Classic Jersey II | Up to 30% off
$105.00 | £77.00 | €94.00 | A$136.00
An update to Rapha's first-ever product, the latest version of the Classic jersey is still made from a mix of 36% Merino wool with 64% polyester, for comfort and performance, but the polyester content is now 100% recycled. It's another piece where the discount is on specific colour options.
Women's Classic jersey II | up to 30% off
$105.00 | £77.00 | €94.00 | A$136.00
The women's version of the Classic II is similarly discounted to the men's, with off-white and purple colour options. The women's cut is designed to be comfortable for long excursions on the bike and uses the same recycled polyester mix yarns.
Men's Transfer Hoodie | 30% off
$105.00 | £77.00 | €94.00 | A$136.00
As a pre-ride and after-ride cover-up, the Transfer Hoodie is designed to keep you warm without too much weight. It's part DWR coated to avoid wetting out in the rain and comes with two zipped pockets for your valuables.
Men's Pro Team jersey | 30% off
$115.00 | £84.00 | €101.00 | A$168.00
Another piece where you can save a bundle if you don't want this year's colour, the Pro Team jersey in brown with a mustard sleeve band still packs the same performance as the full-priced options. That's thanks to aero, close-fitting fabrics, with extra-light sleeves and waist to help you keep cooler.
Men's Classic long sleeve jersey II | 30% off
$122.00 | £87.00 | €105.00 | A$154.00
Using Rapha's signature, super soft Merino blend fabric, in a slightly heavier weight for cooler weather, the Classic Long Sleeved jersey II is still a bit lighter weight than the first version. It also benefits from a closer cut than its predecessor and seams are bonded to save weight.
Explore shoes | 35% off
$147.00 | £110.00 | €130.00 | A$190.00
If your riding takes you down the road less travelled, then these Rapha Explore shoes will be up your street. Pairing laces with a velcro strap to provide comfort and security, the sole is made from carbon, the hardware is titanium and the rubber sole helps offer increased walking grip.
Women's EF Pro Cycling Pro Team bib shorts | 40% off
$162.00 | £117.00 | €138.00 | A$204.00
Taking the kit design of the men's 2020 EF Pro Cycling team, these women's shorts offer top-level performance for all. Including a wide front strap to accommodate a range of bust sizes, contoured seams to aid fit, and a lightweight low-profile gripper that will stay put, without pinching or chafing.
Men's Explore Down Jacket | 40% off
$177.00 | £132.00 | €156.00 | A$231.00
Whether it's for on-the-bike adventures in the wilderness, commuting through city streets, or off-the-bike casual wear, this down jacket is as versatile as they come.
It features elasticated hood and cuffs to keep the wind chill out, reflective detailing for safety, a two-way zipper to give you easy access to your jersey pockets and it's insulated with goose down and feather for incredible levels of warmth.
Men's Classic Bib Shorts II | 25% off
$192.00 | £127.00 | €150.00 | A$220.00
The seat pad in the Classic bib shorts is 11mm thick and is size specific, with different sized pads for different sized shorts. There's flatlocked stitching and a high breathability upper section to help keep you cool. You even get a pocket for your keys.
Men's Hooded Rain Jacket II | 40% off
$189.00 | £184.00 | €216.00 | A$237.00
Designed for both on and off-bike use, the Hooded Rain Jacket is made of a three-layer softshell fabric that stretches to let you layer up underneath. All the seams are tape sealed, while under-arm ventilation means that you won't overheat. There are plenty of reflective details too.
Women's Canyon-SRAM Pro Team Bib Shorts | 30% off
$189.00 | £136.00 | €161.00 | A$238.00
Rapha manages to break the internet every time it launches the Canyon SRAM pro kit, and it's easy to see why. But aside from the cool intergalactic colour scheme, you're getting a top-of-the-line pair of bib shorts, with tech features such as flatlock stitching, mesh straps, and a women-specific chamois.
Men's Pro Team Bib Shorts II | 20% off
$216.00 | £136.00 | €161.00 | A$272.00
The Pro Team bib shorts II are worn by EF Education-Nippo's pro riders and include Rapha's top-spec seat pad, which comes in different sizes in different sized shorts. They're available in regular and long leg versions at this price - but only in purple.
But who is Rapha?
Rapha has been changing cycling fashion since 2004 and continues to produce some of the most sought-after cycling clothing available. Founded in London by Simon Mottram as a response to the lack of fashionable cycling clothing at the time, Rapha combines simplistic bold styling with high-quality designs and fabrics. Sponsors of the EF Pro Cycling team in the WorldTour, Rapha's roots lie firmly in road cycling, as proven by the brand's representation in our guides to the best cycling shorts, best cycling jerseys, best cycling shoes and more, but as the landscape has become ever-more rugged, Rapha's range has diversified accordingly, now offering a complete range of gravel bike clothing, too.
- Rapha clothing range: details, pricing and specifications
Rapha’s well-thought-out kit caters for every level of rider, whether you're starting out with their more-affordable Core line or leading the pack in the WorldTeam kit worn by EF Education-Nippo and Canyon SRAM. Rapha doesn’t just make cycling clothing and accessories but casual clothing suited to commuting, relaxed rides and wearing off the bike.
The brand's loyal following is well deserved, not only is Rapha clothing consistently well-reviewed but it stands by the quality of its products. All Rapha’s riding collections are covered by a 30-day free-return period, free crash repair service and even a 50% discount off as part of its jersey downsize offer.
Beyond the clothing, Rapha works hard to build cycling communities by sponsoring unique events and through their RCC (Rapha Cycling Club) global community. Should you drink the RCC kool-aid, you will join more than 12,000 members with access to a wealth of perks and benefits from special group rides, members-only kit and 50% off coffee at the Rapha clubhouses.
Rapha not for you?
Worry not, there is a load of great clothing on sale from many of the biggest brands. Check out our cheap cycling clothing guide for some fantastic deals on Castelli, Endura and more.
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