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A Design look inside Rapha

As a designer, Alex Valdman (head of design at Rapha) makes the link between working hard, hitting mental walls, struggling in the process to get to a successful design. 83 more words


The Domestique Critique: Rapha Core Collection Jersey

Honestly, I don’t even understand why Rapha introduced the Core Collection. In a 2015 interview with founder Simon Mottram, he was quoted as saying:

“Some people love us, and some people don’t like us, and that is fine,” says Mr Mottram, the 49-year-old chief executive. 781 more words

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Look for Less: Rapha vs Champion

If you’re in the market for a sports bra for cycling, then consider these. They are both medium support, seamless for comfort and layering, and come in black and white. 21 more words

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Rapha City Haul - First Thoughts

It is becoming a bit of a tradition that I buy some of my Birthday and Christmas presents from the usual August Rapha sale and this year I was given the go ahead by my parents to get my Christmas present and my partner gave me the ok to get my Birthday and Christmas presents. 767 more words


Rapha Escapism

Today hasn’t been the greatest of all days. Losing somebody close is never going to be easy. I wanted to put the feeling of loss into something on here, a release in one of the best ways I know. 204 more words


My final word on Rapha.

Following on from my Open Letter to Rapha I was invited down to their rather swish new offices for a nosy about with the Country Manager Laura Bower to haveĀ  chat about things. 603 more words

Autumn Cycling Tips

OK! Summer has been in full swing, but let’s think ahead to Autumn (or Fall as they like to say in America). Over several years of cycling in the Pacific North West I have learned a few things about this Autumn game. 458 more words