We’re proud to announce that Rapha’s mountain bike clothing collection is now available in store at our Innerleithen shop!
Rapha has always done things a little differently. Founded in London in 2004, Rapha was born from a love of cycling and a passion to create the highest quality technical clothing possible. Always innovating and never resting on their laurels, in 2021 Rapha released their first mountain bike collection which instantly became the new go to brand for many riders.
As a brand that’s been much loved by our team over the years, having used and abused their range on the road since the early days, we’ve always collectively had a huge amount of respect for Rapha’s products. Their garments are much lauded for their fit and exceptional quality, not to mention their classic understated style, making introducing their mountain biking range to Tweed Valley Bikes a very easy choice.
Using high quality fabrics and introducing new creative features, the new mountain bike range takes Rapha’s legendary build quality and style to the dirt for the first time and we’re very pleased to be able to offer local riders and visitors alike the opportunity to see and try the product first hand before purchasing.
The mountain bike collection ranges from lightweight summer jerseys and shorts, to merino and windproof long sleeve garments, riding pants and even includes eyewear, knee pads and hip packs. So whatever you’re after, Rapha is guaranteed to have a product that will work for you and is built to last.
Rapha not only puts out some of the best kit on the market, they also stand behind it, offering a repair service for the lifetime of the garment (including crash damage), saving you the need to buy a replacement, but also taking a positive step to maximising their product lifespans and recirculation - so far this scheme has given a new lease of life to over 34,000 garments, and, they’ve also began to introduce recycled materials to some products too. To top it off, you’re even entitled to a 50% discount on new kit if you train hard enough to drop down a clothing size.
Rapha’s commitment to mountain biking goes even further than their products, making tangible and measurable commitments to increasing their positive impact in communities around the world. Committed to funding, developing and representing a more diverse cycling community, ensuring the wellbeing and long term development of those in their supply chain, reducing collective emissions and minimising the impact of materials and manufacturing, Rapha is a brand committed to positive change.
We couldn’t be more excited to offer technical riding kit we truly believe in and view as some of the best on the market from a company with a high ethical ethos. Check out the range so far here, and stay tuned for more arrivals over the coming weeks.