Tag Archives: Rapha

Episode 1: New year, new podcast

For your listening pleasure: A change of kit for teams and riders, some more significant than others; More races fold, organisers follow the money to Arabia – The Tour of Qatar, more interesting than you think; Armstrong, in brief, very brief; Why I’m excited about MTN-Qhubeka and their Algerian hardman; Commuting, casual riding, whatever – are there more of them out there already? Continue reading

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Rapha + Paul Smith SS11 video promo

(Via Racefietsblog.nl) Not sure why I didn’t notice this earlier. Rapha + Paul Smith SS11 from RAPHA on Vimeo. http://www.rapha.cc/shop/paul-smith Director: Ben Ingham Photography: Ben Ingham and Patrick Scola Editor: Owynne Dawkins Sound: Soundfly

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Christmas gift haul

Clearly the letter writing campaign worked!

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Christmas gift ideas: Leather gloves

Every year people ask me what’s the best gloves to keep their hands warm in winter. There is only one answer: Leather Now as a cyclist, you’re thinking “he’s going to say get the Rapha Leather Town Gloves” (£120) and … Continue reading

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Christmas gift ideas: Rapha Breton Sweater & Merino Base Layer Bundle

I love a bit of Rapha. In fact, I love a lot of Rapha. If you are buying someone something that says “I really do love you” then anything from the Perrin Street label will get the message across, except … Continue reading

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Rapha Embrocation review

The leading luxury brand in cycling seems to be in a period of diversification which includes a push into product sectors such as holidays and womenswear. The Rapha Embrocation falls into what could loosely be termed as “toiletries”, as part … Continue reading

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Paul Smith and Rapha Condor

Love the visual twists and the tight focus shooting. Really clean piece of work. Via the fantantically dapper 00o00 blog

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Stage 17 of Tour de France 2010 – How tough?

While riding the Etape du Tour, I also found time to make a video report for BBC Sport You can watch it on the BBC Cycling site: Tour de France 2010: How tough is the Col du Tourmalet? My favourite … Continue reading

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Waterbottle and cycling cap by Marc Jacobs

The last few spring/summer collections have seen bike accessories becoming increasingly common in mainstream fashion. This season Marc Jacobs is on the case with a range of caps and waterbottles available in Marc by Marc Jacobs stores. The cap comes … Continue reading

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My Rapha Spring/Summer 2010 wishlist

The big headline is Rapha for Women at last! Obviously my first response is to make a list of the things I want. The lightweight jersey in light blue would be nice if I’m doing the Etape this year (of … Continue reading

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