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RaphaEssential T-Shirt - Men's

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Item # RFA004G

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Can't beat a classic.

Seeing the resurgence in vintage steel frames and more traditional pieces of cycling kit, it's no surprise that Rapha's Men's Essential T-Shirt is becoming increasingly popular with cyclists seeking a classic tee with no-nonsense functionality for urban rides and everyday wear in warm weather. It's a bit slimmer in profile, but not skin-tight in fit, allowing it to work in a wide variety of settings.

We're big fans of Rapha's cleanly styled Essential T-Shirt for running errands on our commuter bikes, popping into the local café to meet friends, and even wearing it to work, seeing its refreshingly simple styling with comfort to match. Soft, quick-drying fabric of cotton and polyester keeps you comfortable both on and off your bike, complete with a touch of stretch for unrestricted mobility.

  • Classic t-shirt for urban rides and everyday wear
  • Refreshingly simple aesthetic for timeless appeal
  • Soft, quick-drying fabric of cotton and polyester
  • Added stretch for mobility, both on and off bike
Tech SpecsSize
Tech Specs
58% cotton, 38% polyester, 4% elastane
Recommended Use
road cycling



32.5 - 34.5in

(83 - 88cm)

35 - 37in

(88 - 94cm)

37.5 - 39.5in

(94 - 100cm)

40 - 41.5in

(100 - 106cm)

42 - 43.5in

(106 - 111cm)

44 - 46in

(111 - 117cm)


26.5 - 28.5in

(67 - 72cm)

28.5 - 30.5in

(72 - 78cm)

31 - 33in

(78 - 84cm)

33.5 - 35.5in

(84 - 90cm)

36 - 37.5in

(90 - 96cm)

38 - 40in

(96 - 101cm)


33 - 35in

(84 - 89cm)

35.5 - 37.5in

(89 - 95cm)

38 - 39.5in

(95 - 101cm)

41.5 - 42in

(101 - 107cm)

42.5 - 44in

(107 - 112cm)

44.5 - 46.5in

(112 - 118cm)

How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Using a tape measure, take the total measurement around ​the fullest part of ​your chest,​ holding the tape horizontally​.
Run the tape around the ​narrowest part of your ​waist holding the tape horizontally​.
Stand with your feet together and measure around the fullest point of the hip, keeping the tape measure horizontal​.​​

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Awesome fit

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

One of the best fitting shirts I've ever worn, perfect for a cyclist's build.