Rapha is celebrating the 100th edition of Italy’s Grand Tour with events and rides in Clubhouses and a beautiful special edition collection honouring Fausto Coppi.
Events in Clubhouses Worldwide
Watch the racing at Rapha Clubhouses worldwide and join in the excitement of Italy’s greatest race. Rapha will be screening every stage (where time zones allow). Each Clubhouse will be offering delicious Italian food and drink as well as prizes during the live screening. Ride with Rapha on specially-planned routes; join a Clubhouse-led ride or download the file and do it yourself. Completing the route will earn riders a special edition Coppi poster, and there will be prizes for best dressed on the Rapha-led rides. Celebrate at special Coppi and Italian-themed events at Clubhouses worldwide – please visit rapha.cc/clubs to find events happening at specific Clubhouses.
The Coppi Collection
Fausto Coppi (1919-1960) was one of the greatest cyclists of all time. Beloved by fans and fellow riders alike, the man from Piedmont, Italy, became known as Il Campionissimo – Champion of Champions. Coppi’s achievements were numerous. He remains one of the most decorated cyclists of all time and his palmares set new standards for the sport. For the 100th edition of the Italian grand tour, Rapha has created a stylish, luxurious range of on-and off-bike clothing and accessories to commemorate Italy’s most stylish sportsman and the golden age of Italian cycling. Using similar manufacturing and stitching techniques to the jerseys worn in the 1960’s, the collection pays tribute to the styles of the time. The design, patterns and details of each piece reflect different aspects of Coppi’s style and victories, drawing inspiration from glorious summit wins and his signature sartorial style. From lightweight and technical cycling attire to a full merino tracksuit, the range covers every aspect of a cyclist’s life on and off the bike.
Rapha Coppi Rosa Merino Jersey, RRP: £170
Inspired by the iconic pink jersey. Made in Italy, from thick double-knit merino wool with exclusive ‘headline’ graphic prints woven into the front, the jersey is designed to be worn on and off the bike.
Coppi Celeste Merino Jersey, RRP: £150
Inspired by colours Fausto Coppi wore throughout his career. Made in Italy using a fine merino wool, the jersey is designed to be worn both on and off the bike.
Coppi Nera Merino Jersey, RRP: £150
Inspired by cycling’s famous Black Jersey and Giuseppe Ticozzelli, the footballer who rode Italy’s three-week tour in 1926, in turn becoming the basis for the jersey honouring the race’s last man. Made in Italy using a fine merino wool, the jersey is designed to be worn on and off the bike.
Coppi Flyweight Jersey, RRP: £100
A special edition cycling jersey inspired by Fausto Coppi’s first great victory, at Abetone in 1940. Designed for riding and training in hot and humid conditions, the jersey is made of a technical, perforated fabric that wicks sweat away.
Coppi Classic Bib Shorts, RRP: £180
With the same construction as Rapha’s bestselling Classic Bibs, these cycling shorts celebrate Il Campionissimo and are made to match the rest of the Coppi collection. Made in Italy.
Coppi Tracksuit: Warm up with wool
The tracksuits worn by bike racers from the era of Fausto Coppi were style classics. With simple, elegant colour blocks and logo prints – and paired with smart loafers on their feet – the riders looked as good off the bike as they did on it. The Warm Up Trousers and Warm Up Jacker pay homage to the great Italian and his effortless flair. Made at a factory in Italy that specialises in high-end knitwear, these luxury merino wool garments are crafted using a honeycomb texture double knit which provides a premium feel and finish.
Coppi Merino Warm Up Jacket (Limited Edition) RRP: £200
This luxury Coppi Merino Warm-up Jacket is designed to be worn with the warm-up trousers. A distinctive rose-silver plated zip and puller echo those used in jerseys of Coppi’s era. Other special inclusions on the jacket include Coppi’s signature, which has been embroidered above the right sleeve cuff using intricate chainstitching, and a Rapha logo which has been needle-punched onto the left arm.
Coppi Merino Warm Up Trouser (Limited Edition) RRP: £180
Luxury jogging pants made in Italy using the finest merino wool, with a design inspired by the off-bike clothing worn by riders in the era of Fausto Coppi. Pairs with matching warmup jacket. Woven using a honeycomb texture double knit which provides a premium feel and finish and cut in a slim, tapered fit.
Coppi Pack Jacket RRP: £150
Rapha’s popular City Pack Jacket with added elegant detailing including a new, glossy material, internal French seaming for a clean aesthetic and rose-gold zip as well as design details referencing Coppi and Italy. Made in Italy.
Coppi Silk Scarf RRP: £50
A commemorative silk scarf detailing the unmatched palmarès of the great Fausto Coppi. Made in Italy of luxury silk to keep you both warm in the cold and cool in the heat.
Coppi Merino Socks RRP: £15
Constructed from a merino-rich blend that is soft, breathable and naturally anti-bacterial, the socks are short and ribbed-knit, matching the trend in Coppi’s era. His signature is stitched on the sole along with Fausto’s First Flight – a reference to Coppi’s first great victory at the Tour of Italy in 1940 – in pink. Made in Italy.
Coppi Cap A, RRP: £35
A special edition, 100% lightweight, cotton, four-panel cycling cap featuring graphic prints and motifs inspired by Fausto Coppi. Made in Italy.
Special Edition Coppi Glasses RRP: £200
The perfect blend of classic style and modern performance for road riders, in a special edition design inspired by Fausto Coppi. Handmade in Italy with Mazzuchelli 1849 pink-hued acetate, with world-class Carl Zeiss green hued lenses. Based on Rapha’s popular Classic Glasses.