Tag results for: Rapha

Rapha & Raeburn – Spring 2013 Collection

It is a lesser-known fact that Rapha founder Graeme Raeburn and British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn are actually brothers. Although their disciplines are as far apart as can be (cycling and fashion) their approach to their garments is unsurprisingly similar. Both are fanatic about functionality and performance, …

Rapha – Lucid | Video

Rapha‘s new riding video, entitled “Lucid,” presents the city of St. Petersburg, Russia, as a dreamscape, its nighttime streets empty yet full of portent. Along with an atmospheric soundtrack from Racket Music, voice-over narration from Jonathan McGuiness contains lines from Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” drawing allusions to reality …

Rapha Continental: Sapa | Video

Located 380km northwest of Hanoi, Sa Pa is a remote town that is closer to the border with China. This area is also home to the highest mountain in Vietnam, and the mountain ranges make up the eastern extremity of the Himalayas. Rapha Continental Asia team, comprised …

PSFK – James Fairbank of Rapha | Video

Secrets to successful branding and marketing may come across as a complex matrix. James Fairbank gives an insight into what makes Rapha a standout brand amongst the cycling community and industry. In essence, Fairbank does not necessarily outline anything groundbreaking; however, he reiterates key points that touch …

Rapha Continental: Tohoku | Video

Rapha Continental video series from Rapha usually documents the tough route ridden by their members. Despite the preparation of the experienced riders, the roads in Tohoku region in Japan offered a completely different challenge. A realization that the devastation is still very evident after one year, and …

Rapha – Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Lookbook

British-born cycling wear brand Rapha reinstated grace and style to the otherwise sporty cycling wear market. However, Rapha contributes to the cycling scene as much as they emphasize well-designed apparel and accessories. Their Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Lookbook gives an insight into the thought that goes into designing …

Rapha Continental “Bohemia” | Video

The word “Bohemia” immediately conjures a certain state of mind, rather than a geographic location. But as prosaic as it sounds, Bohemia is simply a region in the Czech Republic bordered by Germany and Poland to the north and Austria to the south. Its storied past and …

Rapha x Chris King – Espresso Tamper

Even though at first glance bicycles and coffees do not seem to share a connection, there is something inherently similar about these two popular cultures. Both are extremely mass-marketed, yet there is the small niche that pushes the envelope to progress each genre. Furthermore, each is crafted …

City Grounds – Rapha Cycle Club Shop Visit | Video

Even though a dig here and there between the fixie riders and the road racers is common outside the shop, all riders – deep down – share a healthy respect for one another as cyclists. And no where else is this better exemplified than at San Francisco’s …