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rapha pro team mitts - i'm tempted but concerned about durability

Old 05-15-15, 09:10 PM
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rapha pro team mitts - i'm tempted but concerned about durability

i have a 30% off coupon burning a hole in my pocket and i'm tempted to pick up the rapha pro team mitts. I like Giro Zero Road gloves but they start looking tired pretty quickly and they're good for about a season. I'm happy to pay extra for rapha if it lasts.

anyone have experience with the rapha pro team mitts? have you gotten more than a season out of them?

thanks!
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If you like the Giro Zero, look at the Giro LX. Amazing quality and the look is classy as F**k
Rapha is fantastically over-hyped and over-prized...
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I haven't tried the Rapha's, but we stock Giro at our shop and I recently bought the LX gloves in tan. Super nice, very happy with them. I had the Zero gloves beforehand and the Monaco gloves before that.

I did have to size up for the LX gloves though. I wear a Large in the Monaco/Zero but had to go an XL in the LXs.
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Originally Posted by mattkime View Post
i have a 30% off coupon burning a hole in my pocket and i'm tempted to pick up the rapha pro team mitts. I like Giro Zero Road gloves but they start looking tired pretty quickly and they're good for about a season. I'm happy to pay extra for rapha if it lasts.

anyone have experience with the rapha pro team mitts? have you gotten more than a season out of them?

thanks!
where can the rest of us find a rapha 30% off coupon?
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It was sent to my email, supposedly to get me to come back although it hasn't been long since I last bought something. Sorry, it appears to be individual.
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Originally Posted by GuyDebord View Post
If you like the Giro Zero, look at the Giro LX. Amazing quality and the look is classy as F**k
Rapha is fantastically over-hyped and over-prized...
Yes, but thanks for buying it because then I get free espresso and little prizes from the Rapha trailer at races!
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Originally Posted by GuyDebord View Post
Rapha is fantastically over-hyped and over-prized...
How dare you! Take that back, or...or...or...I will have to agree with you.
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