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Road Rage

Short sleeved summer riding shirt.
NZ$119
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Race-ready garb without the sponsor's logo for caning the singletrack, nailing the bunch or privateers gracing the podium. HyperActive™ fabric wicks away sweat so you can retain your composure at high noon. Team it up with a pair of Exocets for the complete race twin-set.


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Stand-up collar for UV protection.
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UPF 50+
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Raglan sleeves and multi-panel 'performance' fit.
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Long front zip for maximum venting.
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No-elastic hem for warm weather comfort.
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Trio of elasticised rear pockets plus centre security pocket.
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'Backpack-friendly' rear zip slider garage.
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WhaleTail™ covers your back.
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Hidden emergency tube repair patch.
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Made by us in New Zealand.

What is the difference between the Median Strip, Road Rage and Stingray?

> All share similar design features: long zips, high collars, rear pockets and short sleeves. The main difference is in the fabric.

> The Heatwave merino used in the Median Strip is used extensively in our clothing range, for use in both hot and cold climes, and is versatile enough to wear as an insulation layer in winter.

> The Road Rage and Stingray are summer specific designs. Their lightweight HyperActive fabric is packed with technology to keep you cool and dry as. The bi-component knit backs a sharp-looking polyester outer with a smooth layer of nano-charcoal polyester against your skin. Nano-charcoal disperses sweat to accelerate evaporation and is naturally anti-microbial to fight nasty smells. The fabric dries at the speed of light - great when reduced to hand washing on tour - and even performs its quick-drying magic in the wet under a rain jacket.

> With these summer-weight tops, the Road Rage has a slim, 'performance' fit, while the Stingray is a standard, relaxed fit. The Road Rage has an additional rear centre stretch pocket for stashing heavy or bulky stuff - letting you keep your payload in balance.

What's the SPF Rating for this top?

> UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) is a rating for sun protective textiles and clothing. Unlike SPF (Sun Protection Factor) that measures only UVB, UPF measures both UVA and UVB.

> Hyperactive fabric has been tested to a maximum UPF 50+. In practical terms this extends your no-burn time by 50 times over bare skin. Designs with a stand-up collar and long sleeves maximise protection from the sun's UV rays. Yank 'em up if it gets too stifling.

Washing Instructions?

> HyperActive tops enjoy a warm machine wash. Try to avoid cold-water detergents and those with bleach. The cold-water varieties have little enzymes that are super-charged to brave the cold but can damage technical fabrics and cause skin irritation. Bleach strips the dye and may also cause irritation. As a rule of thumb, product that is easy on the planet is also easy on your body. Select a mild plant-based soap like Ecover, Ecostore, Earthwise or Aware.

> Hand washing is sometimes the only option on tour, but a washing machine rinses more thoroughly and is preferable if you have the choice.

> HyperActive tops will be almost dry out after the spin cycle of your washing machine so using a dryer is unnecessary - if you must then choose a warm (not hot) cycle.