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Rapha - Men's Explore Down Jacket

A lightweight, packable down jacket for exploring on and off the bike.

Color: Dark Navy
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The Explore Down Jacket is our most versatile jacket ever, with a fit that’s designed to work equally well on and off the bike.

The jacket is made with a lightweight woven nylon outer fabric and filled with high loft 850-fill-power down to create an insulating layer for exceptional warmth in the coldest of conditions, weighing just 238 grams in size medium. The down insulation is treated with a durable water repellent coating in order to retain loft and lock in warmth even when wet. Working closely with industry-leading partner Allied Feather, we use a fully traceable, responsibly sourced down and each jacket comes with a lot number, allowing you to track the exact origin of the fill. Heat is locked in with elasticated openings at the hood and cuffs as well as an elasticated waistband which is adjusted via hidden cinches inside the front pockets.

Distinctive contrast stitching features on the chest, adding visibility without compromise on weight or packability. The hood features a lightweight elastic binding and can be removed completely for those packing lighter still. Reflective logos are positioned on the back and chest for added visibility.

When night falls, the jacket combines with the Explore Sleeping Bag to form an integrated sleep system for warmth and comfort on overnighters in mild conditions. The full sleep system packs down small, taking up only a third of the Explore Bar Pack.

Our Explore range has a slightly more relaxed fit. If you’re unsure which size will offer you the most comfort, our updated size guides can help you find the perfect size.

The down in every one of our jackets is fully traceable, ethically sourced and free of fluorocarbon. 
Track the exact origin of the fabric at using the code 18180317979.



Full-length, two-way zipper for extra ventilation and easy access to jersey pockets.


Easily attached or removed with poppers, the hood provides vital extra warmth.


Keep hands warm and essentials safe with plenty of pocket storage space.


Details and Materials

  • Elasticated hood and cuff openings
  • 100% fluorocarbon-free insulation
  • Two-way Vislon zipper
  • Two front pockets to keep your hands warm or stow essentials
  • Reflective details on the chest and back
  • Lightweight zip garage to prevent irritation
  • Distinctive contrast stitching on the chest
  • All weights given for size medium:
  • Weight with hood and stuff sack- 238 grams
  • Weight without hood and stuff sack - 206 grams


  • 100% Polyester

Insulation :

  • 90% Goose Down
  • 10% Feather

Lining :

  • 100% Polyester


Model wears size medium. The Explore Down Jacket is worn with Randonnee Shorts and a Long Sleeve Technical T-Shirt.

Model wears a size medium. The Explore Down Jacket is worn with Randonnee Shorts and a Long Sleeve Technical T-Shirt.

Height 6ft 1
Weight 80kgs


Care instructions

  • Machine wash 30°C
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean