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New Rapha Shop in Palma

bernithebikerbernithebiker Posts: 4,148
edited April 2017 in Road general
Somewhat overdue perhaps, but finally Rapha now have a permanent shop base in Mallorca...in Palma.

Seems a slightly odd decision to base it there when the majority of it's clientele is 60km away in Pollensa, but hey what do I know?!

So if you're in the market for some over priced trendy cycle gear get down to Palma, it's right in the heart of the old town, between the cathedral and the Born.

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  • leodis75leodis75 Posts: 184
    I would have actually joined RCC to have the benefit of hiring Canyon's in Mallorca if they had been placed in Pollenca. It does seem odd but I know some businesses have pop up stores in Pollenca over the training camp season.

    Also out of season between Nov - March most of Pollenca is closed.
  • Is it full of latte sipping roadie [email protected]?
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 7,593
    Is it full of latte sipping roadie [email protected]?

    I prefer my cycling café to be full of miserable looking blokes in knackered mid-90s Assos, drinking frothy coffees.
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  • bernithebikerbernithebiker Posts: 4,148
    leodis75 wrote:
    I would have actually joined RCC to have the benefit of hiring Canyon's in Mallorca if they had been placed in Pollenca. It does seem odd but I know some businesses have pop up stores in Pollenca over the training camp season.

    Also out of season between Nov - March most of Pollenca is closed.

    You can hire Canyon's in Mallorca quite easily without Rapha's help.
  • gweedsgweeds Posts: 2,197
    Is it full of latte sipping roadie [email protected]?

    Why? Wondering if you'd fit in?
    Napoleon, don't be jealous that I've been chatting online with babes all day. Besides, we both know that I'm training to be a cage fighter.
  • Pity it wasn't open for the 1st April, going to a training camp in Palma for a week.
  • fat daddyfat daddy Posts: 2,632
    gweeds wrote:
    Why? Wondering if you'd fit in?

    Heh ... not even sloppy is stupid enough to think he could fit in anywhere
  • on-yer-bikeon-yer-bike Posts: 2,974
    Is it full of latte sipping roadie [email protected]?
    No, its not open yet so they are cuing up outside. Can I ask one question? Why did you choose SloppySchleckonds for your moniker? Are you a porn star?
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  • bernithebikerbernithebiker Posts: 4,148
    Is it full of latte sipping roadie [email protected]?
    No, its not open yet so they are cuing up outside.

    Do they have a pool table too?
  • First.AspectFirst.Aspect Posts: 4,343
    Is it full of latte sipping roadie [email protected]?
    No, its not open yet so they are cuing up outside. Can I ask one question? Why did you choose SloppySchleckonds for your moniker? Are you a porn star?
    No, he's just not that fussy.
  • Ben6899 wrote:
    Is it full of latte sipping roadie [email protected]?

    I prefer my cycling café to be full of miserable looking blokes in knackered mid-90s Assos, drinking frothy coffees.

    I'll let you know next time Im out.
    "The Prince of Wales is now the King of France" - Calton Kirby
  • Was closed when I went (9th), according to Rapha it's due to open this Sunday.
  • 6wheels6wheels Posts: 408
    Is it full of latte sipping roadie [email protected]?
    No, its not open yet so they are cuing up outside.

    Do they have a pool table too?

    Very good :D
  • bernithebikerbernithebiker Posts: 4,148
    Well it's open. Very central, good car free space outside.
    Prices are eyewateringly high of course, and the the coffee is twice what it is elsewhere, but it's the experience, innit!


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  • Well it's open. Very central, good car free space outside.
    Prices are eyewateringly high of course, and the the coffee is twice what it is elsewhere, but it's the experience, innit!


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    Nice update Bernie
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
  • kingstoniankingstonian Posts: 2,154
    The power cable running around the outside of the building looks a bit clunky, eh
  • DavidJBDavidJB Posts: 2,019
    The laptop isn't a mac...the man should have been beaten.
  • bernithebikerbernithebiker Posts: 4,148
    The power cable running around the outside of the building looks a bit clunky, eh

    yeah, bit of a hallmark of Palma that, they are all zip tied to drainpipes, etc. and are all over the old town. Bit of a mess when you first see them, then you just get used to it....
  • bernithebikerbernithebiker Posts: 4,148
    DavidJB wrote:
    The laptop isn't a mac...the man should have been beaten.

    Indeed; a few moments later he was dragged outside, covered in cappucino froth and made to wear BTwin kit all day.
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