Rapha, the high end cycle brand have muscled in on the ever popular coffee culture by launching a limited edition coffee machine!
But this is no ordinary Coffee machine – it’s aimed at hardcore coffee lovers, made by Rocket Expresso there are only 200 being produced, it’ll cost an eye watering €1,700 and features an engraving of the Rapha H-Van silhouette graphic and Cycle Club logo.
It’s been released to celebrate the growing popularity of the Rapha Cycle club, a series of pop up cafes and shops for road riders to stop off for a cuppa and a snack.
It’s true to say this isn’t any old coffee machine; it’s the flagship Premium Plus model, the same used for a commemorative Giro d’Italia centenary edition in 2009, from Rocket Expresso.
Features include a milk wand with steam nozzle, thermo siphon system, nickel plated boiler with lead-free brass end plates for increased thermal retention, a Sirai pressure stat and a water reservoir with a low-level indication warning system, while the hot water outlet allows for all degrees of coffee strength and consistency.
The machine is available directly from Rocket Expresso. Contact them by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (+39 02 910 910 10) for more information.