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5 things you should know about that Colombian cycling kit

1. It’s not the national team or the national team kit It’s the colours of IDRD-Bogotá Humana-San Mateo-Solgar, who the Colombian Federation proudly announced would be competing in the Giro Del Toscana 2. It’s not flesh or nude, it’s gold There … Continue reading

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Champagne Charlott’ and their amazing kit

Even Mario Cipollini would be jealous. He only ever managed to go as far as having Pamela Anderson taped to his stem. In case you’re wondering, Charlott’ is a direct sales lingerie company, and Club Champagne Charlott’ are the cycling … Continue reading

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Did no one tell Team Radioshack about the 2011 kit rules?

Whispering Pines on Wheels, AKA Team Lance, AKA The Shack, AKA Grave Avoiders CC, AKA The Rolling Bones. Team Radioshack, previously owners of one of 2010’s ugliest kits, now owners of a refreshed, newly-curated kit for 2011. Looks like they … Continue reading

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The 2011 Men’s professional peloton as seen from above

Black seems to be the colour of choice this season: Lazy, unimaginative, corporate, dull.  So (with apologies for my own lazy murdering of the flipflopflyin’ style) here’s what those helicopter shots of the Tour will look like this year. I’ve … Continue reading

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Worst professional kit of 2010: Footon-Servetto-Fuji

I am reliably told that nude and flesh tones are the most happening colours in fashion this season. My friend Lance Woodman pointed me in the direction of this fashion hate crime. I hereby declare the competition for the worst … Continue reading

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More rubbish professional kits for 2010: Astana and Quick-Step

First up, Astana. I think we can dispatch this one pretty quickly. Is there anything good to say about it? The visual branding is weaker than last year even if the logos are less confused. That’s about as good as … Continue reading

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The 2010 Professional “shit kit” competition is on

Opening entries are from Team Radioshack and Omega Pharma Lotto. Hitting it hard for the first batter up to the plate (baseball metaphor? WTF?) “The Shack” are putting it into the bleachers with this number. Where to begin? The arbitrary … Continue reading

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How to look and ride like a Pro

Contrary to what many may tell you, looking and riding like you are a professional is important. You look good and you feel good on the bike, it really is as simple as that. Some follow a code of practice … Continue reading

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