Updated with new sponsors for a new season of racing, the first of the 2014 collection of Team Sky products are now available from Rapha. There are three groups of products: Pro – products built to the specifications of the professionals; Replica – cycling kit featuring the Team Sky livery; and Supporter – off-bike apparel for supporters of Team Sky. Working with the best riders in the world to achieve the highest level of design, comfort and performance, the new range reflects Team Sky’s philosophy of being the very best in everything they do.
For more information on the respective garments visit rapha.cc but here are a few more details and some shots of the new range.
JERSEYS: Team Sky jerseys combine award-winning fabrics and components with signature Sky blue styling. The Pro Jersey is cut for racers and incorporates coldblack technology to keep you cool, while special edition jerseys celebrate the achievements of Bradley Wiggins, as well as Team Sky’s national champions. Base layers offer race-grade moisture management, while merino polos bring sophisticated comfort and performance. The supporters jersey collection boasts quintessential Rapha styling in a more relaxed fit.
New sponsor logos are the only notable change to the 2014 men and women's replica jerseys.
BIB SHORTS: Team Sky legwear has been created using state-of-the-art technical fabrics and the finest components. Pro-grade shorts are cut for aggressive racing and built around an award-winning Cytech pad, while stylish replica editions celebrate the Team Sky’s national champions. Team Sky Jeans, meanwhile, provide innovation, comfort and style for city riders.
SHIRTS & T-SHIRTS:Team Sky shirts and t-shirts combine trademark Rapha tailoring and functionality with signature Team Sky colourways. Shirts are made from high-performance technical fabrics and cut for a riding position, while supporters products offer Rapha style with a more relaxed fit.
A detail of the limited edition King of Willunga T-Shirt commemorating Team Sky’s appearance at the first pro stage race of the calendar year. The t-shirt is made from jersey cotton and features an embroidered rear pocket and exclusive race graphics.
HATS AND CAPS: Team Sky hats and caps combine classic Rapha design with high-performance fabrics for unrivalled levels of windproofing, insulation, breathability and comfort.
GLOVES: Team Sky gloves are handmade from the finest leather and materials and designed for a range of training and racing conditions. Grand Tour Gloves are quite simply the most stylish cycling gloves in the world and offer unrivalled comfort and control both on the hoods and in the drops. New Pro Mitts, meanwhile, offer exceptional performance for racing in warmer conditions.
ACCESSORIES: From the pro peloton to racing fans, Team Sky accessories are a vital part of any cycling kitbag. Luxurious merino wool hats provide high performance for training and racing, while the Musette and Essentials Case offer versatile storage options. Race Notes are the perfect a way to record your riding year and scarves and flags will help you follow the world’s leading team in style.
Team Sky's Austrian rider, Bernie Eisel, models the Lightweight Snood
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