I wouldn’t normally eulogize about another manufacturer’s cycling jerseys, but this is different…
Yesterday I was lucky enough to be invited to see the new Tour jerseys by Le Coq Sportif and I think they are really rather special. Le Coq Sportif made the Tour jerseys for many, many years before loosing them to Nike in 1988 so they are determined to make an impact with these new designs.
The design for the actual jerseys that will be worn by the pro-riders feature a new Le Coq Sportif logo updated by Ron Arad (more contemporary and now facing right to look forward, not back), a new collar design that gives it an almost a ‘real shirt’ collar look and has extra tech in the form of longer skin tight sleeves and extra [...]
I’ve been asked by a couple of people whether we might do a “Keep Calm & Carry On” jersey as per the GB Legends series and I’d like you to decide.
Here’s what the jersey would look like:
Just add a vote by commenting at the bottom of the post and if there’s enough interest then I’ll get it up for pre-sale and get it made. Over to you.
There’s been a few changes here at Milltag HQ when it comes to our jerseys: we’ve made them better!
Over the winter we tried and tested a load of new fabrics, zips and production techniques so that the jerseys are up there with the best around. Firstly, and proudly, we have joined forces with the Swiss fabric kings Eschler. Ok, so you probably haven’t heard of them but rest assured, if you have worn a fair amount of technical fibres (who hasn’t?), then chances are it’ll have been made very close to a cuckoo clock or a chocolate bar over in Switzerland. This fabric is simply astonishing! It’s very light and wicks like nothing we’ve worn before.
Secondly, we’ve added new zips, especially designed to have the spirals on the inside, this [...]