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Old 10-31-03, 03:39 PM   #1
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Best and worst Pro Kit (Uniform)

Best:

1. Fdjeux.com Hands down the sharpest jerseys in the peloton.
2. Crédit Agricole
3. Gerolsteiner
4. U.S. Postal
5. CSC

With an honorable mention to AG2R

Worst:

1. Domina
2. Euskaltel-Euskadi
3. Kelme-Costa Blanca
4. Bianchi
5. Phonak
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Old 10-31-03, 04:05 PM   #2
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Alessio's uniforms look really ugly to me.
I dig CSC's, and ONCE's colours.
I would go more into this but my memory of team jerseys is a bit sketchy
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Old 10-31-03, 04:09 PM   #3
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Domina has the most butt-ugly jerseys in the history of cycling.
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Old 10-31-03, 04:09 PM   #4
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The worst should be CCC Polstat.
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Old 10-31-03, 06:38 PM   #5
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Domina has the most butt-ugly jerseys in the history of cycling.
I'm afraid I have to agree with you, Laggard. Such an insult to us stylish Italians...
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Old 10-31-03, 06:56 PM   #6
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BigMat, the French version of Lowe's or Home Depot


I have a good friend that rides, his name is Matt. He is 6'4" and 252 lbs. I bought him a BigMat jersey, Its probably the goofiest looking one ive seen. For 2003 the jerseys have graphics that resemble a carpenter/shop keepers apron, or a pair of overalls. Its i riot.

http://www.bigmat-auber93.com/



Another honerable mention....The Carrera Jeans team in the early 90's Had blue shorts with fake orange stitching to look like a pair of Jeans. even fake pockets!!! How Queer.

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Old 10-31-03, 06:58 PM   #7
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BEST:

Bianchi
Kelme
Saeco
Fassa Bortolo
US Postal

WORST:

Domina
Panaria
Mercatone Uno
The dear departed Mapei
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Old 10-31-03, 07:34 PM   #8
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Rabobank has a nice scheme going. Can't go wrong with blue and orange.
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Old 10-31-03, 08:37 PM   #9
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I like ONCE's. Always look sharp. Cofidis doesnt have a have bad setup, not a big fan of the big phone number on the front(back?) of the jersey
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ONCE fan here
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For 2003 the jerseys have graphics that resemble a carpenter/shop keepers apron, or a pair of overalls.
Damn .... that's really bad. Thanks for the link though it certainly was good for a laugh.
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Old 11-01-03, 07:45 AM   #12
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best uniforms (current):

formaggi pinzolo-fiave (italian style)
rabobank (classic modern style)
bianchi (classic celeste)
brioches la boulangere (the tdf jersey with the white sleeves)
telekom (men in pink, nuff said)
honorable mention to bankgiroloterij, oktos, fakta

best uniforms (retro):

la vie claire (mondrian is soo french)
peugeot (the chequer rules)
festina (bad boys in cool duds)
equipe z (love it or hate it, it was way cool)
lotto 1997 (black and red harlequin)

worst uniforms (current)

us postal (blue. just blue. yawn)
vini caldirola (is that green or yellow?)
credit agricole (the dullest kit in the peloton)
big mat (overalls?)
tenax (more puke green)
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Old 11-01-03, 08:11 AM   #13
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Best team Kit since black Cinzano or Brooklyn is
Bianchi, as Velocipedio says Classic Celeste.

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The ones that USPS wore on the final day of the TDF this year were pretty nice. I agree though that the Posties uniform needs some updating.
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Old 11-01-03, 09:23 AM   #15
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Best Retro:

PDM
Z
Molteni
Festina
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Old 11-01-03, 03:59 PM   #16
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Best:

Worst:

1. Domina
2. Euskaltel-Euskadi
3. Kelme-Costa Blanca
4. Bianchi
5. Phonak
What?! I love my Kelme and Euskatel jerseys! I love that they ARE so loud and obnoxious. That way you can see me fly past you!

Agree with you on the Domina and Phonak though. Maybe the Phonak design will improve with a winning season on Tyler's back.
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Old 11-01-03, 09:21 PM   #17
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what about the domestic kits

I always likes jittery Joe's and Jelly Belly


anyhow my favorites are RaboBank, and Kelme but everyone has their own opinion.
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Old 11-02-03, 05:47 AM   #18
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schroeder iron was pretty cool. as was healthnet
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I love Bianchi.
Once. The nicest was the black ONCE kit from the tour very classy.
Gerolsteiner
Rabobank
Boulangerie
Formaggi trentini
Fassa


Yech:
Domina (but they stand out)
Tenax, I agree, puke!
Mercatone
Phonak

Yech but Visible:
Saeco
Panaria
Euskaltel
Polsat

I miss:
Jazztel
Festina
Posties from 2000
Banesto
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I really like the US team's Navigator's jerseys, I think they are really sharp. If you're talking UCI pro teams then I would say:

Best
Quick Step
Credit Agricole
ONCE (the yellow ones for the TdF)
Telekom

Worst
Relax-Fuenlebrada
Phonak
Bianchi
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Old 11-03-03, 07:08 AM   #21
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I like ONCE in either Pink or Yellow. Bianchi was classy.
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I happen to like the Euskaltel scheme (I also like the looks of the Orbea that pays homage). . . and I agree, ONCE always looks good - pink or yellow.
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Favorite kits.
Best:
Once
fdjeux
Bonjour.
Cofidis
Fakta
Euskaltel/Euskadi


Not Me:
Mapei
Big Mat
Domina

Kit should scream out. Euskaltel has gretest chance of being seen . Think Euskaltel and Domina has greatest chance of setting off the homophobes.

Kit that I had to get for myself..
Bonjour.. Like it a lot..Like the message.Had been a team booster..

Kit that would give you the greatest honor to wear-like if you had actually won the right to wear it!
World Champ with the five stripes...
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Old 11-03-03, 03:52 PM   #24
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Euskaltel riders are always ready for deer hunting.
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Never noticed a Eskaltel rider with a rifle strapped to his down tube... Sorry, orange is a color that I like..Orange is cool. Actually it is sort of hot, maybe that is why I like it.
Sort of like red.. My car is red, my dive tanks are red. My wet suit has a red stipe in it, on a blue background. Own nothing orange,yet...
I have enough cycling wear..If I needed anymore can imagine myself buying Eskaltel. But think anyway, their gear is not as comfortable as Pearl Izumi...
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