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    Best/Ugliest Kits

    My vote goes to Cervelo for the best looking kit (except from the cheese helmet)
    Looking good in both black and white.

    Too many candidates for the worst looking, not least Astana...
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    I mentioned to my wife just last night that while I'm not a fan of white kits, Cervelo does look nice. Caisse D'Pargne is always classy, and FDJ is nice too.




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    Quote Originally Posted by superdex View Post
    I mentioned to my wife just last night that while I'm not a fan of white kits, Cervelo does look nice. Caisse D'Pargne is always classy, and FDJ is nice too.



    Good call. Caisse's Black on Red is very classy

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    I guess my least favorite is Leakygas. That color seems really ugly to me. Sort of the color of chlorine gas or something.

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    This is my favorite:
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    I wasn't sure about AG2r's new kit from the photos, but seeing them on the riders on the road .... I like it. The bibs are a bit of a throwback to when they just used simple letters, no panels or graphics.

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    saxobank's kit is fugly this year. It's like reading a newspaper.

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    ^^^ agree on the FDJ. Classy...

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    Garmin is great.
    Columbia is horrid.

    Makes me wonder how much kit color scheme affects how much I like a team overall! I'd like to think I'm not THAT shallow...

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    I quite like the Astana kit. Minimum of sponsor garbage. Pretty colors. And for me the most important: I can tell them apart from the others.


    How frackin' many black-and-white kits are there this year?
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    I like Cervelo's, but I prefer it in black w/ red than in the white.

    I also like Garmin's, but I have a thing for argyle.

    Don't like AG2R's new ones.

    Jelly Belly's are a whole other story. Love the fact it's colorful, but it's hard to take them seriously as a team because their kits looked like they're geared towards little kids. (Not exactly in the same "league" as the others, but I had to say it.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DMF View Post
    How frackin' many black-and-white kits are there this year?
    Kind of felt bad for whoever was wearing the Best Young Rider's white jersey --- no way to pick them out of the crowd.
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    My vote for ugliest is the Radio Shack kit, when it comes out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Jams Army View Post
    My vote for ugliest is the Radio Shack kit, when it comes out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Jams Army View Post
    My vote for ugliest is the Radio Shack kit, when it comes out.
    I was thinking that this is as good an opportunity as any for Radio Shack to bring their logo into the 21st century. There may be hope if Lance can get some artist or designer to put it together.

    I dig Cervelo's kit, and I don't mind that they went with white for the Tour (would you want to be out there in black?) Still looks pretty good, I'd say. I also appreciate anybody whose kit is easy to recognize in the peloton.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Jams Army View Post
    My vote for ugliest is the Radio Shack kit, when it comes out.
    If the graphic on the website is any indication the kits will be a hideous yellow and red. No good can come out of that.

    But then, maybe they'll surprise us.

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    Despite what they did to Hincapie, i absolutely love Garmin - Slipstream's kit. Cervelo's got another great one, and Saxo is too. The only kit i dislike is Columbia - HTC, it's not a specific complaint, it just messes with my eyes. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by chasingcars191 View Post
    Despite what they did to Hincapie, i absolutely love Garmin - Slipstream's kit. Cervelo's got another great one, and Saxo is too. The only kit i dislike is Columbia - HTC, it's not a specific complaint, it just messes with my eyes. lol
    I like the argyles and the color scheme. Columbia's has painted-on abs for some bizarre reason.

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    I like that Garmin has a graphic of a Cliff Bar coming out of the pocket.

    When in doubt, style it out.

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    They used to have a burrito in the back pocket until Chipotle reduced their sponsorship level.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caloso View Post
    They used to have a burrito in the back pocket until Chipotle reduced their sponsorship level.
    I loved that. But then, I love burritos.

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    Who doesn't love a burrito?

    I like the Liquigas kits. So sue me.
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    SKIL Shimano is pretty bad.

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    I think that Lance's Livestrong team jersey is the worst of the worst. Hopefully, RadioShack will not let Lance decide on the design of the new team jerseys. Also, I hate to say it but Lance's yellow bike (the one from the TOC) was aweful. The most ostentatious thing I have ever seen.

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