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    Pledge here to buy new team kit for Footon:

    They look like big turds riding bikes in the present kit. Something has to be done.
    A few hundred bucks should do it. Either that or they should stay away from the lead so as not to be on camera.

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    Their bikes looks like **** also. Better collect donations for a couple buckets of paint too.

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    Two Things....
    - If your turds look like their gold colored jerseys, you need more fiber.
    - The Fuji SST 1.0 looks great in the TDF Gold color scheme...
    Quick drinking the Hatorade, Fuji SST 1.0 finished with two top tens today!!!!
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    Where else but the internet can a bunch of cyclists go and be the tough guy.

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    My wife says they look like they are not wearing anything. We were at the prologue and I think she might have pointed it out about 7 times. She must have been getting the fries for the other 2.

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    Thread title made me lol.
    Definitely the ugliest kit in this year's le Tour.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rippin View Post
    Definitely the ugliest kit in this year's le Tour.
    Possibly of all time...

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    It's awful. I don't think the pink logos were there earlier in the season. Let's see....what color clashes totally with brown, how about pink!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TnBama View Post
    They look like big turds riding bikes in the present kit. Something has to be done.
    A few hundred bucks should do it. Either that or they should stay away from the lead so as not to be on camera.
    They must have given the artists at UPS free reign to design the Footon kits.

    Seriously though, the kits have a tactical purpose. Riders from other teams cannot tell when you **it your pants on the road. This is also why the RS kits have so much red on them. To hide the blood from crashes.
    Last edited by Hezz; 07-12-10 at 01:04 AM.

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    The Footon kit is FINE. Its colour is more a skin tone rather than anything else and it looks better than the red version in my eye's.

    Next thing you guy's are going to be telling me that the white Franšaise des Jeux kit is ugly too.

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    I think Garth Brooks designs all of Armstrongs kits. Garth was always into having one shirt sleeve a different color & so forth. The first generation Gerolstiener kit is still one of the best looking. The dark blue white w/ the red swastika. Hitler was a man who knew how to inspire with visuals!

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    agreed, not the most attractive kit i've ever seen....maybe it looks worse on tv.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smoore View Post
    It's awful. I don't think the pink logos were there earlier in the season. Let's see....what color clashes totally with brown, how about pink!
    Pink clashes with brown? Really?

    It's just an unfortunate choice of color. On TV it really looks like skin. I wonder if they were going for more of a gold, like their helmets and bikes, and ended up with tan. Truly the worst kit in the peloton.

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    It isn't often that I'm concerned with how stuff looks, but that kit is effing terrible. I can't understand what the team sponsors were thinking. Why spend all that money on marketing and then just prove the old advertising saying; "you can't polish a turd"?
    There have been many days when I haven't felt like riding, but there has never been a day when I was sorry I rode.

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    The kits are doing their job. How many of you were familiar with Foot On before these garish kits were all over the TV?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwible View Post
    The kits are doing their job. How many of you were familiar with Foot On before these garish kits were all over the TV?
    Precisely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwible View Post
    The kits are doing their job. How many of you were familiar with Foot On before these garish kits were all over the TV?
    I'm still not familiar with foot on (footon?). All I know about them is they sponsor a cycling team and have crap taste.
    There have been many days when I haven't felt like riding, but there has never been a day when I was sorry I rode.

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    Quote Originally Posted by collegeskier View Post
    My wife says they look like they are not wearing anything. We were at the prologue and I think she might have pointed it out about 7 times. She must have been getting the fries for the other 2.
    My wife said the same thing! She said she couldn't watch because it was too ugly at the end of stage 7.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwible View Post
    The kits are doing their job. How many of you were familiar with Foot On before these garish kits were all over the TV?
    And at least it's not another generic blue white or blue black kit.
    i may have overreacted

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