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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:38 am 
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lippythelion wrote:
The green on the Bardiani Gaerne shoes is a nice touch.
Are they wearing speedsuits/skinsuits with them having a shaped profile at the jersey hem?


That's the normal kit made by Giordana from few years now; same as the Vermacs sponsored teams.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:58 am 
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lippythelion wrote:
The green on the Bardiani Gaerne shoes is a nice touch.
Are they wearing speedsuits/skinsuits with them having a shaped profile at the jersey hem?


Looks like regular Giordana Formared Carbon jersey and bibs.

I didn't notice the green on the shoes, they do look good.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:03 am 
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I actually don't mind all the little sponsors, it reminds me of Italian teams in the 80's & 90's...

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:16 am 
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http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/breyne- ... oping-test - sad..


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:23 am 
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micky wrote:
prendrefeu wrote:
Why do many Italian pro teams have an indiscriminate number of logos on their jerseys?
It's a mess.


Cause economy sucks and they aren't able to have 1 big single sponsor but only thousands of small ones...?


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:06 am 
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Cycling is considered to be one the best return on investment. Big biz are afraid to touch many teams, scandals can't seem to slow down. 2014 will be ever a bigger scandalous year. Since the corrupt UCI mgmt is out of the door and WADA/USADA are getting more involved and few very deep testing methodologies are being put in place.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:30 am 
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Does that Bardiani team bike still have an anti-scuff shipping sticker on the crank arm? Nice setup, but that's like wearing a suit with the security tag still attached. Details...

-Tim


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:12 am 
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SpinnerTim wrote:
Does that Bardiani team bike still have an anti-scuff shipping sticker on the crank arm? Nice setup, but that's like wearing a suit with the security tag still attached. Details...

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Lol yes I think it does :D


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:53 pm 
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UCI technology shift ?

http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/lat ... ltant.html

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:03 pm 
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Yes, what a refreshing article from the uci.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 7:51 am 
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http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/uci-eases-rules-on-time-trial-positions


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:37 am 
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prendrefeu wrote:
Why do many Italian pro teams have an indiscriminate number of logos on their jerseys?
It's a mess.


I doubt they made the decision to take paying sponsors for fashion reasons.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:15 pm 
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The reason why, is usually because as a pro conti team, they have to pay wages to meet UCIs rules etc. Riders often bring their own personal sponsor to a team to pay their salary. Therefore, by default become a "sponsor" of the team.

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