Tag Archives: Cycling

Rapha for Team Sky


Rapha’s much anticipated collection for Team Sky has just been unveiled and you bet the company is firing on all cylinders with high performance technical wear ready for the 2013 cycling season. The collection is a comprehensive mix of the team’s standard issue performance jerseys, technical jackets, lifestyle pieces, and accessories.




Bianchi By Gucci

Founded in Italy in 1885, Bianchi is the oldest bicycle manufacturer in business today. The company has partnered with Gucci on a pair of bicycle models designed by Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini. It’s a collaboration that makes more sense than one would initially think. As Giannini explains, “Ever since Gucci’s founding, traveling in style has been at the heart of the house’s designs.” In this case, those designs take the form of two bicycles built for two different types of rides, both adorned with Gucci’s signature green/red/green web stripe. One is a single-speed road bike made with white hydro-formed steel with custom brown leather grips and saddle. The other has a matte black carbon fiber frame and disc brakes, perfect for off-roading or rugged city streets. The concept of traveling in style is completed with matching accessories made up of helmet, gloves and water bottle. The Bianchi by Gucci bicycles are available at select Gucci boutiques worldwide, as well as the Bianchi Cafe & Cycles concept store in Stockholm.

Fred Perry x Cycling Blank Canvas

What’s up, fixie fans?  This latest, highly limited collection from Fred Perry Laurel Wreath celebrates the link between cycling – and the subculture that surrounds it – with a series of shirts that reference authentic colours and styling details. Inspired by classic cycling jerseys, the Fred Perry Cycle collection sees the famous M12 polo reworked to resemble some of the most iconic designs of the past 50 years. Famous teams such as Bianchi and Campagnolo are referenced in bold colourways, while the polos include detailing such as funnel necks, zip plackets and utility pockets to give a truly authentic feel. Buy here