To commemorate our journey over the Alps for the L'Etape du Tour in 2022, we have released a special capsule collection called Project '86. Why '86? The parcours, which will be covered by the peloton a few days later on Bastille Day, is legendary. The Col du Galibier, Col de la Croix de Fer and the mythic Alpe d'Huez, is a replica of the same course which saw Greg Lemond and Bernard Hinault cross the finish line hand in hand in Stage 18 of the 1986 Tour de France. Teammates, Rivals, Legends. This moment in cycling history cemented LeMond as the first American to win the Tour de France and was a shift in globalising professional cycling.
The design inspiration comes from the Mondrian patterns of the La Vie Claire cycling Team in which both Lemond "L'Americain" and Hinault "Le Blaireau" were Teammates. The Project '86 Bibs are not only a perfect design compliment to the Jersey and Cap, but also feature internal upgrades to handle a very long day in the saddle. We have included the Space Series chamois offering 9 hours of riding comfort from Elastic Interface.
To produce our bibs, we turned once again to California based, Jakroo. They utilize the best technical materials on the planet and work closely with suppliers to find the edge in performance materials. Their turnaround time is unmatched as well in the custom kit world.
About the Jakroo SOLAR PRO Bibs:
Built with competitive cyclists in mind, the SOLAR PRO custom bib short is constructed from MITI Italian fabrics, with wide format Swiss 7.5cm power band grippers, and a laser cut articulated mesh bib brace. The newest upgrade now comes with X-Matte fabric that provides richer color with an attractive matte finish.
New 7.5 cm Swiss finished edge power band grippers
New laser-cut, durable & comfortable bib brace construction
Made of ultra-soft, anti-bacterial, quick drying Italian fabrics
5-Layer construction with three perforated layers that allow for better permeability and ventilation
9-Hour endurance rating
Technological enhancements in padding design allow for maximum protection of the pelvic area
Guaranteed Size Service: Jakroo encourages all customers to use their Guaranteed Fit Service. Please use the link below to ensure ordering can be done in complete confidence.
Shipping Times: These are custom made to order. In normal business circumstances, please allow 3 weeks from time of order to delivery. Tracking information will be provided once the order has left the factory.
Returns and Exchanges:These are custom items so returns for refund are not possible. If you use the Guaranteed Size Service Form, and it does not fit, Jakroo will offer an exchange. It is recommended to fill out the Guaranteed Size Form if you are unsure. If your order does not fit and you did not use the Guaranteed Size Form, Jakroo offers 50% off a size replacement order. Also, 50% off crash replacement orders.