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Decisions...

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by roadiewill, 29 Apr 2008.

  1. roadiewill

    roadiewill New Member

    Location:
    Wiltshire
    Cant decide between two jerseys ... cofidis or rabobank?

    My bike its red black and silver, with red tyres and red bottle cages. So I think the cofidis jersey would match the 'colour scheme' well, but on the other hand, I really like the orange of the rabobank strip. Als the rabobank strip doesnt have a white back like the cofidis one, which would only get dirty over time...

    so what should I go for....??
     
  2. Cathryn

    Cathryn California Correspondant

    Pictures????

    I'd go for colour co-ordination!
     
  3. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    If riding in sh!tty weather all the time avoid the white back, but if not get it...Just don't do what Mags does, wear a hi viz - not round Glasgow anyway........;)
     
  4. roadiewill

    roadiewill New Member

    Location:
    Wiltshire
  5. buggi

    buggi Bird Saviour

    Location:
    Solihull
    Neither. Go for CSC. that will match
     
  6. Muddyfox

    Muddyfox Veteran

    I'd have the Renault Retro Jersey

    Simon
     
  7. dmoan

    dmoan Über Member

    Agreed - last years CSC jersey or this years Caisse d’Epargne kit should look great.

    If you decide against a team jersey, I can recommend the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-Operative Revolution Velocity jersey - good quality & black and red
     
  8. walker

    walker New Member

    Location:
    Bromley, Kent
    Depends if you want a retro jersey in a couple of years time or not, but then again I think both sponsors are due at the end of this season
     
  9. Rab

    Rab Über Member

    I have the confidis jersey and it is pretty smart.

    You are correct about the white bit at the back - not easy to keep clean
     
  10. roadiewill

    roadiewill New Member

    Location:
    Wiltshire
    went for the cofidis strip

    hope it'll come for the weekend or on saturday. I ordered off of wiggle, they're usuallly pretty fast arent they?
     
  11. In my experience, I've only used their free post btw; they are very fast, 2-3 at the most, often just 1 if an item is in stock. If its out of stock it takes a while to process the order.
     
  12. roadiewill

    roadiewill New Member

    Location:
    Wiltshire
    well its been processed today so looks good
     
  13. Cathryn

    Cathryn California Correspondant

    Belatedly, I prefer the cofidis shirt!
     
  14. roadiewill

    roadiewill New Member

    Location:
    Wiltshire
  15. Mortiroloboy

    Mortiroloboy New Member


    Good call, that would have been my suggestion, certainly a better colourway than the Rabobank orange/blue/white.

    Following my recent enforced layoff from work I used the money I saved on NOT driving 50 miles a day to and from work to purchase a 2006 ltd. edition CSC Ivan Basso Giro winners kit, bibs and jersey (lovely pink jersey):smile:. I thought it would be highly visible, wearing pink doesn't bother me, but apparently according to one of the guys in the club, it's not as visible as I thought it would be, Oh well.