fave TdF outfits

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by dellzeqq, 19 Jul 2012.

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top TdF outfit

Poll closed 26 Jul 2012.
  1. Radioshack

    7.9%
  2. Sky

    15.9%
  3. Euskatel

    12.7%
  4. Garmin

    19.0%
  5. Astana

    1.6%
  6. BMC

    11.1%
  7. Europcar

    17.5%
  8. Omega/Pharma/Lotto

    3.2%
  9. Lampre

    3.2%
  10. Saxo Bank

    7.9%
  1. dellzeqq

    dellzeqq pre-talced and mighty

    Location:
    SW2
    well, first off, there are some real clunkers. 'Leakygas' (c. Phil Liggett) and AG2R are dreadful, Rabobank have undone years of good work, Lotto-Bellisol is a mess and as for Vacansoleil..........

    Second place goes to Mr. Murdoch's little helpers at Sky, but, for me, first place has to be awarded to
    (taran-tara!) Radioshack!
    [​IMG]
    below - a poll. There's only room for ten teams, so apologies if you really like one of the naff ones.
    http://www.letour.fr/le-tour/2012/us/teams.html for the complete list
     
  2. deptfordmarmoset

    deptfordmarmoset Full time tea drinker

    Location:
    Armonmy Way
    Europcar for me because I'm a sucker for green. They have also done more silly spectator slapping on the hills than any other team, which is worth a vote alone.
     
    MacB and siadwell like this.
  3. I really like the AG2R kit, in fact I bought a jersey the other day.

    Of the ones in the poll, Sky is nice, but also a bit dull, see also that RSNT. I do like Euskaltel, but mainly because it has some of that great Basque font on it but my favourite may actually be the new Garmin.
     
    Mad Doug Biker and smokeysmoo like this.
  4. Durian

    Durian Über Member

    BMC for me.
     
  5. LosingFocus

    LosingFocus Lost it, got it again.

    BMC. Cant say why I like it but I do.
     
  6. accountantpete

    accountantpete Legendary Member

    Movistar pour moi.
     
  7. Sittingduck

    Sittingduck Guru

    Location:
    Bucks
    Katusha!
     
  8. martint235

    martint235 Dog on a bike

    Location:
    Welling
    Euskatel for me
     
  9. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Location:
    Atop a Ti
    Saxo Bank
     
  10. watching it now - I think Astana may be my least favourite, it's just....meh.

    Movistar kit looks really nice when they have the Spanish Champion.
     
  11. MrJamie

    MrJamie Oaf on a Bike

    I voted BMC, but i quite like the blue and orange Rabobank, at least i think its them :smile:
     
  12. Beebo

    Beebo Firm and Fruity

    Location:
    Hexleybeef
    I'm glad to see AG2R didnt even make the short list, their kit should be banned.

    I voted Saxo Bank.
     
  13. guitarpete247

    guitarpete247 Just about surviving

    Location:
    Leicestershire
    Europcar, simply cos I had their cars on my hols. and reminds me what we've been missing :sun:.

    :rain::rain::rain::rain::surrender:
     
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  14. theclaud

    theclaud It's teeceegawnmaaaad

    Location:
    Swansea
    Have to go with DZ on this one. Just for a change, like. Sky is nice but I can't quite get past the fact that it says "Sky" on it, and that it's a silly colour in which to be zipping up the Pyrenees in high summer. Europcar is OK in a dull, understated way. BMC just misses getting it right, with good colours but all that gratuitous assymmetry. The others are mostly vile.
     
  15. StuAff

    StuAff Silencing his legs regularly

    Location:
    Portsmouth
    I agree... LeopardRadioTrek just about the best. Like the Sky kit, support the team, hate the sponsor. BMC's nice. Garmin's OK, but it's not as nice as last year's kit, and the Cervelo Test Team Kit was better still.
    None of them a patch on La Vie Claire though....
     
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