Pro gear for your own Tour de France
- by Christopher Jones
- Published: 8 July 2009
One of the current trends following the Tour de France is to jump on your home trainer and ride along with the Pro’s. Don’t forget to deck yourself out in authentic pro gear.
Elite Hydra Teams 550ml Bottles.
Elite is the official water bottle supplier for Tour de France. Each bottle is BPA free and features the official graphic of a professional cycling team! Choose your favorite of 11 different, limited-edition styles: Cervelo, Team AG2R, Team BMC, Team Bouygues, Team Caisse d’Erpagne, Team Columbia, Team Euskatel, Team Fuji-Servetto, Team La Francaise des Jeux, Team Katusha, and Team Liquigas. RRP AU$15
Selle Italia XO Genuine Gel Saddles.
This colorful saddle is a terrific addition to your ride. It weighs 315 grams, features Fec Alloy rails, and is 140 millimeters wide by 272 millimeters long. The XO Genuine Gel is great for both road and off-road cycling. The synthetic leather covering is waterproof, elastic, and soft. Its pads are made from silicone gel, with differentiated thickness padding, and the shell is constructed from Rylsan and Nylon N6. The XO Genuine Gel is available in five stunning colors: Black, Blue, Red, White, and Yellow. RRP AU$69.99
Limar Crono Race Helmets.
This In-Mould technology, wind-tunnel tested helmet has low weight (330 grams) and a fantastic finish. Its compact design offers aerodynamic advantages to all riders. Each helmet includes five internal air vents and easy-to-use Super System 2 sizing for quick adjustments. This helmet comfortably fits heads between 53 to 59 centimeters. Two sets of Cool Comfort pads are included. This helmet is UCI approved and available in three colors: Carbon, Silver, and White. RRP Au$229
The online shop ProNet Cycling (USA) specialises in pro gear.