Advertisement

Sign up for our newsletter

Advertisement

The good, the bad and the ugly: Cycling kits of Rio 2016

Liege Bastogne Liege 2010
Cyclist magazine
3 Aug 2016

A run down of the good and not so good looking cycling kits due to hit the roads of Rio this weekend.

Bold, with colours that kind of don't match. The Namibia kit is certainly very 'in right now'.

The more we look, the more we love (Danish cycling kit, as well as Jakob Fuglsang).

A break from tradition for Italy, with a white background to the Tricolore.

The famous yellow and green of Australia. Sorry, blue? What did Sweden have to say about this?

Colombia. If Esteban Chaves is happy, so are we...

Hard to mix the Dutch Driekleur with the famous Oranje, but Bioracer have done a fine job here with the Dutch kit.

1st ride with the boys in Rio! #Olympics #Rio2016 #jetleg #course #recon #recovery #poels #kruijswijk #dumoulin

A photo posted by Bauke Mollema (@baukemollema) on

Team GB. 'It was fine until the crap cartoon of a lion.' - anon, Cyclist office.

It's always been easier to establish a colour theme with Spain than it has been a clear team leader.

Swiss track team kit. At least it's Assos.

Media Day with the Track Olympic Team with official Track Suit #way2rio #swissolympicteam #swisscycling

A photo posted by Swiss Cycling Team (@swisscyclingteam) on

Americans and baseball jerseys - are the two inseperable? We love it really though. U.S.A! U.S.A!

And finally...if it aint broke, don't try and fix it. Belgian baby blue, baby.

Maitre Jacques would adore Ralph Laurens de Plus @laurensdeplus from @etixx_quick_step

A photo posted by Brian Holm (@holm12.16) on

Watch this space for kits from Korea, New Zealand and Japan, which are always tasty but haven't yet been spotted online.

Read more about: