Shirt week! Summer shopping, Part 2: 2016 USA domestic team kits

We’ve just finished a wonderful mini-season of North American UCI bike races – including the Amgen Tour of California, USA National Championships and Winston Salem races, GP Gatineau racs in Quebec, and the fantastic Philadelphia Classic (click through those links for videos) – and one of the great things about the series is the domestic teams and riders getting international exposure.  If you’ve loved watching the women’s teams race, and want to support them – or just like their style – here’s how you can buy their cycling kit.

These are the USA team kits I can find – with the American WorldTour teams in Part 1 of my summer shopping special.  If there are any I’ve missed, please do link me up in the comments, or on twitter, and I’ll edit them in.

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The team kit’s in that Bianchi Celeste, and you can buy the jersey and bibshorts in unisex cuts (they advise women buy a size down, as they’re sized for men) along with arm-warmers, baseball cap and cycling cap.  These are all on the cycling store page of Colavita’s online shop, where you can buy all kinds of Italian food, coffee and gift ideas.  They’ve been a sponsor of USA women’s racing for years, so why not buy something from them, and tell them it’s because of the links to the team!  And for an extra link to the squad, the team website includes pages of recipes from the team, riders and their friends.

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Podcast 2014 Episode 6 – Bickering FTW!

Podcast logo Hello everyone! This week Sarah and I talk about the results of Le Samyn, Hageland, the Drenthe world cup series, and the coverage that goes with it – including the new commitment from the UCI to a quicker turnaround on race footage and a race highlights package with commentary from Ant McCrossan and Rochelle Gilmore. We also talk about Clara Hughes and her big ride around Canada in support of awareness for mental health issues and that Ina-Yoko Teutenberg will be joining her for some of this 12,000 kilometre, continent-spanning expedition. We also discuss how much fun it is to bicker (and how good we are at it) along with a whole lot more stuff as well!! Strap yourselves in, grab a bottle of wine and enjoy the shenanigans! (59:42 MIN / 57.40 MB)

To stream the bickerfestivities click here.

 

 

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Things we talked about this week include…

Le Samynfull resultsphotosORICA race report & photos

Omloop van het HagelandresultsphotosORICA report & photos

Lex Albrecht won the Tour de Murrieta

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The Drenthe races

Here’s Sarah’s guide to watching the Ronde van Drenthe, which includes the UCI trailer for the Road World Cup – and her interview with Annemiek van Vleuten about the race, on Podium Café.

And here’s the UCI trailer for the MTB World Cup:

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