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  • Team Kit – blimey
  • Premier Icon jota180
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    The Columbian women’s team new kit

    Premier Icon Bregante
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    😀

    Premier Icon Junkyard
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    what were they thinking

    Premier Icon therevokid
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    crumbs, that’s … ummm … awkward … 🙂

    Premier Icon tang
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    Just makes a joke of women’s cycling, just what it doesn’t need. Hope the UCI step in.

    Premier Icon spud-face
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    ay caramba!

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    What does the back look like ?

    Premier Icon CaptainFlashheart
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    Well, they’ve certainly got some publicity for their sponsors.

    Premier Icon piedidiformaggio
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    Looks very smooth

    Premier Icon tang
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    No one will remember the sponsors!

    Premier Icon handybendyhendo
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    Is it Veet?

    Premier Icon piedidiformaggio
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    What sponsors? I didn’t see any

    Premier Icon sofatester
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    Oh dear.

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    The flesh colour is off putting, but I am more worried about the lady on the left with 3 arms….

    Premier Icon CaptainFlashheart
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    Looks very smooth

    I think you’ve got your South American countries confused. They’re from Colombia.

    Premier Icon MoreCashThanDash
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    I like to think I’m broad minded and occassionally inappropriate, but that is truly unpleasant.

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    😕

    Premier Icon butcher
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    That’s a joke, surely?

    Premier Icon edhornby
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    I follow Brian Cookson on twitter, there have been complaints and he tweeted today that the UCI were going to talk to the team and that he thought it highly inappropriate

    Premier Icon tragically1969
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    Brian Cookson has posted on twitter they are on the case….. stating its unacceptable by any standard of decency, fair enough i would say given what the UCI are tying to do with women’s cycling……

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    Link anyone?

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    Looks normal to me Linky

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    Ahhhhhhhhhh now I see iPhone has now caught up and shown the pic. Really not sure about the red arm yellow arm thing , maybe should have gone with two yellow arms . Apart from that it looks dandy!

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    That’s one way to get publicity I guess!

    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
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    The flesh colour is off putting, but I am more worried about the lady on the left with 3 arms….

    Nah, that is the bloke on the right, he has a looooong arm.

    Premier Icon drlex
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    Another meaning to the phrase “Full Kit W****r”?

    Premier Icon andyl
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    Well, they’ve certainly got some publicity[b]pubicity[/b] for their sponsors.

    FIFY

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    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/colombian-womens-cycling-team-causes-stir-with-unfortunate-naked-jersey-design-9732037.html

    I don’t actually think it looks all that flattering or ‘sexy’ TBH.
    That aside it really doesn’t help the status or image of women’s cycling does it? I can’t really believe that it got in front of press photographers…

    The main sponsors were apparently the columbian ministry for sport and the city of Bogota, So I’m sure we all now think of Colombia as an enlightened and forward thinking country…

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    that’s **** ace!! 🙂

    Premier Icon nemesis
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    That’s also been shown to be a photo issue as the kit’s not new and looks fine (well, at least not indecent) the rest of the time.

    It’s actually gold as it has been for a couple of years apparently and one of the (female) riders designed it…

    full story:

    5 things you should know about that Colombian cycling kit

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    It was designed by one of the Team, she’s done a few of thier kits in the past, the others look “normal”.

    I’m not keen, think it rather dergrading and unsuitable, the material used (and that’s the main issue when photographing apparently) looks bloomin horrid and fold/creases in the wrong place.

    Seriously, they should have known better. 🙄

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    But they’ve been riding it for months without issue…

    My initial reaction was the same as most – a combination of sniggering and disappointment that women’s cycling seemed to be deliberately portraying it in that way.

    It seems that it is just a poor design decision that in some circumstances looks bad. Same as white shorts (be it men or women…)

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    I really don’t notice it/see what the fuss is about. They don’t look naked. Someone posted it to my FB yesterday and it took me ages to see what it was I was meant to be looking at

    And all those going on about it, you don’t see them commenting on ‘that’ men’s (Swiss?) team line up photo that pops up every so often

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    I’ve looked loads and can’t see what everyone else is seeing 😕

    But then I’m colour blind so I’m hoping that’s the issue and not my stupidity!

    It is a bit strange that the lady on the left has 3 arms though.

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    you don’t see them commenting on ‘that’ men’s (Swiss?) team line up photo that pops up every so often

    Polish IIRC er…. 🙂

    That kit doesn’t appear designed to look like nude flesh though, it’s just maybe a little tight/thin and has a poor colour choice…

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    Any chance of seeing what the rears are like?

    Premier Icon cookeaa
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    Is GIS broken?

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    I don’t think it was intentionally meant to look like naked flesh, and probably loks different in ‘real life’ to the photo.

    Here is an old photo of the Men’s kit if you haven’t seen it already….

    From here:

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/colombian-mens-cycling-team-kit-4263636

    Perhaps it’s just a genuine mistake/misjudgement in terms of colour choice, rather than a specific attempt to degrade women??

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    If that could use that design principle and make a builders arse type jersey/shorts combo they’d be onto a winner I think

    Premier Icon nemesis
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    Typical mainstream media and cycling stories. That ‘men’s team’ kit is a completely different team from a couple of years ago 🙄

    In fact they also had/have a women’s team

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