A few days ago, a Twitter picture of reigning tour winner Chris Froome caused a sensation on the Internet. The picture showed the Brit in a brand new skinsuit, which literally means a lot Skin shows.
The British clothing manufacturer Rapha has now officially presented this suit. The Road Race Mesh Skinsuit was created in close cooperation with the drivers of Team Sky and has now been used for the first time in Australia at the People's Choice Classic. Its low weight is particularly impressive. Just The suit weighs 196.6 grams.
The mesh structure and the material correspond to the in-house Pro Team-Baselayer and should guarantee optimal ventilation. That should be for comfort ColdBlackmaterial and an antibacterial treatment.
Rapha has no plans to commercialize the skinsuit at this time. However, a jersey-shaped replica is the Team Sky Mesh Jersey, planned for summer 2014.