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Bespoke cycling inspired ruminations

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I just discovered this outfit (Eleven Velo) the other day.  They have some interesting stuff, including a nice ‘retro’ inspired merino wool jersey. You choose the colours of the main panels. At AU$125 thats darn good value.

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The Eleven Velo merino jersey

They also have bibshorts, with the somewhat radical idea of wool side panels. OK maybe that’s not so radical, since they used to ride wool shorts in the old days, but in this day of lycra/cold-black aero this, and stretch that it’s certainly unusual. Haven’t dared try them out, but I’m a big fan of wool and certainly sounds interesting.

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The Eleven Velo premium bibs

Apparently everything is sewn together in Sydney.  They use Victorian superfine merino wool, Italian lycra, German threads etc. I’ll hopefully get one of their wool jerseys this winter and report back after I’ve given it a good thrashing.

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