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The 2017 jersey design brings a sort of British-Italian fusion. Designed by Richard Pearce and refined and implemented to cycling garments by Castelli’s senior designer Enrico Ubezio, the graphic celebrates the victories in Team Sky’s first 7 seasons. The classic Breton shirt served as inspiration but has been reimagined in a data pattern with each stripe on the jersey, short, mitts, socks and cap representing a specific Team Sky victory. The longest lines are the 4 Tour de France victories, with Chris Froome’s 2016 victory immediately below the Sky logo on the chest. The short dashes represent one-day races, while the medium-length lines represent multiday stage races, with the number of stages determining the length of the line. WorldTour races are blue lines, while non-WorldTour races are white. Perhaps most significantly, the gaps represent the ambition for future victories. The front of the jersey is made up of victories by 2017 team members, with the exception of Sir Bradley Wiggins’ 2012 Tour win, which has a special place in Team Sky history. The victory lines at the front of the jersey … 234. Tour de France, Chris Froome 220. Vuelta al Pais Vasco – Stage 2, Mikel Landa 223. Liege-Bastongne-Liege, Wout ...

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