“Because black has become the dominant color in the peloton, we now chose yellow.” say Colombia about their new 2015 kit. It looks kind of black to us!
“When we chose black as main color, in 2012, we were one of the very first to do so, if not the first, but now black has become the dominating color in the peloton: it was time for a different touch.” That’s how Team Colombia-Coldeportes General Manager Claudio Corti introduces the new jersey realized by technical wear sponsor Nalini for the Escarabajos, and that will debut in Argentina at the Tour de San Luis from January 18 to 25, 2015.
While keeping black as their characterizing color, the new kits’ layout looks more colored and fresh, with a bigger Colombian flag on the chest and yellow details added on sides, neck and sleeves. In addition, Colombian Sports Ministry Coldeportes’ logo takes a wider spot just behind Colombia: “Coldeportes and the Colombian Governament always been our main sponsor all the way, and this year we agreed with Coldeportes’ Director Andres Botero to give greater visibility to their participation to this very important project for Colombian sports,” Corti said.
2015 Team Colombia-Coldeportes will consist of 18 riders: Edwin Avila, Alex Cano, Camilo Castiblanco, Edward Diaz, Fabio Duarte, Leonardo Duque, Daniel Martinez, Sebastian Molano, Darwin Pantoja, Jonatan Paredes, Walter Pedraza, Carlos Julian Quintero, Carlos Mario Ramirez, Brayan Ramirez, Miguel Angel Rubiano, Cayetano Sarmiento, Rodolfo Torres and Juan Pablo Valencia.