Team Sky has unveiled its new kit for the 2019 season which once again ismanufactured by Castelli. which will see a return to black for the team’s tenth year in the peloton.
The kit incorporates a blue to black gradient, with the blue representing the team’s commitment to Sky Ocean Rescue (SOR). The SOR logo is also prominent on the collar of the jersey, as the team helps to raise awareness of plastic in the oceans.
The jersey retains the iconic line on the back, a defining feature that has been ever-present since the team’s inception, while rider names have moved back to the side of the jersey.
Team Sky Principal Dave Brailsford said: “We’ve enjoyed another fantastic year of collaboration with Castelli and are delighted with our new look for 2019.
“Castelli share our attitude and outlook in their approach to research and development and we have been continually impressed by their pioneering work from the moment our relationship started. They have played a major role in our success over the past two seasons and are a big part of Team Sky.
“This year’s jersey is a special one for the team as we enter our tenth year on the road. The design is befitting of that landmark and we believe this year’s kit will be our best performing yet.”
Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome said: “I love the look of the new kit. It’s a classic design and I can’t wait to race in it in 2019.”
Current Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas is also a fan of the new look, adding: “The kit is a nice celebration of our tenth year in the peloton – I can see lots of our old designs in the new look for 2019. I’m looking forward to pulling it on in the New Year.”