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JERSEYS UNVEILED FOR PEARL IZUMI TOUR SERIES

pearlizumijerseyWith 30 days to go until Britain’s fastest cycling teams race into action on the Isle of Wight, the leader jerseys for the seventh edition of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series have been revealed.

This year’s fastest team will wear a new red and white Pearl Izumi jersey, which will be presented for the first time to the winning team following the opening Team Time Trial in Ryde on Thursday 14th May.

pearlizumijerseyblueWorn by all five riders in the leading team the red and white jerseys are designed to stand out and be easily identifiable both for spectators lining the town and city centre circuits, and those watching the highlights of every round on ITV4.

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Also revealed is the new for 2015 Chain Reaction Cycles Points Jersey, taking the place of the previous Sprints Jersey. In addition to points awarded at three mid race sprints, the top five riders at the finish will now also receive points towards the Chain Reaction Cycles Points Jersey, making the competition even more hotly contested than usual.

The rider following in 2014 Champion Eileen Roe’s wheeltracks as Individual Series leader will wear a red and white Pearl Izumi jersey, matching that of the men’s Pearl Izumi Tour Series, while the women’s sprints leader wearing the same green and white jersey as won by Helen Wyman in 2014.

The jerseys are made using Pearl Izumi’s PRO-level fabrics such as its Aerocool© fabric on the sleeves and shoulder panels and mesh fabric across the body to maximise air flow combined with the brand’s unique rotated sleeve design and anatomic construction. Event merchandise along with a range of other products from the leading cycling, running and triathlon apparel brand will be available at the Pearl Izumi Trailer at each round of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series.

Nine teams will contest the 2015 Pearl Izumi Tour Series, led by defending champions JLT Condor presented by Mavic, who boast the winningest rider in the Series with six individual wins, Olympic Champion Ed Clancy. Two new squads will make their debuts in Ryde, the ONE Pro Cycling team of England cricketer Matt Prior and Team WIGGINS, the new squad for Sir Bradley Wiggins from 1st May.

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