September 16, 2014 Login  


The famous colors...
Last Post 05/18/2013 02:48 AM by 79 pmooney. 5 Replies.
Printer Friendly
Sort:
PrevPrev NextNext
You are not authorized to post a reply.
Author Messages
gsmola82

Posts:20

--
10/13/2009 11:48 AM
Hey everyone,
On my bike's seat tube, there's the blue/red/black/yellow/green (flag/stripes).  I also see them alot throughout the cycling culture.  I was wondering what is the origin of it or the meaning to it ?

Thankyou,
-Greg
steve

Posts:119

--
10/13/2009 07:51 PM
It's the world champion colors - you'll also see it in the VeloNation logo as well, albeit subtle.

You can see the back of Paolo Bettini when he was world champ here:
http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/1687/Bettini-heads-to-Mendrisio.aspx

All former world champions earn the right to have the rainbow stripes on their sleeve - you can see it in the photo of Tom Boonen:
http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/1930/Boonen-picked-wrong-wheel-to-follow.aspx

Steve
gsmola82

Posts:20

--
10/13/2009 09:06 PM
Oh I see, nice. Thanks SJ
heavenfire

Posts:5

--
04/23/2011 10:52 AM
@Steve - a helpful reply there, thanks.
steve

Posts:119

--
04/26/2011 08:36 AM
no worries, glad to point that out!
79pmooney

Posts:1111

--
05/18/2013 02:48 AM
Now the world champion jersey can only be worn in competion by a current world champion and only in the type of event he won it in, ie a TTer can only wear his jersey in TTs, not road races.

Ben
You are not authorized to post a reply.

Active Forums 4.1

Latest Forum Posts
XTR Di2- I'll pass posted in Gear Advice

nude kits posted in The Coffee Shop



texting and driving advice pls posted in The Coffee Shop

GT winners since 2011 posted in Professional Racing

Affordable Power posted in Gear Advice

No articles match criteria.
  Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy  Copyright 2008-2013 by VeloNation LLC