BMC Racing Team have unveiled their new clothing for the 2018 season. The US-registered squad called in their leading riders Greg Van Avermaet and Richie Porte to model the jerseys for the official presentation photos.
It's an evolutionary design step rather than revolutionary, with the team's distinctive red and black design retained from previous incarnations.
The most obvious change over the 2017 version is the addition of a blue collar with the name of Sophos, a British cybersecurity specialist company that has joined the squad as a sponsor. Sophos's name also features on the back of the team's bib shorts.
Watch manufacturer Tag Heuer retains the positioning of its logo on the shoulders – prime spot for featuring in those side-on TV shots during races.
Bib shorts are all-black, with white BMC logos on the side panels.
Olympic champ Van Avermaet's kit has gold-coloured bands on the sleeves to mark his road race victory in Rio in 2016 – a nice, personalised touch.
The kit is once again manufactured by Swiss cycle clothing company Assos.
BMC's kit is a popular one among fans, having been voted as one of Cycling Weekly readers' favourite team strips in the past few years' reader polls.
Thank you for reading 10 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access
Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription
Join now for unlimited access
Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, n exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.
From false promises and heartbreak to hope - How Heidi Franz is bouncing back from the last-minute collapse of B&B Hotels
Mind games, false promises and a life left in limbo. How American Heidi Franz navigated the B&B Hotels demise and found a kickstart to her new European life
By Anne-Marije Rook • Published
Volta a la Communitat Valenciana: Biniam Girmay takes stage one sprint
It's another one in the bag for Intermarché-Circus-Wanty after Challenge Mallorca success
By James Shrubsall • Published
CW Live: Olympic champion joins Women's WorldTour; Tom Pidcock tips Van Aert for Cyclo-cross Worlds; Arkéa-Samsic boss 'very interested' in Julian Alaphilippe; Deadline for 2024 Olympics tickets; LEJOG record holder back cycling after hit-and-run
A round-up of all the latest cycling news
By Tom Davidson • Published
Tweets of the week: Ineos go for a kickabout in Nice, Tom Pidcock for PM and the next MVDP
A roundup of the best cycling social media content out there from the past week
By Tom Thewlis • Published
What did we learn from the first elite road races of the year?
Alejandro Valverde is still good; Lotto-Soudal are hungry for results; Biniam Girmay might be a force to be reckoned with
By Adam Becket • Published
Dutch pro suffers brain haemorrhage after being hit by scooter
Maurits Lammertink was rushed to hospital with serious injuries and underwent brain surgery that night
By Tim Bonville-Ginn • Published
BMC Racing team owner Andy Rihs dies aged 75
Rihs died on Wednesday after enduring a long illness
By Gregor Brown • Published
Rohan Dennis takes Abu Dhabi Tour lead after time trial victory
BMC rider Rohan Dennis smashes Abu Dhabi Tour individual time trial to move into the overall race lead with just one stage remaining
By Nigel Wynn • Published
Richie Porte gunning for back-to-back Tour Down Under wins
Australian BMC leader Richie Porte is aiming to become first rider to win consecutive editions of the Tour Down Under
By Sophie Smith • Published
Richie Porte returns to racing this weekend for first time since Tour de France horror crash
Australian Richie Porte will take part in the Japan Cup Cycle Road Race as part of BMC's line-up
By Nigel Wynn • Published