One Pro Cycling have announced that their clothing partner for the 2016 season will be Altura. It’s a big step up for Altura, which has not provided cycling clothing to a pro team before and will now be working with the Pro Continental level team.
The British squad previously rode in Le Col clothing, founded by their rider Yanto Barker, but now switch their compatriot clothing brand for their first season at UCI Pro Continental level.
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Altura’s brand director Clint Vosloo said that he is really excited to be working with One Pro, saying that “the product creation team at Altura worked with fit, feel and function, using the best fabrics, the best patterns, 3D pattern and bespoke for each of the riders”.
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Former England Cricketer and head of One Pro Matt Prior said on the deal: “This is an incredibly exciting partnership for us. Performance is at the forefront of any decision we make with regards to the clothing and equipment our riders use.
“Altura have a clear understanding of this and that each of our riders are unique. Having the ability to tailor clothing to their individual requirements will only improve the team as a whole.”
The new One kit is scheduled to be revealed in January, ahead of the team’s first race of the season.
One Pro only made their debut on the British scene in 2014, but will now take the step up to Pro Continental level with a number of major signings in tow, including Steele Von Hoff and Kristian House.