If you really want to stand out from all those other riders on the start line or whom you pass on your Sunday ride, Endura’s new endura.me site lets you upload your own unique design, to be printed on your jersey or bibshorts.
Often, custom kit needs to be ordered in multiple garment runs, but the endura.me service lets you order just one garment.
Designs are printed by Endura’s factory in Livingstone, Scotland, on the same quality garments as used by the Movistar WorldTour team, with both men’s and women’s templates in a full range of sizes.
Endura is marking the launch of the service with two competitions. The People’s Prize is open to all registered users of endura.me and offers two first prizes of £500, along with a trip to an Endura gala dinner in London.
The winner will be the design which gets the most “likes” on endura.me, which also has functionality to share your design over social media.
In addition, 12 selected students from Britain’s leading art institutions will be entered into a second competition.
There is a £5000 prize for the winner, again decided by the number of “likes” which the design receives on the endura.me site.
“Nothing is more inspiring than receiving approval from others with similar passions,” says Jim McFarlane, Endura director.
“Cycling has a stronger aesthetic than almost any sport you care to mention, and we know there is a strong crossover between the worlds of cycling and design.”
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You can upload designs to the site from a number of design packages, including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and view them in 3D before pressing the order button.
Endura says turn-around from order submission to manufacture will be under three weeks, with delivery by courier.
Voting on endura.me for the design prizes is already open and closes at 5pm on Friday November 25, so now’s a good time to get your creative juices running.