US champion Larry Warbasse gets some snazzy new shoes to match his stars and stripes jersey

Eye-catching red, white, and blue shoes for the US national champion

Earlier this month we christened Larry Warbasse US national champion’s jersey as the best national champion’s jersey of 2017, and now he’s back with some snazzy new shoes to match.

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The shoes, a pair of super-light 215g Rapha Climber’s shoes, have been given their eye-catching look by Artful Kicks, a British company specialising in customising shoes.

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The front of the Aqua Blue Sport rider’s shoes are dominated with three red straps, which line up perfectly with the red and white stripes down the inside of the shoes. The rest of the outside is blue, with some small white stars running down the outside.

Warbasse will be giving his new kicks their first outing at the Vuelta a España which start on Saturday, although with a team time trial for the opening stage, he’ll have to eshoe (sorry) any overshoes if we’re to get a look.