Hommage Au Velo Bourlon jersey review

A brand that focuses on performance without the eye-watering price and also donates 10 per cent of its profits to World Bicycle Relief

Hommage Au Velo Bourlon jersey
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A great first attempt by the guys from Hommage Au Velo. A jersey that strikes the right balance between performance and comfort. Ultimately it enables you to forget you are wearing the jersey.

Reasons to buy
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    Good fit

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    Nice materials

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Reasons to avoid
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    Not a fan of the shiny look

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Hommage Au Velo is a new British brand offering stylish cycling clothing that promises performance and comfort. It is a brand that also looks back at the cycling history books to celebrate racing and racers of the past and that is where this Hommage Au Velo Bourlon jersey takes its name from.

Albert Bourlon, on stage 14 of the Tour de France back in 1947, attacked from the start line and stayed away to win the stage. His solo victory lasted 253km and still remains the longest successful solo break in the Tour's history. The Bourlon jersey pays homage to that victory and that record.

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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.