Prendas Bordeaux-Paris race jersey review

Prendas pays tribute to Tom Simpson's Bordeaux-Paris win with this jersey from its Forgotten Races collection

Prendas Bordeaux-Paris race jersey
Cycling Weekly Verdict

For a penny under £60 you can't argue with the Prendas Bordeaux-Paris race jersey. The fit is very good and the design lends itself to suit a number of short or gilet combinations. However, the sleeves feel very dated and annoyed me when out riding.

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    Sleeves lack finesse

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Forming part of its Forgotten Races range is the Prendas Bordeaux-Paris race jersey.

The design celebrates the gruelling Derny-paced race which covered 500km and was famously won by Tom Simpson in 1963. It features a pattern made up of black and white Bs and Ps with a bowler-hatted Simpson depicted on the rear.

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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.