Smart, Italian made cycling clothing with more heritage than Tour de Celeb.
Founder and former International cyclist Padraic Quinn launched Velotec in 2005. The brand’s primary concern is creating high end custom kit for cycling clubs and teams – with some super aero creations and track and triathlon ranges created to suit racers for whom every second counts. Minimum order quantity stands at 10 per item, and all kit is made in Veneto, Italy with a five to seven week wait.
Eager to offer some off-the-peg options, last year Velotec added a retail collection to their clothing roster. Within the retail range, you’ll find the ladies Elite Long Sleeved Jersey, Elite Bib Tights and Elite Gilet. Constructed from a fairly lightweight material, but with plenty of windproofing, it struck us that these are just perfect for the shoulder seasons between peak and off-peak cycling months: the fast approaching spring and far-off autumn. We’ll be putting this kit through its paces for the next few months – but here’s a first look at what’s on offer…