Updated: New road.cc jersey design - have your say!

Tell us what you think, don't be shy...now we've added versions with your changes on too

by Dave Atkinson   January 28, 2010  

We've always said we wanted road.cc to be more like an online club than anything else. That means everyone getting involved, and the latest way to do that is to spout forth on the goodness or otherwise of our mockup of the new road.cc jersey. You have spoken and we have listened… sort of. So now we've added some new versions inspired by your suggestions. Vecchiojo's white piping gets an airing as does his favourite pantone pink and in a fashion mash-up fringe's retro look meets PK Ripper's white idea. We'll probably do some more later too, but for now tell us what you think of this lot.

Eagle-eyed members will recognise our crrent favourite  as a development of one of the potential Planet X-road.cc jerseys that we stuck on the site not so long ago. It didn't make it onto the back of the team, but it did get a lot of love, so we're thinking of making some for the season.Click on it for a closer look: there's still a bit of our favourite Argyle in there, of course.

Obviously you can't please all of the people all of the time but we'd like some feedback, so don't be backward in coming forward! And if you've got other designs that you think would work for a road.cc jersey, add them to you comments... ones you've found, ones you've loved or – even better – ones you've scrawled on the back of a fag packet and scanned in.

Your mum always told you that if you haven't got anything nice to say, it's better not to say anything. But hey, we're pretty tough skinned. So fire away*

*You don't have to say nasty things though. You can be nice too.

 

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If you had launched it a few months ago maybe we could have signed Wiggins as he seemed to take so long to decide whether to wear a black/blue jersey or an Argyle one for 2010 - Roadcc would have given him the best of both worlds Smile

I like it by the way

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posted by stuke [301 posts]
29th January 2010 - 10:15

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I'd wear it. Although I prefer white to black, killer to wash out though.

Does lack that little spark that would compliment the Road.cc quality

Otherwise...good job.

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posted by AndyyK [40 posts]
29th January 2010 - 10:15

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That's based on the one of the designs I preferred Big Grin

I'd definitely wear that if you can make it big enough! Wink

So, next questions.

How soon?

How much?

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posted by jova54 [584 posts]
29th January 2010 - 10:50

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me .... i want one now, right now .... excellent
job Big Grin

when do we get them ????

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posted by therevokid [679 posts]
29th January 2010 - 11:24

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Following Jo's suggestions, I would agree with his points.

The addition of another colour would also be really good - ideally one of the diamonds on front and back being pink. Off centre, of course.

posted by ourmaninthenorth [93 posts]
29th January 2010 - 11:42

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Like the design, doesn't need any more embellishment. personally I'de prefer a magila rosa pink to the blue and please please make it out of sportwool.

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posted by Coodsta [95 posts]
29th January 2010 - 11:44

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Argyle is not my favourite but I very much agree with the "meh" comment above.

I needs some extra colour(s) - at present it looks a bit flat and, well, boring.

posted by chiefoldmist [61 posts]
29th January 2010 - 12:58

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mmm...well i mulled this one over whilst i ate my sardines and greens and i prefer a more simplistic and less jazzy number myself, (i expect thats why Rapha seem to do so well). Anyhow keep the colour down to black plus one other (blue, red, green etc) and keep the diamond Argle strip but make it more 'classic' looking perhaps..like this!

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posted by Fringe [1081 posts]
29th January 2010 - 14:43

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what's with the argyle still? That's so rockshox 2003!

Personally I wouldn't wear one as despite it being in the same colours as my new bike the colour proportions are in my opinion a bit wrong.

Am very much a fan of understated styling and this one I think would look better with the bulk colour being white as opposed to blue, with the diamonds in blue and red - like the old england football kit. At the moment it all looks a bit "altura commuter" - not a good look!

posted by the-yorkshire-p... [179 posts]
29th January 2010 - 14:53

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Yorkshire, it just shows some continuity with the original road.cc jersey. I think that the arglye works.

not all carbon is the same.

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posted by Jon Burrage [1080 posts]
29th January 2010 - 15:51

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I like Fringe's option, the Rapha-esque style appeals...

Complicating matters since 1965

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posted by DaSy [648 posts]
29th January 2010 - 16:20

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make one in merino, and I'd buy one. Wink

posted by miuzikboy [52 posts]
29th January 2010 - 17:16

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Perhaps the wording pedal powered on the cuff of each sleeve.

posted by Lantern rouge [19 posts]
29th January 2010 - 18:45

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Fringe's suggestion in merino would definitely be something I'd buy (not convinced by sportwool though).
I like the main version and would buy it though I don't think its worthy of a merino build.
"too jazzy" - Smile love it!

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posted by TheHatter [810 posts]
29th January 2010 - 20:00

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4 for me... the pink ones are a bit too "Rapha Condor" for me.

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posted by jimmythecuckoo [1219 posts]
29th January 2010 - 20:01

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I think if it was going to be pink we would need to go more pink. We are going to do something in merino too, but it's more likely to be long sleeved full zip and something you could wear on or off the bike.

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posted by Tony Farrelly [4132 posts]
29th January 2010 - 21:11

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kit 5, much as i like it, is too close to the RaphaCondorSharp team kit. not keen on the white on 7, would prefer a band of colour/black all the way round, but out of that new lot i really like 6.

i wonder if FUJI SERVETTO had these problems.."like the light brown skin poo-ish colour"

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posted by Fringe [1081 posts]
29th January 2010 - 21:43

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Don't forget to make a few in XXL.

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posted by sponging-machine [108 posts]
29th January 2010 - 21:45

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How about a charity band on the arm like radioshack my vote would be for Cancer Research UK. Nerd

posted by Chris Deacon [118 posts]
29th January 2010 - 21:58

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I was thinking along the same lines as Chris Deacon, £1? to charity for each purchase say.

I would like to see a little pink on it in the argyll pattern perhaps. Quite like the Giro etc but a full on pink is too much. Ibex did a nice jersey with a narrow pink band but for the ladies only Sad

White can be difficult to clean - and can't imagine many of us being mistaken for the Sky boys if you go with black & blue though!

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posted by Blackhound [436 posts]
29th January 2010 - 23:45

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well, as it's all my suggestions in one jersey i have to go for 'kit6' Smile , it's different to all the "me too" solid-colour-with-a-band-across-the-middle jerseys out there and asymmetrical is very in this year darlings.

another colour, just for some very subtle detailing work would be nice though. a charity band would be a kind thought too

posted by VecchioJo [739 posts]
31st January 2010 - 18:47

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Like both Kit 6 and Kit 4 - the blue on Kit 4 is the best colour, but the design of Kit 6 just takes it I think...

posted by step-hent [649 posts]
31st January 2010 - 20:14

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Oh, and a charity band is a great idea too.

posted by step-hent [649 posts]
31st January 2010 - 20:16

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Looks bloody aweful.

If there are different colour options I would buy it but not in yucky blue and white!

Ok it's a cycle jersey but I find I order my stuff aboard as it looks so much better than the naff colours made over here.

How about a competition from the users?

Devil

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posted by Zaskar [137 posts]
31st January 2010 - 23:06

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Zaskar wrote:
How about a competition from the users?

nothing stopping you posting your own designs here, we'll mock 'em up Smile

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7252 posts]
1st February 2010 - 9:36

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dave_atkinson wrote:
Zaskar wrote:
How about a competition from the users?

nothing stopping you posting your own designs here, we'll mock 'em up Smile

nothing stopping you posting your own designs here, we'll mock 'em Smile

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posted by Oli [102 posts]
1st February 2010 - 14:06

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I quite like the ones in the thumbnails with are blue on the left and pink on the right. But you can only click in between them... Embrace asymmetry!

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posted by cat1commuter [1331 posts]
1st February 2010 - 20:06

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Love the mock up- some people are just too fussy.How many are going to ask " does my bum look big in this". I'll have one when they arrive. Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin

posted by Are We There Yet [53 posts]
2nd February 2010 - 8:56

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Oli wrote:
dave_atkinson wrote:
Zaskar wrote:
How about a competition from the users?

nothing stopping you posting your own designs here, we'll mock 'em up Smile

nothing stopping you posting your own designs here, we'll mock 'em Smile

Sorry guys didn't mean to sound harsh or mock you guys!

I find the design fine but light blue? how about using colours that are seen by drivers like red or yellow?

Ok I know not all colours are suited for everyone and I would still buy it as long as it is not Brown!

Devil

I will come up with a drawing you can mock/up soon! B)

What program will let me replace the colour blue with red or yellow?

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posted by Zaskar [137 posts]
17th February 2010 - 0:10

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All good but I like kit 4 the best

posted by vanderlay [46 posts]
22nd September 2011 - 10:28

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