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Sneak peek: New Vulpine clothing

New merino wool designs on the way for both men and women

We’ve got our grubby little mitts on pics of Vupine’s new clothing, including four men’s merino tops in four colours, and three new women’s styles.

Vulpine tell us that they have improved the fit and the pocket area of the Men's Merino Button Jersey (£80) after feedback.

They have left the Men’s Merino T-shirt (£55) unchanged.

They're still using 180gsm Tasmanian merino wool.

There’s a new V-neck version in the lineup, made from the same type of merino wool.

The Merino Alpine Jersey is new too.

It's a full zip jersey that Vupline say is Influenced by classic road cycling, hence the buttons on two of the rear pockets.

The new gear will be available on www.vulpine.cc once Customs and Excise let it through, hopefully in two to three weeks.

There are women's jackets, trousers and shorts in many colours arriving in July too, with more women’s styles to follow. Although Vulpine’s range has been largely male-orientated since its launch a year ago, the plan is for major expansion into the women’s market.

This is the women’s version of the Alpine Jersey.

And this is the Women’s Merino T-Shirt.

As in the men’s range, the Merino T will be available in a V-neck version too.

Further demonstrating the brand’s commitment to women’s cycling, Vulpine are supporting Matrix Fitness Racing Academy Team and the biggest women's race in the UK, the Bedford 3 Day.

For more info on the Vulpine range, head over to www.vulpine.cc.

Mat has been in cycling media since 1996, on titles including BikeRadar, Total Bike, Total Mountain Bike, What Mountain Bike and Mountain Biking UK, and he has been editor of 220 Triathlon and Cycling Plus. Mat has been road.cc technical editor for over a decade, testing bikes, fettling the latest kit, and trying out the most up-to-the-minute clothing. We send him off around the world to get all the news from launches and shows too. He has won his category in Ironman UK 70.3 and finished on the podium in both marathons he has run. Mat is a Cambridge graduate who did a post-grad in magazine journalism, and he is a winner of the Cycling Media Award for Specialist Online Writer. Now over 50, he's riding road and gravel bikes most days for fun and fitness rather than training for competitions.

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