Black on white, white on black, and a bit of metallic grey; Adidas look to have reinvented their take on cycling clothing with the release of the Adistar Spring/Summer 2015 range. From a brand usually recognised by their Team GB red, white and blue colours, their new monochrome offering is smart, sleek and speaks volumes about the seriousness of it’s performance. Focussing on aerodynamics and pure peak performance, this Adistar range looks the part and walks the walk.
With garments featuring technology such as DragZero to reduce drag, and TrailingEdge inspired by fighter jet wings, it’s clear from the start that this range is all about race pace and aerodynamics. Adidas have tested all the garments in wind tunnels to put function behind the form, and the result is a very attractive product.
Design-wise, the jerseys are no doubt the highlight of the new Adidas range, with the famous three stripes now adorned around the armbands, Adidas sacrifices it’s usual sleeve stripes for a more traditional cycling look, perhaps even drawing some inspiration from this year’s Giro d’Italia jerseys. The uniformity of the black, white and grey gives a strong silhouette to the range, and it’s aerodynamic fit only accentuates this look.
Each and every piece in this collection has been carefully designed and engineered to fit in line with the bold, stripped-down look, and each piece also maximises performance. The full range includes bib shorts, jerseys, jackets, and accessories for both men and women.