Rapha Celebrates Hampsten's Snowy Giro With Gavia Collection
This article originally appeared on BikeRadar . You've probably seen the photo: a bare-legged racer battling up a mountainside in a snowstorm, his torso and head nearly hidden with snow. That was American Andy Hampsten on stage 14 of the 1988 Giro d'Italia , and now 30 years later Rapha has a whole clothing collection that riffs on that brutal day on the Passo di Gavia. BikeRadar's 2018 Bike of the Year awards The cold-weather Gavia collection includes a jersey, rain jacket, rain gloves, bib shorts, baselayer and winter hat. The top layers feature design elements and colours from his squad that year, Team 7-Eleven (but not the trademarked logo). Of course, the clothing is made of modern materials - no wool shorts or newspaper to stuff down the jersey here. Although, the baselayer does feature prints from the Italian newspaper Gazzetto dello Sport with coverage of his stage 14 ...
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