Famous for its curve number seven, which is claimed by the Dutch supporters for many year. Here they support especially but not exclusively the Dutch riders who sweat their guts out to beat the mountain.
Since the first Tour de France in 1903, this Queen Stage has been won eight times by a Dutchman, more than any other nationality. Three of these winners won this stage even twice: Joop Zoetemelk (1976 and 1979), Hennie Kuiper (1977 and 1978) and Peter Winnen (1981 and 1983).
So far, the Alpe d’Huez was included in the Tour for 26 times, in 2013 even twice. The climb is a very special experience, both for riders as for spectators, particularly for the Dutch in corner number seven.
The new shirts are made with a streamlined fit for the most demanding riders. The use of micro fiber, two-way stretch material in the movement zones and mesh inserts in areas with more moisture. Breathable inserts in strategic areas - Customizable self-gripping elastic bands - Internal silicone elastic band - Camlock concealing divisible zip - 3 rear pockets
Bibshort – Slim fit
This is the L’etape top level bibshort that combine high-end technologies and the best quality materials, 225gr. Lycra provides the maximum muscle containment for the long lasting performances. The Gel layer pad redefines a new standard of comfort and immediate feeling with the saddle. Customizable self-gripping leg bands - 3d structure net bibs.
G-Layer is the evolution of HP GEL MEN chamois, keeping the same shock absorption, bacteriostatic and comfort capacities, with increased ventilation and fast drying. Ventilation holes are distributed in the areas with more moisture accumulation during activity, maintaining the chamois dry and functional even after long use.