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    This base layer is the foundation of our special limited collection, made in honour of US champion and Olympic medallist, Nelson Vails, nicknamed The Cheetah.

    Watch Nelson Vails racing the ‘84 Los Angeles Olympics and you’ll soon see why. Vails’ predatory power – bred in the concrete jungle as a bike messenger, where he never failed to deliver – saw him scoop silver, resplendent in red, white and blue. This collection recalls Vails’ riding and racing roots.

    With an all-over tonal black and grey thunderbolt print and a raised thunderbolt logo below the collar, this base layer works hard to keep sweat away from the skin, improving temperature regulation and comfort.

    Low-profile seams – both flatlock and bonded – are used throughout to reduce irritation, and the fabric’s supple stretch gives a great fit. Anti-bacterial and wicking treatments are applied to the fabric to keep it feeling fresh even on long rides.

    Details and Materials

    • Limited edition Nelson Vails collection
    • Tonal black and grey thunderbolt print
    • Thunderbolt logo below collar
    • Bonded shoulder seams
    • Anti-bacterial and wicking treatments
    • Stretch side panels


    • 90% polyester
    • 10% elastane


    • 86% polyester
    • 14% elastane


    Chest 85 91 97 103 108 114
    Waist 70 75 81 87 93 99
    Hips 87 92 98 104 110 115
    Chest 33.5 36 38 40.5 42.5 45
    Waist 27.5 29.5 32 34.5 36.5 39
    Hips 34.5 36 38.5 41 43.5 45.5



    1 CHEST

    Using a tape measure, take the total measurement around the fullest part of your chest, holding the tape horizontally.

    2 WAIST

    Run the tape around the narrowest part of your waist holding the tape horizontally.

    3 HIPS

    Stand with your feet together and measure around the fullest point of the hip, keeping the tape measure horizontal.

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