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When it comes to choosing the right jersey and bib shorts, there is no shortage of options. Many brands are producing extremely well made, and beautifully designed cycling kit. For the RBC Gran Fondo Whistler, selecting the right kit is critical to ensuring a fast finishing time. Some brands have taken to the wind tunnel to test their fabrics, and claim as much as 30 watts improvement over traditional fabrics and designs.
Rapha has been one such company, working closely with World Tour teams like SKY and EF Education First, they produce some of the fastest clothing in the world. Not only is it crucial to wear speed optimized clothing, but also to ensure the proper fit. As riders train hard and prepare for their Fondo, they might lose weight and change their body composition. If that's the case for you, you might actually need to go down a size to ensure the optimal fit. Our team of experts can help you choose the right fit and the right item for your best Fondo time.