With the start of the Classics season and Paris-Nice starting soon, Mavic has chosen this event to bring out its Sean Kelly limited edition clothing collection, celebrating the Irishman’s palmarès.
Kelly won this race seven years cosecutive years, as well as multiple wins at Milan-San Remo, Paris-Roubaix and Liège–Bastogne–Liège and the Tour of Lombardy. plus the Vuelta a España in 1988 too, his tally, 193 pro wins.
Kelly rode on Mavic wheels using Mavic kit, as well as using Vitus bikes for most of his 18 year career. In recognition, Mavic has released a limited run clothing collection as part of its Les Héros du Cyclisme series of limited run clothing.
The first is the merino wool blend jersey all in green – a retro look but with modern materials. You get special graphic treatment, including an embroidered Sean Kelly logo, an image of him in the collar and an abridged list of his wins on the inside.
There is a rear pocket for your pump upright and, in keeping with the bad weather that Kelly relished, there are numerous reflective highlights front and backr to keep you seene, plus a reflective full front zipper.
This Sean Kelly Limited Edition jersey costs £135 and available in five sizes, with a claimed weight of 170 grams.
The Kelly Limited Edition progresses with a matching green polyester cap with Sean Kelly detailing costing £28 and socks at £16.
Mavic says that the collection is available in limited quantities and for this season only.