Helmets on the prepared: Palace Skateboards is taking over biking once more
Final yr, Palace Skateboards, the uber-cool British skate-first model worshipped the world over, partnered with two-wheel driving big Rapha on its first ever biking vary. As with each Palace Skateboards drop, the gathering offered out, nevertheless it additionally made its strategy to one of many most-esteemed sporting occasions on this planet, the Giro D’Italia. One of many multicoloured jerseys, which carried Palace branding and a comical duck motif, was worn by the EE Professional Biking group.
Following that transfer, which noticed Palace cement itself as not only a skate model, but in addition one with ambitions to dominate biking, it has introduced that its subsequent partnership is with one other globally recognised biking label. Cannondale is a Connecticut-based model greatest identified for its mountain, off-road and path bikes. Of the choice to companion with Cannondale, Palace founder and grasp collaborator Lev Tanju stated, “Once I consider Cannondale, I simply consider my greatest mate’s bike… and the way a lot I wished one.”
The 2 manufacturers have partnered to create the “Mad Boy”, which is a spin on Cannondale’s “Unhealthy Boy”, its signature city bike which is swiftly approaching its fiftieth anniversary. A whole alloy body with a compact lefty fork makes this a primary for Cannondale and the trip is good for path, observe or metropolis jaunts.
Away from two-wheelers, there’s a full assortment of biking garb, which takes the type of uptempo, brightly colored and logo-heavy hoodies, T-shirts and caps. For actual biking fans preferring to get down and soiled on the paths reasonably than go for a metropolis spin, there’s even a sturdy and waterproof jacket and trouser set that has been made in collaboration with Gore-Tex.
Out there from this Friday at Palace Skateboards’ typical drop time of 11am, that is the gear you want if you wish to safe king-of-the-mountain standing.
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