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  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    markyone wrote:
    I will be putting in an order for a New Jersey this week :D
    Spring is coming this weekend....you might get away with short sleeves!
  • MechanismMechanism Posts: 895
    Torm wrote:
    ...do you want black with white stripes or black with yellow stripes!?!

    Black/white and grey/white are my favorites of the current colours... might need some convincing on black/yellow but look forward to seeing the new colours.
  • MrSwearyMrSweary Posts: 1,699
    I got a T5 in grey and white a few weeks ago and I have to say it is a quality bit of kit. Really well made, very comfy, useful pockets and looks superb. It could be worn quite respectably off the bike too which is a bonus. Looking at the big brand alternatives the price was actually very competetive.

    I'll be after one of the short sleeve jerseys soon - assuming this winter ever ends!
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  • gabriel959gabriel959 Posts: 4,227
    Looks good value and if its the same materials as Rapha and Shutt it will be a winner.

    Unless mistaken they are not British made, which Shutt are. Shutt get all their stuff made in the UK. Their bibs are fantastic too although too close in price to Assos.

    How is the warranty? I had a jersey from Shutt that after 4 years of abuse failed in one of the pockets and the guys at Shutt sent me a brand new one for free and let me keep the old one?
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  • thegreatdividethegreatdivide Posts: 5,092
    Are Rapha still on your a$$es re copyright? Did adding a second zip pocket mean you could get away with it?
  • ugo.santaluciaugo.santalucia Posts: 25,299
    I have Torm, rapha and Colomba jerseys. Colomba are the best, with the highest amount of wool in the mix. Torm are ok, pockets could be wider, the fabric could be thicker in the long sleeve jerseys, but for the price they are good value and good quality
  • goonzgoonz Posts: 3,106
    Anyone heard of this place?

    http://www.roadrags.cc/home#!__inspiration
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  • pkripperpkripper Posts: 652
    goonz wrote:


    Seen them in the flesh - lovely material, nice cut, but just didn't like the logo at all, so no purchase!
  • goonzgoonz Posts: 3,106
    Wheres the shop?
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  • morphomorpho Posts: 48
    I have a couple of the base layers and they are good quality and fit! Looking at getting a couple of short sleeved jersey's now the sun is coming out, does anyone know if they size up the same, or are the jersey's a little bigger?
  • goonzgoonz Posts: 3,106
    pkripper wrote:
    goonz wrote:


    Seen them in the flesh - lovely material, nice cut, but just didn't like the logo at all, so no purchase!

    Another black loving cycle clothing manufacturer. Great. :roll:
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  • pkripperpkripper Posts: 652
    goonz wrote:
    pkripper wrote:
    goonz wrote:


    Seen them in the flesh - lovely material, nice cut, but just didn't like the logo at all, so no purchase!

    Another black loving cycle clothing manufacturer. Great. :roll:


    It's a mid-grey
  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    gabriel959 wrote:
    Looks good value and if its the same materials as Rapha and Shutt it will be a winner.

    Unless mistaken they are not British made, which Shutt are. Shutt get all their stuff made in the UK. Their bibs are fantastic too although too close in price to Assos.

    How is the warranty? I had a jersey from Shutt that after 4 years of abuse failed in one of the pockets and the guys at Shutt sent me a brand new one for free and let me keep the old one?

    Me and Al have our SportWool made to order by a specialist company in Denmark as it is not made in the UK, as do most SportWool clothing manufacturers.

    Our warranty includes the usual wear and tear considerations but if its faulty...it gets replaced...me and Al wouldnt have it any other way.
  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    goonz wrote:
    pkripper wrote:
    goonz wrote:


    Seen them in the flesh - lovely material, nice cut, but just didn't like the logo at all, so no purchase!

    Another black loving cycle clothing manufacturer. Great. :roll:

    Red, Blue, White and Green available now and Yellow shortly !
  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    Are Rapha still on your a$$es re copyright? Did adding a second zip pocket mean you could get away with it?
    Get away with it...we have always had 2 zip pockets...unless people decide they don't want them!
  • philwintphilwint Posts: 763
    Torm wrote:

    Red, Blue, White and Green available now and Yellow shortly !

    I think the T2 or T5 would look pretty good in Black/Yellow. Can't wait.
  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    morpho wrote:
    I have a couple of the base layers and they are good quality and fit! Looking at getting a couple of short sleeved jersey's now the sun is coming out, does anyone know if they size up the same, or are the jersey's a little bigger?
    My base layers are designed to be worn close to the body to allow the SportWool to do its job so generally if you want a jersey with the same fit pick the same size at the base layer. For something more relaxed go a size up.

    The short zip jerseys fit a little more closely than the long zip jerseys but if you need specific advice just email me on [email protected] and I'll give you a recommendation.
  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    philwint wrote:
    Torm wrote:

    Red, Blue, White and Green available now and Yellow shortly !

    I think the T2 or T5 would look pretty good in Black/Yellow. Can't wait.
    I have four new black and yellow combinations....and some other stuff as well!
  • DrLexDrLex Posts: 2,142
    Torm wrote:
    philwint wrote:
    Torm wrote:

    Red, Blue, White and Green available now and Yellow shortly !

    I think the T2 or T5 would look pretty good in Black/Yellow. Can't wait.
    I have four new black and yellow combinations....and some other stuff as well!

    *fingers crossed that one will be orange*
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  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    DrLex wrote:
    Torm wrote:
    philwint wrote:
    Torm wrote:

    Red, Blue, White and Green available now and Yellow shortly !

    I think the T2 or T5 would look pretty good in Black/Yellow. Can't wait.
    I have four new black and yellow combinations....and some other stuff as well!

    *fingers crossed that one will be orange*
    Oh man, a Dutch influence wont be seen this year...sorry....we want to grow organically so we have to add colours slowly.
  • Got a T7 jersey today an it feels good quality, fits well and I really like the style and blue colour. I'll definitely be buying more :)
  • letap73letap73 Posts: 1,608
    How does sizing compare to say Assos ? I am definitely an XL in Assos - is that L in the Torm?
  • SlinkyJSlinkyJ Posts: 20
    I have the arm warmers and long sleeve jersey. Only comments are the stitching on the arm warmers is coming way after one winter, but they work well. The long sleeve is nice but the zip pockets are a bit small for anything usefull, mobile doesn't fit for example, and the zip bulges at the top. Is a small but maybe me. Sleeves are snug as well.

    Is plenty warm enough though, this with a prendas base layer plus gillet is what I have had on most of the winter. Will probably look at getting something short sleeve.
  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    SlinkyJ wrote:
    I have the arm warmers and long sleeve jersey. Only comments are the stitching on the arm warmers is coming way after one winter, but they work well. The long sleeve is nice but the zip pockets are a bit small for anything usefull, mobile doesn't fit for example, and the zip bulges at the top. Is a small but maybe me. Sleeves are snug as well.

    Is plenty warm enough though, this with a prendas base layer plus gillet is what I have had on most of the winter. Will probably look at getting something short sleeve.
    Have you tried putting the mobile phone in upright and pulling the zip over it, the pockets are deeper than they are wide to fit a smartphone in?
  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    letap73 wrote:
    How does sizing compare to say Assos ? I am definitely an XL in Assos - is that L in the Torm?
    My long zip jerseys in Large are around 21" arm pit to arm pit if that helps? I'm 5'11 with a 42" chest and the large is a race fit for me in most jerseys.
  • js14js14 Posts: 193
    Any chance of doing gear for extra-tall cyclists with a longer torso and longer arms ? Usually when you're tall, you have to buy clothes which are too big around the chest as it is the only way of getting the extra length but that is not an ideal solution for cycling. The only places I know doing cycling clothes for the tall market are in the US such as Aerotech so a European-based supplier would be great. But maybe it's too small a market ...
  • TormTorm Posts: 234
    js14 wrote:
    Any chance of doing gear for extra-tall cyclists with a longer torso and longer arms ? Usually when you're tall, you have to buy clothes which are too big around the chest as it is the only way of getting the extra length but that is not an ideal solution for cycling. The only places I know doing cycling clothes for the tall market are in the US such as Aerotech so a European-based supplier would be great. But maybe it's too small a market ...
    Its not a very large market, Im surprised they are not available in the Netherlands, they are known for being taller than average...how tall is extra tall ?
  • gabriel959gabriel959 Posts: 4,227
    Go for Gore or Craft, I am 6' 5" and find with a 40" chest with a long body and shortish legs and find both excellent.
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  • snipsnapsnipsnap Posts: 259
    Hopeful that the weather is going to improve soon, I've just taken delivery of Torm S/S jersey (T4), base layer and a pair of arm warmers. I'm really impressed with the quality of the items. I was very very close recently to picking up one of the latest edition Rapha Club jersey's but, with 2 young kids, I just couldnt justify the cost on a short-sleeve jersey (with only a half-zip).
    I'm thrilled with the Torm products I've received, and look forward to ordering more in the future.
    I'm a big Rapha fan; they do everything so well IMO, and my softshell jacket is my favourite item of clothing ever, but I do struggle to justify the cost based on my circumstances. Pleased there's a decent alternative out there that performs and looks good, without needing me to remortgage.

    Keep up the good work Torm - I'll be back for more!
  • goonzgoonz Posts: 3,106
    Any chance for a cheeky discount for your BR faithful Torm? ;)

    Be a great way to steal some custom from the Rapha lovers... :)
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