Formed in June 09, Here Come the Belgians is a non-elite anti-team celebrating all things cross, cobbled and Belgian.
Seeking a different experience to the traditional cycling club, its aim is to harness the energy of a vibrant internet cycling community with grass roots racing and riding based around Cyclocross and Spring Classics. There is no race programme in the style of a racing team, more a collection of individual experiences through rides and racing, in whatever location a member may be, that all can share in and contribute toward.

Friday, 30 April 2010

Here comes the Belgian style guide (Issue 1)

Just like every good blog (or magazine) we'll tell You what to buy, what must-haves You'll need to get along with your 2010 team kit. So no need to look for that Vogue Homme (Does it still exist?) Just stay with us!

The most important question of a style guide is:

How much money can I spend on goodies? The latest shoes, custom high end fabrics, etc so say 500 GBP. Hold on, didn't Duncan say something about being not elitist? Damned, no Raffa, Assoss etc....

So here we go style guide economy:

Polish your existing 2006 Sidi shoes, replace heel and cleats, 12 GBP
Foska drink bottle, 4 GBP
CSC gloves NOS at Prendas, 4 GBP, or 3 for a tenner (only XL available)
Bar tape (last years print), 6 GBP
Galler chocolade bar, 1 GBP
Sun protection ...just kidding there is no sun, because if there would be sun, there would be no chocolade bar, logic!

A total of 27 GBP or 30 Euros.


In the next issues we will discuss topics like:

- Can a member of the Belgians wear a yellow jersey?


  1. Can a member of the Belgians wear a yellow jersey?

    Only if he is called Eddie and was described as an extra terrestrial in 1969 ;->

  2. Actually I'm more taken with the sofa/duvet cover under that collection of style aids that looks like a section of pavé...