Tour de France: What's new for 2018

06 Jul 2018

Tour de France: What's new for 2018

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We take a closer look at the new liveries, kit, paint schemes and tech that will grace the Tour de France.

First thing's first - you might have noticed we have a new Castelli kit for the race, highlighting our commitment to Sky Ocean Rescue

First thing's first - you might have noticed we have a new Castelli kit for the race, highlighting our commitment to Sky Ocean Rescue

We're hoping that large killer whale will be nice and visible from the helicopter shots during the race

We're hoping that large killer whale will be nice and visible from the helicopter shots during the race

You can visit the Team Sky Store to shop the Sky Ocean Rescue range and show your support.
Our bus, trucks and Ford vehicles have also turned blue this year. We also have a new Ford Ranger recon car. Check out the video below

Our bus, trucks and Ford vehicles have also turned blue this year. We also have a new Ford Ranger recon car. Check out the video below

Ford Ranger recon vehicle for Tour de France

Ford Ranger recon vehicle for Tour de France

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Our bidons are not single-use plastic and can be used over and over again. Limited edition Sky Ocean Rescue bidons will be used by the riders during the Tour de France, handed out at the race and available as a free gift with any purchase made from July 7th from the Team Sky Store - though stock is limited, so get in early!
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Kask have come up trumps with a new colour scheme on the full range of helmets: Valegro, Utopia, Protone and Bambino Pro Evo TT

Kask have come up trumps with a new colour scheme on the full range of helmets: Valegro, Utopia, Protone and Bambino Pro Evo TT

New gloves alert!

New gloves alert!

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In-race connectivity is key, and this year our Sport Directors will be able to follow the race better than ever thanks to tech from Dejero and Sky UK's Vehicles Technology team. Watch the video explainer below
The champ is here! Michal Kwiatkowski will be easy to pick out during Le Tour with his new Polish champion's kit from Castelli

The champ is here! Michal Kwiatkowski will be easy to pick out during Le Tour with his new Polish champion's kit from Castelli

He's got a new custom painted bike too

He's got a new custom painted bike too

Check out this new Pinarello F10. A thing of beauty!

Check out this new Pinarello F10. A thing of beauty!

Not to be left out, newly crowed British TT champ Geraint Thomas also has a brand new Bolide

Not to be left out, newly crowed British TT champ Geraint Thomas also has a brand new Bolide

Sitting aboard it is a brand new Elite TT bottle and cage

Sitting aboard it is a brand new Elite TT bottle and cage

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