• Tinkoff-Saxo at their 2016 training camp in Gran Canaria (BettiniPhoto)Source: BettiniPhoto
Say what you like about Oleg Tinkov and his World Tour team but they sure know how to get your attention.
11 Dec 2015 - 8:01 AM  UPDATED 11 Dec 2015 - 8:43 AM

Last year it was a pre-season training camouflage design and this year the Tinkoff-Saxo team (soon to be just Tinkoff) showed off something more akin to a Zebra on LSD. Needless to say its been again polarising.

The new "La Datcha" kit got its grand reveal at the team training camp in Gran Canaria as it prepares for the 2016 season.

"The 2016 training kit breaks away from the team's traditional colors and features a combination of black and white geometric forms. A yellow fluo stripe on the chest and back highlights the name of the kit which ties to the Russian identity of the team. "La Datcha", French for "The Dacha", refers to the traditional second homes in Russia, but also to team owner Oleg Tinkov's two Alpine chalets in the French resorts of Courchevel and Val Thorens, available for accommodation in late 2016."


And no, we didn't miss team owner Tinkov's humblebrag in the press release of owning "two Alpine chalets in the French resorts of Courchevel and Val Thorens", either.

Both now conviently available for accommodation. Clearly the team needs all the cash it can get after losing Saxo Bank as a sponsor. Book your winter holiday now.

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