In this month’s episode of Service Course, Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley dive behind the scenes of some of the leading kit manufactures, designers and technology companies that are driving innovation in technical clothing.

They speak to Angelo Trofa, designer of the only kit in the pro peloton from another Universe, the Canyon//SRAM kit from Rapha. Marie Cortal from Katusha Sport breaks down the processes of outfitting two world tour teams who come in all shapes and sizes.

Photophysical chemistry and volcanic sand make an unconventional appearance in the cycling world as Dr Greg Haggquist from 37.5 discusses his innovative methodologies for developing technical yarns to enable the best possible moisture management in clothing.

Finally, with talk of staying dry, we asked Anne Weir from Gore Wear, is it really just dreaming to have a rain jacket as breathable as a base layer? Find out in the show!

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