UCI rejects Bizkaia-Durango kit due to clash with Women's WorldTour leader's jersey

HOOGEVEEN NETHERLANDS OCTOBER 23 LR Daniela Campos of Portugal Aileen Schweikart of Germany Ariana Gilabert Vilaplana of Spain Sandra Alonso Dominguez of Spain Marina Garau Roca of Spain and Team Bizkaia Durango during the team presentation prior to the 17th UCI Womens WorldTour Ronde van Drenthe 2021 a 1591km one day race from Assen to Hoogeveen UCIWWT RondevDrenthe on October 23 2021 in Hoogeveen Netherlands Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
Bizkaia Durango's 2021 kit (Image credit: Getty Images)

For a second time ahead of the 2022 season, the UCI has forced a women's team into a late kit redesign, with Bizkaia-Durango told to alter their pink look.

Last month, the Andy Schleck-CP NVST-Immo Losch team were told to ditch the kits they'd already produced due to a clash with three WorldTour teams who had chosen the same orange, purple, and pink colour scheme.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.