Officially announced during the later half of the 2009 Le Tour de France, Team RadioShack is a brand new professional outfit in contingency to win the title this year. Though the first time in the Tour, most sports analysts considered the team to be a formidable competitor, mainly because the “human factor” behind it. Team RadioShack’s manager is none other than Johan Bruyneel, the man who led U.S. Postal, and more recently, Astana, to a total of 9 Tour de France wins. Then there are the riders, 8 of which are from Team Astana, including Levi Leipheimer, Chris Horner, and Andreas Klöden. Lastly, there is the co-owner and lead rider for Team RadioShack, Lance Armstrong.
In its continue sponsorship of Lance Armstrong’s quest for the 8th Tour de France title and his LIVESTRONG campaign for the fight against cancer, Nike expanded the LIVESTRONG Collection this month for greater availability and wider product range, including the new LunarGlide+ 2. An exception to the long-standing yellow/black color scheme for LIVESTRONG however, this LunarGlide+ 2 is in Dark Grey and Varsity Red, an exact coordination to Team RadioShack uniforms. So take a closer look at the next telecast of Tour de France, you might just spot Armstrong wearing it on his rest day. Or you just own one out right from NikeStore.com.
Color: Dark Grey/Challenge Red-Varsity Maize-Black