POC unveils 10-year anniversary edition helmet at the Tour de France

Limited edition helmet and glasses worn by Cannondale-Drapac

At the 2016 Tour de France, the Cannondale-Drapac squad is racing in special edition POC helmet and glasses to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Swedish company. 

Advertisement

The fluorescent edition of the POC Octal, Octal Aero and Cerebel TT helmets are accompanied by matching DO Blade, Half Blade and sunglasses.

POC Require sunglasses were also seen in the distinctive colourway
POC Require sunglasses were also seen in the distinctive colourway: POC Require sunglasses were also seen in the distinctive colourway
Josh Evans / Immediate Media

The helmets feature a distinctive white EPS foam, which — combined with the fluorescent shell and straps — will certainly be easy to pick out within the peloton.

“Any cyclist knows that the pinnacle of road racing is the Tour de France and through our close relationship with Cannondale-Drapac we have been able to use its unique high performance environment to continually improve, innovate and refine our award-winning products,” POC CEO and founder Stefan Ytterborn said in a press release.

Advertisement

The helmets feature the number ‘10’ above the chinstrap of the helmet to commemorate the company’s anniversary. POC representatives at the Tour de France said that only 1,500 will be available for purchase online and in selected stores.

Cannondale-Drapac riders will be easy to spot in the peloton
Cannondale-Drapac riders will be easy to spot in the peloton: Cannondale-Drapac riders will be easy to spot in the peloton
Josh Evans / Immediate Media