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(Don’t) hit the road: Biobased fabric used to protect Tour de France cyclists

(Don’t) hit the road: Biobased fabric used to protect Tour de France cyclists

September 2, 2020 |

German cycling squad Team Sunweb will be donning protective, biobased jerseys at the upcoming Tour de France. The jersey fabric—trade named Dyneema—is made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene and produced by Dutch materials company DSM. “Being 15 times stronger than steel on a weight for weight basis, Dyneema fiber offers an excellent solution to increasing the abrasion […]

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