The Team kit used by Team Sky during the Tour of Britain, alongside Bradley Wiggin’s Pinnarello Dogma, is to be auctioned off with all proceeds going to the Sky and WWF chairty link up – Sky Rainforest Rescue.
At this year’s Tour of Britain, Team Sky the UK’s only Pro Tour Cycling Team changed their colours from blue to green to raise awareness of Sky Rainforest Rescue – a three year partnership between Sky and WWF to help save a billion trees in the Amazon rainforest. The Team Sky Rainforest Rescue kit used by the team during the race is now being auctioned off on Going Going Bike.
100 per cent of all winning bids will go directly to Sky Rainforest Rescue as Going Going Bike have waived any charges. Further to this Sky will match every donation made £1 for £1, to help reach the combined campaign total of £4million.
Deforestation is now responsible for roughly 15 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions and an area the size of three football pitches is destroyed every minute in the Amazon.
As well as Bradley’s limited addition Team Sky Rainforest Rescue bike, with limited edition green apparel and accessories, including a bespoke Bradley Wiggins Prologo saddle, a Kask helmet, a signed adidas jersey, an adidas cap and two Elite Gatorade bottles, you can also bid for other replica items of kit worn by the whole team. This includes green Oakley Jawbone sunglasses, Kask helmet and adidas jerseys. None of these items are available to buy in the shops.