Sungod launches Tom Pidcock Signature Series Velans sunglasses

Tom Pidcock wearing his signature Sungod Velans
(Image credit: Sungod)

Tom Pidcock is one of the most exciting riders at the moment, proving himself as a worthy contender whether he is lining up at a World Cup cross-country race or mixing it up at in the World Tour.

Sungod are the eyewear sponsor for the INEOS Grenadier's team and have launched a Tom Pidcock Signature Series edition of their Velans sunglasses, which Pidcock rode to double victory in both XCC and XCO at the MTB XC World Cup in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic.

Having the best mountain bike sunglasses is important not only to tame the sun but keep debris and dirt out of your eyes when riding. Pidcocks Signature Series are based on the brands Velans range and feature a new Crystal Red frame designed exclusively for the Yorkshire-born rider.

Tom Pidcock Signature Sungod Velans

Pidcocks Signature Series Velans feature a new Crystal Red frame and playing card theme (Image credit: Sungod)

The Velans use SunGod’s proprietary 8KO lens which are engraved with a hand of cards to represent his calculated approach to maximizing his chances in every race, especially fitting after his 40th to 1st place battle at Nova Mesto. The card theme is also featured on the inner arm, with the four card suits representing his multi-disciplinary skills.

The sunglasses will ship with a special microfibre pouch which is in keeping with the playing card motive.

The SunGod Tom Pidcock Signature Series Velans️ are available from Wednesday 28th June and will retail from $180 / £150. For more information, visit

Tom Pidcock Signature Sungod Velans pouch

The microfibre pouch also features the 'playing card' theme (Image credit: Sungod)
Graham Cottingham
Senior reviews writer, Bike Perfect

Graham Cottingham is the senior tech writer at and is all about riding bikes off-road. With over 20 years of riding experience, he has dabbled in downhill, enduro, and gravel racing. Not afraid of a challenge, Graham has embraced bikepacking over the last few years and likes nothing more than strapping some bags to his bike and covering big miles to explore Scotland's wildernesses. When he isn’t shredding the gnar in the Tweed Valley, sleeping in bushes, or tinkering with bikes, he is writing tech reviews for Bike Perfect.

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