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News

19 October 2022

Gerben Karstens, a legendary cyclist and well-liked clown

By shamim kordbache News
Gerben Karstens, een legendarische wielrenner en geliefde clown
Gerben Karstens, the medal winner in the 100 km team trial at the 1964 Summer Olympics, died on Saturday, October 8th, at the age of 80, from a cerebral infarction, while his excellent sense of humour and strange antics in the cycling peloton will be remembered for the rest of his life among all cycling fans.   Gerben Karstens, 1978   Cyclist or clown? "Karst, without you there is nothing to laugh about," said the late Gerrie Knetemann, former professional dutch cyclist, about his former teammate. 'The Clown' was one of his three nicknames. The other two were 'De Karst'...
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05 April 2022

COSY CHATTER IN CAFÉ DOETINCHEM

By Elien Kaes News
GEZELLIG KEUVELEN IN WIELERCAFÉ DOETINCHEM
Cycling café Doetinchem is a great place to be for enthusiastic cycling fans, cyclists, mountain bikers, cyclo-cross riders and also sporty touring cyclists. Here you can enjoy a real homely setting, where you can follow the cycling race with other cycling enthusiasts via a high resolution beamer.
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20 December 2021

A TOTAL EXPERIENCE WITH VELOFINESSE

By Elien Kaes News
EEN TOTAALERVARING MET VELOFINESSE
Recently, Velofinesse started a new webshop with a clear goal: sharing the passion for cycling and more specifically, retro cycling. Here you can get everything to complete your cycling tour: put on nice cycling socks, ride a vintage bike and enjoy a beer afterwards. Then pull on the cycling jerseys of RedTed to complete the experience. 
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History

16 September 2022

Giro di Lombardia, the last of the Five Monuments

By shamim kordbache History
Giovanni Gerbi, Giro di Lombardia 1905
The Giro di Lombardia (Tour of Lombardy), is traditionally the last of the five 'Monuments' of the season. Tour of Lombardy concludes the famous "Five Monuments" (Milan-San Remo, Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, and Giro di Lombardia), the oldest, toughest, and most renowned one-day races in men's road cycling. The Giro di Lombardia, also known as the Autumn Classic or the Race of the Falling Dead Leaves, takes place every year in late September or early October. A famous race, and the footprints of a journalist again Similar to the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia journalists and newspapers played...
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15 August 2022

Vuelta a España record holders

By shamim kordbache History
Tony Rominger, Mapei Clas 1994 / RECORDHOUDERS VUELTA A ESPAÑA
  The Grand Tour trilogy was not completed until 1935, when, following the success of the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, the Vuelta a España was organised in Spain. It took a long time for the Vuelta to be recognized as one of the most important UCI World Tour events. This event was disrupted for several years in the beginning due to various issues such as the Spanish Civil War, World War II, and even poor organisation. However, the Spanish tour is considered now as prestigious as the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, and every cyclist...
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29 July 2022

Luis Ocaña and the other side of the medal

By shamim kordbache History
Luis Ocaña -Tour de France 1973
It was mourned on May 24, 1994, at Notre-Dame des Cyclistes in Labastide d'Armagnac, France. It was the funeral of Tour and Vuelta winner Luis Ocaña. On May 19, 1994, at the age of 48, Luis Ocaña ended his life with a gunshot through the head. According to the story, the depressed Luis suffered from hepatitis-B and cancer and could no longer bear life. The Spanish mountain king and time trial specialist was honoured with a stained glass window and a green marble plaque at Notre-Dame des Cyclistes. The drama of  life Luis Ocaña's life was not always rosy. He...
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General

16 September 2020

REDTED PERFORMANCE - CYCLING CLOTHING

By Sjuul Bos General
REDTED PERFORMANCE - WIELERKLEDING
The RedTed Performance line is for cyclists who are looking for high quality sports cycling clothing at an acceptable price. RedTed Performance stands for performance-oriented, aerodynamic clothing with good support. Suitable for training but also for competition. Do you want to know more about our RedTed Performance brand? Then feel free to read on.
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27 May 2020

WASHING CYCLING CLOTHING

By Wijtze De Groot General
WIELERKLEDING WASSEN
Do you want your cycling jerseys and other cycling clothing to last? Then follow the washing instructions. Usually the washing instructions can be found on the clothing itself. If you use those, you will enjoy your cycling jersey, cycling shorts and cycling jacket for a longer time. Can't find it (anymore)? Here you will find the most important washing instructions and some handy tips.
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27 May 2020

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SHOP "RETRO WIELERKLEDING"

By Wijtze De Groot General
We get several questions about the website Retro-Wielerkleding.nl. Until recently this was another website which was not managed by our team. Meanwhile this shop ceased to exist. Unfortunately we cannot answer questions about this shop, (current) orders and such. Also, if you want to return a shipment that you have placed through this site, it is not possible for us to handle this. If you have a question about a jersey that you ordered through this site - regarding a different size/version - we can of course check if we ourselves have it in stock.
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