Retro Cycling Jersey Mercier Hutchinson - REDTED
Order now a stunning RedTed replica of the Mercier Hutchinson cycling jersey. This is a comfortable replica of the jersey worn by Raymond Poulidor, the well-known Mercier racing cyclist, all through his professional career.
Mercier Hutchinson was a French cycling team that competed in many racing professional circuits from 1935 to 1984. From the team's inception until 1969, Cycles Mercier, a bicycle manufacturer, was its primary sponsor. The team's purple-yellow jersey became also well-known during the Mercier sponsorship period. Other sponsors joined the team in later years. Between 1973 and 1976, Gan replaced Cycles Mercier and became the team's main sponsor, leading to the formation of the Gan Mercier Hutchinson team. From 1977 until 1982 ,almost the last years of team existence, Miko became the main sponsor creating the Miko Mercier Vivagel team.
The best cyclists of Mercier Hutchinson, including Raymond Poulidor, have won numerous important races during the team's golden years. Raymond Poulidor won the 1964 Vuelta a Espana, and recorded one of Mercier Hutchinson's most memorable victories. He has also finished second in the Tour de France three times. Although Poulidor never wore the yellow jersey of the Tour de France, he was extremely popular and was applauded warmly every year on the Tour, earning him the nickname "the eternal second. Raymond passed away in 2019 but remains an immortal sportsman in the hearts of many French cycling fans.
Other cyclists who wore in this beautiful cycling jersey and won famous races included:
Cyrille Guimard, winning the Points classification in the Vuelta a Espana
Victor Van Schil, winning the 1st Stage 1a Tour of Belgium
Fred De Bruyne, winning Milan–San Remo
Jean Stablinski, winning Grand Prix de Denain
Rik Van Steenbergen, winning National Road Championships
The RedTed Retro Collection - Sport Fashion with a hug
- Wide elastic / silicone band on the sleeve
- Wide elastic / silicone band at the bottom of the front
- Narrow elastic / silicone band at the bottom of the back
- Polyester with spherical micro hole pattern (breathable)
- Finished with flat seams (tight and without irritation)
- Long and durable YKK hidden zipper
- 3 spacious back pockets, which are closed with an elastic band
- Aerodynamic / slim fit
- Italian size from XS to 5XL (choose 1 size larger than your usual size)
Attention! Please choose one size larger than your usual clothing size. See size chart for measurements.