Retro Cycling Outfit Molteni Giro d'Italia Pink - REDTED
Retro Cycling Outfit Molteni Giro d'Italia Pink - REDTED
Retro Cycling Outfit Molteni Giro d'Italia Pink - REDTED
Retro Cycling Outfit Molteni Giro d'Italia Pink - REDTED
Retro Cycling Outfit Molteni Giro d'Italia Pink - REDTED
Retro Cycling Outfit Molteni Giro d'Italia Pink - REDTED

Retro Cycling Outfit Molteni Giro d'Italia Pink - REDTED

€79,45

A replica retro cycling outfit from our exclusive RedTed collection. A cycling jersey with an aerodynamic and clean cut design and cycling shorts with comfortable and performance fabric and chamois. All in all, the look of the past and the comfort of the present.

The RedTed Performance retro cycling jerseys have a silicone grip at the back and an elastic band with a grip at the front. Together with the elastic band at the (somewhat longer) sleeve, this ensures the jersey stays perfectly in place while cycling. The fabric is 100% polyester with a micro-hole ball pattern (breathable and lightweight).

These cycling jerseys are aerodynamic - so 'slim fit'; just a bit more tailored than the standard Retro Cycling jerseys. Because of the flatlock stitching, the jersey is sturdy and the seams do not irritate. The cycling jerseys are finished with a hidden long YKK heavy duty zip and have 3 large back pockets which are closed with an elastic band.

The RedTed Performance cycling shorts are composed of 3 different layers. The first layer is a breathable comfortable fabric (Lycra). The second layer contains an anti-shock cushion. The third layer is again a breathable fabric. Our RedTed Performance cycling shorts also contain a widened performance chamois for extra comfort and convenience. Suitable for short as well as long rides. The RedTed Performance cycling outfits are available in 8 sizes, from S till 5XL.

 


ATTENTION: 'Italian' sizing and 'slim fit' so be sure to choose one size bigger than your usual European dress size. CHECK OUT THE SIZING TABLE.

Scroll down to find out more about the story of this cycling outfit.


Note:

Slightly smaller. When in doubt between two sizes, it is best to choose the largest size. See size chart above for the size details.



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Maglia Rosa Molteni 1973 - the pink jersey of the Giro d'Italia from 1973

A RedTed replica of the pink jersey of the 1973 Giro' d'Italia, in outfit form. This tight cut pink race jersey was worn by Eddy Merckx. He won the Giro five times, of which three times for Molteni.

Since 1931, the leader of the general classification of the Giro d'Italia is recognisable by a pink jersey (Maglia Rosa). The colour pink was chosen because that was the colour on which the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport - the initiator - was printed. The pink race jersey has since become an icon, the symbol of the emotions, passion and style of the Giro and Italian cycling. 

The Molteni cycling team took the pink jersey home as the overall winner four times. In 1966, Gianni Motta won the pink jersey and in 1972, 1973, and 1974 Edouard Louis Joseph Merckx won the pink jersey for Molteni. Eddy Merckx won the Giro d'Italia a total of five times. In 1968 and 1970 he won the pink jersey for FAEMA. Only the Italian Fausto Coppi and Alfredo Binda won the Giro d'Italia five times as well.

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 (firm and no chafing)
  • Long and durable hidden YKK zipper
  • 3 spacious back pockets closed by an elastic band
  • Aerodynamic / slim fit
  • Italian size from XS to 5XL (choose 1 size larger than your usual size)

Pay attention! Italian sizing - choose one size larger than your normal clothing size

Eddy Merckx in the Molteni cycling jersey