This shirt is the Brooklyn 1975 replica cycling shirt from the brand Magliamo. The Italian cycling team is best known for the beautiful Gios Torino bicycles and the beautiful cycling shirts. This vintage racing jersey is made from 100% pure Italian merino wool. The retro cycling shirt from Brooklyn has a striking design in blue with white and red. The bottom of the cycling jersey contains red and white vertical stripes and the top is blue. These colors are separated by a large v-shape. The name of the cycling team and sponsor Brooklyn Chewing Gums on the center of the chest. This logo is also applied to the back of the retro cycling jersey. The sleeves of the vintage jersey are blue and contain the name of the team, Brooklyn. The piping has a white and a red line. These two stripes also come back at the neck. Furthermore, this retro Brooklyn cycling shirt naturally has a zipper up to the chest.
Roger de Vlaeminck, Patrick Sercu and Johan Demuynck were the most famous riders of the legendary Brooklyn cycling team. Brooklyn is a former cycling team of Italian descent. The Brooklyn name and jersey colors may seem American, but Brooklyn Chewing Gum is made in Milan, Italy. Roger Vlaeminck is the most famous rider who rode for this cycling team. De Vlaeminck has driven a total of five seasons for Brooklyn and is, among other things, a four-time winner of Paris-Roubaix. The team was founded in 1970 and Brooklyn Chewing Gum stopped sponsoring the cycling team in 1977.
PLEASE NOTE: The Magliamo cycling shirt has a tailored fit and is therefore slightly smaller. When in doubt between two sizes, choose the largest size.
Material: 100% Italian merino wool
Cleaning and maintaining the merino wool cycling jerseys requires some extra attention compared to modern cycling jerseys and clothing:
- Machine wash cold on a delicate wool cycle.
- Use mild detergent.
- Lay flat to dry.
- Do not bleach.
- Do not tumble dry