This shirt is the Ford France 1966 retro cycling shirt from the brand Magliamo. This vintage racing jersey is made from 100% pure Italian merino wool. The retro cycling shirt from Ford France is predominantly white with blue and red details. In the middle of the cycling jersey is a wide light blue track with the name of tire manufacturer Hutchinson. This light blue section also contains two chest pockets. Above is the name of the Ford France cycling team, a subsidiary of the American car factory Ford Motor Company. The sleeves are characterized by thin stripes in light blue, red and blue. The collar also features the colors of the French flag (red, white and blue). On both shoulders is the name of the main sponsor Ford. Furthermore, this retro Molteni cycling shirt naturally contains a zipper up to the chest. On the back on the bottom of the cycling jersey the characteristic pockets. Above these bags is also the name of the cycling team, Ford France Hutchinson.
This cycling jersey is an ode to the golden times of cycling and to the artisanal art of handmade cycling clothing from the past. The jersey can be worn during sports, but is also absolutely suitable to wear as a unique casual piece of clothing. Ideal for the true cycling fan. For both men and women!
The French cycling team Ford France was active in the years 1965 and 1966. Ford France was the main sponsor of the team for the two years and in 1966 tire manufacturer Hutchinson was co-sponsor of the team. In the year 1966 this legendary cycling team was very successful, with famous riders like Lucien Aimar, Jacques Anquetil and Jean Stablinski. In 1966 Lucien Aimer won the Tour de France in the service of Ford France Hutchinson. Jacques Anquetil finished in the Giro d'Italia with a third place on the podium.
PLEASE NOTE: The Magliamo retro 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 Magliamo 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