This shirt is the Molteni 1974 retro cycling shirt from the brand Magliamo. This vintage racing jersey is made from 100% pure Italian merino wool. The retro cycling shirt from Molteni is predominantly light brown with black. In the middle of the chest on the black horizontal track the name of the Italian cycling team Molteni. Both sleeves are black and the name of the team (Molteni - Alimentari) is printed on it. The piping is light brown. 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.
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 Italian cycling team Molteni was active between 1958 and 1976. Molteni was a salami manufacturer from Arcore, next to Milan, and was the main sponsor of the team. In the year 1974 the famous cycling team was very successful, with famous riders such as Eddy Merckx, Joseph Bruyere and Vic van Schil. In 1974 Merckx won the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de Suisse in the service of Molteni. In total, Eddy Merckx won both the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia five times. In 1976 Molteni stopped sponsoring the cycling team.
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