Some believe this popularity for retro cycling jerseys all started when Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France championship while he and his team were wearing a retro cycling jerseys that featured an image of the old U.
Mail logo from over 30 years ago.
Whether or not this is the true foundation of their popularity, sales of retro cycling jerseys is increasing every day, particularly as access to buying them online gets easier as more and more companies set up shop by putting e-commerce on their websites.
The retro bike jerseys come in a wide variety of colors styles and with a myriad of images depicted on them.
Images sported on retro bike jerseys these days include novelty images such as Dr Seuss' Cat in the Hat or the Grinch who Stole Christmas, Betty Boop, Bozo the Clown and even sesame street characters like Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird.
An online company that has some lovely older images on their retro cycling jerseys is the retro image apparel company.
Images used for their collection come from the images contained within the 'Horton collection line' these include such famous images as:
- The1935 World Championship Men's Jersey, a race of 216km over cobblestone roads in Belgium.
- Women's Phebus, a recreation of a cycling advertising image created by Henri Grey in 1896.
- Men's Cataluna, an image for a poster which was created in Spain in 1943 for a cycle race called the Vuelta Catalonia.
- Green Eggs and Ham, a colorful jersey with pictures of the characters and happenings from the Dr Seuss story of the same name published for the first time in 1960.
com where you will find a good range to choose from.
Amazon stocks a large range of bike jerseys for men women and children as well as other bike clothing, cycling shoes and other accessories.
Yet another company that stocks a great range of both novelty cycling jerseys and retro cycling jerseys is ModernBike.
com they too stock a large range of other bike gear, cycling clothing, accessories and shoes.
So for some fun with your look while riding your bike, check out the great range of novelty and retro cycling jerseys available online.