Maglia Rosa Giro 1973 100% Merino Wool Vintage Jersey

$ 139.00

Maglia Rosa Giro 1973 Vintage Jersey Vintage cycling jersey.

Made from 100% extra fine Italian merino wool.

Three rear pockets. 100% Merino wool. Machine washable

The extra fine Merino wool used for the jerseys requires special attention:

  • Handle with love.                                                          
  • Machine wash cold.
  • Delicate wool cycle.
  • Use mild detergent.
  • Dry flat.
  • Do not tumble dry.

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This very beautiful pink jersey with the national flags of all participants was worn by Eddy Merckx during the 1973 Giro.

Thanks to Niels Bjornsteen Captain, Squadra Molteni

for the accurate information.

The facts are: In 1973, the European Community, which originally consisted of the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and France, was extended to three countries: Denmark, England and Ireland. Therefore, the Giro d'Italia chose to make a Giro that celebrates Europe by laying the route so it ran through 7 countries: Belgium, Holland, Germany, Luxenburg, France, Switzerland and Italy. That's why there are the 7 flags on Maglia Rosa Giro 1973.

It was a very successful Giro for the Cannibale as he won with more than 7 minutes ahead of Gimondi, triumphed in 6 stages, and even took the points classification.

Even more impressing is that he led the general classification from start till finish, so he remains the only rider that ever wore this special jersey, wearing it during each stage of that Giro.

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    Sizing Chart
    SM (cm) SM (inch) M (cm) M (inch) L (cm) L (inch) XL (cm) XL (inch)
    Armpit to Armpit 42 cm 16.5 46 cm 18 48 cm 19 52 cm 20.5
    Short Sleeve 20 cm 8 22 cm 8.6 24 cm 9.44 26 cm 10.25
    Long Sleeve 60 cm 23.5 63 cm 24.8 65 cm 25.6 67 cm 26.375
    Front Length 61 cm 24 67 cm 26.3 71 cm 28 74 cm 29
    Back Length 64 cm 25 66 cm 26 70 cm 27.5 74 cm 29

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