SAN VENDEMIANO, Italy (BRAIN) — De Marchi is introducing a line of historical jersey reproductions from cycling's golden age.
The limited edition series features jerseys that were originally manufactured by the Italian clothing brand, which has been designing and manufacturing clothing in Italy since 1946.
The reproductions are made in Italy with a slim fit and feature 100 percent merino wool construction, Cornerly-type embroidery and three back pockets. The jerseys also have e nickel-free YKK vintage zippers and real mother of pearl buttons.
The replica jerseys include the 1967 Mainetti worn by Marino Basso, the 1969 SCIC worn by Vittorio Adorni, the 1972 baby blue Salvararni worn by Felice Gimondi, and the 1975 Filotex worn by Francesco Moser.
Reproductions of older team jerseys include two front pockets. Those include the 1951 Wilier jersey worn by Antonio Bevilacqua and the 1949 Atala worn by Luison Bobet. Also found in the series are the replica jerseys of Belgium, Ireland, France, Italy.
The team jerseys retail for $199 each and the national jerseys are $159.
DeMarchi products are distributed in the U.S. through Bicycle Technologies International, www.bti-usa.com; (800) 558-8324.