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Available now on full custom orders: Retrorouleur jackets

Posted Saturday March 21st, 2015

On popular demand, we launched a new product as a variation on the 1965 jersey long sleeves: The 1965 long zip jacket. At the moment it is available as a full custom product from 10 pieces. Available in any desired colour with your custom print or vintage embroidery. Ideal for your shop, team or event collaborators. The… Read more »

Quint never Quit

Posted Tuesday March 10th, 2015

Hilde Quintens received a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in January 2015, at the age of 50. She started mountain biking in the nineties and managed to win 8 national downhill titles, 3 Benelux downhill titles, 2 European Championship titles and 1 World Championship title in the same discipline. At a later phase in her career, she… Read more »

A one-off custom for Dylan, the best fan in the world

Posted Monday March 9th, 2015

When we were asked to create something unique for Dylan, one of the biggest fans of mountain biking, we didn’t hesitate for a minute. In the Belgian mountainbike field, everybody knows Dylan as Dylan supports everyone during the race whether they are in the lead, in fifth or in 50th position. If you have a… Read more »

Achielle vintage cycling jersey

Posted Friday February 20th, 2015

Achielle bicycles is the home brand of one of the few bicycle frame builders left in Belgium. Since the mid forties, the company behind the brand has been building bicycle frames for different brands. In 2007, the third generation of family-owners launched the brand to generate a collection of vintage and nostalgic bicycles that are… Read more »

Raymond Poulidor, “The Eternal Second”.

Posted Tuesday January 27th, 2015

Raymond Poulidor, born 15 April 1936 in France, was known as “The Eternal Second” because he never was able to win the Tour De France despite finishing second 3 times and third for 5 times. At age 40 he rode his last Tour De France. In all of the 14 Tours Poulidor attended, he never… Read more »

The Tour De France was first organised in 1903 to increase sales for a newspaper

Posted Thursday January 22nd, 2015

The very first Tour De France was organised in 1903 as a marketing stunt by L’Auto, which later became L’Équipe. They wanted to increase circulation of their sports newspaper, and so they came up with a multi stage bicycle race through France.

Meet Gizmo, our Retro Rouleur mascot!

Posted Tuesday January 20th, 2015

Gizmo, our official company watch dog, is a 1kg heavy short haired male Chihuahua which we adopted in the spring of 2014. Since its appearance at the office, this little creature has inspired us in more than one way. Moreover, the ancient species of men’s best friend has brought more happiness to mankind than any… Read more »