Salvarani Merino Wool track top
Vintage cycling track top, made of 100% extrafine italian merino wool. This top pays tribute to the golden age of cycling and revives handmade craftsmanship of days gone by. Designed in Belgium and produced in Poland, this product is only made from the finest Italian materials. Compared to the jersey, the cycling track-top is warmer, fully zipped and made with thicker wool. Free Shipping Worldwide!
The extrafine Merino wool used for the tops requires special attention:
- Handle with love.
- Machine wash cold.
- Delicate wool cycle.
- Use mild detergent.
- Dry flat.
- Do not bleach.
- Do not tumble dry.
Felice Gimondi, nicknamed ‘The Phoenix’, is one of the very few riders who managed to win all 3 grand tours. In his 1st pro year he won the Tour de France, unfortunately for him he had to face the cannibale, Eddy Merckx, during nearly whole his career. Eddy Merckx considers Gimondi as his hardest contender. Felice rode only for 3 teams during his 14year lasting career: 1965-1972 Salvarani 1973-1977 Bianchi Campagnolo 1978-1979 Bianchi Faema He won the Tour de France 1 time: 1965 He won the Giro 3 times: 1967, 1969, 1976 And he won the Vuelta once: 1968 He became world champion in 1973 beating Merckx and Maertens in a legendary sprint, and he became 2 times italian champion. In the classics too, he used to perform very well, winning 2 times Giro di Lombardia and once Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix.