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News

19 October 2022

Gerben Karstens, a legendary cyclist and well-liked clown

By shamim kordbache News
Gerben Karstens, een legendarische wielrenner en geliefde clown
Gerben Karstens, the medal winner in the 100 km team trial at the 1964 Summer Olympics, died on Saturday, October 8th, at the age of 80, from a cerebral infarction, while his excellent sense of humour and strange antics in the cycling peloton will be remembered for the rest of his life among all cycling fans.   Gerben Karstens, 1978   Cyclist or clown? "Karst, without you there is nothing to laugh about," said the late Gerrie Knetemann, former professional dutch cyclist, about his former teammate. 'The Clown' was one of his three nicknames. The other two were 'De Karst'...
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05 April 2022

COSY CHATTER IN CAFÉ DOETINCHEM

By Elien Kaes News
GEZELLIG KEUVELEN IN WIELERCAFÉ DOETINCHEM
Cycling café Doetinchem is a great place to be for enthusiastic cycling fans, cyclists, mountain bikers, cyclo-cross riders and also sporty touring cyclists. Here you can enjoy a real homely setting, where you can follow the cycling race with other cycling enthusiasts via a high resolution beamer.
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20 December 2021

A TOTAL EXPERIENCE WITH VELOFINESSE

By Elien Kaes News
EEN TOTAALERVARING MET VELOFINESSE
Recently, Velofinesse started a new webshop with a clear goal: sharing the passion for cycling and more specifically, retro cycling. Here you can get everything to complete your cycling tour: put on nice cycling socks, ride a vintage bike and enjoy a beer afterwards. Then pull on the cycling jerseys of RedTed to complete the experience. 
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History

20 January 2023

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad: The first cycling race of the year in Northwestern Europe

By shamim kordbache History
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad: De eerste weg wielerwedstrijd van het jaar in Noordwest-Europa
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, previously Omloop Het Volk is an iconic cycling race that has been held for over 80 years in Belgium. It is part of the UCI World Tour and takes place in late February each year. It is the opening event of the Belgian cycling season, as well as the first race of the year in Northwestern Europe. Given its early calendar date, it is often marked by cold weather, making it more thought-provoking and, without a doubt, more prestigious. The race starts in Gent and goes through the local Flanders region, covering over 200 kilometres of terrain....
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27 December 2022

Paris-Brest-Paris 1931, one of the longest and coldest cycling races of history

By shamim kordbache History
Parijs-Brest-Parijs 1931, één van de langste en koudste wedstrijden uit de wielergeschiedenis
The 1931 Paris-Brest-Paris race was unquestionably one of  the longest and coldest cycling races in European history. The Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP) race, founded in 1891 and revived in 1931, was supposed to be a non-stop race covering 1,200 kilometres from Paris to the west coast town of Brest and back again. It was then the longest race in the world and the winner was expected to complete the journey, without sleep, in a little over 50 hours.The Paris-Brest-Paris race is indeed a cycling legend, a true endurance test won by the greatest riders of all time. It is one of the...
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16 September 2022

Giro di Lombardia, the last of the Five Monuments

By shamim kordbache History
Giovanni Gerbi, Giro di Lombardia 1905
The Giro di Lombardia (Tour of Lombardy), is traditionally the last of the five 'Monuments' of the season. Tour of Lombardy concludes the famous "Five Monuments" (Milan-San Remo, Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, and Giro di Lombardia), the oldest, toughest, and most renowned one-day races in men's road cycling. The Giro di Lombardia, also known as the Autumn Classic or the Race of the Falling Dead Leaves, takes place every year in late September or early October. A famous race, and the footprints of a journalist again Similar to the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia journalists and newspapers played...
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General

16 September 2020

REDTED PERFORMANCE - CYCLING CLOTHING

By Sjuul Bos General
REDTED PERFORMANCE - WIELERKLEDING
The RedTed Performance line is for cyclists who are looking for high quality sports cycling clothing at an acceptable price. RedTed Performance stands for performance-oriented, aerodynamic clothing with good support. Suitable for training but also for competition. Do you want to know more about our RedTed Performance brand? Then feel free to read on.
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27 May 2020

WASHING CYCLING CLOTHING

By Wijtze De Groot General
WIELERKLEDING WASSEN
Do you want your cycling jerseys and other cycling clothing to last? Then follow the washing instructions. Usually the washing instructions can be found on the clothing itself. If you use those, you will enjoy your cycling jersey, cycling shorts and cycling jacket for a longer time. Can't find it (anymore)? Here you will find the most important washing instructions and some handy tips.
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27 May 2020

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SHOP "RETRO WIELERKLEDING"

By Wijtze De Groot General
We get several questions about the website Retro-Wielerkleding.nl. Until recently this was another website which was not managed by our team. Meanwhile this shop ceased to exist. Unfortunately we cannot answer questions about this shop, (current) orders and such. Also, if you want to return a shipment that you have placed through this site, it is not possible for us to handle this. If you have a question about a jersey that you ordered through this site - regarding a different size/version - we can of course check if we ourselves have it in stock.
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