Vélo-Rétro Custom Vintage T-Shirts: Brands and Marques
The greatest builders and manufacturers. Click on thumbnails for a larger view.
Updated: 07/12/2014

Adler, 1910s
Poster for Adler Cycles; archetypal cycle tourist checking his map before setting off on an adventure! Adler, founded 1880, specialized in touring bikes, ended production in 1954 to concentrate on sewing machines and typewriters. $23.95
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Alcyon, 1920s
Poster of Alcyon Cycles; "light, fast, Alcyon travels the world." Alcyon won seven Tours de France in the early years! $23.95
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Ad-Hoc Ad, 1948
Hand drawn trade publication advertisement from 1948 showing the famous French aluminum air pump, the "Super Ad-Hoc." $23.95
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Allegro, 1950
Allegro, founded 1914, was considered the premier manufacturer of Swiss racing bicycles. Crest appears on left side of chest and Allegro logotype appears on shirt back. Only available on light gray or white T-shirt. $23.95
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Atala, 1910
Poster for Atala by Antonio Mazza shows three brothers laughing while clowning around on an Atala pista. $23.95
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Atala, 1930s
Poster for Atala in a striking Art Deco style of a true grimpeur climbing the capital A. $23.95
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Automoto, 1920s
Advertisement from the twenties featuring Automoto's famous logotype; Octavio Bottecchia riding the letters like a bike. Bottecchia won the Tour de France in 1924 and '25 riding an Automoto. $23.95
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Automoto Byrrh, 1930s
Poster from the thirties by LeonettoCappiello featuring Automoto and the French aperitif Byrrh, a blend of red wine and tonic water. $23.95
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Bauer, 1930s
Art Deco style poster for Bauer-Werke, established 1911 in Frankfurt, Germany of a stylish couple enjoying their matching bikes. $23.95
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Beelzebub, Triangle Bicycle Wheel, 1900s
Great Russian poster shows Beelzebub the Devil sprinting around the last turn of the velodrome on his Triangle Bicycle Wheels! Triangle was founded in St. Petersburg in 1860! $23.95
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The Best, 1940s
"Bicycle Bianchi The Best" is what it says in Italian; reproduced from a 1940s shop sign in the trademark Celeste hue favored by this, one of the oldest bicycle manufacturers still in existence. Only available on white T-shirt. $23.95
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Bianchi Devil, 1910s
The Devil riding an early Bianchi fixed-gear looking like he's on his way to a costume party. $23.95
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Brampton Chain, 1930s
A French cyclotourist shown climbing in the mountains of France. Brampton Brothers Limited, with its French manufacturing subsidiary at Calais, was purchased in 1925 by Renold. $23.95
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Cambio Campagnolo Logo, 1942
The famous winged-wheel with quick release logo from a 1942 pen drawing that appeared in the Italian newspaper, Sport Illustrato. Available only on white or light colored shirts. $23.95
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Cambio Campagnolo Frame Decal, 1946
The famous winged-wheel with quick release, scanned from the frame decal for bikes equipped with Campagnolo parts. $23.95
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Cambio Campagnolo + Script Logo, 1946
Winged-wheel logo small on front, script logo on back of shirt. On white shirts the script logo will appear without the border. $23.95
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Campagnolo and Stars Poster, 1953
Featuring the early 1950s Campagnolo derailleurs and hubs and the top cycling stars of the day. $23.95
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Campagnolo Frame Decal, 1953
Seldom seen frame decal from the early 1950s for bikes equipped with Campagnolo parts. $23.95
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Record Crank Box Top, 1958
Copied from the original 1950s box featuring a steel plate engraving of one of Tullio's iconic components. $23.95
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Campagnolo Frame Decal, 1967
The classic cover image of the 1967 #15 Catalog and most iconic frame equipment decal of all time! $23.95
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Campagnolo Blue Cardboard Thing, 1968
Probably Tullio Campagnolo's most esoteric and enigmatic part... the ubiquitous blue cardboard thing that retained the Record brake cable adjuster during shipment! Only available on white T-shirt. $23.95
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"Campagnolo Spoken Here" Window Sticker, 1982
A large sticker applied to a store window back in the early nineteen-eighties, signifying that store was an authorized Campagnolo dealer. $23.95
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The Campagnolo Alphabet, 1986
Campagnolo Spoken Here! An innovative symbol program designed by Campagnolo to quickly identify components. $23.95
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Carlton, 1930s
Carlton's famous logo with the unique belt border that dates from the Carlton Cycles Ltd. move to the town of Worksop in 1934. $23.95
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Christophe Lapize Zefel Ad, 1948
Hand drawn trade publication advertisement from 1948 showing the famous French brands Christophe toe clips, Lapize toe straps and Zefel air pump. $23.95
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C. Cinelli - Milano, 1948
Enlarged from the half inch wide graphic stamped in the top of the classic steel Cinelli stem starting in 1948. Available only on white or light color shirts. $23.95
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Cino - Milano, 1949
Enlarged from a small colored pen and ink drawing of the Cino Cinelli & C logo on the front page of their 1949 catalog. $23.95
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Cino Window Sticker, 1950s
A wonderful fifties widow sticker advertising Cino Cinelli & C bars and stems. $23.95
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Clément Tires, 1985
From a beautifully moody (almost Fellinesque) poster advertising Clément, the world's premier manufacturer of tubular racing tires. $23.95
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Tortoise & Hare, 1970s
Charming illustration from a famous seventies Colnago advertising sticker. On color shirts graphic will appear with a white background and Italian green, white & red border. $23.95
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Columbus SL Tubing Sticker, 1970s
One of the icons of Italian cycling... the ubiquitous Columbus SL tubing sticker. $23.95
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Cosmos, 1935
Striking image of a woman cyclist encouraging her greyhound to keep pace for Cosmos Bicycles of Biel, Switzerland. They began manufacturing bicycles in 1894. $23.95
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Diamant, 1920s
Famous German bike company that was founded 1885 in Chemnitz, Germany and is still producing bikes to this day. This 1920s logo features their precocious mascot, Little Chemnitz. $23.95
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La Francaise Diamant, 1925
Founded in 1890 in Paris this illustrious marque won many races in the early years; Maurice Garin won both Paris-Brest-Paris and the Tour de France riding for La Francaise. $23.95
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Fedia, 1910s
Fedia Räder, a turn of the century German bike company; wonderfully graphic image of a red devil sprinting on a Fedia bike. $23.95
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Frejus, 1960s
Recreation of a Frejus T-shirt from Tommy Avenia's beloved shop in New York City. Available only on white T-shirt. $23.95
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Galmozzi, 1960s
Francesco Galmozzi, a Milan frame builder, built for a long list of champions. The famous headbadge is actually a play on the maker's name in the form of a rebus: gallo = rooster, mozzi = hub. Available only on white T-shirt. $23.95
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Huret, 1950s
Louison Bobet won his three Tours with Huret derailleurs. And of course there was the later innovative Alvit and the lightest rear derailleur ever, the Huret Jubilee. $23.95
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Idéale, Tron & Berthet Ad, 1948
Beautiful two color ad for Idéale, Tron & Berthet saddles featuring their lightweight mod. 57 saddle. $23.95
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Idéale, 1970
Stunning graphic with the Idéale logo dating from the turn of the century and a pen and ink Daniel Rebour rendering of the famous mod. 90 with the Rebour stamp in the top signifying the proprietary softening treatment. $23.95
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Legnano, 1950
The marque dates to 1902 and was made famous by Alfredo Binda, Gino Bartali and Fausto Coppi. $23.95
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Legnano Poster, 1950
The company dates to 1902 and was made famous by Alfredo Binda, Gino Bartali and Fausto Coppi. The beautifully stylized poster features the warrior Alberto da Giussano from the Battle of Legnano in the 12th century. $23.95
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MAVIC, 1970
Manufacture d'Articles Vélocipediques Idoux et Chanel spells MAVIC, the originator of the aluminum bicycle rim in 1926. $23.95
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Molteni, 1970
Molteni sponsored an Italian professional team active from 1958 until the end of 1976. The team garnered 663 wins, many of them earned by its most famous rider Eddy Merckx. $23.95
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Nervex Lugs Trade Ad I, 1950
Nervex Professional Series lugs, one of the icons of lightweight bikes; introduced around 1950, this ornate lug pattern was found on everything from Peugeots to Masi over the years. $23.95
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Nervex Lugs Trade Ad II, 1950
Nervex Professional Series lugs, one of the icons of lightweight bikes; introduced around 1950, this ornate lug pattern was found on everything from Peugeots to Masi over the years. $23.95
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Nervex Lugs Trade Ad III, 1948
Ad for Nervex mixte frame lug set; this ad appeared in the 1948 French Bicycle Trade Directory, "Botin du Cycle." $23.95
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Nervex Sticker, 1950
Nervex Professional Series lugs, one of the icons of lightweight bikes; introduced around 1950, this ornate lug pattern was found on everything from Peugeots to Masi over the next thirty years. $23.95
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Peugeot Goddess, 1922
Wonderful 20s poster of a Goddess triumphantly holding up a Peugeot bicycle while standing on top of the world! $23.95
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Peugeot Lion, 1928
Memorable late twenties poster by Georges Favre of Peugeot's iconic lion striding across the globe with a beautiful Peugeot city bike held in his jaws. $23.95
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Peugeot Woman, 1946
Light and strong... both the Peugeot city bike and the fashionable young lady effortlessly carrying her Peugeot up the stairs. $23.95
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Peugeot Checkerboard, 1963
Peugeot's famous black and white checkerboard design first seen on Team Peugeot racing bicycles in 1963. Only available on white T-shirt. $23.95
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Peugeot Checkerboard & Worlds Bands, 1963
Peugeot's famous black and white checkerboard design first seen on Team Peugeot racing bicycles in 1963 plus Worlds Bands. Only available on white T-shirt. $23.95
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Pogliaghi, 1960s
One of the acknowledged masters of post war Italian frame builders, Sante Pogliaghi set up his shop in his uncle Pierre Brambilla's shop in 1947 and closed it in 1983. Logo without border will appear on white shirt. $23.95
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Raleigh Three Speed, 1910s
Delightful poster shows a lovely young lady effortlessly dropping a scorcher with the aid of "The Raleigh Marvellous Three Speed Gear." $23.95
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Raleigh Saves Time and Money, 1950s
Times have come full circle... young women and men riding their bikes to work saving time and money back then and now, a new beginning. $23.95
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Regina Extra Ad, 1938
Wonderful newspaper ad from 1938 showing their race-winning Regina Extra Gran Sport chains and freewheels. $23.95
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Regina Extra Oro Freewheel, 1960s
One of the icons; beautiful box art from the 1960s with colorful international flags extending from one side of an Oro freewheel and a Regina chain from the other. $23.95
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Reynolds 531 Tube Decals, 1936
"Cycling's Golden Age Was Built With Reynolds 531." This style Reynolds decal set was illustrated in the 1936 brochure that introduced 531 tubing. Triangular fork decal appears on right sleeve. $23.95
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Simplex, 1930s
Wonderful example of 1930s Art Deco graphics (letter S forms a derailleur) from this highly respected French derailleur manufacturer. On white shirts the logo will appear without the border. $23.95
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Simplex, 1960s
A 1960 redesign of the 1930s Art Deco logo (letter S forms a derailleur) from this highly respected French derailleur manufacturer. Only white and light grey shirts have the "Brevete Made in France" text. $23.95
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Simplex Poster, 1940s
From a famous forties wall plaque advertising the Simplex Tour de France derailleur. $23.95
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Alex Singer, 1945
Beautifully detailed technical drawing by Daniel Rebour of the A. Singer Galibier, winner of the 1945 Grand Prix Duralumin A Colmar. French blue, white & red border. On white shirts the graphic will appear without the border. $23.95
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Stronglight, 1930s
The distinctive Stronglight 1930s logo of this innovative French manufacturer of aluminum alloy cranks and other cycling components. $23.95
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Sturmey-Archer Archie, 1930s
Humorous Sturmey-Archer poster of winged 3-speed hub assisting Archie up a hill while he enjoys his cigarette and a wave Cheerio! $23.95
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Sturmey-Archer Poster, 1936
Colorful poster of Sturmey-Archer's product range of hubs from this English manufacturer. $23.95
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Sturmey-Archer Poster, 1946
Poster for introduction of Sturmey-Archer's 3 and 4 speed alloy hub shells with amusing image of flying hub pushing a rider smoking a cigarette up a grade. $23.95
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Sturmey-Archer Sales Card, 1940s
Sales card for Sturmey-Archer 4 speed hub gear. $23.95
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SunTour Spaceman, 1972
Cute SunTour Products Spaceman logo. The "8.8.8." is a favorable number, associated with prosperity. Only available on white T-shirt. $23.95
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Specialites TA + FIFI, 1947
T.A.s first logo featuring their aluminum chainrings and mascot "FIFI" perched in the famous T.A. plastic water bottle. Large logo on back and mascot on left front of shirt. Available only on white or light colored shirts. $23.95
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Specialites TA, 1958
T.A. magazine ad featuring their double and triple aluminum chainrings; TA the Marque of Champions. $23.95
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Torpedo, 1921
Beautiful graphic poster for Torpedo bicycles by the famous German print maker, Ludwig Hohlwein. $23.95
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3 ttt Window Sticker, 1973
Window Sticker for 3ttt bars and stems, "The Handelbar Of Aces" from the early 1970s. On shirts other than white there will be a circular black border. $23.95
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Universal, 1960s
Box cover art depicting a racer flying down a dirt road in the mountains with his adversaries crashing in the background because they aren't using Universal brakes! $21.95
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VAR, 1970s
Since 1945 this famous French toolmaker has been supplying tools to the cycling industry. $23.95
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Victoria-Werke, 1910
A poster by Fritz Rehm designed in the Vienna Secession style for Victoria-Werke AG, a bike and motorcycle maker in Nurnburg from 1886 till 1958. $23.95
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Wonder Cycles, 1923
A truely "electrifying" image by Paul Mohr for this St. Etienne, France based bicycle company! $23.95
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Zeus, 1970
Colorful 70s logo of this exotic Spanish component manufacturer. Founded by Luis Arregui in Eibar, Spain in 1926, Zeus was the only company in modern times to build a complete professional bicycle (frame and components). $23.95
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Shirt Size Comparison Chart: IMPORTANT! Measure one of your own T-shirts and compare it to the measurements in the chart! Shirt width is measured across the chest below the arms and length is measured from the front neck top to the hem bottom. All chart measurements are in inches.