La Prima Bici

Regular price £19.99

Whether Leonardi Da Vinci invented the bicycle is a matter of some debate. A sketch from around 1500 AD is attributed to Gian Giacomo Caprotti, a pupil of Leonardo da Vinci, but it was described by Hans-Erhard Lessing in 1998 as a purposeful fraud. However, the authenticity of the bicycle sketch is still vigorously maintained by followers of Prof. Augusto Marinoni, a lexicographer and philologist, who was entrusted by the Commissione Vinciana of Rome with the transcription of Leonardo's Codex Atlanticus.

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Da Vinci's death, we'll be giving the great Italian polymath the benefit of the doubt.

Stage 3 of the 2019 Giro d'Italia departed from his home town of Vinci.

Material: 100% cotton.*

  • Seamless twin needle collar.
  • Taped neck and shoulders.
  • Tubular body.
  • Twin needle sleeves and hem.
  • Tear out label.

Weight: 

  • White 170gsm.
  • Colours 180gsm.

*Ash 99% cotton/1% polyester.

**Sport Grey 90% cotton/10% polyester.