Limited edition Retrobike T-shirt from Morvelo

Classic image from the early days of mountain biking

Morvélo are bringing out this limited edition T-shirt in collaboration with Retrobike, and with help from mountain biking legend Charlie Kelly

We liked the first casual wear we saw from new brand Morvélo Bicycle Apparel and now they’ve teamed up with Retrobike to produce this limited edition T-shirt.


Just 100 hand-printed tees will be made, and they can only be bought at next weekend’s Mountain Mayhem enduro or from Morvélo’s online store after the event.

Here’s what Morvélo co-founder Oli Pepper had to say: “Fat Tire Flyer was the original mountain bike magazine co-founded in 1980 by one of the pioneers of mountain biking, Charlie Kelly. It’s pages contain classic imagery of early off-road action, and this cover from May/June 1984 – a bike pile after one of the customary early April “Derbys” in Marin County – sums up the carefree and fun-loving attitude of the time.


“Retrobike and Morvélo liked it some much they got in contact with Charlie Kelly to see if they could run a limited edition T-shirt of it. Not only did he say yes, but he also re-scanned in the cover of the original for them to use. His fee? “Just make sure you send me one of the T-shirts!” Still a legend.”