EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Vintage, yesteryear and retro biking

EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby munga » Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:52 pm

i designed some jerseys a while ago for myself and some mates, and over the last few months, we've had enough positive comments on them to warrant this thread, namely, would you be interested in buying one?

we've also had a venge rider with a few less than positive comments, but they were more about the statement on the back, rather than the design 8)

we've been using ours at least weekly for about 3-4 months and they're still holding up as well as any other jersey. full zip, nice light fabric, sharp printing.

would anyone out there be interested in a jersey for about $65 - $75?

if you haven't seen the jerseys, here's a couple of photos from the Queensland "Retro Riverloop Raturdays" thread.

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQfZGHmr ... age#t=315s


not sure what else you would like to know, so if you have any questions, post away!

ps: i had a yarn to Christopher, and he's given me his blessing to post this on his forum.
who knows, he might even buy one himself! 8)
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/retroclassiccycling/
User avatar
munga
 
Posts: 6603
Joined: Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:17 pm
Location: wowe

by BNA » Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:29 pm

BNA
 

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby drubie » Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:29 pm

For 75 I'm in for two jerseys 150 would be bargain.
So we get the leaders we deserve and we elect, we get the companies and the products that we ask for, right? And we have to ask for different things. – Paul Gilding
but really, that's rubbish. We get none of it because the choices are illusory.
User avatar
drubie
 
Posts: 4617
Joined: Wed Oct 22, 2008 10:12 am
Location: New England

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby sunho » Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:55 pm

indeed, id be in for 1
User avatar
sunho
 
Posts: 416
Joined: Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:22 am

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby RobertFrith » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:40 pm

1 for me
Image
User avatar
RobertFrith
 
Posts: 1253
Joined: Tue May 05, 2009 9:27 pm
Location: Perth

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby dubrat » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:23 am

I will get one Beany.... just to be part of the crew on my one retro loop a year.....
dubrat
 
Posts: 411
Joined: Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:11 pm

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby Mattfixed » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:24 am

Also interested.
Mattfixed
 
Posts: 13
Joined: Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:15 pm

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby omo » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:32 am

put me down for one...
omo
 
Posts: 23
Joined: Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:37 pm
Location: Samford, Queensland.

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby seddo » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:34 am

yes please
Image
seddo
 
Posts: 365
Joined: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:58 pm
Location: ACT

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby grantw » Mon Jan 14, 2013 12:58 pm

Yes 1 for me as well.
Image
User avatar
grantw
 
Posts: 1445
Joined: Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:22 am
Location: Wollongong

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby frailer5 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 1:53 pm

Gezez, what a handsome bunch!

1 for me please, sir.

Yeah, I imagine I'd cop some sniffs/snorts from the Turra Pelo when they zoom past. If they're smart, they'll realise Retro = don't care.
Well, no, it's not a pushbike, otherwise I'd be pushing it...
User avatar
frailer5
 
Posts: 885
Joined: Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:25 am
Location: Sydney

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby cray- » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:01 pm

I'll take one, sign me up.
cray-
 
Posts: 823
Joined: Sat Aug 18, 2007 4:55 pm
Location: SOR.perth.au

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby familyguy » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:04 pm

What's the relevance of Vincent and Jules??

Aside from being awesome.

Jim
User avatar
familyguy
 
Posts: 5059
Joined: Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:30 pm
Location: Cromer, NSW

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby munga » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:27 pm

thanks for the positive responses so far, guys. i was pretty nervous about the whole design, but now that i've seen it in the flesh, i think it turned out pretty well!

familyguy: well, because i designed them, and i love pulp fiction, i put jules and vincent on the collar.
on the other side of the collar is another small logo, probably not visible in the pics.
i anticipate that most would be neither here nor there on both, so i will probably remove them for this round, and add a small "2013 bna crew' type motif.

it looks like there's going to be enough interest to justify the effort, so i'll get to work fine tuning the artwork, and will put up a purchase template.
it takes about 3 weeks from signing off the proof to delivery, then another few days for me to bag each jersey and send them out.
all the details (sizing, how, what, when, who, etc) will be posted in the next week or two, so if you want one, save your pennies and anticipate a february kickoff.

in the meantime, keep the comments coming, and let me know if you want one.
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/retroclassiccycling/
User avatar
munga
 
Posts: 6603
Joined: Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:17 pm
Location: wowe

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby cray- » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:24 pm

My only comment regarding the design is that the rider on the back obscures the E's in steel and real a bit too much. I'd shrink him down a smidge like so:

Image
Just my opinion, will buy either way.
cray-
 
Posts: 823
Joined: Sat Aug 18, 2007 4:55 pm
Location: SOR.perth.au

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby goneriding » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:52 pm

munga wrote:...
we've also had a venge rider with a few less than positive comments, but they were more about the statement on the back, rather than the design 8)
...


Did you ask if they'd worked out how to fix the spelling mistake on their bike?
Image
User avatar
goneriding
 
Posts: 2240
Joined: Thu Nov 15, 2007 3:14 pm
Location: Strathfield

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby munga » Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:06 pm

after getting smashed on the hill, he's resorted to compliments or staring straight ahead.

cray- nice idea, i'll add it to the ideas of my own regarding the font and the rider. never been especially happy with the font type (it's the same font nike use), and how the rider covers the 'IS' almost completely.

also, you can check out my photobucket for an alternative version of artwork for the back. 8)
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/retroclassiccycling/
User avatar
munga
 
Posts: 6603
Joined: Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:17 pm
Location: wowe

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby norton75 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:15 pm

i'm in for one as well thanks.
norton75
 
Posts: 26
Joined: Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:46 am

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby cray- » Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:42 pm

Didn't even notice the "IS" hiding under the rider. I tried it with the I to the left and the S to the right of the rider but it looked crap, like a letter was missing underneath him.

The alternate design is quite good but the wearer would definitely need the legs to back up the hate, rules me out.
cray-
 
Posts: 823
Joined: Sat Aug 18, 2007 4:55 pm
Location: SOR.perth.au

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby munga » Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:43 pm

yeah, it was mocked up for one of our regular raturday riders 8)
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/retroclassiccycling/
User avatar
munga
 
Posts: 6603
Joined: Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:17 pm
Location: wowe

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby frailer5 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:03 pm

Apropos the disappearing 'IS', munga, maybe a tint-back of the rider/bike. Even 50~60% would allow the 'IS' to come through. Don't imagine in today's digital workflows it would too much of an issue. :|

... on further staring at it, not quite as simple as I make out. Just got to decide about overprints and knockouts.... to get the effect you want. But may be a Compound Path thing to be done. Not rocket science for a competent designer, or jobbing screen-printer, really. As has been noted, it's lost right now.
Last edited by frailer5 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:13 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Well, no, it's not a pushbike, otherwise I'd be pushing it...
User avatar
frailer5
 
Posts: 885
Joined: Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:25 am
Location: Sydney

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby Rob74 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:09 pm

Munga,
What size are these? (I'm 6ft 4'' tall & 44cm in a shirt)
=>> Provided a suitable size is a available I'm in for two.

I like Cray's idea of not obscuring the E's in Steel and Frailer5's suggestion of grey scaling the rider so the "IS" becomes more evident. It's is the key message.

Rob
User avatar
Rob74
 
Posts: 360
Joined: Tue May 08, 2012 12:26 pm
Location: Hunter Valley, NSW

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby frailer5 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:34 pm

Still staring. :lol: here's 2 bob's worth at the end. :)

Rider/bike down to 90% (in size).
Outline the font on the 'IS'. The font nazis won't approve, but it's partly obscured anyway. Then stretch the outline laterally a bit, so the 'I' pokes out to the left if the rider a bit.
The rider would 'knock out' the lettering, and show at say 50~60% (of tint). The font stretch won't be noticed in the composite image, IMO.

I'll see if I can mock up what I mean in Illustrator tomorrow. .(at work, of course :D )
Well, no, it's not a pushbike, otherwise I'd be pushing it...
User avatar
frailer5
 
Posts: 885
Joined: Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:25 am
Location: Sydney

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby Wal42 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:41 pm

Hey bro,

If you decide to do a run of the walternate rear graphics, let me know when you see me, I'm still tempted to get it & wear it commuting.

Oh & yep it will annoy the crappers out of the modern bike tyres, but hey it ain't my fault they ain't got no sense of humour.
Wal42
 
Posts: 736
Joined: Thu Jul 21, 2011 7:09 pm

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby Bobbybobson » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:51 pm

Totally interested!
Bobbybobson
 
Posts: 68
Joined: Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:37 am
Location: ACT

Re: EOI "Retro Riders" jerseys

Postby munga » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:16 pm

the artwork will modified to my tastes, and a 'take it or leave it' affair, so please save your creative energy.
don't mean to offend, but as soon as you offer something like this, everyone wants to tweak it.
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/retroclassiccycling/
User avatar
munga
 
Posts: 6603
Joined: Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:17 pm
Location: wowe

Next

Return to Retro biking

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider]



Popular Bike Shops
Torpedo 7 Torpedo7 AU
Ground Effect Ground Effect NZ
Chain Reaction Cycles CRC UK
Wiggle Wiggle UK
Ebay Ebay AU

“Bicycles BNA Twitter
“Bicycles BNA Facebook
“Google+ BNA Google+
“Bicycles BNA Newsletter

> FREE BNA Stickers
> BNA Cycling Kit