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22 cycling T-shirts — choose from the best designs

Get a T-shirt that tells the world you love to ride bike

[This article was last updated on April 21, 2020]

Want to proclaim your allegiance to the world's greatest activity, sport and mode of transport? Here's a selection of our favourite cycling T-shirts so the world knows you love riding bike even when you're not doing it.

Type 'cycling T-shirts' into Google and you get a vast range of choices: brand logos, political statements, jokes good and bad, homages to races and straightforward cycling-themed art.

Here's a selection of our favourite cycling T-shirts. Feel free to add your own in the comments.

22 of the best cycling T-shirts for 2020

Art

Enjoy — £10.00

Enjoy Cycling Red T-shirt

A play, of course, on the iconic Coke slogan, from Rinsed.

Kraftwerk: Tour de France — £16.02

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There are a number of Kraftwerk-inspired cycling T-shirts around. We like this take on the iconic Tour de France cover.

A Lifetime of Bicycles — £15.99

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From kiddie trike to road racing bike.

Infinity — £14.99

Infinity t-shirt crop

The infinity symbol in chain links. Simple.

All-weather rider — £14.99

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Just keep in mind that after you wear this you can never again skip a ride because it's raining.

Bicycle Exploded Diagram — £15.99

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A 1977 Raleigh Gran Sport featuring state-of-the-art centre pull brakes, square-taper cranks, and toeclips and straps.

DNA — £22

Cycology DNA

Billed as 'the genetic road map of cyclists' by Cycology.

Evolution — £14.99

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Just in case any of your friends need reminding that cyclists are the pinnacle of human evolution.

Races

Lanterne Rouge —£14.96

Red Bubble Lanterne Rouge

Here's a tribute to the race's last-placed rider, the famed lanterne rouge. We've all been there. Artist Anthony Robson has a couple of dozen other designs too.

Col de Galibier T-Shirt — £25

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Monuments and climbs abound at velolove.cc and this Galibier number is a fairly typical example. Done in a cheery blue, it doesn’t scream cycling, which makes it all the better in our book.

Giro d'Italia - £10.00

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A tribute to the Tour of Italy from Rinsed T-shirts. Now looking rather ironic.

Le Mont Ventoux — £27

Mavic Mt Ventoux

Often a crucial climb in the Tour de France, the windy mountain is celebrated by this T-shirt from long-time Tour neutral support provider Mavic.

l'Alpe d'Huez — £14.99

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Always a significant climb when it's included, some say the Tour de France is won on l'Alpe d'Huez.

Vuelta — £10

La Vuelta Bike t-shirt Black

The only grand tour that looks to have any chance of starting on time this year, and we love the colours.

Slogans and statements

The more you drive… — £14.96

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The wisdom of renegade scientist Dr. J. Frank Parnell from Alex Cox's 1984 cult science fiction movie Repo Man.

Slow And Steady Sloth — £14.99

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Don't we all feel like this some days?

Fat and money — £19.99

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Nuff said.

Too Many Bicycles — £9.97

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A bit more straightforward than some of the others, but a fair bit less costly as well. It also leads us neatly on to:

Bike maths — £22

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The expanded version of the timeless cyclist's formula. Can you ever have too many? If in doubt, consult the T-shirt.

Stay Awesome — £24.99

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Inspired by Transport for London's ludicrous 'Cyclists Stay Back' stickers of a few years ago, so we include two car window stickers, two A6 stickers and five business card stickers with each T-shirt and for every tee we donate £5 to the Cyclists' Defence Fund. The front has a small road.cc logo.

Brands

Campagnolo Classic — ~£32.00

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Is there any cycling brand with a mightier heritage than Campagnolo?

Rapha — £30

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Probably the UK's most controversial cycling brand, so here's one of their T-shirts for you to argue about.

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