Robinson Racing BMX 1975 Vintage Kid’s T-Shirt

Robinson Racing BMX 1975 Vintage Kid’s T-Shirt

$24.95

Chuck Robinson started Robinson Racing in the mid-’70s. He had worked for DG, Webco, and LRV, among others, and decided to start his own line of BMX bikes after working to build the brands he worked for. Chuck always had his bikes fabricated by third-party sources, but was underfunded, so he was never able to run consistent advertisements in the magazines. He did what he could with the budget he had and was a big promoter of BMX racing and is credited for his role in taking the sport to new levels. In the early days, he made smaller frames for the younger kids and then went into the production of larger bikes. Chuck eventually began having his product line manufactured by GT (who at the time was making BMX frames for many brands), but eventually became overextended which led to GT acquiring Robinson. Chuck went to work for GT and did promotional work for them while also heading up a sales division, but ultimately never found it to be quite what he was looking for.

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Chuck Robinson started Robinson Racing in the mid-’70s. He had worked for DG, Webco, and LRV, among others, and decided to start his own line of BMX bikes after working to build the brands he worked for. Chuck always had his bikes fabricated by third-party sources, but was underfunded, so he was never able to run consistent advertisements in the magazines. He did what he could with the budget he had and was a big promoter of BMX racing and is credited for his role in taking the sport to new levels. In the early days, he made smaller frames for the younger kids and then went into the production of larger bikes. Chuck eventually began having his product line manufactured by GT (who at the time was making BMX frames for many brands), but eventually became overextended which led to GT acquiring Robinson. Chuck went to work for GT and did promotional work for them while also heading up a sales division, but ultimately never found it to be quite what he was looking for.

Details


Like all our designs, this one is treated with our signature ‘relic-ing’ process which includes our own secret recipe of hand-painted chipping, cracking, fading, and just the right touch of yellowing to ensure that it looks the part of a true vintage imprint.** We lay these works of art down on premium Delta 11736 tees, one of the softest, best-wearing kid’s t-shirts available today, via state of the art direct to garment (DTG) printing which allows us to create a vintage effect that simply can’t be accomplished with other printing methods. In short, this youth pro weight tee is perfect for every kid who wants a comfortable shirt to play, relax, or romp around in and our durable, high quality prints will survive many adventures.

  • Regular fit
  • 100% soft cotton (fibre content may vary for different colors)
  • Light fabric (5.2 oz /yd² (176 g/m²))
  • Tear away label
  • Runs slightly smaller than most

Sizing


Not sure what size is your best fit? We recommend taking one of your current t-shirts, laying it flat and measuring it. The measurements in the chart below are taken with the shirt laying on a flat surface. To get the length, measure from the high shoulder point down to the bottom of the shirt. To get the width, measure approximately 1-inch below the armhole, across the chest, from seam to seam. While our tees are all made using premium, pre-shrunk, ring-spun cotton, there can be some shrinkage depending on your personal wash and dry cycles. With that said, if you’re on the fence, we always suggest going up a size.

XS S M L XL
Width 12.01 14.02 16.03 18 20
Length 18 20 22.01 23.98 25.99
Sleeves 5.2 5.44 5.67 5.91 6.15

All sizes are provided in inches!


*Heather colors are 52% combed and ring-spun cotton/48% polyester. Athletic and Black Heather is 90% combed and ring-spun cotton/10% polyester. Ash color is 99% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton and 1% poly. **Due to the nature of the printing process and different sizes of shirts offered, imprint position and scale may vary slightly from the product images, but we do our best to be as accurate as possible.

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