Whizzer Motorcycles 1939 Vintage Men’s Hoodie

Whizzer Motorcycles 1939 Vintage Men’s Hoodie

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Description


The Whizzer bicycle engine was first produced in 1939 by Breene-Taylor Engineering, a Los Angeles-based manufacturer of airplane parts. By 1942, sales of the engines had not been entirely successful, having sold only about 2,500 units. The Whizzer operation was then sold to Dietrich Kohlsatt and Martin Goldman. By 1943, World War II was well underway, and Whizzer Motors were forced to lobby the United States Government for the right to continue production of what was argued to be a great way for defense workers to travel to and from work. In 1948, Whizzer sold its first pre-assembled motorized bicycle, the “Pacemaker.” Whizzer motorcycle engines would cease to be produced in 1965 due to the increasingly competitive bicycle engine market.

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 super soft Gildan 18500 hoodies 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. With a large front pouch pocket and drawstrings in a matching color, this hoodie is soft, stylish, and a perfect mid-weight for laying in cooler weather or keeping the chill off during summer nights at the beach.

  • 50% preshrunk cotton, 50% polyester* 
  • Fabric weight: 8.0 oz/yd² (271.25 g/m²)
  • Double-lined hood with matching draw cord
  • Quarter-turned to avoid crease down the middle
  • Air-jet spun yarn with a soft feel and reduced pilling
  • 1×1 athletic rib-knit cuffs and waistband with spandex
  • Double-needle stitched collar, shoulders, armholes, cuffs, and hem
  • Front pouch pocket

Sizing


Not sure what size is your best fit? We recommend taking one of your current sweatshirts, laying it flat and measuring it. The measurements in the chart below are taken with the hoodie laying on a flat surface. To get the length, measure from the high shoulder point down to the bottom of the sweatshirt. To get the width, measure approximately 1-inch below the armhole, across the chest, from seam to seam.

While our sweatshirts are made using premium, preshrunk cotton/poly blends, there can be some slight shrinkage depending on your personal wash and dry cycles. With that said, if you’re on the fence or just want to be able to layer over various shirts, we always suggest going up a size as hoodies are meant to be a little on the big side 😎
S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Sleeves 24.77 24.77 24.77 24.77 24.77 24.77 26.74 26.74
Length 27.17 27.96 29.14 29.93 31.11 31.89 33.08 33.86
Width 20.08 22.05 24.02 25.99 28 29.93 31.89 33.86

All sizes are provided in inches!


*Heather colors are 60/40 polyester/cotton. **Due to the nature of the printing process and different sizes 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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