John Howard, Cool Gear Exxon Mobile Team Jersey (c.1976-1979)

$135.00

A great1970’s jersey from John Howard.  This jersey has a great vintage look from the fantastic 1970’s font to the style and colors.

Size: L

Chest: 37 inches / 94 cm (18.5 inches /  47 cm measured armpit to armpit)

Length:  24 in  / 61 cm

Maker: Cool Gear, Made in the USA

Each jersey is one of a kind, please look carefully at the photos to determine condition.

1 in stock

SKU: JR-6072 Category:

Description

Each jersey is one of a kind, please look carefully at the photos to determine condition.

 

John Howard (born August 16, 1947 in Springfield, Missouri) is an Olympic cyclist from the United States, who set a land speed record of 152.2 miles per hour (245 km/h) while motor-pacing on a pedal bicycle on July 20, 1985 on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats. This record was beaten in 1995 by Fred Rompelberg.

A competitor at the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics, Howard won the gold medal in the 1971 Pan American Games road cycling race in Cali, Colombia, as a member of the U.S. Army cycling team by beating Luis Carlos Florez in a sprint finish. He is a former 4-time U.S. National Road Cycling champion (1968, 1972, 1973 and 1975) and won the 1981 Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Hawaii. Howard won the first two editions of the Red Zinger Bicycle Classicstage race in Colorado in 1975 and 1976.

In 1982, Howard was one of four competitors in the inaugural Race Across America RAAM, eventually finishing second.

Additional information

Weight2 lbs