Stranger Things 3 has a 1980s Italian pro cycling Easter egg

Jul 11, 2019 525

BY: Philippe Tremblay

The newest season of Netflix’s hit 80s science fiction-horror series Stranger Things dropped on Friday, July 4 in time for the Independence Day celebrations in America. The gang of once kids, now teenagers in Hawkins have to save the world once again in the Duffer brothers throwback that has become an instant cult classic. As usual, the third season has many references to pop culture of the eighties and if you look close enough, there’s even a classic cycling reference.

In the first two seasons of the series, the kids frequently used their bicycles to get around. Now entering their teenage years, they’ve grown up a bit but Lucas played by Caleb McLaughlin appears to still have an appreciation for cycling. The character is seen sporting a cycling cap in the season. Look closely and you’ll notice it’s a cap of the Ariostea team.

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