Eight teams competing in the three Grand Tours will don apparel
made by Nalini and MOA Sport; replica team gear available from Albabici
OXNARD, Calif., and CASTEL D’ARIO, Italy – Once again, nearly half the riders in the 2012 professional peloton and racing in the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France, and Vuelta de Espana will be wearing technically advanced, made-in-Italy apparel from Nalini and Moa Sport, announced Gianluca Caliari, president of Albabici, the California-based US distributor for Nalini apparel.
For pro cycling fans looking to emulate their favorite riders, Albabici again will be importing all Nalini and Moa Sport replica team apparel. (www.albabici.com). The Nalini-Moa Sport Pro Tour line up 2012:
- Movistar (including special Italian and Spanish champion jerseys)
- Robobank (AGU by Nalini)
- Team Sky (Adidas by Nalini)
- Francais Des Jeux
- Euskaltel Euskadi
Located in Castel d’Ario, Italy (south of Verona), Nalini/Moa Sport has been serving the pro cycling industry since 1970. One hundred percent of production is done in Italy. A pro cyclist typically requires up to 60 individual pieces of clothing, from bibshorts and jerseys to shoe covers and gloves. A change in design – an additional sponsor, for example – requires 60 new pieces. The feedback and experience that Nalini gains from working with pro riders goes directly into the design of its apparel collections for every-day riders.
ABOUT NALINI & MOA SPORT
Nalini, a brand of Moa Sport, has been manufacturing cycling sportswear for four decades, running a completely vertical manufacturing operation, from fabric development to finished garment. The Nalini name dates from 1970 when the Mantovani brothers, Vincenzo and Claudio, offered the first of their many innovations and improvements in professional cyclist’s wear, most notably the “Nalini pad,” which dramatically improved the fit and comfort of racing shorts.
Since it was founded, Moa Sport/Nalini has built up a leading position in international markets – creating high quality, innovative cycling apparel for professional teams, more than 500 clubs, plus thousands of serious cyclists around the world. Nalini Sport/Nalini makes thousands of items per day, each one manufactured in its factory in Castel d’Ario.
Moa Sports/Nalini has and does sponsor many teams in the pro peloton, including Movistar, Cofidis, Francaise Des Jeux, Astana, Lampre, Robobank, and Sky. In addition, it manufactures and sells pro tour replicas for the teams it sponsors. Moa Sport/Nalini also develops Nalini Collections for every-day riders – highly technical and fashionable gear, the result of constant research and study on fabrics and details.
Nalini-branded cycling apparel is characterized by outstanding quality, stylish designs and a rich range of products that assure it a great position in specialized and high-end markets. Both the Nalini and Moa Sport lines showcase unrivaled expertise in every production process, from the research on new fabrics and manufacturing processes, to the utmost care for design and style; from modeling and cutting, to technical and commercial assistance. The goal? A guarantee of high-quality apparel – the best answer to any customer’s request.