Suarez Cycling Apparel Announced as Title Sponsor of Gran Fondo National Series
February 1, 2022
(Gettysburg, PA – February 1, 2022) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Gran Fondo National Series today announced that Suarez Cycling Apparel will be the title sponsor of the Series for the next two years. The Colombian apparel brand will supply custom winner’s cycling kits for age-group champions at all Series events, a commemorative jersey for US Gran Fondo National Championship event participants, and a custom Gran Fondo National Series kit that will be available for purchase.
Leveraging more than 20 years of experience producing world-class cycling apparel, including 16 years as the Official Clothing Sponsor of the Colombian Cycling Federation, Suarez aims to increase brand awareness and product trial in the United States market. With 8 annual events serving more than 5,000 participants and tens of thousands more online, partnering with Gran Fondo National Series provides US cyclists with direct access to Suarez apparel.
“When cyclists see, touch, and experience Suarez apparel they immediately recognize the craftsmanship that goes into every garment,” said Suarez founder Carlos Suarez. “We are proud to sponsor the Gran Fondo National Series and introduce cyclists to their new favorite kit.”
Suarez designs and manufactures their apparel in Colombia and offers free international shipping on orders greater than $100US.
“We are proud to bring an internationally-recognized apparel brand on as the title sponsor for the Series,” said Gran Fondo National Series Founder and Event Director, Reuben Kline. “It’s indicative of the leadership position the Series has in the US gran fondo scene, and we look forward to showcasing Suarez apparel to event participants and winners for the next two years, and beyond.”
About Gran Fondo National Series (granfondonationalseries.com)
Founded in 2012 by event director Reuben Kline, the Gran Fondo National Series is the largest and most competitive series of gran fondo cycling events in the United States. Gran Fondo National Series was the first series to implement timed-segment racing into US gran fondo events and has crowned Gran Fondo National Champions and Gran Fondo National Series Champions since 2012. Starting in 2020, the organization entered into a partnership with USA Cycling to bring the existing Gran Fondo National Series events into the USA Cycling portfolio including the presentation of an official USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championships events.
About Suarez Cycling Apparel (suarezclothing.com/world)
In 1984, Carlos Suárez, founder and CEO of SUAREZ, began his journey through the cycling world. After participating in BMX, mountain biking and track cycling, he managed to become one of the best riders in Colombia. For Carlos, all this time practicing different types of cycling led him to discover that our country needed high performance and quality garments, taking advantage of the prestigious Colombian cycling DNA, which has been part of the most important pelotons from around the world. For 25 years, SUAREZ has achieved great national and international recognition, for the quality, comfort and constant innovation in design and technology of its cycling clothing, thanks to Carlos Suárez’s endless interest in staying active in sport and the desire to try his creations firsthand.