Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Francesco Moser in Southern California

 

Legendary cyclist Francesco Moser, with an impressive record of 273 career victories and hour record holder, will be participating in the Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia on Sunday, July 22nd. The start is in Pasadena. All event details at www.granfondogiroditalia.com; registration closes at midnight on Wednesday.

Francesco Moser will be at the Expo on Saturday, July 21st from 2 pm on. He will also be at the VIP dinner on Saturday evening, at VILLA SORRISO (169 W Colorado Blvd in Pasadena). Enjoy lots of Hors d’Oeuvres complemented by famous Cantine Moser Wines. To purchase tickets ($60 each) visit: http://www.active.com/not-specified/pasadena-ca/gran-fondo-giro-ditalia-vip-reception-with-francesco-moser-2012 . Proceeds to benefit the Pablove Foundation (www.pablove.org)

In a separate event there will be a wine tasting of Moser wines in Santa Monica on Wednesday evening with Moser at Winehouse. See details here. Villa Warth, the Moser vineyard near Trento:


The Expo on Saturday and Sunday will feature the latest gear, accessories and nutrition products. Some of the best Italian brands in the market will be there, such as Pinarello, Selle Italia, Santini, Vittoria, Limar, Sidi, Colnago, FSA, Carrera, Selle San Marco and several others. The Expo is free and open to the general public from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday 7/21 and from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday 7/22. Bring your family and friends.

The Giro d'Italia "Senza Fine" trophy will be at the Expo on Saturday and each participant will have the opportunity to take a unique picture with the trophy.

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