High performance apparel maker to outfit top-ranked American cyclocross star

April 25, 2011 (Portland, OR) – Castelli USA has announced that they will be the exclusive apparel sponsor for Ryan Trebon and his new for 2011 cyclocross team. Effective immediately, the storied clothing manufacturer will provide in-line apparel for Trebon, with custom team wear to follow as sponsors are finalized for his new L&T Sports/Felt team.

“We are proud to be partnering with Ryan Trebon, one of the most iconic figures in the US cyclocross and mountain bike scene,” said Greg Cowan, President of Castelli USA. “His years of experience at the highest levels of competition will provide invaluable feedback as we continue to refine our technical performance wear.”

The 30 year-old Trebon has been professional since 2004, and in 2006 became the first American man to win National Championships in both the cyclocross and XC mountain bike disciplines in same year. A fan favorite for his attacking style, at 6’5” Trebon truly stands out from the crowd of professionals with a palmares that includes four national titles and four USGP overall wins. His as-yet-unnamed 2011 team is a long-term project developed with an eye on the 2013 World Cyclocross Championships which are due to be held in the United States. Please contact Mark Riedy (415.302.2923; [email protected]) for more information or images.

About Castelli America Castelli America is the domestic distributor and marketer for Castelli, a renowned Italian cycling brand whose goal is to create the most innovative clothing for cyclists seeking maximum performance. With roots that trace back to 1876, Castelli has a long history of innovation and cycling industry firsts including: the first Lycra racing shorts, the first colored shorts, the first sublimation printed jerseys, the first windproof membranes, the first anatomic seatpad, the lightest jersey ever produced, and the most aerodynamic jersey ever produced.