A huge sigh of relief here! DeRosa bicycles have found new distribution in the United States. The DeRosa press release is below. One quick preface: Albabici is run by Gianluca Caliari -- the former head honcho at Trialtir USA. He’s an absolute class act, a man with 100% integrity and a complete focus on the customer. This is really nice news for everyone involved.
‘Ugo De Rosa and his sons announced today the appointment of Albabici, LLC as their new American partner and exclusive distributor for De Rosa frames, bicycles and accessories in the United States for the next three years. This announcement re-affirms De Rosa’s continual commitment to ensure US customers are able to enjoy the full range of De Rosa products in America. This new alliance takes effect immediately.
Albabici, LLC is a marketing and distribution company based in sunny Oxnard, California. Founded by Italians Gianluca Caliari and Alessandro Godi, Albabici, LLC has over twenty years direct experience in Italian goods and services within the European and US markets. Their backgrounds in marketing are complemented by extensive experience in Italian and international trade.
The agreement between De Rosa and Albabici, LLC is the first step toward strengthening De Rosa’s presence in the US Market. All 2005 De Rosa frames will be available through Albabici’s network of dealers located throughout the country. ‘