Nalini, which creates the clothing kits for teams like Columbia-HTC, Rabobank and Liquigas among others, has a few new high-end fall/winter men’s and women’s cycling jackets, tights, jerseys and accessories coming down the pipe. Ã‚Â All we have at the moment are these lo-res teaser images (I think they’re holding out until Interbike…unless Gary wants to “leak” a few good ones to us. hint, hint).
Shown above is the Palombo Jacket, a unisex, stretchable winter jacket for very cold riding (15Ã‚Âº to 43Ã‚Âº F) made from Nalini’s Mantovent and Vuelta/Lycra fabrics. Ã‚Â It’s designed to offer a snug fit and protect against wind and wet (though not water proof). Ã‚Â It has an inner vest component to add warmth, a soft-pile collar, zippered rear pocket and reflective bands. Ã‚Â MSRP $350, and it’s also available in Black and White.
Hit ‘more’ to read about a few more of their winter bits…
(NOTE: the rest of this text is directly from their press release)
For more moderate Ã¢â‚¬â€œ but still chilly Ã¢â‚¬â€œ riding conditions (43-54F), the NaliniÃ‚Â Agulia Jacket is the ideal choice. Made from the same stretchy NaliniÃ‚Â Mantovent / Vuelta fabrics as the Palombo, the Agulia also features an antidropletÃ‚Â treatment, wind protection, a tight fit, soft-pile collar, reflectiveÃ‚Â bands, and three back pockets. Also, available in black and white Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $290.
The third featured jacket in Nalini’s Fall/Winter collection is the stylish and warm Nalini Cefalo (15-43F).Ã‚Â Made from two proprietary fabrics from MOA Sport (Nalini’s parent company), the Cefalo featuresÃ‚Â Nalini PET, a fabric made from recycled plastic bottles, and Snail Superleggero, an advanced, ultralightweightÃ‚Â material the delivers remarkable breathability. The jacket’s technical details include a snugÃ‚Â cycling fit, pile collar, rubberized band at the bottom, reflective tape, and three back pockets. ColorsÃ‚Â include orange/black, black/black, white/black, red/white, white/red, and blue/black Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $200.
For riders who prefer a thermal vest, Nalini offers the Nalini Spada vest. Again using Nalini MantoventÃ‚Â fabrics, the Spada features a stretchy tight fit, breathable mesh insert, anti-droplet treatment, windÃ‚Â protection, pile collar, reflective bands, retractable tail, and three back pockets. Consider it the ultimateÃ‚Â winter thermal vest. Available in black, white, and red Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $230.
Nalini long-sleeve winter jerseys equal its jackets for style, function, and technical sophistication. TheÃ‚Â Pagro is a medium-weight (54-64F) jersey stitched from Nalini MantoDry and PET recycled fabrics,Ã‚Â which wick moisture away from the skin to maintaining warmth and comfort. The Pagro also features aÃ‚Â close fit, a rubberized band at the bottom, reflective tape, and three back pockets. Available in black,Ã‚Â white/black, red, orange, white/red, and blue Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $150.
For a touch of 1970s nostalgia, the Nalini ’70 Camuso jerseyÃ‚Â delivers performance and style. Made from breathableÃ‚Â MantoDry fabric, the Nalini ’70 Camuso is an ideal choice forÃ‚Â early spring or late fall riding Ã¢â‚¬â€œ think cyclocross training. ItÃ‚Â features a full-length zip, silicon gripper at the bottom, threeÃ‚Â back pockets and a cycling fit. Available in black, black/grey,Ã‚Â black/grey/white, red/grey/black, blue/red/white, lightÃ‚Â blue/orange/blue, grey/yellow/black, grey/pink/black Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRPÃ‚Â $150. A women’s version is available, too Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the Nalini ’70Ã‚Â Sogliola Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $150.
For maximum garment flexibility, Nalini also offers the Aquila jersey with removable sleeves. OfferingÃ‚Â wind protection and warmth (43-54F), the full-season Aquila’s detachable sleeves can be removed toÃ‚Â form a vest. It also features a cell-phone pocket, silicon gripper, and reflective tape. A great all-aroundÃ‚Â winter jersey. Available in black/grey, grey/white, white/black, and blue/white Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $240.
Bib Tights, Bib Knickers
For the coldest days, Nalini offers two full-length tights: The top-of-the- line Datura Bib Tight and theÃ‚Â Asterope Bib Tight. The Datura is highly technical bib tight made from a variety fabrics, each serving aÃ‚Â specific function, including anti-abrasive fabric on the crotch, a stretchable bib mesh and an integratedÃ‚Â knee warmer. The seat pad is the proven UCN Ultra Comfort Nalini pad. The result is a tight-fitting bibÃ‚Â tight that keeps riders comfortable on long winter training rides. Available in black, white/black, andÃ‚Â blue/black Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $235.
The lower-price point Asterope Bib Tight also delivers superb performance. Available in black only, theÃ‚Â Asterope provided front thermal protection, cam-block zippers at the ankle, a rubberized band at theÃ‚Â bottom, and reflective inserts. A comfortable Nalini PTN9 saddle is the finishing touch. MSRP $138.
For riders keen on knickers, the Nalini Boga Bib Knicker is a full-season unisex model ideal for medium/coldÃ‚Â days. The Boga features a cycling fit, high idrophily (water repellent), anti-abrasion crotch fabric,Ã‚Â breathable mesh insert, and reflective tape. Available in black Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $160.
Nalini Baselayers & Accessories
Nalini offers a complete line of baselayers and accessories, including hats, gloves, balaclavas, masks,Ã‚Â arm and knee warmers, headbands, and shoe covers.
The most innovative item, though, is the Nalini Cotone long-sleeve base layer. Intended for warmÃ‚Â temps (43-54F), the Cotone features seamless construction of a blend of polyester fabrics and is PolarÃ‚Â Compatible, with an integrated heart-rate monitor strap and mount on the back. Just snap in the PolarÃ‚Â HR sensor and pull on the Cotone Ã¢â‚¬â€œ and riders are ready to go. Nalini is the only cycling apparel withÃ‚Â this unique Polar feature. The Cotone comes in black Ã¢â‚¬â€œ MSRP $100.
Albabici is the U.S. importer for Nalini clothing.