All sporting challenges need solid, dependable allies and the 2020 Granfondo Stelvio Santini has just that in its new sponsor, go-to sports fabric manufacturer, Polartec. In partnership with Santini Cycling Wear, this year’s entrants will be donning an official race jersey made from around five plastic bottles (depending on size). The jersey boasts unique characteristics as it is made from two high performance fabrics, Polartec Power Dry recycled and Polartec Delta recycled, which themselves are made from PET bottles.
This subject is particularly dear to the hearts of the Granfondo Stelvio Santini organisers who have laid on green areas along the race route into which cyclists can throw rubbish, such as bar and gel wrappers, to keep the spectacular environs of the Parco dello Stelvio pristine and litter-free. An extra side pocket has been added to the official race jersey made by Santini and Polartec for participants to stow such items between green areas.