Morvélo Basso is a top tier amateur road racing team that combines British and Italian design and racing passion. Morvélo is a British cycle apparel brand that is known for their distinctive and stylish designs that incorporate leading Italian fabrics into high performance clothing and Basso is an Italian bicycle manufacturer that has been crafting beautiful hand made racing bikes for over 40 years from their base in Vincenza.
Partner sponsors continue this innovation and passion for road racing.
With an unbridled love of racing, Morvélo Basso includes a broad range of riders. From the experienced Elite level to young 3rd Cat upstarts, a Masters National Criterium Champion to passionate racers rapidly working their way up the ladder. A serious amateur racer's life is no easy task, juggling full time jobs, family and work in amongst training, racing and travelling. It's this dedication that Morvélo and Basso applaud and why the team focuses on supporting these racers throughout the ranks providing them with the opportunity to compete in the UK's biggest domestic races and forays into continental Europe.
In 2015 the luxury car dealership H.R.Owen and legendary Italian car manufacturer Maserati formed an 9 man cycle team to tackle National and Regional races in the UK. With invite to the high profile Tour Series and a Masters Criterium title amongst other victories, 2016 was a great success. 2017 saw the team grow in size to 15 riders with two new title sponsors, Morvélo and Basso. For 2018, and an increase in co-sponsors, the team grows to 20 riders as they look into build on the successes of the previous years and cement their position as the team all UK budding Pros want to race for.