From its first edition, GranFondo Firenze has a level partner like DeRosa cycles, a company founded in 1953 in Milan by Ugo De Rosa , a company that became famous in the ’60s and’ 70s for the production of racing bicycles for the best professional teams.
Over the years, De Rosa has equipped and sponsored teams such as Max Meyer of Gastone Nencini, Gianni Motta’s Sanson, Edema Merckx’s Faema and Molteni, Francesco Moser’s Filotex, Moreno Argentin’s Sammontana and Gianbattista Baronchelli, Ariostea, C & A and Fiat France.  
In recent years De Rosa has linked its brand to formations like Alessio (2000-2003), Acqua & Sapone (2006-2009), LPR (2008-2009), Carmiooro-N.G.C. (2009-2010), Utensilnord (2010-2013) and Nippo-Wines Fantini (since 2012).
For the sixth consecutive year DeRosa and GranFondo Florence are preparing for a new adventure on the streets of the most beautiful city in the world.