Santa Stella da Canella

Patron Saint of Mountain Bikers

Zimtstern MTB-products comprise in addition to the usual features a rather unconventional protection device: the blessing of Santa Stella, the mountain bikers‘ patron saint.


There are various legends about Santa Stella da Canella.  One tells the story of a girl from a mountain village in the Swiss Alps, who saved the life of an early mountain biker and sacrificed her deed with her own life.

Another myth describes Stella as an extraterrestrian being from another star system whith the mission to spice up the life of mankind and to protect them from accidental damage.

Whatever the story of Santa Stella might be, mountain bikers surely need good protection anyway.  Therefore, at Zimtstern we have paid special attention to those details contributing.  Starting with the selection of durable fabrics to the craftsmanship with triple-stitched seams and, eventually, the blessing of Santa Stella…

Santa Stella, protect me from car drivers, snake bites and broken bones

Life is a trail… ride it in style.