Our Story

Nestled among the rolling hills of Veneto lies the enchanting scenery of Coste di Maser, a place of serene beauty and timeless charm. It is here, amid this picturesque landscape where nature's beauty intertwines seamlessly with the spirit of craftsmanship, that Gaerne's journey commences.

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    The establishment

    Founded in 1962 in Coste di Maser, Province of Treviso, GAERNE has emerged in the world of sports footwear as a synonym of excellence. The company's origins stem from the creative vision of Ernesto Gazzola, a master shoemaker renowned for his expertise in producing high-quality sports footwear. Gaerne's name derives from the initials of its founder GAZZOLA ERNESTO, representing a legacy of passion and dedication to craftsmanship.

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    Expanding Horizons: Gaerne's Journey into Motorcycle Footwear

    Since its inception, GAERNE has been committed to producing top-quality mountain footwear, setting a standard of excellence that would define its future endeavors. In the following decades, Gaerne's dedication to innovation and quality led to diversification into new sectors. In the 1970s, Gaerne expanded its production to include motorcycling boots, leveraging its footwear expertise to deliver superior performance and protection for riders worldwide. This move marked the beginning of Gaerne's success as a leading manufacturer of motorcycle footwear.

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    Pedaling to Success: Gaerne's Venture into Cycling Footwear

    GAERNE continued to expand its product line, introducing cycling shoes in the mid-1980s. With a focus on performance, comfort, and durability, Gaerne quickly gained recognition among cyclists for its exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail. Many renowned athletes, including Pantani and Chiappucci, have worn Gaerne shoes, contributing to solidifying the company's reputation in the cycling world.

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    A Legacy of Performance, Style, and Innovation in Footwear Excellence

    Throughout the years, GAERNE has remained deeply rooted in Italy, where the "Made in Italy" label has always been a cornerstone value for Ernesto Gazzola. Today, Gaerne stands as a symbol of Italian craftsmanship and innovation, with a history spanning over half a century. From the mountain trails to the tracks of the world's most prestigious races, Gaerne footwear continues to deliver unbeatable performance, comfort, and style to athletes and enthusiasts worldwide.