Assos SSskinFoil summer Base Layer - Mens - Road Bike Shop
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Assos SS.skinFoil_summer Base Layer - Men's
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If you're a long time Assos fanatic, or equipeCampionissimo in Assos-speak, you're already familiar with the Assos Layering System and its corresponding ClimaRange. However, if you're unfamiliar, or just can't remember any more acronyms, Assos created seven models of base layers that cover the seven ranges of climates from spring (1) to winterPlus (7). Each model within this System ClimaRange was designed to ideally complement your second layer of Assos jersey or jacket, providing you with a perfect match for your riding conditions. And, new to this year, Assos has created a new system of body insulators called skinfoil. The SS. skinFoil_summer Base Layer is near the lightest of the group, ideal for next-to-skin coverage within the 77 to 90 Fahrenheit range. Assos constructed the SS. skinFoil_summer base layer using its proprietary skinFoil yarns. These blended polypropylene fibers are extraordinarily light and nearly incapable of absorbing water. Accordingly, humidity, or water vapor, are efficiently transported to the outer-layer where it's quickly evaporated. Additionally, these blended yarns form a highly elastic material that creates a push-pull effect in order to hold your muscles in place as you ride. The fabric is also antistatic and antibacterial, and it is also dermatologically tested and approved. This means that you'll remain comfortable, fresh, and most importantly, dry underneath all of your outer layers. For this new collection of base layers, Assos decided to forgo any pre-shaped paneling designs in favor of a seamless, tubular construction. The reasoning behind this is that you receive a pleasing, non-restrictive level of fit. The fabric matrix is also spun, much like a sock, versus the standard flatbed knit technology. And compared to even a flatlock construction, this tubular method better wraps and supports your torso. However, just because skinFoil has abandoned Assos' hallmark of multi-panel patterns, it doesn't mean that it's abandoned As...