Louis Garneau Competitive Cyclist Pilot LE Bib Shorts - Mens - Road Bike Shop
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Louis Garneau Competitive Cyclist Pilot LE Bib Shorts - Men's
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Our Price: $143.96
Our Price: $143.96
The new Pilot LE Bib Shorts were designed to provide you with the ultimate combination of support and all-day riding comfort. They represent Garneau's 30 years in the apparel-making business, incorporating the same designs and fabrics used to outfit the world's best cyclists. With the Pilot LE bibs, Garneau's legacy continues, as they were built with its signature fabrics and attention to detail. And now, they're available in a design that's exclusively made for Competitive Cyclist. Starting with the basic construction, Garneau made the Pilot LE bib shorts from a well-positioned blend of Lycra Power, Lycra Pro, and Power Mesh. For compressive support, Lycra Power has been placed at various points on the legs of the shorts. Basically, this fabric features more Lycra fibers per ounce/square yard than typical Lycra compositions. So, the material experiences an elastic hold on your muscle groups, supporting and shielding them from the bulk of oscillation and road vibration. This results in a decrease in overall muscle fatigue, while also, according to Garneau, a 10 to 20% improvement in blood circulation. And when the aforementioned is paired with the Lycra Pro material, the shorts experience a heightened level of recovering stretch. This means that your freedom of movement is ensured. Further ensuring this characteristic, Garneau designed the shorts with a seamless inner-leg and a ten-panel construction. This not only leads to an increase in flexibility, but, more obviously, it lends itself to eliminating abrasion. Garneau even took this concept a step further by only using flatlock stitching throughout the shorts and uppers. However, all the while, both fabrics possess an extraordinary ability to manage moisture. This means that riding with damp legs after 40k is now a thing of the past. The secure fit of the Pilot LE bib shorts was accomplished through the use of compressive fabric panels and Garneau's Powerband leg cuffs. These not only provide a strong, no-sli...