Pearl Izumi Elite Thermal Bib Tights - No Chamois - Mens - Mens - Road Bike Shop

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Pearl Izumi Elite Thermal Bib Tights - No Chamois - Men's
Retail Price: $129.95
Our Price: $64.98
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Pearl Izumi designed its new Elite Thermal Bib Tights with layering in mind. Besides being constructed with advanced fabrics that work to keep you warm and dry, the bib tights were built without a chamois, allowing you to choose exactly what type of shorts and layering system to wear underneath. For the construction of the bib tights, Pearl Izumi used panels of its Elite Thermal Fleece fabric. This material is essentially two of Pearl Izumi's advanced materials in one. It relies on the exceptional moisture transporting properties of its Transfer fabric in order to keep you dry, while the lightweight brushed fleece interior helps to insulate your leg muscles. The Transfer fabric is known for its exceptional moisture management, which works by pulling sweat from your skin to the quick-drying outer-surface of the material. This fabric earned its reputation of setting the standard for moisture management fabrics, largely because it's the foundation for the breathable, wicking fabrics used in the majority of Pearl Izumi's spring/summer jerseys. A lightweight thermal fleece material was then blended with the Transfer, providing just the right amount of insulating protection. Moving up from the legs, Pearl Izumi constructed the bib portion with a lightweight mesh for added comfort and support. Together, these materials work as a system to keep you warm, dry, and comfortable during your early and late season rides. The elasticity in the panels, along with constructed leg articulation, allow the tights to follow your movements in the saddle. This means that the fit is free from any bunching, pinching, or chafing while in the cycling position. Pearl Izumi calls this its 'form fit,' which is cut to closely follow the contours of your body while still providing a full range of motion. Combined with the anatomic cut and elastic Elite Thermal fabric, the smooth flatlock stitching used to join the bib tights' panels further reduces any friction at the seams. The bibs were f...