Gore Bike Wear Countdown 30 34 Length Womens Pants - Road Bike Shop
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Gore Bike Wear Countdown 3.0+ 3/4 Length Women's Pants
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Our Price: $83.97
As we all know, there are certain conditions, both in terms of trail and weather, where shorts simply won't cut it. And for the all-mountain trail rider, these conditions appear both frequently and suddenly. To address this, Gore Bike Wear developed an entire line of apparel directed towards the needs of the all-mountain rider, called Countdown. And at its height are the Countdown 3. 0 Plus 3/4 Length Women's Pants. While many pants that bear the self-appointed 'all-mountain' classification are constructed from materials like cordura or other stuffy and stiff fabrics like it, Gore used entirely different approach for the Countdown 3. 0 Plus. Gore opted for a 100% polyester composition, ensuring the utmost in breathability, moisture management, and freedom of movement. This isn't to say that the pants are flimsy, far from it. Instead, you'll find thicknesses of polyester that are durable, abrasion-resistant, and highly breathable. This plays directly to what Gore calls its Outfit Systems. Essentially, like the Countdown lineage, this system ensures the right tool for the job. It's comprised of three layers, each with its own purpose. Layer one provides moisture management, layer two (where these pants fall under) provides thermo-regulation, and layer three provides protection from the elements. So, it's easy to see that these pants perform their appointed function dutifully. However, Gore wasn't finished with this ideology after it selected the fabric. Instead, a special focus was placed on both fit and construction. Starting with the latter, these pants feature shifted seams that move the seams away from the locomotion of the legs. Accordingly, your legs aren't confronted with the seams during the pedaling motion, and thus, chafing as a result of movement is eliminated. Furthermore, the cut of the pants lends itself to further reducing abrasion by essentially being pre-shaped to the cycling position. In simpler terms, the pants are cut on a contour in order ...