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Castelli Body Paint 2.0 Bib Shorts - Women's
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For years female cyclists have felt like second class citizens in the world of high-quality cycling wear, victims of the enduring misapprehension that ladies don't need top drawer stuff when they are riding. Though some brands have given lip service to the idea of 'women-specific' items, only Castelli has come through with cycling bib shorts that are on par with the men's version. With the Castelli Body Paint 2. 0 Women's Bib Shorts you'll feel not only like you are wearing bibs fit for a pro, you'll want to ride as fast and as far as a pro in your slick, comfy kit. The shorts on the Women's Body Paint 2. 0 Bib Shorts are formed from a single piece of seamless fabric for a naturally supportive fit. The short feels like it is hugging you perfectly in any position, thanks to this anatomic fit and the as well as the highly compressive fabric. This smooth fit, combined with the aero dimples employed in the material, make this is the most aerodynamic bib short on the market. Castelli engineered the dimples into the fabric to induce flow separation and reduce aerodynamic drag. Think of it as the clothing equivalent for the Zipp rim dimples. Virtually no seams also means that there are fewer places to irritate your body and there are fewer opportunities for a wardrobe malfunction to occur. After all, who hasn't experienced a perfectly good pair of shorts coming apart at the seams Perhaps nothing in these bib shorts has benefited as much from Castelli's association with professional cycling teams as the Progetto X2 Air Seat Pad. The Garmin-Cervelo team spent a year testing this short; that's a lot of saddle time to be thinking about how comfort could be improved. Since Castelli had it pretty right to begin with, there wasn't much more than tweaking going on. What it has done is add a perforated foam layer to the pad to help ventilate and keep the nether regions cooler by allowing air to flow directly onto the surface fabric. That layer sitting next to your skin is made...