Giordana Trade FormaRed Carbon Pinarello Womens Bib Shorts - Road Bike Shop
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Giordana Trade FormaRed Carbon Pinarello Women's Bib Shorts
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Our Price: $90.00
Our Price: $90.00
Giordana's consistency in delivering high-end engineering and innovative designs through its clothing hasn't gone unnoticed in the world of cycling. The Italian apparel giant recently paired with another industry powerhouse, Pinarello, to create a pair of bib shorts that represent the best of both Italian brands. The opportunity is now yours to wear one of the finest collaborations that we've seen between two labels as revered as these. Wear the new Giordana Trade FormaRed Carbon Pinarello Women's Bib Shorts this season, and let everyone know that you're proud to support Italy's deep cycling heritage. Starting with the bulk of the shorts' construction, Giordana went with its compressive Shield fabric. With a certified Power Lycra composition weight of 240g/m2, the FormaRed Carbon (FRC) bib shorts have taken on a nearly medical compression level. To achieve this, the material features Giordana's new Super 40 generation weaving technology. This refers to Shield's 40 threads per centimeter (TPC), and as Giordana puts it, the highest prior thread count hovered around 36 TPC. This means that, compared to most competition, the Shield material is softer, more conforming, and has a higher level of wicking capability. And remarkably, Shield achieves this at a lighter weight than most Lycra blends. Why is this important Well, if you've worn compressive fabrics, you'll have notice that they're heavy in comparison to traditional Lycra. Shield Endurance encompasses the key traits, like inhibiting muscle oscillation and promoting a positive circulation, only without the detriment of a weighty, poorly-breathing composition. Moving to the inner legs and seat panel, Giordana placed an even stronger fabric called Zaffiro. This material is a certified Power Lycra with a composition weight of 200g/m2. But, like Shield, Zaffiro features a purposefully denser weave with Giordana's SUPER 40 construction technology. This guarantees a continuation of the aforementioned characteristi...