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TYR Carbon 6in Women's Tri Shorts
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Our Price: $47.98
Our Price: $47.98
In recent years, we've come to realize that all things are improved with carbon. However, it's worth noting that we're not just talking about bikes, but apparel, too. Case in point is the TYR Carbon 6in Women's Tri Shorts. By integrating carbon into the fabric, the shorts are softer, cooler, and more breathable than standard fabrics. For the construction of Carbon 6in Tri shorts, TYR pulled out all of the stops. Starting with the bulk of the composition, TYR incorporated a blend of nylon and spandex. Why these materials Well, it all comes down to three key components: moisture management, comfort, and stretch. The nylon fibers of the fabric lend themselves to first two of these characteristics, as the material is lightweight and soft-to-the-touch. Accordingly, it pulls moisture away from the skin to the quick-drying surface of the material. As a result, you not only benefit from a dry, protective layer, but your skin also remains dry and free from moisture-induced chafing. Meanwhile, the spandex provides a four-way stretch to the material, enabling a complete freedom of movement within the shorts. Additionally, this engineered stretch enables the material to follow your diverse movements, preventing the shorts from resisting them. So, friction is nearly eliminated, bolstering the overall comfort of the shorts. And knowing that the resulting lightweight material would be prone snags and wear, TYR also treated the fabric with Teflon. As a result, durability is increased, and as an added benefit, the shorts' aero- and hydrodynamics are also amplified. In addition to the aforementioned, TYR also included dedicated inserts along the side panels in order to increase stretch, ventilation, and moisture management. These panels have been constructed from a blend of nylon, polyester, Lycra, and carbon mesh. And while you're most likely familiar with the first three fibers, you're probably wondering, why carbon Well, this material possesses natural anti-static propertie...