De Marchi Leggero Bib Shorts - Mens - Mens - Road Bike Shop
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De Marchi Leggero Bib Shorts - Men's - Men's
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As those who've followed the progression of De Marchi's bib shorts can attest, the Contours created a name for themselves with their dependable structure and long-distance comfort. In fact, these bib shorts have been De Marchi's most popular due to their smart design that works to support the body for hours on end. For 2014, the shorts take on the name Leggero, and they've been redefined with even more support features made possible through a lightweight fabric design and revamped chamois technology. The Leggero bib shorts were constructed using several select blends of lightweight stretch fabrics. These materials incorporate a relatively high elastane content in order to deliver a firm compressive fit around key muscle zones. What this gradual hold means is that you'll be comfortable during the beginning, middle, and end of a long ride, as compressive fabrics shield your muscles from oscillation and road vibration. The lightweight nature of the main material also wicks moisture exceptionally well, so that besides staying supported in the saddle, you'll also remain cool and dry. De Marchi's stretch materials then smoothly transition into microfiber mesh bib straps and back panel. This mesh provides you with the ultimate in ventilation and comfort by targeting the front and backside of your upper torso. De Marchi placed an equal focus on implementing technical fabrics into the Leggero as it did refining the bib shorts' fit. Like previous iterations, these shorts were created with the perfect combination of freedom of movement, stability, and breathability. This contoured fit was made possible using the company's Body Framing Technology as a means to stabilize the shorts while in the cycling position. This is accomplished using pre-shaped fabric panels that closely follow the body while in motion. At the cuffs, stretch jacquard grippers keep the panels secure. When sewn together, these panels form somewhat of a three dimensional shape on their own, mimicking th...