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Assos SS.Mille Short Sleeve Jersey DO NOT USE
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Assos bib shorts have long abided by a trio of classifications -- . 13, Mille, and Uno. And while Assos long ago introduced their ss. 13 and ss. Uno short sleeve jerseys, it's interesting that they never made an ss. Mille jersey. Interesting for what reason, you might ask It's because the ss. Mille bib short is their best seller, so it'd be easy to expect the jersey equivalent to be equally ripe for promotion and success. It took two full years after the unveiling of the ss. 13 and ss. Uno jerseys for Assos to unveil the ss. Mille Short Sleeve Jersey, and based on appearances (and the fit) it was worth the wait. The driving concept of the ss. Mille jersey is identical to the Mille bib short: It's their 'long-distance jersey,'which is Assos-speak for the fact that it's built with a less-restrictive cut. The pattern design impresses us for the way it's noticeably looser than the notoriously-tight ss. 13, but it's still built with an anatomic cut so fabric won't bunch on your body or flutter in the wind. For the majority of us (fit riders, but our bodies no longer get mistaken for Adonis) the ss. Mille is ideally designed. Let us stress one fact: This is a high-performance, race-minded jersey. It is not baggy or floppy in the least. Rather, the proportions make more sense for lots of folks. The torso and sleeve lengths will fit true to size, as will the chest. But, for example, the neck, waist, and arms won't be as tight as you've perhaps felt in Assos before. For riders contending in the King of the Mountains competition, you'll be best served by buying the ss. Mille 1 size smaller than other jerseys, or by choosing the ss. 13 instead. Except for riders like that, though, you can choose the same size in the ss. Mille that you'd pick for the ss. Uno. The Assos ss. Mille is built from a combination of 4 different fabrics. The main fabric (you'll find it used on the front panels and arms) is known as 'Type 151,' and it represents Assos' innovation with body te...