Assos Tequipe S7 USA Cycling Bib Short - Mens - Road Bike Shop
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Assos T.equipe_S7 USA Cycling Bib Short - Men's
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We were excited to hear about Assos' announcement of a partnership with USA Cycling starting this year, which sees the brand becoming the official supplier of team kit in a mutual attempt by both organizations to promote a more inclusive message going forward. As such, Assos has released its USA Cycling kit for the rest of us to train and race in, adding some US of A embellishment to its T. equipe_S7 USA Cycling Bib Short. Assos spent the last six years working closely with its Weksmannshcaft factory team to develop the T. equipe_S7's, fine-tuning and reworking the design until it was something the fastidious Swiss brand could be satisfied with releasing into the world. Continuing the legacy of Assos' legendary FI. 13's, the T. equipe_S7's occupy the low-volume race-fit option among Assos' clearly defined _S7 line, crafted with a streamlined, precise fit applied specifically to a riding position. Assos trusts its proprietary Type. 439 fabric to construct the main body of the shorts, a supportive synthetic designed to ferry moisture quickly away from your skin as you ride, while stabilizing your muscles with a moderately compressive five-panel design. Some degree of compression has become a standard amongst top-end kit, and Assos is no stranger to its ability to limit the effects of fatigue-inducing road vibrations when you're riding for hours. Bearing in mind the fatigue that can come from riding through summer heat, Assos also chose to finish Type. 439 with an iceColor treatment, which aims to reduce surface temperature in dark fabrics prone to absorbing heat from the sun. The five-panel design Assos chose for the T. equipe_S7's is notably more minimal than the standard eight-panel construction adopted by most bib shorts. As expected, Assos had their own reasoning for this, choosing a five-panel design that would allow for a slightly asymmetrical compressive hold that stretches more laterally than in a linear direction. This closely-tuned stretch works to firm...