Assos is well renowned for creating some of the most comfortable cycling shorts in the business and when the time came for a redesign, it scrutinized its current designs, analyzed its pro rider feedback, and spent hours upon hours of research and development when engineering a new platform. Enter the new Equipe RSR Bib Shorts S9, cycling bibs that Assos claim to be the lightest, most comfortable race-spec bib shorts to ever leave its factory. Assos' primary goals were to improve bib stabilization and ridding the chamois of unnecessary bulk and by doing so, creating shorts that mostly disappear, letting you go about your riding without noticing your apparel. Assos engineers its products to excel in the toughest racing environments, working with professionals to hone its garments. No one puts in the saddle time across such a wide variety of conditions like the pros and the feedback it receives as well as analyzing the wear and tear of the garment helps to influence its new designs. Assos isn't afraid to innovate and knew it needed to think outside the box, using new fabrics and designs if it wanted to achieve its goals. As we stated above, one of the principal objectives with the new shorts was improving the chamois and the rider's interaction with it. To ensure comfort, Assos worked tirelessly on the insert, something that would have received praised and warranted a new model just on its own. The new chamois, constructed of Balsat, was developed as a race-specific design and is an advancement over its already comfortable Equipe EVO platform. Assos was able to cut the bulk by using a new superAir microShock foam that works in unison with its 3D waffle construction and kraterCooler system to increase airflow. Add that to the already proven goldenGate technology that removes the stitching at the center for a free-floating chamois and you have a new level of comfort like nothing you've experienced before. We should pause here and explain the differences between the...
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