Just because you pay for your own bike and all your race entry fees doesn‘t mean that your nether region should be at the mercy of cheap, made for the masses cycling shorts. You should be wearing bibs, just like the pros. Castelli‘s Evoluzione Bib Shorts were inspired by the original Progetto Y Shorts and feature moisture wicking, 8-panel fit, and a Castelli proprietary chamois. They are an entry-level bib short with features usually reserved for apparel twice the price, and they are the perfect introduction to the joy of wearing bib shorts.
The Evoluzione shorts use Castelli‘s ProDry2Strati fabric. This fabric features a two-layer construction which wicks moisture from your skin to the exterior of the shorts so that it quickly evaporates to keep you dry. As far as fit, gone are the days of the 4-paneled shorts with seams in all the wrong places. The Evoluzione shorts were sewn from 8 panels which were curved to conform to your body while you are in riding position. Attached to the shorts is a simple mesh bib. This mesh is lightweight and won‘t feel binding on your shoulders. It will wick moisture away from your skin so that you won‘t ride with wet stripes up your back and down your chest. Additionally, double needle stitching means that the shorts are durable so that you can put them through their paces. The leg openings feature in-mold silicone leg grippers which keep the shorts securely in place.
Castelli is known for its chamois. The Kiss3, which is used in the Evoluzione short, is no exception. This insert features a soft, brushed microfiber top which rests comfortably against your skin. This layer is seamlessly engineered so as to eliminate chafing and abrasion. Additionally, the insert has been designed with a flexible shape that moves with you. Dual density provides maximum thickness in the ischial zone and it tapers to moderate thickness in the perineal zone and minimum thickness at the perimeter. It was bacteriostatically treated so that saddle sores and friction are minimized.
The Castelli Evoluzione Bib Shorts are available in six sizes from Small to XXX-large and in the colors Black/red, Black/drive blue, Black/white, and Black.