The Giordana FormaRed Carbon Windfront Bib Tights have been designed to fit naturally along the curve of your body while you are in a normal cycling position, and they have a WindTex membrane (waterproof, windproof, breathable) laminated to the fabric in the front portions to keep your legs warm from the biting chill of winter rides. We have them here with a chamois so you can ride in comfort without the distraction of multiple layers on your legs.
The bibs feature multiple panels for a precise fit and maximum comfort in cold weather. The Aerofix bib straps are so comfortable you'll barely notice them as they stretch to accommodate your every movement. Ametista on the exterior of the straps is constructed of 36% Power Lycra giving it superior elasticity. In addition, the material has excellent moisture moving and temperature regulation capabilities. Ametista also has the unique added benefit of carbon fibers woven through the material, which controls the stretch in the fabric, enabling muscle isolation to delay the onset of fatigue. It also reinforces the material strength so that the fabric can be lighter while still stronger. The threads help to control strap stretch and maintain perfect tension over time. It is backed by Antigua fabric, which has perforations that create air pockets against the skin, allowing it to breathe.
By using Super Roubaix, the ultimate winter fabric, for the bib tights, Giordana has guaranteed long-lasting warmth and comfort no matter how vicious your winter riding can be. The inner brushed fleece traps your body heat while allowing your excess perspiration to escape. This means that you'll be able to keep warm and dry no matter how hard you're hammering. Add to this the wind-blocking element surrounding your quads and you will be able to withstand cold, blowing snow rides in the brutal Northeast. Though Giordana chooses to use many different seams as a way to ensure the perfect fit for your legs, the flat-stitched construction is comfortable and helps to control stretch as well as isolate muscle groups. Reflective piping follows seams front and back. Zippered ankles feature reflective strips for visibility and elastic bands keep the cuffs in place.
Bib tights are meant first to keep you warm, but if the chamois used is not comfortable you'll probably avoid wearing them even when the weather necessitates it. That won't be a problem with these bib tights since they feature the T-Select OF insert which is the most advanced model in the Giordana collection. It's designed with a varying thickness so that thicker cushioning is targeted for tender points while less cushioning will be in areas of lesser need. This will prevent the irritating bunching of chamois and fabric which is often the first step towards saddle sores. A special synthetic gel is inserted into the middle of the chamois to increase protection and eliminate vibration from the road, to the saddle, to your important bits. The T-Select OF is an elastic insert which contours to the shape of the body while riding to keep you comfy even on the longest winter rides.
The Giordana FormaRed Carbon Windfront Bib Tights come in Black and in sizes Small through XX-Large.
[body], [stretch panels]
training, racing, long rides in cold weather
34-35in (86.4 - 88.9cm)
36-37in (91.4 - 94.0cm)
38-40in (96.5 - 101.6cm)
41-43in (104.1 - 109.2cm)
44-45in (111.8 - 114.3cm)
25-28in (63.5 - 71.1cm)
28-32in (71.1 - 81.3cm)
32-36in (81.3 - 91.4cm)
36-40in (91.4 - 101.6cm)
40-44in (101.6 - 111.8cm)
How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
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