The Castelli Sorpasso Bibtight. A ROSSO CORSA BIBTIGHT. THAT MUST BE SPECIAL. We’ve put all our best technologies into this exceptional tight. Progetto X2 seat pad, Giro straps, and a mix of fabrics, including our Thermoflex Core Due. By applying the technical advancement of hollow-core fibers, we’ve made these tights not only lighter than your normal tights but also warmer—and they keep you drier. Now you’re ready to put in those long base rides all winter long.
Castelli Sorpasso Bib Tights Features:
Thermoflex and Thermoflex Core Due fabric
Progetto X2 seat pad for maximum comfort
Giro straps on bib
Giro ankle grippers position the tight and seal around shoecover
Metallic ankle zippers with reflective tape for high visibility
Progetto X2 Pad:
Maximum technology for supreme comfort. Constructed in two components, each dedicated to a specific purpose, that together create the most comfortable seat pad on the planet.
Skin Care Layer: A four-way-stretch, microdenier, seamless, bacteriostatic layer made to adapt to the shape of your body and saddle without any folds in the fabric. Air flows right into the surface fabric to aid evaporation.
Seamless Integrated Technology Cushioning Layer: Multi-density foam with infinitely variable thickness. The thickness of the pad is engineered to place the padding where you need it most for maximum comfort.
Viscous Comfort Inserts: Perforated viscous padding is added under the highly sensitive ischial and perineum pressure areas.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Roadster Sorpasso tights for a far more enjoyable bike ride
So - having wasted money before on 'value' cycling tights and never found a really high quality and comfortable tight, I decided once and for all to go the extra mile for the Castelli Sorpasso bibtight.
Well, as soon as I started out on my first ride with them, I was 100% convinced I had made the right choice - they give absolute comfort, and after 102 miles in the saddle my opinion hadn't changed.
Really worth it guys - these tights make cycling even better :o)
18 March 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by strongyxc pricey but worth the cash
bought these for road use but after wearing them once i now use them for xc as well.very nice product.used them at around 0 to 2 ish and i was feeling the cold a little
25 December 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Warm comfortable and excellent fit
Have used these since November for my 10 mile round trip commute to work. Have kept me warm from -3 and still not too hot at +10. Comfy in the rain too, they keep you warm even when wet.
Very light weight, superb pad and a very good all round fit.
Only minor critism is that the leg length could do with another inch on me, but otherwise perfect.
Am 6'2' a little over 12 stone with 34" waist, I bought a size XL, very pleased with the fit. Tried them on alongside the Velocissimo, bought the Sorpasso despite the extra cash.
Trouble is my padless Gore tights are now redundant.............
15 March 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous Superb tights with an issue at the seat pad...
This is by far the best long tights I ever had. Perfect fit all around! At first I've been skeptic about the ultra thin straps but they seem to be durable and have a nice feel. I wear this tights at temperatures ranging from -5° (on short tours) or 0° (on longer tours) to about 10°C. For really low temperatures windproof material is missing but that's not what it is made for.
However there is an issue as mentioned in the headline: I'm not fully satisfied with the Progetto X2 seat pad. It has a nice thickness and feels quite good in the rear part. But at the foreside there is an invisible seam producing a firm edge somehow. This seam is between the rear part of the seat pad and a triangular shaped part in the front. Not a problem on short rides but when biking longer it's always the same spot where you feel a slight pressure between your legs. That's maybe not a big problem but regarding the price of this tights one should at least mention it...
15 March 2013
I'm looking for bib tights with long legs. I have a 31" waist and 33" inside leg and find it difficult to get a good all round fit. I currently have a pair of Assos air block tights in XL for cold rides but even these are too short in the leg.
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