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The Velocissima isn't designed as a race short, but that doesn't mean it doesn't perform as one. Endurance Evolution fabric, Giro 3 leg bands and a Kiss Air seat pad, all with Castelli's signature Italian fit and styling, deliver a garment that lives up to its name: Velocissima, or Fast!
Castelli's Endurance Evolution fabric is not only comfortable, but provides optimum muscle support. Thanks to its excellent wicking properties, it feels drier in almost all conditions. Giro 3 leg grippers not only look great but grip the leg securely, without rolling or riding up. The flat form waist design ensures a secure, comfortable fit that won't dig in.
The Velocissima bibshort features the Kiss Air women's specific seatpad, incorporating many of the features of Castelli's top-of-the-range chamois. In any cycling garment, comfort is paramount and the anatomical shape of the Kiss Air pad ensures maximum comfort, no matter how long you're on the bike. Dual density foam is used to provide variable thickness - padding where it's needed and less where it isn't, to maximise your freedom of movement on and off the bike. Finally, a brushed microfibre top layer, with superior softness and an anti-bacterial treatment eliminates chaffing and saddle sores.
This is as close to a top of the range short you'll get, without paying a top of the range price.
With roots dating back to 1876, Castelli has been at the forefront of fabric technology for almost 40 years. Alfredo Binda, Gino Bartali, Fausto Coppi, Jacques Anquetil and Louison Bobet were but a few of the legendary athletes clothed by Castelli. More recently, Bernard Hinault wore the first windproof jersey when he won Fleche Wallone. Castelli made that too!
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