Assos Equipe RS S9 Bib Shorts Black Red



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The Assos Equipe RS S9 Bib Shorts use the A-Lock Engineering system, a new bracing system composed of exclusive textiles combined with advanced technologies that stabilise the shorts and secure the pad in its place. The S9 generation are constructed with only two panels, with a main panel with a butterfly pattern designed with soft fabrics that cover the legs and come together in the back to create a new ergonomic construction known as ergoBox. This design effectively frames the pad, keeping it in its place, boxing it in for maximum comfort in your legs with the Type.441 fabric, created specifically to provide suitable support and smooth comfort. Plus, the rollBar system
has been added, mimicking the anti-roll bar of racing cars through the bib straps to keep the seat pad in place while your weight moves from left to right on turns. Each strap is stitched to the fabric directly above the seat pad, to ensure it is in constant tension.

- Season: Summer
- Use: Road, long distance
- Composition: 80% PA / 20% EA
- The straps are made of a more flexible material in the front with an antibacterial carbon fabric to absorb moisture and prevent them from twisting.

As with all Assos bib shorts the difference is on the inside and the new S9 insert seat pad offers unique qualities engineered for long distances.

Pad features:
- S9 Basalt: upper part constructed from antibacterial microfibre printed in 3D in the basalt colour range. This represents a homage to the volcanic rock that gives Assos power, stability and courage.
- Horizontal stabiliser: patented central stitching that locks the seat pad to the outer textile, preventing it from moving when pedalling without your bottom on the saddle.
- kraterCooler: a system of small ventilation holes at the front of the pad to increase airflow, keeping the most sensitive parts of your body cool.
- Smaller design: compared to the previous Equipe Evo design, this pad has a reduced volume, to save weight.
- superAir microShock foam: a lightweight open cell foam with a shock absorbing composition returns to its original position and fills the gap every time pedalling position is changed through the shift of weight.
- 3D cushioning system: a patented, three-layer perforated foam increases breathability and reduces excess weight.
- GoldenGate technology: patented technology that does away with stitching along both sides of the panels of the pad to offer maximum three-dimensional freedom of movement in the most sensitive of rotational areas.

The cut of Assos garments has been designed from the position on the bicycle. Some Assos garments have been specially designed for users of athletic build. Assos garments have an anatomical fit, based on the AEPD system (Advanced Ergonomic Pattern Design), therefore Assos has designed their garments the cyclist's protection and adaptation in mind, but without overdoing on pressure points. The best way to feel Assos' anatomical precision is by wearing their garments and getting yourself in position on your bicycle. You will feel how the clothes adapt perfectly to your cycling posture. Obviously, Assos does not design clothing to be comfortable off the bike, this is a normal feeling among customers.
Purchasing the wrong size (too large or too small) will cause discomfort. A garment that is too large may cause irritation and discomfort due to folds or surpluses of the fabric, since in this case Assos' personal ALS sizing system would not work perfectly. If the garment is too small, the points of union and seams will stretch excessively, resulting in an increase in pressure and discomfort.

Suggestions for use:
- Never pull on seams when putting on or taking off Assos garments
- Before getting on the bicycle, properly put on your clothes, especially the seat pad and other pressure points, without forcing the seams or points of union
- Assos bib shorts are designed for cycling. This means the bib straps can be over stretched when standing up, on your bike this excessive pressure disappears, if this is not the case review your sizing
- Avoid over stretching the bib shorts when peeing (for men). It's best to do this by pulling the garment from the belly and the straps, always leaning forward to reduce tension on the seams
- Avoid cycling near branches and bushes, this will undoubtedly spoil your clothes

Washing advice:
- Each time you wash your Assos garments try to do so separately from the rest of your clothes, this way you will avoid friction with other fabrics and preserve the properties of your Assos garments
- Always separate dark clothes from whites
- Before each wash, turn the clothes inside out
- Assos clothes can be washed in the washing machine, but you must always use the protective bag and a washing program for delicate clothes (maximum 30C)
- Do not use fabric softeners or aggressive products. Always use liquid and neutral soaps (example, Assos Active Wear Cleaner)
- Do not stretch or squeeze Assos garments even to extract excess water
- Never use a tumble dryer with Assos garments. Let your clothes air dry, in a place not exposed to the sun

- After each outing store your Assos garments in a well ventilated place, although it would be ideal to wash them immediately after getting off your bike
- Do not dry or store clothes in full sun
- Never store the garments in a humid and enclosed place (avoid plastic bags, sports bags, etc.)
- If you tend to sweat a lot, it is recommended that you rinse the garment in cold water after each use. This will protect the fabrics from bacteria that could damage them
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Quick Overview

These bib shorts represent the future in racing comfort, with a new design, created from scratch.

Quick Overview

These bib shorts represent the future in racing comfort, with a new design, created from scratch.
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