SHORT TO MEDIUM DISTANCE
We made this suit to be compliant with ITU rules but with the fabrics, aerodynamics and cargo carrying capacity to be ideal for longer races as well. It has the fabrics, pockets and the Kiss Tri seat pad of our Free long distance race suits to offer exceptional performance in a wide variety of races.
SpeedFreak ventilated race fabric on front of upper portion
Velocity mesh back gives wind-tunnel-proven speed on the bike
Rear 30cm YKKÂ® Camlock zipper
FreeAero 2 hydro- and aero-optimized pockets
Soft-finish armholes to reduce chafing
Instadry Speed fabric on short is fast in the swim with minimal water absorption
KISS Tri seat pad is comfortable on the bike and virtually disappears on the run
2 small pockets on hip for nutrition during run
GIRO Air leg gripper elastic
Weight: 141g (Small)
Q. What do a 19th century Italian tailor, a designer for the Milan Ballet and the first ever lycra cycling shorts have in common?
A. They are all part of a rich 140 year history that's led to today's most recognised brand in cycling: Castelli.
Throw in a heart attack on a famous Italian climb, family feuds, Olympic gold medals and controversy in the pro peloton and it begins to sound more like a Sicilian soap opera than the backdrop to a cycling brand. But then again Castelli is no ordinary brand.
Today, Castelli's scorpion emblem is arguably the single most recognised in cycling. Iconic is an overused word these days, but the Castelli brand surely qualifies.
We first discovered Castelli on our year long ride through the Americas in 2010, when our founder Liz (pictured) wore Castelli shorts and loved them, so stocking them seemed an obvious choice. But we're almost as captivated by the story behind the name as the kit itself! For the full Castelli story (it's quite a story!), click here.
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