Q36.5 Salopette Lady L1 Bib-Short

Code: VARArt.001L
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·  The queen of the collection. Nothing extra. Nothing standard. 160g. A totally new ‘feeling’ in the history of the modern women’s bib short.

The new feeling of the Salopette Lady  L1 which the rider will immediately notice not just in the particularly snug and supportive fit of the bib shorts but also the increased smoothness and stability of her pedaling action can be explained in terms of following innovations:

The Salopette Lady L1 a is cut according to the same principles of the Salopette L1 Essential’s entirely new Ergogenic Pattern for the astute calibration of support for different muscular groups during exercise, all with minimal use of seams (and none frontal facing, for increased aerodynamics), here adapted and tuned specifically for female anatomy.

The Salopette Lady L1 is built entirely from one Italian 6.6 polyamide woven in 4 different densities used at different points of the design for maximum athletic efficiency. The greatest density (Modulus Force warp 510, weft 620) is used in the lumbar panel of the shorts where it works actively to improve stability and body alignment during the pedal stroke as well as reducing muscle fatigue. All other panels are similarly calibrated, in co-ordination with the unique minimally paneled pattern of the shorts, to actively support the rider during activity: riders will notice a remarkable sensation of ease of movement, as if the motion of the legs were being guided by the particular Vectorial Elasticity of the garment.

The threads used for the fabric undergo a water-repellence treatment  before being woven (so as to maintain their ‘natural’ structure), improving drying time as well as resistance to water making the bib shorts a particularly good riding choice in wet weather.

Differently to the traditional knitted fabric used for most top-end bib shorts, the extraordinarily high-density nylon 6.6 structure used in the Salopette Lady L1 allows for maximum robustness at a lower weight, as well as a significantly longer product life.

The Salopette Lady L1 is constructed with an entirely new proprietary Tubular Brace System which provides a softer and more anatomic fitting and removes all seams from contact with the body.  Unlike its male counterpart here the braces are strategically placed on the side of the body, using an X-shape to maintain maximum tension without irritating the chest area.

The Salopette Lady L1 uses female-specific version of the world-first fusion chamois technology system employed in the Salopette L1 Essential: it uses both sewn and thermo-moulded padding technologies in a single chamois, fusing the best of both into a single design: 120kg highest density open cell foam is cut and sewn for the perineal (front) area, where the most flexibility and breathability is required while ‘smooth’ multi-density thermo-moulded pads are used for the ischial (rear) area, where flexibility is at less of a premium, compared to support and padding.

Entirely eliminates the use of the traditional elasticated leg opening (which can bother riders in moments of maximum exertion) in favour of a softer treated polyamide-elastane gripper sewn into the inner side of the opening.

Please Note that the particular EMANA® weave used for the Salopette Lady L1 in the main leg panels is made from a distinctly softer version of material used in the men’s model.  This fabric, in addition to its softer feel, has a unique polyamide formula designed to improve circulation. 



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