Castelli

Castelli Superleggera Bib Shorts

£200.00

Colour: Black
Size: XS
Sku: CS200040101
Overview

The Castelli Superleggera Bibshort is designed for the hottest conditions and is the latest iteration in Castelli’s quest to build the most lightweight bibshort.

Key Features
  • Premium lightweight short for hot weather
  • Gradient stretch woven fabric for minimal weight with optimum support
  • Minimalist stripe mesh bib to minimise weight and keep you cool
  • Integrated gripper elastic to keep shorts in place
  • Progetto X2 Air Seamless seat pad
  • Temperature comfort range of 20˚ – 40˚C
  • Weight 141g (Large)

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Fit

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Product information

Returning a product is free and easy using our Returns Portal, which allows you to send your product back to us by dropping off your return items at any one of over 7,400 CollectPlus locations around the UK. 

You have 30 days to return your item from when it reaches you

If you wish to return a product under warranty, please see our Saddleback Warranty Information page for more information.
  • Free standard delivery (3-5 working days) on orders over £45.
  • Standard delivery (3-5 working days) on orders under £45 - £2.99
  • Express delivery (1-2 working days) £4.99

For more information on delivery times and prices click here.

The Castelli Superleggera Bibshort is designed for the hottest conditions and is the latest iteration in Castelli’s quest to build the most lightweight bibshort.

Castelli has been developing lightweight bibshorts since 2011, but when designing the Superleggera Bibshort Castelli went back to the drawing board to rethink every aspect of the shorts’ design. Castelli decided that what the short needs to do is hold the seat pad securely in place while adding as little weight as possible and retaining durability.

The solution was to engineer a brand-new fabric that is woven rather a knit, saving 30% in weight for the same level of support. Castelli also worked with a world leading mill to create a graded fabric that becomes increasingly lighter the further down the leg it extends.

At the lightest point, this fabric weighs 90g/m2 compared to normal short fabric which weighs roughly 220g/m2. The result of these new technologies is a bibshort that weighs an incredibly light 141g in size large.

The fabric construction saves weight, but it really comes into its own when riding hard in hot conditions as it absorbs 30% less moisture compared to normal short fabric. This means that while the fabric saves 48g in weight when dry, it saves closer to 150g when you’re sweating your way up Cols and pushing yourself to your absolute limit.

More Information

Delivery
  • Free Standard Delivery (3-5 working days) on orders over £45
  • Standard delivery (3-5 working days) on orders under £45. - £2.99.
  • Express delivery (1-2 working days) - £4.99

For more information on delivery times and prices click here.

Returns

Returning a product is free and easy using our Returns Portal, which allows you to send your product back to us by dropping off your return items at any one of over 7,400 CollectPlus locations around the UK.

You have 30 days to return your item from when it reaches you.

For more information on returning items click here.

About Castelli

Castelli Cycling is the most innovative, stylish and prestigious cycling clothier in the world. Decades of pro cycling development and a passion for perfection in materials, cut and performance has seen the brand reinvent cycle wear time after time. From the first Lycra shorts to sublimated printing, the game-changing Gabba and aerodynamic apparel, Castelli continues to set a path that others can only follow while maintaining generations of Italian heritage.

About Saddleback

Founded by real cycling enthusiasts in 2004, our passion for elite performance runs through everything we do at Saddleback. Our team of dedicated roadies, mountain bikers and triathletes practice what we preach to bring you the finest cycling products and a superior service to match. We're the official UK home of Abbey Bike Tools, Castelli, Chris King, ENVE, HJC, Moots Cycles, Pivot Cycles, PUSH, Sidi, Silca, Sportful, Stages, Troy Lee Designs and Wolf Tooth.

Warranty and Crash Replacement

In addition to our regular 100-day returns policy on unused items, all items purchased from www.saddleback.co.uk are covered by our full two-year warranty against manufacturing defects from date of purchase. We will exchange, refund or repair (at our discretion) items proven to exhibit manufacturing or material faults in line with fair wear and tear.

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Castelli Crash Replacement

Our Castelli Crash Replacement Programme means that you can get up to 50% off a like-for-like replacement should kit you've bought within the last two years get damaged if you come off your bike. Anyone who's purchased their Castelli product from an authorised UK stockist is eligible for the programme, but purchasers from Saddleback.co.uk will receive the best replacement rates.

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