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Chamois & Pads

Our shorts and bibs are engineered utilizing fine Italian chamois, providing high levels of protection and comfort for a variety of riding conditions and distances.

Elastic Interface Cycling Shorts Chamois

Elastic Interface® chamois are used in our Summit, Ascent and Triathlon bibs and shorts. 

Elastic Interface® is the Italian brand that gives its name to a wide range of hi-tech cycling pads, born towards the end of the nineties, laying the foundation for the CyTech company, created in 2000. Today, their thermo-formed anatomic pads with multi thicknesses and gel, are recognized as the best chamois in the industry. Visit them at www.elasticinterface.com

About Elastic Interface

 

HOW A CHAMOIS IS MADE

 

SADDLE POSITIONS AND PRESSURE POINTS

It is common knowledge that the sitting position causes significant pressure on the gluteal, ischial and perineal area. But what is less well known is that there are other factors that can alter the pressure points. These factors include the position on the saddle, the type of bicycle (road, MTB and city bike) and gender. Data obtained in our laboratories confirms how even small alterations to the saddle position translate into improved symmetry in the down stroke, improved cycling output and reduced oxygen consumption at a constant wattage…

 

BACTERIOSTASIS

Bacteriostasis has always been a very important factor for Elastic Interface: being BACTERIOSTASIC is not the same concept as being ANTIBACTERIAL. An antibacterial treatment tends to eliminate all bacteria, including the kink that normally lives on the skin, however the presence of bacteria on the skin is essential for fighting the development of external and potentially pathogenic bacterial colonies…

Summit Chamois

Elastic Interface chamois for Summit custom cycling clothingThe men's and women's specific Elastic Interface® Endurance Chamois used in our Summit level bibs have been engineered with a unique curved anatomic shape. Offering the all-way stretch of the Elastic Interface Technology with a special high density foam throughout for maximum comfort and performance. 

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Ascent Chamois

Ascent chamois for custom cycling clothingThe men's and women's specific Elastic Interface® Carbonium  chamois used in our Ascent level bibs and shorts is made in a special microfibre with Carbonium thread and has a futuristic design, developed to guarantee good protection thanks to its dual densities construction. It provides freedom of movement and excellent fit with its extremely soft side wings. Includes multi thicknesses, central channel in the perineal area and perforated foam for maximum ventilation. 

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Tri Pad

Elastic Interface Tri pad for custom triathlon clothingElastic Interface® Super-Tri pads have a special design developed to provide maximum performance and comfort for multi-sport athletes. Our perforated short insert with high density foam, provides maximum protection with a slim profile. Plus, Super-Tri pads, with all-way stretch fabric platform, guarantee total freedom of movement and excellent fit. To meet the needs of the wide range of multi-sport athletes, Elastic Interface Triathlon pads have perforated foam for maximum breathability and fast dry.

Used in our Men’s and Women’s Mako Tri Suits.


Continental Chamois

TMF brand chamois are used in our Continental collection.

TMF chamois for Continental level custom cycling clothingThe men's and women's specific, Italian-made TMF Sport-Level Chamois is used in our Continental collection, specifically  designed for tour and sport cycling. Constructed using hypoallergenic and bacteria resistant fabrics, this chamois will wick away moisture, ensuring comfort over long rides. Stitched terry wings provide additional protection. An exclusive hydrophobic blend ensures minimal water retention. Fine knit yarns offer improved coverage and longevity. Greater stretch and recovery provide superior fit.

Used in our Men’s and Women’s Continental bibs and shorts.