If there is anything to be said about dressing for cool weather riding, it’s that there is often a compromise to be made. Often this compromise comes in the form of wearing bib shorts with leg warmers, which can pinch and create excess friction from all of the additional seams. Likewise, a cycling tight might pinch and compress in places it shouldn’t in an effort to maintain an accommodating fit for everyone. Never one to compromise comfort for functionality, the Assos habuTightsMille_s7 cycling tights make for a high-quality cycling bib tight that keep your legs moving comfortably and freely against cool winds.
Assos start with their own RX Medium fabric. This early-winter fabric features a soft fleece lining that maintains warmth, even when saturated with water. Additional fabric is added along the front of the legs for additional warmth. They then combine this medium-weight fabric with their Mille_S7 chamois for exceptional comfort. It features an 8mm memory foam pad, comprised of three layers that are unstitched along the middle sides of the chamois (known as their goldenGate), for a closer, low-friction fit like their revered cycling bib shorts. A small pocket along the upper back protects personal items from the elements. Reflective elements along the calves provide an quality finishing touch on this habuTightsMille_s7.
The Assos habuTightsMille_s7 is fantastic as a late fall or early winter bib tight, and can be used deeper into the winter with an accompanying base layer. Assos’ regularFit is almost a race cut in most other brands, similar to Assos’ other cycling bib offerings. These cycling bib tights are available in seven sizes (XS-TIR), in a flat black.