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Thoughts on ASSOS?

Old 06-20-19, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by downhillmaster View Post
What’s not to like about ASSOS?
Elite cycling gear for the discriminating cyclist.
The product care instructions on their website are not to be missed.
If you are not into hand washing your soiled workout gear you do have the option to machine wash them by themselves, on gentle cycle, in a laundry bag.
Then make sure not to soak, spin, wring or rub them.
Gently squeeze excess water out by hand and hang dry. But never in direct sunlight ofc!
Fortunately, nobody takes that seriously. I've worn Assos T.Cento bibs for long rides for a long time. I still have one Assos jersey but the new Assos jerseys aren't as good as they were 10 years ago. My Assos kit gets tossed into the gentle cycle with the rest of my cycling apparel and gets dried for 1 hour on extra low heat. Never a problem.
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Old 06-21-19, 03:18 PM
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Assos sizing confuses me. They say go by height, but their own size guide would have me at XS by waist, S by weight, M by height. And then I'm looking at the T.Cento for a 220 mile ride and read reviews that the leg length is super short...
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Not nearly as far ahead as they were. Used to be pro (real pro) targeted, and cut. They have come back more rec rider targeted.
Castalli seems better for a racer kit, even rec racer for the $$.
(I have piles of both)

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