Let's be honest, cycling in the colder seasons can feel like a bit of a chore. But it doesn't have to be. We believe the key to enjoying riding at this time of year is being prepared. It's why we've devoted the past four years to developing a cold weather range that gives you the tools to take on whatever those stubborn months have in store. Combining everything we know about comfort and fit with the best technical fabrics around, this range of carefully-considered pieces is made to protect you against the elements, so you can continue enjoying the sport you love all year round.
FEATURES & FABRICS
- Water and wind resistant super soft thermal tights
- Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coating
High waisted and fleece lined to keep your core warm
- Made with our signature Cytech men’s endurance chamois pad
Double-layered knee panels specially designed to move effortlessly with your natural riding motion and keep your joints warm in harsher conditions
Reflective Flare leg strips made from innovative Flare fabric. These strips appear black in natural daylight, but when a beam of light hits them - BAM - the glow is unmissable, giving you extra visibility to other road users
Reflective 'Attacus' logo for added visibility on the road
Minimal flatlock seams for maximum comfort
Silicone ankle grippers that’ll keep your tights in place without the discomfortable of rigid zips
100% pre-dyed so they'll stay crisp black even when stretched, and after seasons of washes
Tailor-cut for cyclists so you’re comfortable and have full protection against the elements when you’re in a riding position
- All fabric: 85% polyamide, 15% spandex
Made in Italy
Want to keep your water-repellent cycling kit in tip top shape so that it keeps you drier for longer? We recommend regularly washing and treating it with Nikwax Tech Wash and TX.Direct
IDEAL FOR: Autumn, winter and spring riding
The Foundation chamois pad
Never underestimate the importance of a good chamois. It could literally make or break your ride.
At Attacus, we’ve always believed that the key to any good piece of cycling clothing is one that feels as comfortable and supportive after 24 hours as it does after just one. It’s why all of our Foundation bib shorts are fitted with our custom men's Foundation chamois pads - a top of the range endurance-focused pad developed to deliver all-day support.
Designed in collaboration with one of the world’s leading chamois manufacturers, Cytech Elastic Interface, this pad is the culmination of months of research and testing. Designed to relieve common pelvic pressure points which we identified can cause discomfort on longer rides, the pad is constructed from fine layers of high density foam which provide lasting cushioned support. It’s what makes the shorts perfect for epic adventures, as well as shorter days on the road. Meanwhile its neutral, single width not only offers a more anatomical fit, but makes it compatible with virtually any saddle.
It's this commitment to comfort that means our shorts and tights are now trusted by athletes who have taken on some of the world's toughest tests of endurance - from the Transcontinental and Silk Road Mountain Races to Double Everesting and National 24-Hour Time Trialling.
Made from recycled materials, this eco-friendly pad is also woven together with yarns that have antibacterial properties, providing better protection for multi day activities. It’s even perforated to speed drying times.
Seriously, it’s a dream to sit on.
The technical fabrics in our bib tights are designed for movement, and will naturally stretch. It's why you may find you fit into more than one size bracket. So to help you find the best fit for you, we recommend you follow the steps below.
HOW TO MEASURE UP
WAIST/BELLY: Start by measuring your waist/belly all the way around at the fullest part. This'll usually be around your belly button. Don't rely on your jeans or trousers waist size. Then use this number to see where you fall on our size chart. If your chest and belly measurements put you in two different size brackets, we'd recommend opting for the larger size.
INSIDE LEG LENGTH: This number gives the literal length of the tights. Use the leg length number to work out how each size will fit on you, and make sure you're happy with the length. To get an accurate gauge of leg length, start from the highest point of your in-seam and measure downward.
FIT: Do you fall into more than one size bracket? Then we'd recommend considering how you want your kit to fit. Do you like it close fitting? Or prefer it a little looser? Make sure your chosen size selection reflects how you like to wear it.
STILL IN DOUBT? GET IN TOUCH: If you're still unsure, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to assist you. We'll always start by asking if you've measured yourself and where your measurements put you on our size chart, so it's definitely worth doing this first. We may then be able to offer a bit of extra guidance on how it'll fit.
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While we do our best to accurately display the true colours of our garments in all photography on our website, sometimes the actual colour may vary in real life. This is because every computer/phone monitor has a different capability to display colours, and that everyone sees these colours differently.