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Salopette Dottore L1 Bib Shorts

by Q36.5
$265.00

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Temperature Rating: 80°F+

Product Fit: Snug

Color: Navy
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The all-purpose, all-day, any-day bib shorts: the DOTTORE L1 “CLASSIC” is now revised with new lightweight straps. The Dottore ensures a performance fit with a high gradual compression, perfect for those days of intensive training. Welcome the warmer days with these must-have bib shorts.

There have been certain performance innovations in the recent history of professional cycling (for example the mania for replacing steel ball bearings for those made of ceramic in hubs, or the “unusually long” bib shorts of a certain Yankee rider in the early 2000s) which, when first spotted by hawk-eyed journalists chatting with mechanics outside team hotels the Friday before a Classic, appear to be the exclusive domain of maniacs, obsessives and garage dreamers, but which within a few years have spread like a virus through the peloton and down across the amateur ranks.

Q36.5 works at this particular leading edge of innovation: pedaling, watching others pedal, and at the same time dreaming of how the experience of high performance cycling will, in the future, “feel different”. And it is to this dream that Q36.5’s new salopette, IL DOTTORE, a fine-tuned and augmented version of the Salopette L1 (Q36.5’s original product and genesis of the brand’s raison d’etre) belongs.

Il Dottore – the name is a reference to both the Salopette L1’s nickname of “the teacher” and to the almost mythological, sometimes notorious, figure of the professional cyclist’s personal doctor – fine-tunes and augments the Salopette L1’s ergogenic philosophy in the following ways to become the definitive all-purpose, all-day, any-day, high performance cycling bib short of the future of competitive cycling.

Chamois powered by Elastic Interface® CyTech Italy

Materials

  • 61% Polyamide 6.6
  • 36% Elastane
  • 2% Silver
  • 1% Carbon Fibre (PAC)

Weight

  • 160 g

When

  • Body Temperature Stability Guarantee = Above 64°F