To say the least, Assos always keeps us on our toes. With every new design, we get a why didn't we think of that feeling, and the tB. laalaLaiS5 Women's Bib Shorts are no exception to this. More than just a tongue twister of a name, the tB. laalaLai is a revolution in anatomically designed cycling apparel. Don't think of the tB. laalaLaiS5 bib shorts as a sleeveless skinsuit, but as bib shorts with a zipper and a large pocket. The reason that we see them as bibs is because the front and back panels of the top are made from an amazing two layer laminate. The layer against your skin is Assos' micro mesh a hydrophobichydrophilic stretch fabric that keeps the skin feeling dry. This mesh is laminated to Type. 409 EVO glossy an ultralight and super thin, four way stretch fabric. The top fits like a second skin around your torso. This means that all of the fabric will touch your skin, wicking like crazy and replacing the need for a base layer. The substantial amount of material also provides great support for keeping the shorts in place. The legs are made from Assos TypeA. 430 spandex. Similar to 434, in that it's ultra thin and offers great compressive support. However, the main difference is that 430 is thinner and softer, making the material more comfortable on warm to hot days. And since comfort is paramount to Assos, the leg grippers only go halfway around each leg. As with Assos' other top shelf offerings, this monosuit comes with the FI. LadyS5 chamois it's the celeste colored pad that you've heard about. Compared to most pads, S5 is a bit shorter from front to back, and it's a bit wider in the sit bones. A design made for comfort, it stretches to move with your body and has extra protection in all the right places. When seen in hand, the extra padding doesn't look like much, but when worn, you'll feel the difference under your sit bones. Since this is made to be a suit you can wear alone in hot weather, there's a pocket in back. It's a single cav...