The Castelli Free Aero Bib Shorts may be the most sought after and copied bib shorts on the planet. For good reason. Castelli's innovative technologies always seem to be a year ahead of the rest of the industry. Pair that with unmistakable Italian style, and you have the bib shorts that other manufacturers will find themselves chasing, both on race day and in the design studio. The Team Cannondale Garmin Bib Shorts are designed to correspond with Castelli's complementary Team Jerseys, and the benefits are twofold. First, you're not just another weekend warrior wearing solid black or mismatched kit accrued from years of charity rides. Second, the pronounced styling draws attention. When you're a sub 200 pound combination of carbon, metal, and organic matter that shares the road with 4,000 pound vehicles, being as noticeable as possible is a good thing. Like the less colorful members of its family, Free Aero Race's Kit Version is designed to cheat the wind, reducing power output requirements by a claimed 10 watts at 50 kilometers an hour. The secret to these gains lies in how the shorts manage airflow across their multiple boundaries and textures most obviously via the dimpling across the shorts' outer plane. Like with a golf ball or some deep carbon rims, these dimples manage the turbulent lamina of air that runs along the shorts' surface, preventing its premature release into pockets of drag inducing dead air. The Kit Version also keeps the beloved Progetto X2 Air Seat Pad, which returns from last year's version with only one, minor change: its surface is softer, which means it now presents a more gentle face to your perineum. It retains its bacteriostatic properties, seamless construction, four way stretch, and ventilating, perforated foam layer. The perforated viscous comfort inserts also enjoy an encore performance, so your sensitive areas will enjoy riding over all manner of terrain. Those may be the only returning features of the previous model not ev...