Flanders. Schelderprijs. Roubaix. Each name alone tells an impossibly rich story of cycling's most extreme moments of pain, tragedy, determination, and elation. Given that they're all part of the seven days in April commemorated with our Holy Week Bib Shorts, we don't think the sacral implications of the kit's title are mere hyperbole. For cycling fans the world over, this week carries memories of Mapei podium sweeps, an annual glut of Tornado Tom Frites, and a tiny Swiss flag waving defiantly against a field of black lions all of which carry the significance of any piece of religious iconography for true believers in the cult of the stones. Featuring our design on the platform of Free Aero bibs, the Holy Week shorts represent a collaboration between Competitive and Castelli to mate aesthetic celebration with race proven functionality. The shorts lead into the wind with a front panel of Breathe Micro fabric, which, as the name implies, brings breathability and a comfortably compressive stretch to the shorts so neither the heat or the gradual accumulation of vibration induced fatigue will dampen your spirits on long summer rides. Energia Micro fabric highlights fit on the sides and rear panels with outstanding stretch and return, and the saddle contact points' structural integrity is maintained with durable Action Micro Fabric. The minimalist mesh bib straps are designed with Castelli's open Free fit, which eliminates unnecessarily restrictive material across your chest to keep you cool and allow for easy breathing when your diaphragm is working as hard as your legs. The elimination of inner thigh seams is another nod to comfort that indicates Castelli's expertise and obsessive pursuit of design improvements that affect real world applications, not just catalogue bullet points. The Giro3 leg bands are another example of this tendency. They feature a grip material knit directly into the wide cuffs for fit that's as spiritually inspiring as the moment a lone leade...