Cycling is an aspirational sport. We watch, we ride, we pretend yeah, even we do it to have the top speed of green jersey winners like Zabel, Petacchi, and Cav while we're hammering through intervals. While many of us at Competitive are fast, none of us are that fast, but indulging in a little make believe does help us stay motivated to reach our own, more humble goals. We designed the Castelli Sprinter Free Aero Bib Shorts as a nod both to the fast men of the Tour's green jersey competition and our own green eyed envy of their pure, frightening speed. Though we do occasionally indulge in a sprint win fantasy while training, we have no illusions about our ability to build a race worthy pair of bibs. That's why we let Castelli do the assembling, and we just added our own aesthetic touches. The shorts' front panel of Breathe Micro fabric is breathable and comfortably compressive, keeping heat in check and helping to reduce vibration induced fatigue to keep you fresh for the bunch sprint. Front and rear panels of Energia Micro fabric ensure a non restrictive fit 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 while you're grinding up the high alpine climbs with the other sprinters in the autobus. The elimination of inner thigh seams is another nod to comfort demonstrative of Castelli's expertise in fit and design, and the Giro3 leg bands wide footprint and incorporated grip material securing the shorts with a gentle compression instead of the pinching of an elastic insert. Though sprinters shine in finales, they still have to make it there, and Castelli's Progetto X2 Air Chamios ensures that those long miles spent sheltering in the bunch are passed in relative comfort. The Progetto X2 A...