While endurance cycling always presents a challenge, riding in hot weather just adds to the amount of work that your body and your gear have to do. Hincapie Mercury Bib Shorts are designed to work with your body not in spite of it to keep you cool in peak summer temperatures.Hincapie built the body of the Mercury Bib Shorts with its AT2 Force Lycra Power fabric a polyester and Lycra Power yarn blend that provides a supple feel. In addition to effectively wicking moisture away from your skin, this fabric provides compressive support, which reduces muscle fatigue and helps promote positive blood flow to your muscles. This material also incorporates Coldblack technology a finishing treatment that reduces the absorption of heat rays in darker fabrics. The result is protection from the sun and improved heat management. Mercury Bib Shorts also incorporate strategically placed Velocitek panels. This is a polyester and spandex stretch mesh that's tightly knitted as to provide excellent structure and moisture management.For increased breathability and further weight reduction, the Mercury Bib Short features Diamond Mesh at the bib straps. This mesh promotes airflow through the uppers in order to keep you cool, and to aid in rapid moisture evaporation. It also aids the fit and movement of the bib shorts with its malleable composition. So, when you bend and flex in the cycling position, the Diamond Mesh construction helps the braces move with your body, not against it. For the chamois, you'll be resting on Hincapie's Pro Chamois. Comprised of a variable density, perforated foam, the Pro insert supports the regions that need it most, without impacting the ones that don't. So, the focus has been placed at the perineal, ischial, and gluteal areas the points most prone to distress from saddle pressure and compression. To account for hot spots and abrasion, the Pro uses seamless construction to create an abrasion free support structure. And at the center of the insert,..