ASSOS has given riders all over the world the highest level of performance and quality for over four decades. They invested five years developing the S7 generation of shorts and created the acclaimed T.équipe_S7. Equally at home in the pro peloton and on a speedy commute, these riding shorts have everything you need and nothing you don’t.
Coming in the ASSOS racingFit and employing the aeroPatterningFenomeno1 design, all of the ASSOS garment insights are combined here to accelerate your ride. The free speed can be felt at once. Equally significant to the T.équipe_S7 bibs is the all-round feel and durability supplied by the next level materials employed. Little wonder that the experts in pro test teams rate the T.équipe_S7 so highly.
River City Bicycles logo printed on both sides.
S7 generation: the latest generation of ASSOS cycling shorts, employing technology and fabrics engineered over a 5-year period.
racingFit: A fit that is is tighter and slightly more compressive than our alternative regularFit and comfortFit options. May feel restrictive out of of the riding position but feels like a second skin while riding and results in a higher performance, improved comfort and less drag.
Type.439 Diadema: A textile design created with our fabric suppliers to meet our demands of performance, comfort and durability. Unique within the industry, the weave has two different rates of 4-way stretch, requiring great expertise to maximise the elasticity of the fabric on the cutting table.
aeroPatterningFenomeno1 design: Drawing on learnings from our project to create the fastest skinsuit at the 2012 Olympics, this original design involves crafting the garment with a single seam that sits on the rear of your legs causing the main fabric of the shorts to wrap around your thighs, providing a unique level of comfort and compression.
Y7 frame carrier bibTech: A bib redesign that involving using a wider cut of elastic for less pressure on your shoulders, resulting in less friction and more comfort.
équipe_S7 insert: A chamois pad offering a deft balance of performance and comfort with 8mm of memory foam. ASSOS waffle: A unique three layer foam used in our inserts with perforations that make it light and highly breathable.
ASSOS goldenGate: A patented technology which augments the performance of the insert by allowing the most fluent movement with the body.
superFlat grippers: Ultra minimal grippers with optimal stretch return to secure the shorts in place without any excessive pressure.
iceColor: A fabric treatment that reflects sunlight and thus reduces heat absorption to keep muscles cooler.
odorControl: An anti-bacterial treatment that reduces unpleasant odors and improves durability.