Assos Comfort Comes to Rough TrailsThese are the first uniquely female, high performance mountain bike shorts from Assos. Taking all of the knowledge from their road shorts and the experiences gained from the male version of these MTB shorts, using many of the innovative features found their — impactPads, regularFit, more robust material — plus a female mountain-bike specific cut, these shorts finally allow a woman to experience superior ASSOS comfort while riding off road. Technological EngineeringAt the heart of these shorts are Assos' all-new impactPads, small pads to give extra protection while riding. Read more… They have also developed a new mountain-bike-specific insert, which is a little wider and positioned differently to give women optimal comfort when riding off road. The bib has the all-new for 2016 magnetic clasp closure system. To endure the increased demands of mountain biking Assos have made these shorts out of their tougher type. 499 fabric, with 51% spandex to provide unparalleled power-control compression. They also have a mesh-free back to give you more comfort and ventilation for warmer weather. Finally, when things do go wrong, you have the added protection of impactPads, made from 8 mm polyurethane foam. They are not noticeable while riding, but will ease the pain when you crash.