For those riders who prefer both a short and demand value, but require a garment that performs, the Evoluzione short delivers in spades. We're actually unclear on how Castelli managed to pack so much value into one garment. These shorts feature an exacting anatomic fit, superb fabric selection and a great chamois insert.
The body of the shorts are constructed from 8 panels of Castelli's proprietary ProDry2 Strati fabric. This is a 220 gram two layer Lycra fabric, where both layers work in tandem to keep you both dry and cool. ProDry works like this: you sweat and perspire onto the single layer of ProDry2 that is next to your skin. This moisture then gets transferred to the outer layer. The layer next to your skin is now dry again and the moisture in the outer layer dries out quickly from exposure to the elements. This simple design is effective and works like a charm.
What we found most astounding about the Evoluzione bib is the chamois choice. Castelli choose the Kiss3 which was the top of the line insert just a few years ago. This level of chamois at this price point is simply unheard of. The Kiss3 features seamless integrated technology that has soft fabric on the skin care layer is lined with 4mm of soft foam for additional comfort. This insert employs infinite shaping of the high density foam to make sure the right support is located where it is most required.