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KCookie
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by KCookie

I have the Campionissimo and T Cento and can't really tell any difference. I wouldn't spend the extra $100 again for them, id be more than happy with another pair of T Cento. I have other Assos bib shorts to but really like the KUKU design.

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kytyree
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I haven't tried the Campionissimo but the T Cento is my favorite bib right now. The "penthouse" works well for me and I like the way the rest of them is put together as well.

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by kode54

The Cento is a more relaxed fit. The Campionissimo is more race cut...with better materials outside and the Kuku penthouse appears slightly different. Agreed, i really like the kuku penthouse as well. its difficult to wear any other bib shorts...its crushing in comparison.
KCookie wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:35 pm
I have the Campionissimo and T Cento and can't really tell any difference. I wouldn't spend the extra $100 again for them, id be more than happy with another pair of T Cento. I have other Assos bib shorts to but really like the KUKU design.

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This is the best place I’ve found for discounts. If they don’t have your size, check back daily. They refresh and sell out frequently. https://www.swissiconic.com

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A good breakdown of the different bib models. https://www.condorcycles.com/blogs/jour ... -explained

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These prices are insane. Had another spend up on these items. Loads of bargains to be had. Well worth a look. ImageImageImageImage

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TonyM
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It seems that Assos is renewing its whole line after the arrival of the new Marketing Director....hence the sales that we see everywhere...

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kytyree
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I like those Cento jerseys, if I get a chance I will grab another one

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kytyree wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:23 pm
I like those Cento jerseys, if I get a chance I will grab another one
Totally agree, I didn't need another one, but at that price I couldn't resist.

ryanw
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by ryanw

Just ordered in the new T.Equipe Evo bibs.

Always had Rapha, Black Sheep, Castelli bibs, so interesting to see how they compare.
'16 Cervelo S5 - 6650g
'17 Focus Mares Force 1 - 7,800g

agfu
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The new Assos S9 have been launched!

https://www.assos.com/s9

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TonyM
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A full new line for the winter and summer will follow I suppose....

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by guyc

Makes sense to start with the shorts. That's what they're best known for and they're still the best on the market IMO.

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ryanw wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:04 pm
Just ordered in the new T.Equipe Evo bibs.

Always had Rapha, Black Sheep, Castelli bibs, so interesting to see how they compare.
IMO the best bang for buck and damn good. I've had bad luck with the latest Rapha PT II bibs with 3 of the 5 pairs I've had going baggy on the gripper material. RCC forums suggest I'm not alone.

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by ryanw

My Rapha PT II bibs have been great, however, I opted for the normal length not the long. Also having spinter thighs helps keep them taught.
'16 Cervelo S5 - 6650g
'17 Focus Mares Force 1 - 7,800g

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