Assos is a brand renowned for its devotion to producing an extensive range of premium cycling apparel. Established in 1976, this Swiss brand has been responsible for a number of important innovations in the cycle clothing industry, as well as designing and producing quality apparel with extreme attention to detail. Check out Australia’s largest range of Assos clothing here on BikeExchange.
Assos is extremely proud that every aspect of their products, from design and research right through to key production, originates from their headquarters in Switzerland. Guided by a business philosophy that promotes only the highest standard for all of these aspects, Assos ensures high quality for even the most discerning of performance cyclists.
Rather than a complete overhaul annually, Assos continually refines its range only as necessary, primarily targeting the different demands of each of the four seasons in their design considerations. Assos further offers a ‘technically advanced apparel system’ promoted by the ‘Assos Layering System’ or ALS - this concept allows products from the range to complement and function with one another, in order to best accommodate the changing environmental conditions.
Combining knowledge and experience with science and technology, Assos has successfully developed a number of important innovations over the years. These include; the Assos Textile Laboratory Lugano; Advanced Ergonomic Pattern Design; and Elastic Interface Technology. In an essence, through developing fabrics’ specific to the unique demands of cycling, Assos has been able to produce integrated and highly functional apparel of the highest quality.
After a hiatus from major sponsorship in the WordTour Peloton, Assos is making a return to the professional ranks in 2017 through BMC Racing Team, the BMC Development Team and the BMC Mountain Bike Team. With highly innovative and technically advanced apparel, Assos will once again be showcasing their leading range at the most competitive level.
Assos has an expansive range of cycling clothing apparel and equipment, with urban, road and mountain specific collections that comprehensively cover both men and women for all weather conditions. With jerseys, jackets, base layers, bibs, socks, gloves and huge range of other accessories, its hard to know where to look first – so we’ve picked out three popular products from the range to get you started!
Assos T.Cento_S7 Bibshort- Perhaps the most important piece of apparel in any serious cyclists’ wardrobe, a quality bibshort that is supportive, stylish and comfortable is an absolute necessity. The T.Cento_S7 Bibshort is designed for longer days in the saddle, optimizing breathable materials, less compression and a quality chamois – the perfect combination to provide ongoing comfort! Assos bibshorts are commonly thought of the as the gold standard in cycling.
Assos SS.Uno_S7 Jersey - As another popular item from Assos’ Summer range, the SS.Uno_S7 jersey is perfectly suited for longer days in the saddle, offering riders a comfortable jersey with a race orientated fit, made with light and breathable materials.
Assos Chamois Cream – As the choice of many professionals, Assos Chamois Cream is designed to ensure you’re able to stay comfortable on the bike, particularly on those longer days in the saddle! In addition to reducing friction, the cream features a number of anti-bacterial ingredients to prevent infection and reduce inflammation. This cream can be used with any brand of cycling short.