Chamois manufacturing by Cytech

While discussing dhb's chamois choice during the 2011 presentation, we were surprised to learn that all the winter tights dhb has lined up for the coming season have a Cytech Elastic Interface pad in them.

We've been super-impressed with these Italian pads since they were first used by Assos and while we knew there was a range, we had no idea of the actual differences between chamois. We needed to find out more. Two weeks and a very early morning flight to Italy later, we found ourselves in the heartland of Italy's sports clothing manufacturing - Montebelluna.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Founded in 1891, Cycling Weekly and its team of expert journalists brings cyclists in-depth reviews, extensive coverage of both professional and domestic racing, as well as fitness advice and 'brew a cuppa and put your feet up' features. Cycling Weekly serves its audience across a range of platforms, from good old-fashioned print to online journalism, and video.