Assos Women's UMA GTV Bib Shorts C2 review

Quality, comfort and convenience for demanding endurance riding

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Assos UMA GTV Bib Shorts C2 are the ultimate short for performance orientated endurance riders. Innovative design, functional fabrics and flawless construction all deliver comfort, quality and convenience. Obviously, all of this comes with a high price tag.

Reasons to buy
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    Moderate compression

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    Endurance chamois

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    Easy-pee system

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Reasons to avoid
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    Clasps may irritate if you happen to stop in a cafe

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Assos’s LaalalaiShorts_s7 have undergone a re-vamp, the result: the UMA GTV C2 women's bib shorts. A revised fabric sheds grams but gains permanent odour-control and active cooling. It’s a deeper, richer black and still offers UPF protection. The biggest change is the easy-pee system; the central, front magnet has been replaced with two clasps at the rear (exactly what we said needed to happen at last review of the Laalalai) to enable hassle free comfort breaks without compromising on-the-bike comfort and performance.

Construction and sizing

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