Francesco 1979 GRA-3A Bib Short

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$ 180.99 USD
Color: GRA-3A

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Where It's Made

Obbi products are made in Napoli Italy using unique premium Italian materials.

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Wear the future

When you put on the Francesco 1979 bib shorts, you’re wearing the future of sportswear. Obbi uses cutting-edge technology to design and produce the world’s most technologically advanced bib shorts.

These cutting edge bib shorts use Graphene plus in their fabrics as this super-lightweight material possesses unique thermal features. It dynamically distributes your body heat to colder areas in order for you not to overheat. Thereby, you will keep performing at your highest level for longer. In cold weather, when used as a base layer, Obbi clothing helps you stay warm by making sure your body heat is evenly distributed.

Graphene plus is truly a sportswear game-changer and you will be at the forefront of the evolution.

These bib shorts use the Italian Elastic Interface Road Performance Force chamois, which was originally intended for ultra-cycling and long hours in the saddle. The design of this pad is developed with a central channel allowing for improved blood flow and reduced pressure and numbness. The multidirectional curvature provides greater fit and saddle stability, while the innovative air-mapping design increases air permeability for reduced heat and increased wicking properties.

As all Obbi products do, the Francesco 1979 bib shorts also stand out from others on the market as they use flat stitching technology and only two panels, creating an integrated and unique piece of apparel.

When you order, Obbi takes 10 business days to make this premium bib short by hand in Napoli Italy. Please supply a custom insignia when you order so this bib short can be truly yours.


Kinetech fabrics

  • Lightweight second skin effect
  • Perfect muscle compression
  • Reduced drag over 21 mph / 35 kph
  • Kinetech®️ fabric weighs just 130gr/sm
  • This fabric just simply feels fast, cools fast and is a top choice for hot, fast and long days in the saddle.

The story behind the name

In the 1979 Giro d’Italia, Napoli hosted a time trial for the first time in the history of the race. It was a beautiful course of 31 km and the streets were full of people showing their enthusiasm as only the Neapolitans can do. The time trial itself was also very special as it included a paved descent in the historical neighbourhood of Arenaccia.

Wearing the pink jersey as the leading rider, Francesco Moser stormed to victory against the clock in Napoli. That year, Moser won three stages in the Giro before going on to finish second overall in the general classification. The Francesco 1979 bib shorts is dedicated to one of the greatest Italian riders of all time and his victory in streets of Napoli that day in 1979.

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