The Castelli Velocissimo Due Short earned our Top Pick Award for excelling in short to mid-distance rides. It scored near the top in every category and was the most consistent of all the shorts/bibs we tested. The Affinity Lycra material forms to your body and stays with every movement in the saddle, and we enjoy the unique fit that the panels provide. The Kiss3 chamois had us covered for hard training and leisure rides, as well as keeping us efficient while pedaling. Although the Due Short didn't work as well as the Giordana Laser Bibshorts or Craft Performance Short for our long rides, it stood out on the mid to short distance.
Castelli confirmed that the Velocissimo Due is now simply the Velocissimo. This name change was accompanied by a change to the chamois - keep reading to learn more!