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2013 Riviera Trisuit with Snake™ Front Zip & WaterLid™ Pockets

2013 Riviera Trisuit  with Snake™ Front  Zip & WaterLid™ Pockets
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    MSRP: $192.00
    Price: $115.20
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    The comfort, performance and functionality you've come to love in our Riviera Tri Shorts and TriBib, is now available in this amazing new Riviera Trisuit! This pad floats and stretches which means it can be used as a race piece in a triathlon. On the bike, the pad stretches with the short and follows your skin as it moves with every pedal stroke, eliminating the friction that can cause irritation or rashes.

      Here is what you get in this trisuit:

    • Floatpad™ like in our Riviera Tri Shorts, Riviera TriBibs™ and Forza ITU Trisuit. Floatpad™ is a quick-drying, tripad that actually floats and doesn't retain water.
    • Forza Compressor legs and legband like in all our Forza and Riviera Trishorts
    • Waterlid™ Pockets that allow you to swim in this trisuit without a wetsuit
    • Liftfoil center panels that make swimming in this without a wetsuit that much faster!
    • The body of the white version of this trisuit is Liftfoil™ with Shield Del Sol™ sun protection
    • Black modesty panels-we intentionally put black panels in the crotch area to avoid saddle stains and for a more flattering appearance.
    • The body of the black version of this trisuit is Liftfoil™ fabric with coldBlack® cooling technology
    • Front zipper like in our Forza Trisuits, but read below about the Snake Zip™!

      SnakeZip™...What is this?

      Due to the unique fit and stretch of this garment, the SnakeZip™ is sewn onto the body of the garment as if the fabric were stretched onto the athlete's body so that the zipper does not inhibit the compressive fit, aerodynamics, and hydrodynamics. The end result is that when the garment is not on the body, the zipper naturally winds side to side. This will not only make the garment more comfortable, but it will also make it more durable.

      This item is not designed for repeated use as a swim suit in a chlorinated pool.

      SnakeZip™ is a trademark owned by De Soto Clothing, Inc.

      Inseam lengths:

           Small: 8" (20.25cm)

           Medium: 8.5" (21.5cm)

           Large: 9" (22.75cm)

           XLarge: 9.5" (24cm)

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    1. What is the SPF/UPF rating for this product?
    1. What is the SPF/UPF rating for this product?

      To date, in the USA there are still no federal regulations for SPF, or UPF ratings in clothing.

      Although many manufacturers list SPF/UPF ratings on their clothing tags, they are doing so in a very biased and unwarranted manner. You see, there is not yet an accreditation process to regulate these claims in the USA. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), together with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) are currently exploring the many outside influences on fabrics, such as salt and chlorinated water, stretch, and durability to determine a standard for clothing in relation to sun protection.

      So, if a company sells you on their SPF/UPF rated products and says you do not need to wear sunscreen, they will be lying to you just to make a sale.

      That said, our fabrics have been tested for their effectiveness against UVB rays by an independent organization. The Skin Cooler fabrics we created block 75% of UVB rays. This is why we recommend you wear sunscreen underneath these products. It is crucial to keep in mind that a sunscreen's SPF/UPF rating refers only to its ability to protect skin from UVB radiation, the rays that cause sunburn. Because we know that UVA damage can be just as insidious, it is essential for the health of your skin that you use a sunscreen that contains the UVA-protecting ingredients of titanium dioxide, zinc oxide and/or avobenzone.

      We have had all our fabrics tested by an independent testing service and they found that our Forza Fabric blocks 75% of UVB rays.

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