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ASSOS RS STURMPRINZ EVO JACKET

Assos
£330.00

The first ASSOS cycling-competition-specific high performance rainShell jacket. In cold winter riding conditions, it can be used as a heavy-duty insulator shell, wearing it over your interactive iJ.tiBuru. Here, is a new twist is the color lollyRed in which you are not overlooked even in the worst weather conditions!

ALS CLIMARANGE

All-season

HOW TO USE IT?

Use it as your outer shell over a jersey and or jacket in rainy conditions.

The sturmPrinz can also be used as an insulating shell, wearing it for long rides in cold temperatures. In this case, dress lighter underneath.

TECHNOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

The sturmPrinz holds a very special place within the ASSOS collection. Its development was started four years ago by the core of the ASSOS Werksmannschaft (our in-house pro cycling team), with no intent to ever go commercial. 100% of the resulting product’s form followed only the needs of high performance functionality. No financial consideration went into its creation. Today, this credo of development still holds true for all ASSOS products — up to the 90% mark. Then, our accountants come in, rightly so, to ensure that at the end of the development cycle your ASSOS product is still affordable. But in the case of the sturmPrinz, we gave the bean- counters the day off.

The objective was not to make a 100% waterproof jacket. Why not? Because 100% waterproof also means 100% impermeable, and this would be catastrophic if you happen to be in the bike race of your life, in the lead, with two hours still to go. Why? Because, at this level of exertion, body perspiration is very active, and the evaporation process must be proactive. It can’t be slowed excessively by your pro- tective shell. Otherwise, within a fairly short time, you would be in a small private sauna, sweating out all your essential salts and minerals. The result? Crossing the finish line in last place — with cramps.

Instead, the objective was to create the ideal rain jacket for high performance cycling. The challenge was finding and calibrating the optimum balance between insulation and protection, without jeopard- izing your performance, to provide you with a functional, intelligently engineered, cycling-specific anti- rain device that works!

It works in competition; it will work for your training units. So now, in the morning, when you look out of the window and see that it’s not “cosy”, but damp and cold, with more rain on the way... grab your sturmPrinz and have a good ride.

THE CONSTRUCTION

  • Main fabric featured is TRITON, a brand new ASSOS Textile Laboratory development specifically engineered for the one and only sturmPrinz cycling-competition-specific rain jacket.
  • Elastic shoulder inserts for increased freedom of movement.
  • Ventilated upper rear panel.
  • “Pocket slots” on the lower rear panel: two cleverly positioned openings over your jersey/jacket pockets. (We are especially proud of this ASSOS innovation.) They serve double duty: as ventilation slots, and to allow you access to your pockets without having to maneuver the jacket.
  • Taped seams on front, shoulder and rear panels.
  • Rear panel emergency pocket.
  • Extended rear panel to protect lower back from road spray and dirt.
  • Adjustable fit, elastic “snuggies” around collar and wrists.

CAMPIONISSIMO AEPD

racingCut. The sturmPrinz exemplifies the ASSOS competence of tailoring cycling specific, high per- formance apparel, using custom-made, avant-garde fabrics that have been engineered with the sole purpose of performance cycling in mind. Ergonomically shaped to fit your body in the cycling position. Clicks on, then follows your movements. Thanks to the high performance TRITON fabric, ASSOS was able to tailor the jacket closer to the body, resulting in less volume and no “balloon effect,” providing total freedom of movement.

FEATURED FABRIC

A brand new family of water protection fabrics, TRITON is a custom-made ASSOS Textile Laboratory development specifically engineered for the sturmPrinz cycling-competition-specific rain jacket.

Triton was created specifically to manufacture the ultimate high performance cycling rain-protection jacket. According to our network, this has never ever happened. Fabric development is a long and costly process, with the usual objective being to create a fabric that can be used for a variety of applications, making it more versatile, hence more economical. Not TRITON! The ASSOS require- ments for how our sturmPrinz will perform under wet racing conditions are very different than those needed to create, for example, a rain jacket for walking or fishing.

The sturmPrinz use two versions of TRITON. The front panel features TRITON V1, a robust fabric engineered to be more resistant, and the back panel uses the lighter, more breathable TRITON V2.

TRITON is made in Switzerland in the village next to the ASSOS head office location. It was designed by the ASSOS textile lab to meet the demands of high performance cycling under wet conditions. TRITON is not commercially available; it is made for and used by ASSOS exclusively. Tougher, more water-repellent and cheaper fabrics exist, but are they the best choice for the demanding conditions of competitive cycling? We don’t think so.

KEY FEATURES

  • Intelligently engineered, cycling-specific anti-rain device that works!
  • The sturmPrinz features 25 pattern pieces, 7 different textiles and 13 components.
  • Engineered using the ASSOS cycling-specific science of body-mapping pattern design
  • Ergonomically pre-shaped to fit your body in the cycling position.
  • Custom-made Triton fabrics, specifically developed for the sturmPrinz and its purpose
  • TeflonFoiling
  • Body Temperature Response Function
  • Rear panel ventilation diffusers
  • Macroporous side airVent mapping for efficient cooling and evaporation
  • “Pocket Slots” for quick access
  • Taped seams
  • Reflective zippers
  • Low volume
  • Snuggies, for an adjustable sealant fit

CONCLUSION

rS.sturmPrinz is the ultimate, racing-specific ASSOS rain jacket. If you ride a lot, all year round, and cannot be bothered if it rains or not, then the sturmPrinz is for you. Yes, a little bit costly, but a strategic master item to complement your wardrobe for a long time to come. In cold winter riding conditions, it can be used as a heavy-duty insulator shell, wearing it over your interactive iJ.tiBuru. Engineered to be a lifetime companion. It’s good to know you have it, just in case.

COMPOSITION:

62%PA, 18%PU, 13%EA, 7%PTFE 

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The first ASSOS cycling-competition-specific high performance rainShell jacket. In cold winter riding conditions, it can be used as a heavy-duty insulator shell, wearing it over your interactive iJ.tiBuru. Here, is a new twist is the color lollyRed in which you are not overlooked even in the worst weather conditions!

ALS CLIMARANGE

All-season

HOW TO USE IT?

Use it as your outer shell over a jersey and or jacket in rainy conditions.

The sturmPrinz can also be used as an insulating shell, wearing it for long rides in cold temperatures. In this case, dress lighter underneath.

TECHNOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

The sturmPrinz holds a very special place within the ASSOS collection. Its development was started four years ago by the core of the ASSOS Werksmannschaft (our in-house pro cycling team), with no intent to ever go commercial. 100% of the resulting product’s form followed only the needs of high performance functionality. No financial consideration went into its creation. Today, this credo of development still holds true for all ASSOS products — up to the 90% mark. Then, our accountants come in, rightly so, to ensure that at the end of the development cycle your ASSOS product is still affordable. But in the case of the sturmPrinz, we gave the bean- counters the day off.

The objective was not to make a 100% waterproof jacket. Why not? Because 100% waterproof also means 100% impermeable, and this would be catastrophic if you happen to be in the bike race of your life, in the lead, with two hours still to go. Why? Because, at this level of exertion, body perspiration is very active, and the evaporation process must be proactive. It can’t be slowed excessively by your pro- tective shell. Otherwise, within a fairly short time, you would be in a small private sauna, sweating out all your essential salts and minerals. The result? Crossing the finish line in last place — with cramps.

Instead, the objective was to create the ideal rain jacket for high performance cycling. The challenge was finding and calibrating the optimum balance between insulation and protection, without jeopard- izing your performance, to provide you with a functional, intelligently engineered, cycling-specific anti- rain device that works!

It works in competition; it will work for your training units. So now, in the morning, when you look out of the window and see that it’s not “cosy”, but damp and cold, with more rain on the way... grab your sturmPrinz and have a good ride.

THE CONSTRUCTION

  • Main fabric featured is TRITON, a brand new ASSOS Textile Laboratory development specifically engineered for the one and only sturmPrinz cycling-competition-specific rain jacket.
  • Elastic shoulder inserts for increased freedom of movement.
  • Ventilated upper rear panel.
  • “Pocket slots” on the lower rear panel: two cleverly positioned openings over your jersey/jacket pockets. (We are especially proud of this ASSOS innovation.) They serve double duty: as ventilation slots, and to allow you access to your pockets without having to maneuver the jacket.
  • Taped seams on front, shoulder and rear panels.
  • Rear panel emergency pocket.
  • Extended rear panel to protect lower back from road spray and dirt.
  • Adjustable fit, elastic “snuggies” around collar and wrists.

CAMPIONISSIMO AEPD

racingCut. The sturmPrinz exemplifies the ASSOS competence of tailoring cycling specific, high per- formance apparel, using custom-made, avant-garde fabrics that have been engineered with the sole purpose of performance cycling in mind. Ergonomically shaped to fit your body in the cycling position. Clicks on, then follows your movements. Thanks to the high performance TRITON fabric, ASSOS was able to tailor the jacket closer to the body, resulting in less volume and no “balloon effect,” providing total freedom of movement.

FEATURED FABRIC

A brand new family of water protection fabrics, TRITON is a custom-made ASSOS Textile Laboratory development specifically engineered for the sturmPrinz cycling-competition-specific rain jacket.

Triton was created specifically to manufacture the ultimate high performance cycling rain-protection jacket. According to our network, this has never ever happened. Fabric development is a long and costly process, with the usual objective being to create a fabric that can be used for a variety of applications, making it more versatile, hence more economical. Not TRITON! The ASSOS require- ments for how our sturmPrinz will perform under wet racing conditions are very different than those needed to create, for example, a rain jacket for walking or fishing.

The sturmPrinz use two versions of TRITON. The front panel features TRITON V1, a robust fabric engineered to be more resistant, and the back panel uses the lighter, more breathable TRITON V2.

TRITON is made in Switzerland in the village next to the ASSOS head office location. It was designed by the ASSOS textile lab to meet the demands of high performance cycling under wet conditions. TRITON is not commercially available; it is made for and used by ASSOS exclusively. Tougher, more water-repellent and cheaper fabrics exist, but are they the best choice for the demanding conditions of competitive cycling? We don’t think so.

KEY FEATURES

  • Intelligently engineered, cycling-specific anti-rain device that works!
  • The sturmPrinz features 25 pattern pieces, 7 different textiles and 13 components.
  • Engineered using the ASSOS cycling-specific science of body-mapping pattern design
  • Ergonomically pre-shaped to fit your body in the cycling position.
  • Custom-made Triton fabrics, specifically developed for the sturmPrinz and its purpose
  • TeflonFoiling
  • Body Temperature Response Function
  • Rear panel ventilation diffusers
  • Macroporous side airVent mapping for efficient cooling and evaporation
  • “Pocket Slots” for quick access
  • Taped seams
  • Reflective zippers
  • Low volume
  • Snuggies, for an adjustable sealant fit

CONCLUSION

rS.sturmPrinz is the ultimate, racing-specific ASSOS rain jacket. If you ride a lot, all year round, and cannot be bothered if it rains or not, then the sturmPrinz is for you. Yes, a little bit costly, but a strategic master item to complement your wardrobe for a long time to come. In cold winter riding conditions, it can be used as a heavy-duty insulator shell, wearing it over your interactive iJ.tiBuru. Engineered to be a lifetime companion. It’s good to know you have it, just in case.

COMPOSITION:

62%PA, 18%PU, 13%EA, 7%PTFE 

Product Code Option Availability Price Buy
13.32.327.47.L L / NATIONAL RED In Stock (2 - 5 Days) £330.00 Add to basket

Delivery for all UK mainland orders is free for all orders over £35* and free for all bikes over £749.

Overseas delivery is currently unavailable.

All in stock items ordered before 1pm will be dispatched the same day via Royal Mail 1st Class Delivery. For Express delivery or larger items, we use Parcel Force.

 

Clothing/Accessories/Parts  
First Class Royal Mail (Under £35) £3.00
First Class Royal Mail (Over £35*) Free
Express Delivery £5.00
   
   
Bikes (excluding Trek & Whyte)  
Express Delivery (Under £749) £29.00
Express Delivery (Over £749) Free
   
Wheels  
Express Delivery (Under £99) £5.00
Express Delivery (Over £99) Free
   

Bike Delivery

All bikes are delivered via Parcel Force 48 (2 day Service) and can only be delivered on a week day (Monday - Friday) between 8:30am - 5:30pm. Unfortunately we are unable to advise a specific time window (e.g Morning or Afternoon delivery) however tracking information will be provided. 

Our bikes are prepared 'Ready to Ride' with the exception of fitting the pedals and straightening the handlebars. We dispatch our bikes in full size bike boxes so everything including the gears are setup prior for minimum effort.  

Once you have made your purchase, we will contact you to arrange a convienent delivery date. Please note - Bikes purchased using finance must be delivered to the address on the finance application.

For orders to the Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland & Scottish Highlands please contact us to confirm we can arrange delivery.

Trek & Whyte bikes are only available to purchase in-store. This is at the request of the Manufacturer to ensure the customer receives a personal level of service and that their new bike is built and fitted correctly for maximum enjoyment.

For orders placed before 3pm and shipped via First Class Royal Mail, we advise a delivery time between 2 - 5 working days.

Orders with a value above £75 will be shipped with Parcelforce 48 hour, unless express delivery has been paid for.

For more information on Royal Mail First Class delivery, please see their website.

Where available tracking information will be attached to your order information. 

 

For orders placed before 1pm and shipped via Express Delivery (Parcel Force 24), we advise a delivery time between 1 - 2 working days*.

All orders sent via Express Delivery require a signature upon delivery. 

Tracking information will be automatically emailed upon dispatch.

*Working day is Monday - Friday and does not include weekends

 

We hope to offer this service for online orders soon

 

We will happily refund or exchange any item purchased from The Bike Shed's website within 14 days of purchase. All we ask is that the item(s) are returned unused in original packaging with the invoice included.

Unless the item(s) were damaged during transit we are unable to refund any delivery charges or pay for any delivery costs when posting the item(s) back to us. However items(s) can be returned to any Bike Shed store free of charge.

When your refund is processed, the funds will be returned to the original payment method. If you have paid by credit or debit card, we will credit the card we have on file for you. This may take up to 10 working days to appear as cleared funds.

 

Bike finance, a quick and easy way to fund your new road, hybrid, mountain or electric bike with Bike Shed. 

bike finance

Finance is available on a large range of bikes and accessories in all our stores and via mail order (via email or telephone) with a minimum value of £350. A minimum of a 10% deposit is required for all purchases on finance.

0% Finance is available on all full priced bikes, as well as a hand picked selection of discounted models. If you are interested in a discounted bike, but are unsure whether or not it can be purchased with 0% finance, just ask.

For the remainder of the discounted models, we can still provide finance, but there will be an interest charged. For further details on our bike finance charges, see below.

Finance options are available in 6, 10, 12, 18, 24, 36 or 48 month payment periods.

  • 0% interest finance is available on terms up to 12 months.
  • 4.9% interest finance is available on terms of 18 or 24 months.
  • 9.9% interest finance is available on terms of 36 months.
  • 15.9% interest finance is available on terms of 48 months.

You can include as many parts, accessories, clothing etc as you wish as part of the purchase. The finance application will simply be calculated on the total purchase price for all items. 

Once the finance agreement has been accepted by V12 Retail Finance, we cannot modify the value of the loan without re-applying for finance.

 

Typical Finance Examples on a purchase of £1899

Deposit £189.90 (Min 10%) - Loan Amount £1709.10 -12 Repayments of £142.43 @ 0% - Total Paid £1899.00

Deposit £189.90 (Min 10%) - Loan Amount £1709.10 - 24 Repayments of £98.60 @ 4.9% - Total Paid £1964.66

 

0% Finance is not available on Sale, Cycle Scheme or discounted models unless stated, however an alternative rate maybe applicable. These range from 4.9% - 19.5% 
 

If you have any questions contact us on 01363 460360

To apply for finance you must be:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • a permanent UK resident
  • in regular employment (minimum of 16 hours per week) including self employment, or in permanent residence with your spouse/partner who is in regular employment
  • in receipt of pension if you are retired
  • if registered disabled confirmation of sufficient income will be required

Loans subject to status. Available to UK residents 18 years and over. Full terms and conditions are available in store or by writing/emailing to The Bike Shed, Union Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3AW. Written details on request.

 

 

Cyclescheme is the UK's number one provider of tax-free bikes for the Government's Cycle to Work initiative. It's a brilliant programme where everyone wins - employees make big savings on new bikes, employers get a healthier workforce and save money too! Cyclescheme has a great track record in helping businesses of all sizes to set up and run successful Cycle to Work schemes.

How it Works

The cycle to work scheme is a government initiative which allows employees to hire bicycles tax free from their employers using salary sacrifice. As the payments into the scheme are made before tax and national insurance are calculated this leads to potential savings of up to 42%

Typical example for an employee earning £18,000 pa

Please Note: Savings will differ for each individual

Total Cost of Bike and accessories £600
Net Cost of Bike and accessories inc admin £600
Income Tax saving over hire period £120
National Insurance saving over hire period £72
   
Final Cost of Bike & Accessories £408
Total Saving £192
Gross Salary Sacrifice (12 month period) £50
Net Salary Sacrifice (12 month period) £34
   
Percentage Saving over RRP 32%

How to Apply

If your employer is a member of a cycle to work scheme all you need to do is visit one of our stores, or call us to ask us for a quotation for the bicycle and accessories you wish to choose and pass the quote to your employer. Once they check that you are eligible and are happy you have met their own criteria, you will be sent a certificate which you will be able to exchange for the bike/accessories

Please note: Unless your employer has a consumer credit licence the maximum spend limit for a bicycle & accessories is £1000.

Further Information

For more detailed information regarding the scheme please visit www.cyclescheme.co.uk

 

Please Note: Cyclescheme is not available on bikes that are on Sale or on Promotion unless specifically stated.

 

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