We refuse to go out on a cold weather ride if we can't stay warm and comfortable. Granted, we want to stay fit in the offseason and be ready to go come spring realizing that big gains can be made now while others are lounging on the couch. The solution to finding the courage to go out and brave the elements is good gear. Mavic's Ksyrium Elite Men's Thermal Bib Tights aren't a drill sergeant that will force you on your bike in the dead of winter but it will keep your legs warm on the chilliest rides, so you'll have a leg up on the competition come spring.Mavic selected specific fabrics making the Ksyrium Elite Thermo Bib Tights your go-to in cold condition. Super Roubaix with a brushed fleece finish retains body heat and allows breathability when the pace picks up. Pre-shaped construction, thanks to multiple panels provide an ergonomic fit providing optimal compression and support.Warmth is one component to enjoying winter rides but just as important is a good chamois. Mavic integrates its Ergo 3D Endurance chamois into these tights providing reliable comfort for long miles. Two different densities and two different thicknesses of perforated foam relieve pressure and eliminate irritation. Comfort, support, and moisture management thanks to a new softer lining will have you looking for the long route back to the house.The Ksyrium Elite is indeed focused on warmth, but Mavic made sure to address the little details that make the difference. All seams use flatlock construction, which allows them to lie comfortably against your body without chafing or causing irritation. Reflective highlights help you stay safe in low light and small zippers at the ankles make the Ksyrium easy to get on and off.