Resist Road-rash with Scott’s New Bikewear

SCOTT has developed new bikewear featuring ITD ProTec-Technology that is said to provide significantly higher abrasion resistance than regular fabrics.

Inspired by the sailing industry, the knit Carbon yarns ensure a higher tearing resistance, as well as an antibacterial effect. This combined with the ceramic printing on the fabric leads to high robustness and durability, even in the event of a crash on asphalt at high speed. In this video, you’ll see how Scott product developers compared classic fabric used by the bikewear industry to fabric featuring the new ITD ProTec technology. They used a belt sander to simulate the effect of a crash at high speed on an abrasive surface and wrapped two balloons with each fabric, which they then placed on the sander…

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