Our technologies are crucial to the performance of our garments, and we have developed proprietary chamois brands to highlight the quality and feature levels of differently specced shorts.
All the different Santini paddings are designed by us and are handmade in Italy using our specialist manufacturing techniques. We stitch the special curves and depressions on the internal part of the chamois from the inside, so that there are no seams in contact with the skin.
C3 is an endurance high performance chamois, ideal for long hours in the saddle. The C3 chamois is constructed by using an innovative process called Carving. This special technique allows the pad maximum shock protection, incredible lightness, breathability, and perfect fit because it adheres better to the body allowing freedom of movement. The Rooted Gel located in the ischium (sit bones) area allows for neutralization of vibration when the pad is under stress.
NAT is a chamois dedicated for those seeking maximum protection, but with a reduced thickness. NAT is one of our most popular paddings and has been completely updated for even better performance. NAT is made by assembling layers of multi density foam enclose the refreshing NEXT gel core that offers incredible shock protection. The materials are perforated for maximum breathability during even the hottest days.
The technological evolution of the original bestseller GIT chamois with Twist Gel core, the silicone gel that absorbs shocksteadily and gradually. GITevo is even more performing because it is constructed with a Carving process that is able to create thicknesses without seams and sticking, reducing the weight and increasing the softness of the padding. The top layer with antibacterial microfiber and depressions on the surface, offers excellent fit and freedom of movement by protecting from chafing and irritation.
eMAX is the everyday chamois perfect for medium distances and indoor activities. eMAX is the evolution of our long running Coolmax padding but better, thanks to the improved ergonomic construction. The anatomical shape and the perforated foam layer with varying densities make this pad ideal for all types of indoor activities and for medium distances. Minimal and essential design.
C3W is our high performance endurance chamois, designed specifically for women and ideal for long hours in the saddle. C3W is built through a new process called Carving Technology. This special technique allows the pad maximum shock protection, incredible lightness, breathability, and perfect fit because it adheres better to the female shape of the body allowing freedom of movement. Two gel inserts positioned in the support of the bones of the ischium (sit bones) allow neutralization of vibrations when the pad is under stress.
GILevo is a feminine chamois with an extremely versatile gel heart. All-round comfort for any type of cycling activity. Extremely high performance chamois thanks to the innovative Carving process that is able to create thicknesses without the need for seams or glue. The carving process reduces weight while increasing the softness, elasticity and breathability of the pad.
WMAX is the essential woman’s chamois, perfect for medium distances and indoor activities. The anatomical shape and the perforated foam layer with varying densities make this chamois ideal for all types of indoor activities and for medium distances. No seams come in contact with the skin for extreme comfort and to prevent irritation. Minimal and essential design.
eMAX Kids is our high performance chamois made specifically for kids. Anatomical construction and perforated foam layer with varying densities for excellent anti-shock protection. The absence of seams in contact with the skin makes it extremely comfortable and prevents irritation.
NAT (NEXT - Airflow - Thermoshock) is a revolutionary new chamois with triple advantages. It is the first Santini padding with a NEXT core: Thermoshock gel cushioning enclosed between two foam layers ranging from 2 to 4mm thick. Airflow ventilation provides continuous cool air circulation. The top layer is an antibacterial microfibre that guarantees maximum hygiene while in contact with the skin. At the base of the padding, two anatomical wings in soft microfibre protect the most sensitive areas from irritation and soreness.
Developed to perfectly follow the contours of the female anatomy, pro GRACE is ideal for any cycling activity, either indoors or out. The multiple density foam layers have been developed to offer progressive shock absorption: higher in the area in contact with the saddle; lower on the outside. The antibacterial microfibre, the absence of stitching in contact with the skin and the anatomical wings guarantee maximum comfort on the saddle. For great performance without compromising on grace or femininity.
GTR is the Santini chamois designed to cope with the unique demands of triathlons, wear wet clothing is worn for cycling. Made of a thin layer of silicone gel with strong anti-shock properties, it weighs less than 42g and doesn’t absorb water - so it doesn’t grow in dimension or weight during the swim. Placed in contact with the skin is an antibacterial and anti-irritation microfibre layer that ensures maximum comfort on the saddle.