Assos was founded in the 1970s by  Toni Maier, best known for creating the first Lycra cycling short.  In Ticino, along the Swiss-Italian border, Assos also produced some avant garde bicycle components. They continue the cycle clothing, but the components are no longer offered.

Updated 4.8.2014

Assos cranks (5 photos)

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Unique  bottom bracket.

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New in box set

     
     

Assos drilled-out saddle
(6 pictures)

    

One of the first lightweight Aero rims.

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