Solid black Liftfoil center for more comfort and durability! De Soto added the Liftfoil panels in the center for a number of reasons: To improve the durability. Yes, this fabric is more durable, which is important in an area where rubbing occurs against a saddle and where some people's thighs rub together. To keep the modesty panel, well, modest. This fabric is not diaphanous at all (meaning not see-through). Something we all appreciate not involuntarily seeing on others. To make this trishort faster in non-wetsuit races. Liftfoil is De Soto's swimskin fabric. The Liftfoil Speed Trisuit is made entirely out of this swimskin fabric. The addition of these panels on the front and back not only makes this trishort faster, but they eliminate any adverse affects when worn with a wetsuit. This is an enhanced version of De Soto's popular short with improved fit, comfort and most notably, their Compressor double legband. Your hamstrings and quadriceps will thank you for the incredible support. This Power Tri Short also has De Soto's Invisipad, a quick-drying, thin, unobstructive, fleece tripad suspended from the inside to offer support and comfort without the appearance of a pad. Features Curvilinear seamlines, contrast flatstitch, and drawstring elastic waist. It is made of Forza Compressor fabric and is great for non-wetsuit races. Swim, bike, and run in comfort without changing.