CYCLING BIB SHORTS
As the main contact point on the bike, making sure you buy the right cycling bib shorts is really important. Many riders swear by a particular brand, but every cyclist is different, so it's really worthwhile taking a moment to decide exactly what type of rider you are and how many miles you intend to cover per week. More >>
Like anything in life, you do get what you pay for, and there is a direct correlation between the amount of miles you will want to cover and the price of the bib short. Generally, if you are riding over 150 miles per week, you should look towards top level cycling bibs. At this price point you are paying for sheer quality of finish, the technical capabilities of the chamois, and for the fit. All of these factors translate into your ability to ride for long periods at a time without discomfort.
For riders looking to get out on the bike 3-4 times a week, then a cycling bib short aimed at a slightly lower mileage would be ideal. You will find there is little sacrifice to finish and comfort, but the pad is more suited to less saddle time. A slightly lower price point also brings with it a slightly thicker lycra construction, whereas generally, a top level bib short is constructed from lighter material.
If you're just getting into cycling and either ride small amounts every day, or just like to ride on the weekend, then you don't need anything more than a well priced pair of entry level bib shorts.
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2013 sees an overhaul of Craft's highly popular Performance Bike Bib Short, offering the rider an improved pad with a new EVA Anti-shock System and a greater precision Lasercut Tech finishing, all married to a phenomenally responsive 4-way stretch bib body that rocks flat lock seams for enhanced comfort.For regular road or trail riders, the Craft Performance Bike Bib Short is worthy of serious consideration, and one which punches well above its price point.Thin polyamide shell fabric with channel structure in the seat area for cooling, durability and moisture transportBody control fabric ...
A small detail that perhaps reveals itself on the road more than at home, but nevertheless, well designed bib short straps are essential for cycling comfort, and in this area the Etxeondo Orhi Bib Short scores very highly, thanks to its single piece, seamless strap design that exactly contours the strap to the body for exceptional comfort. Sporting the the rider favourite anti-bacterial Urraki chamois (an ideal pad for long rides in warm temperatures) with a smooth, stretchy lycra body, enhanced by special panels for extra breathability, the Orhi is completed by superbly finished ...
Originally introduced back in 2007 and incrementally improved to perfection along the way (notably winning the Cycling Plus July 2011 head-to-head of top bib shorts with ease) the Castelli Free Aero Race Bib Short is a long-mileage, super airy cycling bib ideally suited to club runs, sportives and races in warm conditions.Featuring the Italian brand's highly regarded Progetto X2air seat pad for sublime all-day comfort - a model with so many testing miles on it, it's probably been to the moon and back, the Free Aero Bib sports a uniquely spacious bib strap / bib upper area (hence the Free ...
Road riding under a merciless sun for mile after mile takes its toll on the body. The battle to stay cool is constant, and in response to this demand Castelli created the Inferno Bib Short.A speciality cycling bib short for racing and training in hot weather, the Inferno features 7 different fabrics specially coated in sun reflecting titanium dioxide. Whilst we do still recommend wearing sunscreen for your ride, the inherent sun reflecting properties of the Inferno will provide significant extra UV protection. Powered by Castelli's universally loved Progetto X2 Air seat pad for maximum ...
Tailored from a superbly finished lycra in a 6-panel ergonomic construction, and powered by a high end Cytech EIT Carbonium ultra high density foam pad, the Cafe du Cycliste Josephine Bib Short is an ideal club run, sportive or race day bib for the discerning road rider. Sporting a stretchy upper for unhindered freedom of movement in or out of the saddle, the Josephine is finished with laser cut silicon leg grippers to maintain bib position throughout the ride and subtle reflective elements for low light visibility. 85% Polyester / 15% Elastane High end Cytech pad Mesh ...
Howies Bib Shorts are an item you'll find yourself wearing more and more; your existing favourites may well even be challenge by this king of comfort. Seamless, contoured panels are paired with a 2-layer TMF Professional cycle pad that has been made in Italy. 40 density, 4mm thick foam is bonded to 90 density, 8mm foam to construct an insert that translates as comfort for the rider. Elastic surround and antibacterial finishes ensure the pad moves with the rider to create a pair of bib shorts that are a go to for long, short or everyday rides. Seamless circular ...
The Eroica has been named after the famous sportive run on the gravel roads around Tuscany. The Vintage bikes and clothing used on this iconic sportive have been used as inspiration to create the vintage visual of the Eroica bib short. The Eroica however are anything but vintage when it comes to the technology they pack in. Power Lycra from Italian fabrics expert M.I.T.I creates a comfortable fit that is ideal for anything up to 6 hour rides. Having said this they have been also tested in everything from 24hr mountain bike rides to elbows out crit races. The chamois is made ...
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