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    Rolling up bibs at bottom?

    I'm 5'11", I have been using XXL bib shorts. I often have to fold over the bottom of my bib shorts a couple times because they are to long. When I was fitted I was told I have really short legs.

    Anyone else have this problem? Anyone know of a pair of good quality bib shorts that have a short inseam?

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    I have the same problem with normal shorts and its not because of short legs, but because of a low waist line.

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    I've noticed that some reviews for the Falconi bib shorts, sold by love2pedal.com, have said that the legs run a bit on the shorter side. The seller has a generous return policy, so you could give them a try and see how they fit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gw360 View Post
    I've noticed that some reviews for the Falconi bib shorts, sold by love2pedal.com, have said that the legs run a bit on the shorter side. The seller has a generous return policy, so you could give them a try and see how they fit.
    I own 5 pairs of the Falconi bibs. As far as I can tell, the legs are comparable in length to all of the other lycra shorts I own...

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    My Falconi shorts come just above the knee, both bib as well as the baggy variety. I would prefer them to be a little shorter, but technically I think for me they are the length they are supposed to be.

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    also found the falconis to be the same length as my other similarly sized shorts... and would also prefer a smidge shorter... or tighter at the cuff... I've got thunder thighs but chicken legs... so it's a smidge loose at the cuff
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    Whats the problem with them being too long? I'd love to have some 'knicker' bibs.

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    ...knickers are fine and well... I'd like a pair myself... but it's when they sit right under the back of the knee they rub around the joint... it'll realy hurt with a long enough ride...
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    Quote Originally Posted by donalson View Post
    ...knickers are fine and well... I'd like a pair myself... but it's when they sit right under the back of the knee they rub around the joint... it'll realy hurt with a long enough ride...
    Gotta take your word for it.

    I swear all my bibs & shorts feel like I'm wearing 'Sugar shorts'. I really wish they made 'em proportional...

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    er sorry talking about the bands sitting around the knee... I have some leg warmers that gets used a few times a year... I found if the bottom rode up and I didn't pull them down i'd have a nice little rub rash behind the knee
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