Notices
General Cycling Discussion Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above that most fits your post!

Pactimo clothing

Old 07-22-21, 04:12 AM
  #1  
Lazyass
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Minas Ithil
Posts: 9,249
Mentioned: 63 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2382 Post(s)
Liked 559 Times in 345 Posts
Pactimo clothing

Does anyone know how good the quality is with Pactimo stuff? I've decided not to buy Castelli anymore. The prices seem decent and I like the styling. I'm really interested in the quality of their bibs.

I usually wear solid color jerseys with minimal logos but I do like this retro USA jersey the sleeve/neck stripes.

Lazyass is offline  
Old 07-22-21, 05:15 AM
  #2  
jwalther
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Lexington KY
Posts: 371

Bikes: Litespeed T3, Felt Breed 30, Co-Motion Supremo Tandem

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 66 Post(s)
Liked 38 Times in 20 Posts
Love Pactimo 12 hour bibs. I'm never buying anything else.
jwalther is offline  
Old 07-22-21, 05:42 AM
  #3  
SapInMyBlood
Enthusiastic Sufferer
 
SapInMyBlood's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Perth, Australia
Posts: 195

Bikes: 2015 Specialized Roubaix, 2014 Salsa Fargo, 2013 Trek Remedy, 2014 Cannondale Synapse

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 106 Post(s)
Liked 136 Times in 68 Posts
Originally Posted by Lazyass View Post
Does anyone know how good the quality is with Pactimo stuff? I've decided not to buy Castelli anymore. The prices seem decent and I like the styling. I'm really interested in the quality of their bibs.

I usually wear solid color jerseys with minimal logos but I do like this retro USA jersey the sleeve/neck stripes.

My only pactimo experience was an ultralight rain jacket, which had the breathability of a garbage bag. I returned that and never bought another pactimo product

I'll be keeping an eye on this thread, hoping someone has had a better experience
SapInMyBlood is offline  
Old 07-22-21, 06:58 AM
  #4  
NEguy
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2021
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 1 Post
I got back into cycling a couple years ago after many years away and needed new everything. I was told to try Pactimo after I wasn't happy with a pair of bibs I had ordered. After a few rides in the first pair I ordered two more (longer inseam). I also have four jerseys now (also a fan of solid colors and minimal logos etc.). I do plan to order a couple long sleeve jerseys this year as well.

I am extremely happy with the fit as well as the quality. Personally I will shop there first when I need something. That said, I think there are some less expensive options if you can find sales etc. but I like having 'all of the same shorts'...

The only problem I have is that I do feel like a bit of a tool sometimes having all of the 'same brand/stuff'...
NEguy is offline  
Likes For NEguy:
Old 07-22-21, 08:59 AM
  #5  
MoAlpha
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Land of Pleasant Living
Posts: 9,119

Bikes: Shmikes

Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7435 Post(s)
Liked 3,811 Times in 2,065 Posts
I like their stuff. Catch the big sales if you can.
MoAlpha is offline  
Old 07-22-21, 09:27 AM
  #6  
indyfabz
Senior Member
 
indyfabz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 31,835
Mentioned: 201 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 14206 Post(s)
Liked 7,352 Times in 3,708 Posts
I could never pull off that hair style so probably not the apparel for me.
indyfabz is offline  
Old 07-22-21, 02:43 PM
  #7  
mstateglfr 
Sunshine
 
mstateglfr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Des Moines, IA
Posts: 13,547

Bikes: '18 class built steel roadbike, '19 Fairlight Secan, '88 Schwinn Premis , Black Mountain Cycles Monstercross V4, '89 Novara Trionfo

Mentioned: 108 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6723 Post(s)
Liked 3,803 Times in 2,187 Posts
Their jerseys are well made, at least the $100ish level. Each comes in race or club fit. A guy I ride with has a few of them and has worn em for years.
All the options I would want are a 3 week made to order wait so I just havent felt motivated to buy one.
mstateglfr is offline  
Old 07-22-21, 03:38 PM
  #8  
Ogsarg
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Hollister, CA (not the surf town)
Posts: 1,416

Bikes: 2019 Specialized Roubaix Comp Di2, 2009 Roubaix, early 90's Giant Iguana

Mentioned: 7 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 536 Post(s)
Liked 820 Times in 352 Posts
Pactimo has been my main brand for several years. I currently have 3 pairs of bibs and about 5 jerseys as well as a thermal jersey, a wind vest, a base layer top, and a pair of gloves. Their 12 hour bibs are the best I've found although I admit I have not tried near as many as most people here. The jerseys are high quality also.

Sign up for their email list and you'll be notified of their sales. There are great deals in the spring and fall when they move out seasonal designs. You have to act immediately if you wear a common size cause things sell out very quickly. Almost everything I've bought was during one of these sales. The list prices have gone up in the last year or so.
Ogsarg is offline  
Likes For Ogsarg:
Old 07-23-21, 05:01 PM
  #9  
teejaywhy
Senior Member
 
teejaywhy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: AZ
Posts: 234

Bikes: 2018 Specialized Roubaix Expert; 2018 Breezer Thunder Expert

Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 113 Post(s)
Liked 75 Times in 47 Posts
Euro fit and the zippers are backwards. I had to go to XL for a jersey (normally M or L fits me). Still adjusting to the zipper, 60 years of doing it one way, hard to adapt!

Quality is good and a + for made in USA,

Last edited by teejaywhy; 07-24-21 at 08:49 AM.
teejaywhy is offline  
Likes For teejaywhy:
Old 07-24-21, 04:52 AM
  #10  
MoAlpha
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Land of Pleasant Living
Posts: 9,119

Bikes: Shmikes

Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7435 Post(s)
Liked 3,811 Times in 2,065 Posts
Originally Posted by teejaywhy View Post
Euro fit and the zippers are backwards. I had to go to XL for a jersey (normally M or L fits me). Still adjusting to the zipper, 60 years of doing it one way, hard to adapt!

Quality is good and a + for made in USA,
They make their stuff in China like virtually everyone else.
MoAlpha is offline  
Old 07-24-21, 07:52 AM
  #11  
drlogik 
Senior Member
 
drlogik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 1,435

Bikes: '87-ish Pinarello Montello; '89 Nishiki Ariel; '85 Raleigh Wyoming, '16 Wabi Special, '16 Wabi Classic, '14 Kona Cinder Cone

Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 540 Post(s)
Liked 221 Times in 140 Posts
+1 their jerseys are well made. So are their shorts; however, on advice from a friend I bought a Santini jersey and shorts a few years ago. Wow! Super quality, smaller company, made in Italy for a very competitive price. I'm a real fan of Santini now but the Pactimo is first rate but made in China (not happy about that), hence why I ride with Santini now.

I have a number of jerseys and shorts by Voler (American made) and love their stuff too. I probably have 5 jerseys by Voler. Top shelf quality and made in America. You should check them out.

The cool thing about Santini and Voler is that they make jerseys with different cuts for different body types and tend to fit true to size, unlike other brands which tend to fit small for the size.


-

Last edited by drlogik; 07-24-21 at 07:57 AM.
drlogik is offline  
Old 07-24-21, 08:54 AM
  #12  
teejaywhy
Senior Member
 
teejaywhy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: AZ
Posts: 234

Bikes: 2018 Specialized Roubaix Expert; 2018 Breezer Thunder Expert

Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 113 Post(s)
Liked 75 Times in 47 Posts
Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
They make their stuff in China like virtually everyone else.
Read this and thought "this can't be..." Went immediately to their website were I was nearly certain I had seen Made in USA but no. Perhaps a recent offshore move? I went and looked at the jersey I bought in 2019... "Made in China" \

Sorry for the bad info.
teejaywhy is offline  
Old 07-24-21, 10:47 AM
  #13  
MoAlpha
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Land of Pleasant Living
Posts: 9,119

Bikes: Shmikes

Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7435 Post(s)
Liked 3,811 Times in 2,065 Posts
Originally Posted by teejaywhy View Post
Read this and thought "this can't be..." Went immediately to their website were I was nearly certain I had seen Made in USA but no. Perhaps a recent offshore move? I went and looked at the jersey I bought in 2019... "Made in China" \

Sorry for the bad info.
Let us know if you find comparable gear made domestically. Id pay a few extra bucks for it.
MoAlpha is offline  
Old 07-25-21, 08:22 AM
  #14  
teejaywhy
Senior Member
 
teejaywhy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: AZ
Posts: 234

Bikes: 2018 Specialized Roubaix Expert; 2018 Breezer Thunder Expert

Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 113 Post(s)
Liked 75 Times in 47 Posts
Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
Let us know if you find comparable gear made domestically. Id pay a few extra bucks for it.
Not to hijack the thread... but Voler and Aero Tech for sure. The bits I have are well made (some Voler jerseys and a pair of AeroTech bibs) but neither seems to offer the wide selection of styles as Pactimo.
teejaywhy is offline  
Likes For teejaywhy:
Old 07-25-21, 08:59 AM
  #15  
SkinGriz
Live not by lies.
 
Join Date: Nov 2020
Posts: 594

Bikes: BigBox bikes.

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 322 Post(s)
Liked 257 Times in 196 Posts
Made in China? Made in Italy?

Either way the product is made in sweatshops with Chinese labor.

Irrelevant to me if the sweatshop owner is Chinese or Italian.

Ditto Ford/GM vs Honda/Toyota. Only difference is ethnicity of the C-suite? Equals irrelevance in my opinion.
SkinGriz is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.