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Suggestions for non-thermal bib tights

Old 02-26-18, 05:57 PM
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Suggestions for non-thermal bib tights

I have some thermal bib tights but I find there are times when it's not warm enough for shorts but not cold enough for the thermals. Any suggestions on bib tights made from standard weight (not fleece lined) material?
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Old 02-26-18, 07:04 PM
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I use Assos bib knickers - I have both thermal and unlined. Really like 'em and I use the unlined knickers on cooler summer rides.
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Knee warmers! One of my favorite things.
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Or leg warmers.
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Originally Posted by Canuk1w1 View Post
I use Assos bib knickers - I have both thermal and unlined. Really like 'em and I use the unlined knickers on cooler summer rides.
I agree with the other responses. They are called warmers and they are very versatile--especially for summer rides that start cool and warm up or vice-versa. Knee warmers easily stow in a jersey pocket when the temperature changes.
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Old 02-27-18, 10:08 AM
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Thanks for the comments but my experience with leg warmers hasn't worked out. Perhaps my thighs aren't big enough but the ones I tried stayed up for about a mile before sliding down. Since they were pretty snug on my calfs, going to a smaller size wouldn't work.
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Originally Posted by guitarbob View Post
knee warmers! One of my favorite things.
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Originally Posted by Ogsarg View Post
Thanks for the comments but my experience with leg warmers hasn't worked out. Perhaps my thighs aren't big enough but the ones I tried stayed up for about a mile before sliding down. Since they were pretty snug on my calfs, going to a smaller size wouldn't work.
Strange. Maybe it is the brand you tried? The Pearl Izumi ones I use have nice grippers on them. They do not move for me.

As far as bib tights, I would just get anything that is no chamois. Then wear them over you favorite pair of bib shorts.

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Old 02-27-18, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Ogsarg View Post
Thanks for the comments but my experience with leg warmers hasn't worked out. Perhaps my thighs aren't big enough but the ones I tried stayed up for about a mile before sliding down. Since they were pretty snug on my calfs, going to a smaller size wouldn't work.
Did you put the warmers directly on your legs, i.e. under your shorts?
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Old 02-27-18, 11:21 AM
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Did you put the warmers directly on your legs, i.e. under your shorts?
Under the shorts initially but tried over the shorts as well. They pull out in the first few minutes.
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For those temps I use these: https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/CLPX36...on-leg-warmers

Snug fit and silicone grips means they're not going anywhere.

If it's slightly colder, I wear generic running tights over bibs. You can get them at Dick's, Big 5, Sports Authority, etc.
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Just wanted to update that I found some non-thermal bib tights made by DHB, which I purchased from Wiggle. They also have a non-thermal long sleeve jersey that is lightweight and I picked up one of those as well. They arrived last night and both seem to be reasonably good quality. Haven't used them on a ride yet but should suit my needs well.

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