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Best bib shorts under $150?

Old 07-14-09, 07:38 AM
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Best bib shorts under $150?

As the title says...also, what website sells them? I'm hopping into the world of bib shorts after picking up a set of thermal bibs this past winter. Very comfortable!

Thanks!
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I like my Castellis. They were $100 and do their job.

Still havent gotten to the point of purchasing Assos just yet....
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campy bibs are pretty decent.
they're normal sized, not american sized.
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Hammer Bergamo Bibs....I liked em so much I went back for seconds!!
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I like my Performance Ultras.
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My Giordana silverline's have been excellent...

Got em from here:
https://www.realcyclist.com/roadbike/...hort-Mens.html
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I recently picked up a pair of voler bibs with the ion sl pad. Very comfy.

They're the same bibs as hammer (except maybe a different pad), and used by the ouch guys. You can get them from velowear -- https://www.velowear.com
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Originally Posted by Pharmr
Hammer Bergamo Bibs....I liked em so much I went back for seconds!!
how is the red? red or pinkish red?

to the OP, do a search there are a number of good threads on this topic. later.
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Sugoi RS... ship it!
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You can get Assos for under $150 if you look. And Assos is the shizzel
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I like Nalinis.

The chamois might not be as fancy as some others, but I love the lycra, coz it seems to conform to my 'contours' better than other brands
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Performance Elite II bibs, I love 'em! On sale now, get 2 pair:

https://www.performancebike.com/bikes...00_20000_36006
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I like the cheap Falconi bibs you can get from Love2Pedal.com. They're as good as any of the house-brand shorts I've tried and a bit cheaper than most. I lterally can't remember the last time I wore my $100/pair Pearl Izumi Slice shorts...
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At the behest of everyone else here, I went with Sugoi RS Flex's and haven't looked back...or down due to discomfort!
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Sugoi RS, top notch stuff. I'm savin up to get these but have worn my friends when I was in town and forgot my own....

Also the high end Hincappie stuff is really nice, I have a team set in these and the lycra is really nice.
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Originally Posted by n00bL35
I like my Performance Ultras.
+1 Better than my PI Ultra Sensor. Nice chamois.
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Originally Posted by aham23
how is the red? red or pinkish red?

to the OP, do a search there are a number of good threads on this topic. later.
it's red....a bright red, but I wouldn't say pinkish
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Originally Posted by Pharmr
it's red....a bright red, but I wouldn't say pinkish
Agree, I saw a guy in them and they are a bright red. They also looked pretty worn, and the red is new to this year, so I wonder how long they would last.
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I like my Hammer (red) bibs for the money. I have two pairs: one newer with the Torino pad ($50) and a premium pair of the Hammer Bergamo ($80). Both are very comfortable and look decent with my red jerseys, although the Bergamos are somewhat more comfortable.

Both good values IMO.
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Bump for an update. I ended up picking up a set of Performance Ultra II bibs for $75. They're great so far! The XL size fits me perfectly and the chamois seems nice, maybe a little on the thin side, but still quite comfortable. Lots of quality stitching around the chamois and throughout the bibs...I can see these holding up quite nicely.

Thanks for the recommendations all.
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Sugoi RS...I have 2 pairs, got them on sale, 40% off...LOVE them...
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Originally Posted by jorken
Sugoi RS... ship it!
I second that, just bought myself some last night
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