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Will these bib-tights fit ok?

Old 12-28-09, 04:58 AM
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Will these bib-tights fit ok?

So I figured you guys in here know most about bib-tights. I am about a 30" waist, but I have found the perfect tights for me to use but they only come in a 26-28" waist. Now would I be able to squeeze into these - I am overall fairly skinny - without too much issue or is it asking for trouble?

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Old 12-28-09, 09:04 AM
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what brand are they? Remember, American jean's 30's are not really 30 inches. They inflate egos by deflating what the true size is. I'm a 28 at american eagle, but I've tried to fit into some 28 waist euro tights only too feel like a susage.
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the brand is "prorace"
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Originally Posted by daven1986 View Post
the brand is "prorace"
questions like this got me out of the bike industry....
try them on
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Old 12-28-09, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by pctcandp View Post
questions like this got me out of the bike industry....
try them on
Well I can't as they are online! I guess I will just get them - they are cheap - if they don't fit they can go back.
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If your buying from probikekit's prorace stuff, being about the same waist as you, I went with their size "5". 4 was just too small.
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bah! Oh well thanks for letting me know. Guess the search for cheap windproof tights is still on!
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they should stretch.

I have a 31 inch waist and wear size small compression tights.
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bah! Oh well thanks for letting me know. Guess the search for cheap windproof tights is still on!

see if chainreactin still have the addidas. they were reduced a lot when i bought them a few months ago and i'm wearin them now. very nice and warm. i wore them down to 2 celcius temperature.
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The prorace ones don't stretch too much since they are windtex. Windtex doesn't stretch.

For my cheap bibs that I love, Nashbar was selling Adidas full length bib tights for 40 bucks (half off of all adiads stuff at the time) They are great quality. Soft shell material from waist to mid calves, good quality spandex everwhere else, roubaix fleece on the inside, zippers on the ankles, and a good amount of reflective material in the rear. (throw as many logos as possible on the rear if they are refelective, since most of my riding in the winter is after sunset) For theirs, medium fits me perfect. Their sizing chart actually puts me at small, however, if you have some good size calves, they won't fit very well.
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Be careful, this is the last guy who asked for recommendations on cycling clothes fit on BF:

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Originally Posted by daven1986 View Post
but they only come in a 26-28" waist.
Reading that just made me feel fat.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Reading that just made me feel fat.

some of us don't need reminding.
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Originally Posted by daven1986 View Post
the brand is "prorace"
Prorace questions belong in the 33.
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