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Old 09-30-05, 10:13 AM
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Bib Tights Advice Needed

Hey folks,

Just wondering what a good make of bib tights would be?

I am after egonomic fit, not neccesarillly Roubaix, with or without chamois or footloops, but must be smooth and shiny.

Thanx.

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Old 09-30-05, 10:17 AM
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Perl Izumi is always a good bet - I haven't been disappointed with them yet. They have a full line from $85.00 (no chamois, fleece lining) up to $135.00 (great chamois, fleece lining, great comfort).
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Originally Posted by Dooby Firkin
Hey folks,

Just wondering what a good make of bib tights would be?

I am after egonomic fit, not neccesarillly Roubaix, with or without chamois or footloops, but must be smooth and shiny.

Thanx.

Dooby.
Check out https://www.worldcycling.com/merchant.mvc they have some great stuff.

Cheers,
Steve
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Old 10-05-05, 02:50 AM
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Nice one, thanks for that.

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Old 10-05-05, 01:36 PM
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I just ordered Performance Triflex BIB Tights – with Chamois

Had to bite the bullet... legs are starting to get a little chilly...

Hope I like these... I got 16.00 off with the Coupon in the Coupon Forum here!
 
Old 10-06-05, 09:47 PM
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I second the Performance tri flex, they are great for wide rage of temps and degrees of wetness.

I don't have Tri flex bibs but wear bib shorts under the tights, which offers more flexiblity with layering and also you can wear regular bib tights under them with regular shorts when it gets real cold.
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Old 10-25-05, 08:59 PM
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Highly recommend Giordana. Very, very comfortable and well made.
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I really like the Gore Bike-Wear action bibs. They have an extra layer with windstopper on the fronts.
Thin absorbent lining inside. No padding.
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Old 01-19-21, 05:55 AM
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I really enjoy my Lusso Termico bib tights. Great fit, footloops, warm and high quality.
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I user mainky Pearl Izumi and LG. I haver a few pairs that have a pad insie and a pair that is unpadded and i wear padded shorts under them. All work well, but I prefer my favorite padded shorts with unpadded bib tights over them as my top choice.
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Old 01-20-21, 09:30 PM
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What is the Chamois? Is the whole bib lined with it for insulation?
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Old 01-20-21, 09:54 PM
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I have two different PI Escape AmFib bibs: one with ankle zippers and one without, both have the pad. I like them well enough, but I should’ve gone up to at least an XL for my 36” inseam.

My bike fits me well enough that the pad is mostly for strategic heat retention.

I also have a pair of Craft over-pants which are fleece lined and add another 30F of protection on whatever I put them over.
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Doesn't look like they make the Craft over-pants anymore.
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I have two pair of Castelli bib tights and they are both great. They fit really nicely, great chamois, look good and good flexibility over a range of temperatures.

Tuto Nano and Sorpasso 2. The Tuto Nano I have in a size L but the Sorpasso 2 fit much tighter and I need an XL. Of the two the Sorpasso 2 overall fit better, but the bib straps are tighter. I've worn them between about 45 degrees F to a bit over 70. I might be a touch warm on the higher side of that range, but I plan for the chilliest parts of the ride.
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