10 Best Bib shorts of 2018

  • P.R.O. Transfer fabric in the body of the short provides...
  • SELECT transfer fabric in selected panels sets the benchmark...
  • Raw edge P.R.O. Transfer fabric at leg opening for soft...
  • Size Notice: This is not standard US Size, size may run...
  • Sun Protection Breathable Fabric: 100% polyester; Strong...
  • Three Back Pockets and Reflective Strips Design: Offer...
  • Gel Padded. The shorts have a comfortable gel chamois...
  • 3D Cutting. The fit caters to cycling specially. Will offer...
  • Night riding safety guarantee. Rear panel reflective ribbon...
  • Spring/summer 2017
  • Select transfer fabric sets the benchmark for moisture...
  • New Blended thickness Select escape 1:1 Chamois for chafe...
  • PLEASE NOTE: All RION cycling products are slim fit, which...
  • FABRICS & SEAMS: The main panels use a dense-knit 4-way...
  • PADDING: RION P-811 professional flat and softer chamois...
  • Spring/Summer 2018 Men's Bib Shorts
  • High Elastic Fabric, Breathable, Absorb Moisture and...
  • Pro Cycling Padding:Italian Imported material,elastic...
  • P.R.O. Transfer fabric in the body of the short provides...
  • SELECT transfer fabric in selected panels sets the benchmark...
  • Raw edge P.R.O. Transfer fabric at leg opening for soft...
  • made of 85% nylon+15%spandex,matching material is 90%...
  • back mesh fabric for breathable
  • comfortable pad with moisture wicking,breathable...
  • Pro Chamois: Pro II 3D Chamois, multi level high density...
  • Cool Fabric: Moisture transfer 4-way stretch breathable...
  • Pro Cut: Multi-Panel professional shaped, 9-Inch inseam
  • Gel Padded. The shorts have a comfortable gel chamois...
  • 3D Cutting. The fit caters to cycling specially. Will offer...
  • Night riding safety guarantee. Rear panel reflective ribbon...

Bib trousers guide

More and more cyclists, committed amateurs and professionals alike, wear padded cycling shorts with straps that make sure that even an hour-long ride is well weathered.

For the so-called bib pants cycling friends have also created their own name. Among cyclists, the pants are referred to as bib shorts. Braces are available with short, 3/4 and long legs for men and women. Important for the wearing comfort and the protective function of the bib pants are the cut, the material and the padding.

The cut of bib pants

The cut of bib pants differs significantly from the cut of conventional sports and cycling pants. The first detail that catches the eye, of course, are the wearers who gave their trousers their name. The carriers assume two functions. There one Bib shorts no waistband that could cut in the sitting position in the stomach, the wearer must keep the pants in position. The second feature is warming of the lower back area in humid-cold weather and in the cold season. These are the carrier as a dungarees rear wide merged and at Thermo pantsadditionally fed. Another feature of bib pants is that they are sewn together from several, usually 6 to 8 webs of fabric and are not made of round knit material. By using single tracks a better fit in the sitting position is achieved.

The Active Bib Pants by Vaude is a perfect fit Bib shorts for men with UV protection. Seamlessly processed seat cushion, an ergonomic cut and a highly elastic material of 80% polyamide and 20% elastane provide this Bib shorts for a high wearing comfort.

The material of bib pants

For a perfect fit and a comfortable fit, the right material for the bib pants is very important. Bib pants are made exclusively from modern functional fabrics. A mix of materials has become more and more prevalent among many manufacturers. A material mix of 80% polyamide and 20% spandex is currently the most used material for bib tights. The elastane content of 20% ensures high elasticity and the polyamide is responsible for the resistance. The 80/20 material mix also has the advantage that the pants are breathable and dry quickly after use.

The Winner Bike Bib shorts by Löffler is a pair of pants with short legs. A non-slip silicone leg prevents the legs from riding up while riding. A protective lining in the back and the durable elastic material of the pants offer a high wearing comfort and perfect fit.

The upholstery of a Bib shorts

The seat cushions are an important part of a good bib trousers. Depending on the preferences of the driver, the pads can be selected thin or thick. It is important that the cushions do not interfere with the kicking and sit in the right places. Perforated foam materials are often used for the upholstery. The foam is soft, cuddly and has no firm edges. A perforation makes the mostly closed-cell foam breathable.

The Teramo V2 by GONSO is a 3/4 length trousers for men. The trousers are equipped with a tri-elastic seat pad made of DRYUP AIR, a net carrier and pre-shaped knees. An anti-slip silicone leg rubber prevents the legs from slipping while riding. Reflectors on the trousers provide extra safety in poor visibility.

When buying a bib tights, the fit is the most important criterion. If possible you should try on the pants and above all check whether they fit perfectly in the sitting position as well as on the bike and do not pinch at any point. The thickness of the upholstery is a matter of personal preference. The leg length depends on the season in which the pants should be worn. Short pants are recommended for the summer. In the cold season are rather 3/4 long bib pants with additional feed at least in the back of advantage.

*Last update on 2018-07-29 / Affiliate links(we get a commission when you buy on amazon) / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API