Benefits of bicycle bibs versus shorts for both men and women


It may be a leap to try bicycle bib shorts for the first time but they offer many advantages over shorts - which is why all professional and vast majority of better riders use them by preference!

  • They are simply more comfortable - without an elastic waistband, and the structure keeps the nick and chamois in place better and without pressure points. Riders who try bibs typically tend not to go back to old style bicycle shorts.
  • There is more choice - as better riders use bib shorts most manufacturers release more, and better quality shorts, in the bib style. Many small brands do not do shorts and major brands (i.e. Assos, Santini) have a very reduced range, and typically suited for less advanced riding.


Who does not use bib shorts?

Many triathletes especially in competition where they use a short to pull over their swimming gear, or use a tri short or tri-suit with an integral thin chamois.

More women use knicks than men - for the added convenience in bathroom breaks.

Casual riders who use "Mountain Bike Shorts/Shy Shorts" for reasons of modesty and the added convenience of pockets. Though true mountain bike competition riders use bib shorts.

Hope this helps watch the video for more.

And take a look at our latest range of both Bibs , Knicks, or Mountain Bike/Shy



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Tiburu equipe gillet

Wear it in midst of Sydney winter over jacket and baselayer. Autumn /spring works well over summer jersey and baselayer. Note a tight fit. If you wear medium Mille need a large here and that still snug

Classy comfortable bib shorts

I bought these after a bit of research reading comparison reviews and my own experience with bibs free other leading makers. I was looking for a really comfortable chamois in particular, for the longer rides. Definitely the best bib shorts I have ever worn. High class material and beautifully made. Pricey but well worth the money in my opinion.

Endurance LS jersey

I have only just started using Endura gear and really like it. This top fits very well and the size charts are spot on. Comfy and warm and good lining around neck. I wear it with their winter vest and it is excellent.

Assos Tiburu Glove

Since the mid 90's i have only been Assos product so it was a no brainer to keep buy their product. The Tiburu glove does everything it claims like all Assos product. 100% happy with its performance! Unfortunately for me however after less than 4 weeks of ownership the stitching has started to come undone around the palm of hand. It's the first time in 20 years i've had one of their products fail. It's not the end of the world. Hope i can get this minor issue rectified.


Good fit ! A bit to low the v shape in front, needs to come up higher !