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Best jersey and/or shorts

Old 03-24-17, 09:46 AM
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Best jersey and/or shorts

What's your best jersey, shorts or bibs you have worn?

I have a Castelli Perfecto short sleeves.....It's so comfortable

Shorts/bibs I'm still trying...
Altura night shorts are ok so far
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Old 03-24-17, 10:16 AM
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Rapha Lightweight Bibs


Assos Mille S5 Bibs


Rapha Core S/S Jersey


Santini 2BCool Jersey
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Old 03-24-17, 10:22 AM
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Define "best".

Per my definition, this is my favorite pair of bibs-

https://www.cutaway.us/collections/a...ts/probibshort

And this is my favorite jersey-

https://www.cutaway.us/collections/c...-jersey-maroon

Haven't tried any of the fancypants italian stuff, but these are as comfortable as any cycling clothing needs to be for me. Plus the brand owner is a friend
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Old 03-24-17, 11:06 AM
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AFAIK, Assos is widely considered to be the best. As I can't afford it, I'll stick with my Pearl Izumi pieces at reasonable prices.
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Old 03-24-17, 11:23 AM
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Pretty happy with this year's Castelli Team jersey and Team bibs. They fit well and are a nice medium weight. Get the KISS pad.
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Old 03-24-17, 11:35 AM
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I'm really enjoying a couple of the kits I have. They're Pactimo and Jakroo. Both high quality, comfortable.. they stay in place.. great padding on the bibs. My Castelli kit is a close 2nd place though.
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Old 03-24-17, 12:10 PM
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Hands down, the best I've ever had is by MAAP. Extremely high quality, superb comfort and fits me perfectly.
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Old 03-24-17, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
Hands down, the best I've ever had is by MAAP. Extremely high quality, superb comfort and fits me perfectly.
Good to hear. Their ads pop up on my social media feed all the time, and although I hate to be a sucker for advertising of that type, I do always look at it and think, "Maybe..."
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Shorts & a t shirt. I leave the racing costumes to ppl who actually race.
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Assos ss mille jersey and t cento bibs, plus some various Giordana, Pearl Izumi and Louis Garneau kit.
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Old 03-24-17, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by LiquorLad View Post
Shorts & a t shirt. I leave the racing costumes to ppl who actually race.
Your loss. We don't wear lycra because it's a costume, we wear it because it's more comfortable and utilitarian for its intended purpose.
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I personally think Rapha is the best I have ridden, although it is too expensive for me a lot of the time. I have had zero problems with Twin Six, and I finally got a set of the "Standard" jersey and bibs, and they are awesome. I plan to pick up a couple more sets of bibs, and maybe a couple standard jerseys.
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
Your loss. We don't wear lycra because it's a costume, we wear it because it's more comfortable and utilitarian for its intended purpose.


Shhhhhhh. Don't give away the secret so fast. I want to wait for his thread titled "why do I keep getting sores on my a**".
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
Your loss. We don't wear lycra because it's a costume, we wear it because it's more comfortable and utilitarian for its intended purpose.

+1

And because--let's face it--some of us look so damned good in it.
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Old 03-24-17, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by snidely View Post
Shhhhhhh. Don't give away the secret so fast. I want to wait for his thread titled "why do I keep getting sores on my a**".
To be fair, I left my bibs on while doing housework the other day for a couple hours after a ride. Next day I had a fun new saddle sore as a result.

Kids, always wash your nether regions as soon after a ride as possible.
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Dear Bike Forums: Does This Look Infected?
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
To be fair, I left my bibs on while doing housework the other day for a couple hours after a ride. Next day I had a fun new saddle sore as a result.

Kids, always wash your nether regions as soon after a ride as possible.


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Originally Posted by garciawork View Post
I personally think Rapha is the best I have ridden....
Oh boy. Someone just had to bust out the "R" word.
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Originally Posted by caloso View Post
Dear Bike Forums: Does This Look Infected?
I literally have tears in my eyes. Chapeau!
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Dear Bike Forums: Does This Look Infected?
I should have started a thread with a poll on whether to lance the sore or let it fester.
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^^^ POWER RANGERS! UNITE!

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I still like the Performance 2016 Elite bib shorts. $60 and they fit and feel fine. No need to spend over a Franklin to get a decent bib...
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
Define "best".

Per my definition, this is my favorite pair of bibs-


And this is my favorite jersey-


Haven't tried any of the fancypants italian stuff, but these are as comfortable as any cycling clothing needs to be for me. Plus the brand owner is a friend
How have I made it this far without a carbon-fiber infused jersey?!
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How have I made it this far without a carbon-fiber infused jersey?!
I've asked myself this question daily since I received it for Christmas. Cycling will never be the same.
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