Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > General Cycling Discussion
Reload this Page >

Cycling bib shorts size, photo attached

General Cycling Discussion Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above that most fits your post!

Cycling bib shorts size, photo attached

Old 05-22-19, 04:53 PM
  #1  
hkboy313
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
hkboy313's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: texas
Posts: 392

Bikes: caad9

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Cycling bib shorts size, photo attached

Hi guys, I usually get medium but thinking I we always a small. I got a size small it's pretty form fitting. Everything snug but the chamois seems wider than my previous and it's pushing in my inner thigh, no pinching or cutting though. Just wondering will this go away after breaking in? The mediums I had never had this appearance. I'm not all about the thigh gap...
Mind the gap...sorry guys
hkboy313 is offline  
Old 05-22-19, 09:34 PM
  #2  
hkboy313
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
hkboy313's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: texas
Posts: 392

Bikes: caad9

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
bump
hkboy313 is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 05:52 AM
  #3  
shelbyfv
Senior Member
 
shelbyfv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,252
Mentioned: 18 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1099 Post(s)
Liked 129 Times in 86 Posts
Come on guys, he went to all this trouble to send you his selfie, don't leave him hanging....
shelbyfv is offline  
Likes For shelbyfv:
Old 05-23-19, 06:03 AM
  #4  
jadocs
Senior Member
 
jadocs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: USA
Posts: 728

Bikes: Litespeed T2 Disc, Fondirest P4 Carbon, Fuji Cross 2.0, Specialized Fatboy

Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 308 Post(s)
Liked 59 Times in 45 Posts
Ha.....so I wouldn't necessarily worry about how it looks, but how it feels. Do they feel comfortable, have you ridden in them yet?
jadocs is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 07:39 AM
  #5  
indyfabz
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 22,403
Mentioned: 163 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8616 Post(s)
Liked 353 Times in 227 Posts
Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
Come on guys, he went to all this trouble to send you his selfie, don't leave him hanging....
I see what you did there.
indyfabz is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 07:43 AM
  #6  
tagaproject6
Senior Member
 
tagaproject6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 8,273

Bikes: Wilier Izoard XP (Record);Cinelli Xperience (Force);Specialized Allez (Rival);Bianchi Via Nirone 7 (Centaur); Colnago AC-R Disc;Colnago V1r Limited Edition;De Rosa King 3 Limited(Force 22);DeRosa Merak(Red):Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Hydro(Di2)

Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 452 Post(s)
Liked 47 Times in 33 Posts
Clean your room.
tagaproject6 is offline  
Likes For tagaproject6:
Old 05-23-19, 08:35 AM
  #7  
hkboy313
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
hkboy313's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: texas
Posts: 392

Bikes: caad9

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by jadocs View Post
Ha.....so I wouldn't necessarily worry about how it looks, but how it feels. Do they feel comfortable, have you ridden in them yet?
yes they are pretty comfortable, just wondering if it takes time to break in.

Originally Posted by tagaproject6 View Post
Clean your room.
its not messy mommy. a cropped pic doesn't tell the whole picture.
hkboy313 is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 08:53 AM
  #8  
indyfabz
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 22,403
Mentioned: 163 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8616 Post(s)
Liked 353 Times in 227 Posts
Don't get boils.
indyfabz is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 09:38 AM
  #9  
hkboy313
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
hkboy313's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: texas
Posts: 392

Bikes: caad9

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Don't get boils.
what do you mean?
hkboy313 is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 10:53 AM
  #10  
indyfabz
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 22,403
Mentioned: 163 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8616 Post(s)
Liked 353 Times in 227 Posts
Originally Posted by hkboy313 View Post
what do you mean?
I think you know precisely what I mean. Nice try though.
indyfabz is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 11:07 AM
  #11  
hkboy313
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
hkboy313's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: texas
Posts: 392

Bikes: caad9

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I think you know precisely what I mean. Nice try though.
you're reading into it. i really don't know what you're talking about. do you mean because it appears too tight or what?
hkboy313 is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 05:10 PM
  #12  
TimothyH
- Soli Deo Gloria -
 
TimothyH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Northwest Georgia
Posts: 14,153

Bikes: 2018 Rodriguez Custom Fixed Gear, 2017 Niner RLT 9 RDO, 2015 Bianchi Pista, 2002 Fuji Robaix

Mentioned: 222 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6449 Post(s)
Liked 357 Times in 233 Posts
Reasonably quality cycling shorts don't break in. They either fit or they don't.

Breaking in = stretch.

If cycling shorts stretch and fit looser after the first few wearings and washings then they are not very good shorts.

If they are uncomfortable then return them and get ones that fit better.


-Tim-
TimothyH is offline  
Likes For TimothyH:
Old 05-23-19, 05:39 PM
  #13  
Rajflyboy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 508
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 245 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 28 Times in 26 Posts
I’m not seeing a package there
Rajflyboy is offline  
Old 05-23-19, 05:52 PM
  #14  
02Giant 
Home School Valedictorian
 
02Giant's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 2,688

Bikes: 13 Orbea Orca 02 Giant Cypress 88 Mongoose ATB

Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 761 Post(s)
Liked 26 Times in 17 Posts
Originally Posted by Rajflyboy View Post
Iím not seeing a package there
Were you really wanting to see one?
__________________
Excuse me if I, have some place in my mind,
Where I go time to time
02Giant is online now  
Old 05-23-19, 06:49 PM
  #15  
Loose Chain
Senior Member
 
Loose Chain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,930

Bikes: 84 Pinarello Trevisio, 86 Guerciotti SLX, 96 Specialized Stumpjumper, 2010 Surly Cross Check, 88 Centurion Prestige, 73 Raleigh Sports, GT Force, Bridgestone MB4

Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 215 Post(s)
Liked 17 Times in 14 Posts
Bicycle shorts should fit snugly, thus the use of form fitting fabrics so predominantly like Lycra. Essentially the cycling equivalent of a swimmer's Speedo (a brand). If the shorts do not fit snugly they will chafe. They should not be stretched to the limit such that they have no more give. If you can grip the opening and they have plenty of give left but are snug and the fabric does not bag /wrinkle as you twist they are probably okay.
Loose Chain is offline  
Likes For Loose Chain:
Old 05-23-19, 06:55 PM
  #16  
Rajflyboy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 508
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 245 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 28 Times in 26 Posts
Originally Posted by 02Giant View Post
Were you really wanting to see one?
Not really

Rajflyboy is offline  
Old 05-25-19, 05:17 PM
  #17  
bikehoco
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Posts: 50
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 33 Post(s)
Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Small? I jealous, it's almost impossible to find 2XL bib shorts.
bikehoco is offline  
Old 05-30-19, 11:13 PM
  #18  
hkboy313
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
hkboy313's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: texas
Posts: 392

Bikes: caad9

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by bikehoco View Post
Small? I jealous, it's almost impossible to find 2XL bib shorts.
wow...ok ya i think im going to go small since medium was fit but became a tad looser. ya im a climber body
hkboy313 is offline  
Old 05-31-19, 03:36 AM
  #19  
indyfabz
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 22,403
Mentioned: 163 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8616 Post(s)
Liked 353 Times in 227 Posts
Originally Posted by bikehoco View Post
Small? I jealous, it's almost impossible to find 2XL bib shorts.
People rave about their clothing:

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com

Bibs up to 4XL
indyfabz is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
tara1234
Classic & Vintage
16
03-19-17 12:04 PM
flik9999
Classic & Vintage
16
02-10-17 06:38 PM
IcySmooth52
Singlespeed & Fixed Gear
20
08-19-10 10:08 PM
markk900
Classic & Vintage
28
12-25-09 06:31 AM
vw addict
Bicycle Mechanics
12
04-09-06 10:40 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.