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Old 06-21-22, 09:01 PM
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Sibs or borscht?
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Old 06-21-22, 11:13 PM
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Gibson or Fender?
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Old 06-21-22, 11:16 PM
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
Sibs or borscht?
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Gibson or Fender?
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Old 06-22-22, 12:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Fahrenheit531 View Post
Thanks for the tip, I might look into these for single-speed runs around town.

Bibs for the real rides though. Pearl Izumi Pro is my preference (someday will break down and buy Rapha... but not today).
Most of my riding is utility riding so it's nice to have normal looking knickers/Capris to run around in.
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Old 06-22-22, 07:07 AM
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Gibson or Fender?
Yes.
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Old 06-22-22, 11:55 PM
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Old 06-23-22, 06:54 PM
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Bibs eliminate plumbers butt, if your body is that shape (mine is).
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Originally Posted by bikingshearer View Post
I have one inch and over 100 lbs on you. I think I hate you. But only in the nicest possible way, of course.
Ha, I'd gladly take 50 of your extra pounds, if I could. Being thin in the winter time sucks. 😭😉
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Old 06-24-22, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by stardognine View Post
Ha, I'd gladly take 50 of your extra pounds, if I could. Being thin in the winter time sucks. 😭😉
Done and done. Then if we stood together we'd look like two reasonably fit, albeit larger than average, human beings instead of looking like an impersonation of the number "10."

And I'd still wear bibs.
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I find bib shorts to be much more comfortable than regular cycling shorts that have the elastic waistband. Elastic waistbands are often too tight on me, and they give me stomach aches. I usually ride in street clothes, and I loosen my belt one notch when I get on the bike. I'm thin and don't have a bulging waist, so you would think a waistband would suit me best.

When my spouse first saw me in my bibs, she burst out laughing, saying I looked like an early 20th century weight lifter.
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Originally Posted by iab View Post
The classic shorts versus bibs thread. One of many and it will give no answers.

What would be productive for those giving an opinion would be, what are your top 2-3 brands to recommend? I find that worthwhile as my last purchase was Ibex 5 years ago. I do not believe the Ibex reboot includes shorts nor bibs.
I am always looking for buys and deals, but for shorts I have pretty much settled on Voler for fit/quality/price sweet spot and am going more high end in their line

I did get a pair of assos on sail and they are pretty nice though

Aerotech were ok, bought for crazy colors, but work fast and did not fit as well
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Old 06-25-22, 12:50 PM
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Old 06-25-22, 03:32 PM
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Old 06-28-22, 10:26 PM
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I switched to bib shorts last year, very pleased with the results. Seems like I was always too thin, and the shorts slipped down, or too thick, and the shorts slipped down. Bib shorts cured all that. I do have a set or regular cycling shorts in fine shape and have discussed with my wife about her adding the straps so they do not go to waste.
I haven't tried it on shorts having switched to bibs almost right away in my lycra life. However, I do have some cycling wind pants that don't stay up worn over slippery lycra bibs. So I just use some clip on suspenders. They work fine.
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Old 06-30-22, 07:20 PM
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Originally Posted by bikingshearer View Post
Done and done. Then if we stood together we'd look like two reasonably fit, albeit larger than average, human beings instead of looking like an impersonation of the number "10."

And I'd still wear bibs.
Woohoo, it's working!!! I've gained 6 pounds, in about a month. 😁 It probably comes & goes, without my really noticing, but I've been doing a few doctor's office type things, so couldn't help noticing, lately, especially after this thread. 😉

Nothing serious, BTW, just got some x-rays done of my bad knee.
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