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bibs(19 posts)

Mar 21, 2002 9:33 AM
why in the world does anyone wear bib shorts? if wearing bibs arent bad enough what are people thinking when they wear bibs and no shirt???
re: bibsfrankamo
Mar 21, 2002 9:41 AM
I prefer bibs because I'm 6'2" and jerseys tend to creep up my back higher than my shorts.
I won't wear anything else.Sintesi
Mar 21, 2002 9:46 AM
Best comfort available, keeps the boys snug and the shorts can't creep down.

Bibs and no shirt or bibs over shirt is a serious faux pas in my book.
Why do you post opinions as questions?onespeed
Mar 21, 2002 9:47 AM
Why do you fail to use NM so I don't bother clicking your reply?Ahimsa
Mar 21, 2002 5:15 PM
Oh, yeah...NM

also more flattering to one's winter pounds ;-)Spirito di Finocchio
Mar 21, 2002 9:51 AM
only wrestlers should wear bibs with no shirt on top.

my new favorite article of clothing is a pair of roubaix bib knickers - perfect for NOW wheather and a lot better than shorts and tights together. its good to show off the winters growth of hair and pale legs as well.

Great idea, now I don't need to lose those 15lbs.Slipstream
Mar 21, 2002 9:54 AM
Question: should I get matching tops to go with the bib shorts?
nah.. look for darker colors around your waist.. LOL NMSpirito di Finocchio
Mar 21, 2002 10:17 AM
Try 'em, you'll like 'empmf1
Mar 21, 2002 9:52 AM
They're much more comfortable than shorts. I wore shorts for years and then bought a pair os Santini bibs on sale just for the hell of it a few years ago. I don't ever wear shorts anymore.
I will sell you all my shorts...agilis ti
Mar 21, 2002 10:34 AM
3 pair that I just can't wear anymore after using bibs.
re: bibsraboboy
Mar 21, 2002 10:39 AM
they're comphy. the waistband on shorts tend to cause discomfort on my pudge. :)

I agree, bibs + no shirt = bad, bad, bad.
re: Try them!dzrider
Mar 21, 2002 12:01 PM
On very hot days I wear them with no shirt and tattoos knowing, but not caring, that I look awful.
re: Try them!Troyboy
Mar 21, 2002 12:49 PM
LOL! Good for you! Some hot days around here when I'm simply doing a stroller ride it's shorts and no shirt, no helmet, no glasses. Other than that it's 99.9% bibs only.
Used to hate 'emlook271
Mar 21, 2002 5:04 PM
Now I'm converted. I replace all of my shorts now with bibs. They're just more comfortable. Bibs without a shirt? Fashion no-no.
theyre not that greatishmael
Mar 21, 2002 5:09 PM
theyre good but i wear shorts more often anyway. Easier to change clothes and pee
thanks for the details....................boil boy ;-) NMSpirito di Finocchio
Mar 21, 2002 5:48 PM
this is true...ive had boilsishmael
Mar 22, 2002 11:53 AM
but that was due to ridding without shorts and getting chaffed and then shorts/bibs/seat combo is deligtful...voler/castelli progento/wtb podium...its worth a try if your unhappy
Dumb question.nigel
Mar 21, 2002 8:45 PM
First of all, most every pro (if not EVERY pro) in the peloton wears bibshorts. Simple reason: they're the most comfortable thing around. Your attitude stinks. Piss off.

Mar 22, 2002 11:55 AM
i think your attitude stinks..we all arent pros- dont do huge miles and we change more often, i also find bibs a bit hotter..