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Bibs for Tall People(10 posts)

Bibs for Tall PeopleStewK
Apr 10, 2002 7:44 AM
I'd like to get a pair of bib shorts, but since I'm 6'5" and wear a medium short I'm concerned that the bib part of the short will be to restricting.

Anybody have any experience with this or advice?

My experience...bigdave
Apr 10, 2002 10:17 AM
I'm not 6-5, but 6-2, and wear a large, so take this with that grain of salt...

But I've found the Voler bibs to be very good in terms of length. I really like the fit of the Volers, and find them to be better in terms of length than the PI's I have.

Plus, Voler's are priced very reasonably. Give em a try.

ditto on voler bibs (nm)madstork
Apr 10, 2002 10:44 AM
I mostly agreeAlex-in-Evanston
Apr 10, 2002 12:21 PM
The Voler's straps stretch more than most, so they can accomodate a taller rider pretty well. That being said - the mediums feel a bit "short" on me and I'm only 6'1.

I think the unfortunate truth is that when you're 6'5 and skinny you're SOL.

I mostly agreeStewK
Apr 11, 2002 6:45 AM

Thanks. That's the story of my life.
6'7" - Voler XXL all the way (nm)Fred2000
Apr 10, 2002 12:36 PM
re: Bibs for Tall PeoplePjkad
Apr 10, 2002 5:35 PM
Check out Boure
I'm 6'6" and their XL bibs fit me perfectly. Great quality. They will also do a custom size for you for only 25% more.
re: Bibs for Tall PeopleHerms
Apr 10, 2002 7:22 PM
I'm 6'3" and I have a pair of bibs and I hate them. They're way to restricting. They ride up your ass if your my height or taller. I'd say just stick with regular riding shorts.
Tom H.
i forgot to add this......Herms
Apr 10, 2002 7:25 PM
The bibs i tryed were louis garneou size large
- Tom
Apr 12, 2002 5:54 AM
Thanks everyone. Your responses were a big help.

I decided to go with a pair of custom bibs from Broue. Spoke with Drew and he was very helpful.