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Anybody use Nalini bibs?...if so, what about the seam...(6 posts)

Anybody use Nalini bibs?...if so, what about the seam...MVN
Sep 2, 2002 8:40 PM
in the chamois? The pic I've seen shows it down the middle. Any one have any problems with that? I've tried two pair of the new Performance bibs and I just don't like them as much as the ones with the old Y-pad chamois. I'm sending back the second pair tomorrow. The first pair felt too big and was really loose. Sent them back and got another pair - same deal. They are cut differently now for some reason in addition to the pad being not as comfortable. Anyway, what about the Nalini's? Or should I spend the bucks and go for PI's or Castelli's? Thanks in advance.
re: Anybody use Nalini bibs?...if so, what about the seam...Lone Gunman
Sep 3, 2002 4:07 AM
I don't have any prob with the center seam, but then I ride a Brooks saddle. You see the fit of shorts/bibs is as subjective as seat choice. The Nalini shorts I have are the best I own and I will be buying more of them soon. An equal value in shorts w/o the center seam in the pad is the Santini bibs. Nalini seems to be a bit heavier lycra fabric or it could be a differnt weave of the fabric.
I have bothboneman
Sep 3, 2002 4:41 AM
and prefer the Nalini's. Material is more substantial, both the lycra, the chamois and the pad. As for the seam, you see it but I don't feel it so there've been no issues.
I also have both and prefer the Nalinisdzrider
Sep 3, 2002 6:48 AM
At first I liked the Santinis because the straps worked better off the bike but they have not held up as well as the Nalinis. I got a second pair of Nalinis and they're doing fine also. I have no problem with the seam and the width of the chamois is perfect for me.
If you like Castellisfiltersweep
Sep 3, 2002 4:30 AM
Do an ebay search- some guy is selling them for a buy-it-now price of $74 new, or something like that...
no problem with them and SI TA saddle....... nmJohnG
Sep 3, 2002 6:04 AM