Men's Essential Bib

$140.00
Tried and true fabrics make the Men's Essential Bib your classic go-to. This clean and simple design provides a sleek look that is anything but basic. Now available in two colors to match your favorite jersey.
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Slim athletic fit

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Breathable

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Compressive with muscle support

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Mesh upper

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Gripper on leg openings

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Power GT chamois 6–8 hours

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Reflectivity

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UPF 50+

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10" inseam

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1-Year Warranty

We’ll fix any broken zipper, ripped seam, or even replace your chamois with our 1-year manufacturer defect guarantee.

Free Returns

Doesn’t fit? Chan ged your mind? Return it to us on our dime within 30 days of purchase.

Customer Reviews

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Jeff Fryer
Very Comfortable Shorts

I have been riding with these shorts for a couple of weeks now and am happy with my purchase. They are quite comfortable and feel good on. I like the lower thigh gripper elastic and it holds the short from riding up. The only thing I'd like would be a bit more compression in the thigh area. I have large quads and the fabric still has a little less compression than I'd like.

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Robert Argo
Great Bibs!

I've ordered a second set of bibs after trying out the first pair for a couple of months. Here's what I've found:

1) The fit from the waist down is excellent--I ordered a large, and I'm 6'4" and 180-185 lbs. These shorts are comfortable from the moment I put them on all throughout my bike ride. The chamois padding does its job and does it well--no discomfort at all.

2) The shoulder straps are comfortable for rides of up to 1.5 hours so far--emphasis on the "so far." As a man with a longer torso, the possibility of eventual shoulder strap discomfort is what kept me from buying bibs for so long. But, after getting a pair of Velocity Bibs after entering the Hincapie fondo last year (but not wearing them on the ride), I gradually began wearing them on longer and longer rides. Finally, I ended up wearing the Velocity Bibs I got with this year's fondo on the ride (4+ hours of wearing those). While the shoulder straps on the Essential Bibs are more snug than the Velocity, I still haven't felt any discomfort even up to that 1.5 hour mark. Even if that were to eventually happen on a longer ride, I would still consider these Essential Bibs to be perfect for those weekday, pre- or post-work rides when you can't just go out for hours.

3) Basic black--how can you go wrong? They match up with all of my jerseys (and socks) currently in rotation.

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Ed Buffington
Perfect everyday bib

Well constructed with comfortable chamois. Perfect for every day wear that goes with any jersey. 💯

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Floyd Kemske
Comfort and Aesthetics

I like the look of these shorts -- a long leg (on me, they come down to a couple inches above the knee). I also find them very comfortable. I ride a Selle SMP ("Dynamic") saddle, and the chamois pairs very effectively with it, at least for my particular anatomy. This is my second pair of these shorts. The first pair is just beginning to give out, after about five years.

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PAUL SIMPSON
Hincapie

I’m unable to review ass I have not received the shorts yet.

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