Bib shorts for the 'stocky'

by Bowks   April 16, 2014  

Having struggled by with bib shorts from sales websites that are too long for my endomorph frame (only 5ft 7 tall and no stranger to the sweet trolley), can anyone recommend a brand or model of cycling short around £40-£60 that has a short inseam?

Bowks

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I have a similar issue (5ft 5 & built for comfort) and am currently pondering this companies offering - http://fatladattheback.com/

posted by davegreen70 [20 posts]
16th April 2014 - 20:33

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Placed order with FLAB today! Thanks for the heads up.

posted by Bowks [4 posts]
17th April 2014 - 20:08

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Snap, 5'8" and a 46" chest doesn't always compute with cycling companies. As i've mentioned in an earlier post try Start Cycles (more mile range) they do a healthy fit.

For shorts try cycle-clothing.co.uk they do a range by a company called speg. When i was 17st and just starting back out on my bike after an op their shorts were perfect and reasonably priced.

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posted by stumps [2710 posts]
17th April 2014 - 21:10

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Thanks stumps, I will check those out.

posted by Bowks [4 posts]
18th April 2014 - 10:56

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shuttvelorapide.com - sized for the 'Typical UK Sportive Gent', I am assured.

I was told there would be Cake. Luckily there's http://TestValleyCC.org.uk

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posted by KiwiMike [474 posts]
19th April 2014 - 9:31

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