I have always just worn padded shorts and not gone for bib shorts. This is partly down to price but I am not convinced that they are worth the extra cash. Are they worth it? Are they comfortable. Also how much shall I spend on them? Any suggestions will be appreciated.
I'm looking to get a new bike shortly and I've got c.£1200 to spend.
It needs to be slick, fast and light but I do want to be able to cycle a long way on it without aches and pains.
Looking at the review of the Viner Passo on here, that looks like a good option. Does anyone have any other recommendations? I'd sacrifice a little weight for comfort for sure...
Bar phat is not so much a tape as a damping system designed to reduce pressure on the hands; Specialized claim by as much as fifty percent. This makes it an obvious choice for Audax but also useful for cross and similar disciplines. Far from simply being another gel tape, the system uses four elastomer pads that fit on the top and drop sections of the bars. Tailoring the cushioning to the crucial areas provides good levels of comfort without ruining your bike’s aesthetics.