B'Twin 7 XC bib shorts review£42.99

Decent bibs on a budget

BikeRadar score3.5/5

B’Twin are the house brand of the Decathlon chain of sporting goods shops, and these bibs offer many features of more expensive shorts at a fraction of the price. 

The mesh and Lycra-edged straps are a cooling highlight, although the seam between the back and front isn’t stitched flat and can rub. The multi-panel construction means the fit is very good, although again the lack of flatlock seams across the back can be felt under a pack from time to time and the sizing is very European – the medium size fitting tighter than most smalls.

The multi-thickness chamois with gel inserts does a sterling job of cutting out shocks from the saddle, though we found it bunched a bit at the nose and was noticeably sweatier than others.

This article was originally published in What Mountain Bike magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

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