Adidas Adistar bib shorts review

Supportive, carefully-designed shorts

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
£77.00 RRP
Adidas Adistar bibs

Our review

Thoughtfully designed bibs, but not as comfy as we’d like
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Adidas clearly demonstrates its knowledge of what  bike riders need with these new Adistar bib shorts. They’re made from a luxurious-feeling Lycra/Tactel blend, which provides a close fit and decent muscle support. 

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Strategically placed vents and mesh, plus panels of Climalite wicking fabrics, help disperse heat and sweat, while the full flat-lock seaming helps reduce the chances of chafing.

Adidas’s 3D Pro Stretch Pad uses a multi-density construction to boost comfort levels, along with a soft-touch outer fabric layer. 

The elasticated leg cuffs didn’t feel especially comfortable, although we did like the rubberised leg grippers, which ensured a tight fit without leaving us feeling like we had a tourniquet on. 

Those trademark triple stripes up the legs didn’t like staying flat, either, which doesn’t affect performance but can be annoying. 

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The bibs are available in four sizes (S, M, L and XL) to fit waists up to 41in.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Adistar Bib shorts
Brand Adidas

Clothing Material Lycra Tactel
Mesh Inserts Yes
Bib Straps Yes
Clothing Sizes Available L M S XL
Shorts Type Bib