Altura Progel 3/4-length bib tights review

Good value choice

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £60.00 RRP | USD $70.82
Altura Progel bib shorts

Our review

Good value and practical but the front seam isn’t loved by all
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The Progel 3/4s are a good value option for all-year-round use under baggy shorts. The cut is longer than average, over half way down the shin, and the lightweight gel pad is less bulky than most while still doing an excellent job of taking the edge off vibration. 


You’ll either love or hate the raised seam down the front of the legs. The material is quick-drying stretchy Lycra with a mesh upper back and straps. The fit is very snug and there are reflective logos on the sides of the legs and reflective piping on the back. For another £10 you could get the more tailored, tougher and warmer Ergofits.


This article was originally published in What Mountain Bike magazine.

Product Specifications


Name ProGel Bib Shorts (12)
Brand Altura

Clothing Material Lycra
Clothing Sizes Available L M S XL XXL
Available Colours Black
Weight (g) 252
Reflective Piping/Accents Yes
Anti-Microbial Yes
Leg Grips Yes