B’Twin 7 XC bib shorts review

Decent bibs on a budget

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £42.99 RRP
B'Twin 7 XC bib shorts

Our review

Despite small fit niggles, these are very well built for the money
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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. 

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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.

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

Product Specifications

Product

Name 7 XC bib shorts (13)
Brand B'twin

Clothing Sizes Available L M S XL XXL
Available Colours blue/white/black
Available In (Mens/Womens) Mens