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Bib Tights Are You In Or Out?

With Winter just around the corner and each morning getting colder and colder it’s time to look at your Winter wardrobe and pick a team. What’s it going to be this year the luxurious warmth of thermo lined bib-tights with a quality chamois pad, or are you sticking to your favourite shorts and mixing it up with a selection of unpadded tights or leg and knee warmers? Whatever your preference we’ve got some cracking deals on all of our bib-shorts and bib-tights.

We put the question to some of Planet X’s 4 -season riders, who won’t let a cold snap keep them off the bike.

Bib-tights are you in or out?


Dave (the Boss)

I don’t get it- shorts keep you nicely tucked up and chamois pad free bib-tights add in some warmth. Why would you mix the two and a put a chamois pad inside bib-tights, for me the fit just isn’t as good. There’s nothing worse than feeling like you’re swinging in the wind.

Chamois in bib-tights- not for me. My favourite shorts and a pair of plain bib-tights everytime.

Innies or outties or shorts and leg warmers?

Russ (the racer)

When the temperature starts dropping down into single digits at this time of year I prefer to wrap them legs up nice and toasty. It’s a good fitting pair of bib-tights with integrated chamois for me every time. Bib-shorts and leg-warmers isn’t how I roll.

Innies or outties or shorts and leg warmers?

Lovatt (the old hand)

I used to be a big fan of my favourite shorts and a pair of leg-warmers for those hard winter rides. I did a full winter like that. It can get a bit fresh in the nether regions though if you’re wearing shorts made of summer weight lycra. Now when the temp drops I prefer bib-tights with a decent chamois. You can’t beat a bit of Super Roubaix and a good anatomic chamois pad.

We all have our favourites, What are yours?  In or Out?

Here at Planet X we have a huge selection to suit every rider and ever riding style- and of course we're doing an extra 20% off at Checkout with code BIBSINOROUT until the end of the month.  So get ready to ride, get warm and head out on the bike. we've got you covered.



Get an Extra 20% off Bib Shorts & Tights at checkout with code BIBSINOROUT

So are you In or Out?

19 October 2018