Bibs
Updated October 2, 2019

The amount of cycling short options can be overwhelming to beginning and seasoned cyclists and just like folks have their favorite underwear for whatever reason, one person may prefer a style or brand of shorts over another.

If you are planning on spending a long time in the saddle, a solid pair of cycling shorts will save your butt (literally). Below we have compiled some of the best options for both men and women when it comes to cycling shorts.

Men

Louis Garneau Men’s Optimum Bike Shorts

These compression shorts are reasonably priced and highly reviewed on Amazon. Louis Garneau has been in business for a long time and is known for high quality and a comfortable fit. This particular pair is quite useful as it offers a built in pocket to store necessities for the journey.

 

Louis Garneau Men’s Fit Sensor 2 Compression Cycling Bib Shorts 

Most will tell you that for long rides, nothing beats a good pair of bibs. The shoulder straps assist in removing the elastic at the waste which can become uncomfortable when bent over your handlebars on long rides. For those not wanting to look like a wrestler, a solid cycling jersey worn over the straps will assist you in hiding your suspenders.

 

Women

Louis Garneau Women’s Fit Sensor 5.5 Bike Shorts

These compression shorts are reasonably priced and highly reviewed on Amazon. Louis Garneau has been in business for a long time and is known for high quality and a comfortable fit.

 

Baleaf Women’s 3D Padded Bike Bicycle Cycling Bib Shorts

For long rides, nothing beats a good pair of bibs. The shoulder straps assist in removing the elastic at the waste which can become uncomfortable when bent over your handlebars on long rides. Baleaf is a relatively new brand, however, highly reviewed on Amazon. For a price of just under $40, it is hard to beat.