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Allo all

I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for bib shorts that are especially compressive, mores than your average. At the moment I have:

Castelli something or others...can't remember the exact model, but they're low to mid-range. Not very compressive at all (comfy, mind).

Alé PRR camo bib shorts...slightly more compression than the Castelli's, but we're not taking much. Never fully agreed with the pad though it's not unbearable.

Pearl Izumi Amfib bib tights for winter...unrestrictive, but not much compression either.

Rivelo Honister and Headley bib shorts and 3/4 bib shorts. These are my favourites...strong material which compresses well. I also like the high cut on the waist, tend to find the lower cut bibs uncomfortable. However I tend to find I'm moving about on the saddle after 2.5 hours or so trying to get comfortable. Don't have that with the Castelli's.

If anyone has any of those bib shorts and can see where I'm coming from with my description, happy to hear some advice.

Thanks

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Mr Pennington [42 posts] 1 month ago
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Going to a smaller size?

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stucky [39 posts] 1 month ago
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I like Sportful Giro and Endura Pro SL II for that.

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MoutonDeMontagne [142 posts] 1 month ago
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Castelli Free Aero Race bibs work well for me. Pretty strong compression but comfy enough for 10 hours in the saddle. 

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Mathemagician [61 posts] 1 month ago
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Thanks for the responses guys. 

stucky wrote:

I like Sportful Giro and Endura Pro SL II for that.

Cool thanks- coincidentally I ordered some Pro SL II shorts on the back of another review I read, hopefully they'll hit the spot.

MoutonDeMontagne wrote:

Castelli Free Aero Race bibs work well for me. Pretty strong compression but comfy enough for 10 hours in the saddle. 

Thanks- they were on my radar too, I'll give them a look.