Race Bibs

Superior all day race performance, achieved through the unique use of our Merino/Spandex material and an anatomical cut + fit.


“Simply put, these are the best bibs I have ever ridden in.”

BikeRumor


“Seems like I am not wearing bibs at all, very, very comfortable.”

Simon F, AU


Design Details:

  • Industry leader EIT chamois
  • No visible branding
  • Single piece 95% Merino/ 5% Spandex brace
  • Full 280gsm Lycra* leg panels

*We use one of two fabrics depending on availability


Price:

AU$185 = CA$179, €113, NZ$195, £101, US$127

$12 order shipping, orders over $300 free!

In detail

Materials

Pad

Elastic Interface Tour HP

Merino

The Superfine Merino fabric we use is 17-18.5 micron, 100% Australian grown, spun and woven.

Other key features of Merino are:

  • Fully breathable.
  • Natural thermally regulating – keeps you warm in winter AND cool in summer.
  • Naturally anti bacterial and odour free.
  • Flame resistance.
  • Fully sustainable, renewable and biodegradable.
  • Ethically grown, locally.
  • Guaranteed 17 Micron, Superfine.
  • Not blended with other, lesser quality wool.
  • Machine washable.
  • Excellent colour fastness.

LYCRA®:

On the inner panels of our Premium Bibs we use a premium level, Italian made 250gsm (7.37 oz) LYCRA®.
This innovative bi-elastic fabric is soft, internally brushed and offers excellent benefits in terms of breathability, high resistance to pilling and abrasion as well as an exclusive antibacterial treatment that blocks the proliferation of bacteria.

The LYCRA® Sport certification, guarantees that the LYCRA® can reduce muscles vibration through support, decreasing muscles strain and improving athletic performances.

Waist
Size
71cm
28"
76cm
30"
81cm
32"
86cm
34"
91cm
36"
96cm
38"
101cm
40"
C:
F Inseam
24.5cm
9.6"
25cm
9.8"
25.5cm
10"
27.5cm
10.8"
28cm
11"
28.5cm
11.2"
30.5cm
23.2"

Waist size

For all our shorts and bibs, the core measurement is physical waist size. If you don't know what that is, you can:

1: As with shirts, check your formal/business pants which use 'True' sizing.

2: Measure your waist. Run a tape measure around your waist, at hip bone level - usually just below your navel. This will give you your 'True' waist size.

measure-waist

A note on waist sizing

Waist sizing is one of the most confusing as many people buy pants that are actually the wrong size!

We say this because many people buy jeans/casual pants a size too small. As the pants fit and don't fall off without a belt, they assume this is the correct size. The reality though is all pants have what is known as 'ease' built into them. 'Ease' is usually a minimum of 5cm /2" for jeans, that is added into the cut above the actual waist size. So someone with a 34" waist may be wearing 32" jeans because they fit snugly and don't fall down, naturally assuming this is a good fit; but a 32" jean with a minimum of 2" of ease will be at least a 34" physical finished waist, hence the perfect fit!

In reality jeans, and most casual pants, are meant to fit a little looser and incorporate the use of a belt, so a proper fitting 34" set of jeans will measure closer to 36".

A good way to see this is to measure your jeans. Lay them flat and measure from side to side, half way up the waist band. We bet that your jeans will be at least 2" BIGGER than what's on the label!

(Note: Measurements may vary +/-5mm | 1/4"):

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Benchmark Measuring

C = INSEAM: Measurement of the inner leg - centre crotch to hem - shorts.

Care

For best results and product longevity, we suggest the following care instructions:

  • Cold to warm wash. Cold wash for best results.
  • Hang or warm machine dry. Hang dry is preferable.
  • Do not bleach.

Merino Care

Crash Replacement

Bought some Breathe Vélo kit that you love but crashed hard and wrote it off beyond any level or wearability? We have you covered.

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Our crash replacement program removes the insult from injury and offers you a 30% discount to replace what your crash took away. To qualify for the program, send us pics of your destroyed kit and we’ll assess if we can repair it or it needs to be replaced.

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