dhb Blok Brush bib shorts review

dhb’s Blok bib shorts provide high comfort at a modest price

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The dhb Blok Brush bib shorts provide quality details and an excellent pad at a modest price. dhb has got the essentials right and offers a variety of interesting colour options for men and women in its Blok range.

Reasons to buy
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    Good quality pad

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    Not too constrictive

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    Good sun protection

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    Comfortable bibs and grippers

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    Good value

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    Lots of colour options

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Reasons to avoid
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    Length of short is shorter than usual

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The dhb Blok range is the brand’s middle-of-the-road clothing line, which it says is designed to provide performance at modest price. It also comes in lively colours, with the dhb Blok Brush design being one of a range of half a dozen different options for men and women and its bib shorts are designed to match its jersey and accessories.

The dhb Blok range isn’t as close fitting as some others compared on the market or its own Lab range, and I found the medium bib shorts a lot more generous, with a comfortable fit and stretchy lycra fabric – with 20% lycra content – that can accommodate a range of body shapes. Likewise, although supportive the bibs don’t feel as tight as the Castelli Velocissimo IV bib shorts for example.

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