Altura Podium Elite bib shorts review

The Altura Podium Elite bib shorts are very impressive with a quality construction and a comfortable ride.

altura podium elite bib shorts
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Like the matching jersey, the Altura Podium bib shorts performed very well and feature very technical components and quality materials. However the price is a little bit expensive and the grippers do not work perfectly.

Reasons to buy
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    Great pad on the long ride

Reasons to avoid
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    A bit expensive

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    Grippers on the bottom of the leg don't grip too much

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Altura is probably best known for its commuting kit, but it's performance cycling clothing is now really beginning to make waves. At the top of the bib short range are the Altura Podium Elite bib shorts which are both highly technical and fit really well, making them a great choice for summer rides.

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