We put Altura's most expensive women's bib shorts through their paces
Designed with the aim of keeping you drier, and therefore more comfortable on the bike for longer, the Altura Women’s Peloton ProGel bib shorts have been made from moisture wicking “Altura Dry” fabric. Altura has teamed this with a mesh-upper, which, when on, means they are plenty breathable
Overall the Altura Women’s Peloton ProGel bib shorts are a great fit, with a high front to prevent any tummy pinching when in a cycling position. A slightly wider leg cuff wouldn’t go a miss, but they are still flattering on the thigh and the circular silicon strip does it’s job at holding the short leg secure when riding.
The same sweat wicking technology that is used on the shorts has been incorporated in to the multi-density “ProGel” 3D pad. Along with gel and a variety of foam padding thicknesses, it should all make for a super comfortable chamois
Unfortunately, I personally found it too voluminous at the front, and although this didn’t particularly interfere with riding, I was constantly aware of the small niggle. Chamois pads, however, are a real personal fit, and these could well be someone’s ideal, so certainly not an issue to write the shorts off for.
With sizes from 8 to 18 and two colour options, black (as shown) and hot pink/black, for the money the Altura Women’s Peloton ProGel bib shorts a fantastic pair of shorts for the right person.
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The Altura Women's Peloton ProGel bib shorts are good value bib shorts for long rides, with sweat-wicking capabilities to keep you dry too. However I found the chamois a little wide at the front and the cuff too narrow.