Craft Performance Bike Bibshorts review

Cycling Weekly Verdict

These shorts were extremely effective at transferring moisture. Less effective, though, were the grippers.

Reasons to buy
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    Comfortable once in place

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    Good at transferring moisture

Reasons to avoid
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    Grippers performed poorly

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The Craft Performance pad has so many thicknesses, sections and wings, it can take a few moments to wrestle it into the perfect position.

It's comfortable once in place, though. Three thick seams running down the lower thigh into the gripper is distracting, but they're flat enough not to chafe.

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