Deko Metis bibshorts review

Bibshort test: £0 - £70, Deko-Metis
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A reasonable budget option, but if you're relying on them to wear three or four times a week, plan ahead to your next purchase - it won't be far away.

Reasons to buy
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    Resonable budget option

Reasons to avoid
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    Starts to lose shape after a few washes

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Reasonable fit, and stitching.



The generic non-gel synthetic pad works fine, but the Lycra was noticeably thinner than others.

After a few washes, there are signs of wear such as scuffing and pilling; seams getting untidy and the pad not recovering its original shape.

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