dhb Classic bib shorts review

A simple and classic bib shorts, very comfortable and that can perform well

dhb classic bib shorts
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The dhb Classic bib shorts prove you don't have to over-complicate things to create a great pair of bib shorts, giving comfort and performance in an understated package at an excellent price.

Reasons to buy
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    Comfortable on long rides

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    Understated design

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    Excellent value

Reasons to avoid
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    Some seams don't look perfect

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Sometimes simple and classic designs are just better, and the dhb Classic bib shorts are a proof of that.

The all-black model only features small logo on the right leg and on the back, but apart from that the dhb Classic bib shorts are pretty anonymous. The fabric is made in Italy (an Action 205 Lycra) and pretty stretchy, with dhb claiming that the light compression effect "encourage efficient blood circulation and enhance rider comfort."

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Nick Busca is a freelance cycling and triathlon journalist. He is also a certified triathlon coach and personal trainer.