Gore Bike Wear Xenon 2.0 bibshorts review

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

An all-black version is also available for those with grubby paws who've all but given up on white goods. Both are finished with a reflective swoosh on each leg, just in case your race finishes late.

Reasons to buy
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    Great look

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    comfortable pad

Reasons to avoid
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    The white is easily marked

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Discard any preconceptions you had about Gore Bike Wear - with these shorts, you'll look sharp, and yes, you'll be comfortable too.

From the super-wide leg-grippers with their internal rubberised Gore Bike Wear logo, to the all-mesh braces, via the plush, multi-density pad, these shorts are built to perform.|

The fit is race-tight and well contoured, and they look great, particularly in this black-and-white design.

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