Rapha Core Cargo bib shorts review

Pockets for the people with these more reasonably priced and exceptionally comfortable Rapha Core Cargo bib shorts

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Built around the brilliant Rapha Core bib short, the Core Cargo adds versatility to an already comfortable package. I started by using these for my commute, then promoted them to standard road ride duties and now I'd use a pair on every bike ride if I could.

Reasons to buy
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    Very comfortable chamois

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    Very comfortable short

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    Pockets sit comfortably

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    Take the weight out of jersey pockets

Reasons to avoid
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The Rapha Core Cargo bib short is absolutely a short that shouldn't be dismissed. As comfortable as the standard Core model with functional pockets, it really has become one of our go to shorts. For this reason it's on our Editor's Choice list for 2019.

Buy it now from Rapha for £110

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