Van Rysel RR 900 bib short review

Top of the range bib short for under £50, but is there a catch?

Van Rysel RR900 bib short
Cycling Weekly Verdict

There is very little to fault the RR900 on. Excellent fit, great on-bike comfort and clean understated looks. But what stands out is the price. At less than £50 the RR900 make it hard to justify spending much more on a pair of shorts.

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In a world where bib shorts costing £150 plus are commonplace it's refreshing to see a company producing a top-of-the-line short retailing for less than £50. The Van Rysel RR900 bib short manages to pack in most of the features you would expect from a range topping short but thanks to the might of parent company, sports giant Decathlon, Van Rysel is able to keep the price as low as possible.

Buy Now: Van Rysel RR900 short from Decathlon for £49.99 

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James Bracey

James Bracey's career has seen him move from geography teacher, to MBR writer, to Cycling Weekly's senior tech writer and video presenter. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of bicycle mechanics, as well as bike fit and coaching qualifications. Bracey enjoys all manner of cycling, from road to gravel and mountain biking.