Velocio Ultralight bib shorts review

Summer weight shorts that don't trade ventilation for opacity

Velocio Ultralight bib shorts
(Image credit: Colin Levitch)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Ultralight bibs don't have some of the outward-facing features that other lightweight bibs see, like mesh panels or perforations, but they do well to innoculate against oppressive heat and humidity.

Reasons to buy
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    Lightweight fabric doesn't go see-through

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    Surprisingly compressive

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    Sizes for every body

Reasons to avoid
  • -

    One of the few Velocio garments not made from recycled or natural textiles

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The Velocio Ultralight bib shorts are a pared-down version of its Signature bib, made with lighter-weight fabrics to contend with high summer riding conditions. 

The brand has its roots in women's-specific clothing but has evolved over the years and now has a full range of men's kit. Velocio says the Ultralight bibs are designed to "provide an antidote to the heated seats of summer riding."

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