Castelli Sorpasso RoS women's bib tights review

Cyclists ask a lot of their winter tights, but Castelli ticks the boxes without a jarring swing tag

Castelli Sorpasso RoS women’s bib tights
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Extremely comfortable bib tights which tick all the boxes: warmth, water resistance, breathability and fit. There's no restriction around the knees and the pad provides ample comfort. A comfort break feature that works is on our 'would like' list for the future, but for now these have performed so excellently we're happy to overlook the omission. The ankle zips don't really serve much purpose, but didn't cause irritation, either.

Reasons to buy
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    Water resistant

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    Reasonable price

Reasons to avoid
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    Would like a comfort break solution

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    Not a fan of zipped ankles

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The Castelli Sorpasso RoS women's bib tights were selected for an Editor's Choice award in 2020. This year's list contains 78 items which scored a 9 or 10/10 with our tech team - this gear is the best of the best, and has received the Cycling Weekly stamp of approval. 

Protection from mother nature's winter wrath, breathability, the power to eliminate sweat, flexible fabric which doesn't restrict movement... cyclists ask a lot of winter tights. Castelli has met all of these needs with its Castelli Sorpasso RoS women's bib tights, without a price tag that has you expecting the ability to auto-adjust like a weather-responsive chameleon.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.