Castelli Tenerissimo 2 bib-tights




  • Tall bib
  • Warm
  • Soft fabric


  • Not much

Price as reviewed:


The women-specific Kiss 3 pad in these bibs was a highlight, being the perfect thickness – neither so thick it bunched up, nor so thin it made for sore bones after an hour or so.

Women’s bib-tights are surprisingly rare so it was nice to not only test some, but to test some well thought out ones too.

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The tall bib not only gives an extra element of warmth and wind protection to the chest on colder days, but the zippered body also made dressing far easier.

Mesh on the back prevented the extra heat build up from causing any issues with overheating.


The small size tested was longer in the leg than ideal for me, but the soft, brushed-backed Thermoflex fabric meant it didn't rub uncomfortably behind the knee.