Girl Gear: On Our Short List

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published Dec 1, 2011
  • Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 3:45 PM UTC

Pearl Izumi Women’s Elite Cycling bib

There’s one major disadvantage women have when wearing bibs: It’s impossible to make a quick pit stop. Pearl Izumi took this into account with the movable back flap, but it still proves to be a challenge compared to shorts. The elastic used for the leg openings was the softest we tested.

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Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a contributor for Triathlete magazine, a six-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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