All good rides start with a comfortable pair of bib shorts. This season Rapha has overhauled its entire range, focusing on three key principles to make sure you’re sitting comfortably. Whether you’re riding far or near, slow or fast, browse our new selection below to find the pair that suits you best.

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Advanced fabrics
Combining the perfect level of support with world-class technical performance.

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Upgraded chamois
Helps avoid discomfort and chafing with size-specific pads and layered foam densities.

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Refined fit
Engineered to your riding position and style, from upright to in the drops.

Advanced fabrics
Combining the perfect level of support with world-class technical performance.

Upgraded chamois
Helps avoid discomfort and chafing with size-specific pads and layered foam densities.

Refined fit
Engineered to your riding position and style, from upright to in the drops.

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“Having comfortable, well-fitting bib shorts is crucial because they’re your connection to the bike.”

Tiffany Cromwell

Professional cyclist for CANYON//SRAM

Souplesse Bib Shorts II

For all female riders and racers. Designed to keep you comfortable on your fastest rides, with a streamlined, supportive shape that reduces fabric bunching.

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Chamois

Female-specific pad, developed for maximum cushioning and comfort where it’s needed.

Fit

New wider cuff grippers minimise thigh pinching, while bib straps pull you into position for comfort at pace.

Fabric

Supportive fabric sits tight against the legs to limit muscle fatigue and avoid unflattering bunching.

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“I love my Souplesse Bib Shorts. During the season, we wear them everyday, and I don’t think I’ve ever tried anything so comfy… They’re high-quality, stylish and aerodynamic.”

Elena Cecchini

Cyclist for CANYON//SRAM and 3x Italian national champion

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To avoid unwanted bulges and bunching, all unnecessary seams and excess fabric have been removed for a smoother, streamlined shape.

Brevet Bib Shorts

For long-lasting comfort and visibility when venturing further afield. Tested and proven at ultra-distance events such as the Transcontinental Race.

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Chamois

For multi-day comfort, with different foam densities for a cushioned ride, and perforated to wash and dry overnight.

Fit

Shaped and fitted for an all-day riding position. Supportive, but not too restrictive for when you’re off the bike.

Fabric

An updated body fabric delivers greater compression for tired legs, while new ‘open-stripe’ straps help wick away sweat.

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Never underestimate the psychological gain of putting on a fresh pair of bibs. Being able to wash and dry them overnight is like pressing reset: new day, new bibs, new ride.

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Stay seen on the road, all day and night, with hi-vis and reflective stripes on each leg.

Classic Bib Shorts

For absolute comfort on the weekend ride and beyond. An update on our best-selling bib shorts, with an improved size-specific chamois pad and a high-stretch, luxury Lycra™.

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Chamois

For all-day comfort, with a new size-specific pad featuring body-contoured padding and a soft finish.

Fit

Suits a relaxed riding position, with a new thigh gripper and straps that keep the bibs in place.

Fabric

Made from a soft, matt-black Lycra™ that offers high stretch for freedom of movement.

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Our Classic Bib Shorts – worn by tens of thousands of riders over millions of miles, and now improved for 2017.

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The luxury mesh material used on the shoulder straps is supremely soft and breathable, offering high stretch.

Core Bib Shorts

For everyday training and commuting. Combining simple quality with pared-back design for the best value bib shorts on the market.

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Chamois

A high quality pad designed for all types of riding, from commuting to training rides.

Fit

Offers full stretch for all body shapes. Comfort, without compromising performance.

Fabric

Made using a dense-knit fabric for support and modesty, with laser-cut silicone leg grippers.

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“The Core bibs are Rapha’s entry-level offering but they surpass that designation in both price and quality. 9.3 out of 10.”

VeloNews magazine

September 2016

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A simple but perfectly crafted pair of bib shorts that delivers unparalleled quality in its class.

Free crash repair

If you’ve had a crash and torn your bib shorts, send them to us and we’ll repair them for free.
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