Women's Foundation Bib Short

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A premium bib short at a not-so-premium price. The Foundation offers an approachable platform for a better riding experience. The articulated bib short takes notes from the fan-favorite Signature Bib Short and simplifies it for the perfect lunch-ride option. Compression and recycled fabrics work together with a high-density chamois for an excellent mid-distance bib short option.

FlyFree bib upper allows for quick roadside bathroom breaks without removing layers.

Size

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Features
  • 78% Recycled nylon fabric with Extra Life Lycra: balanced compression & breathability, comfort and longevity
  • High Gauge for excellent recovery and second skin fit
  • 5-Panel design: anatomically cut, compressive and supportive to enhance performance
  • Foundation chamois, developed with Elastic Interface for excellent mid-distance comfort & support
  • FlyFree: pee-break friendly design: no clasps, zippers or snaps. Removing helmet jersey or other layers not required.
Materials & Care

Fabric Content

78% Polyamide,22% Elastane

Made in AL

Caring for your cycling gear properly will extend its life and maintain its performance, fit and quality. Its important to consider these instructions carefully. While we stand behind the quality of our apparel, not adhering to these instructions will void our warranty against manufacturing & defects. 

We strongly recommend washing your new gear before wearing it. Youll find that your apparel will soften, and fit & comfort will improve after washing - especially with bibs & shorts. 

Machine wash cool, 86F (30C) with like colors: Cooler temps maintain better longevity for your apparel. Like colors, especially lights, will remain more vibrant when washed with like colors. 

Use mild detergent. Do not bleach or dry clean: Strong detergents & bleach can break down the fibers and elastane in the garment, dramatically reducing its life. 

Close all fastenings: this goes also for other garments mixed in with your cycling apparel. Velcro closures or clasps can catch on stitching or trim and damage your garments. 

Lay flat to dry. Do not tumble dry: Do not put your cycling apparel in the dryer. Even on low heat. Dont do it. Heat can damage fabric, elastic and heat transfer logos very easily. Lycra (Elastane) is used throughout our garments to provide compression and support and is susceptible to damage from heat and can irreparably damage your apparel.

FAQ

What is the inseam length of your bib shorts?
As a general rule of thumb, all of our bib shorts are designed to be as close to the same length as possible. Different fabrics have different fits and elasticity so this is not always an exact science. As a baseline, however, our Women's bib shorts are 22cm (8.7") from the center crotch to the leg gripper in size M, with +/- 1.5cm (0.6") per size grading. Our Men's bib shorts are 25.5cm (10") in size M, with +/- 1.5cm (0.6") per size grading.

What is the main fit difference between bib short models?
All of our bib shorts are designed to fit consistently across the size range, meaning if you wear as size L in our Signature Bib Shorts, you will also likely find the size L to be the best fit in our other bib shorts. In terms of fit, the main difference is the amount of compression each bib short offers. LUXE is our most compressive, followed by CONCEPT. We hear often that these two look quite small and take a bit of effort to get on - trust us when we say it's effort well spent. Signature is what we'd call medium compression - still higher than most other brands, but not as compressive as the two mentioned above. Foundation is very similar to Signature. And Ultralight is the least compressive, primarily due to the ultra light-weight fabric.

My bibs feel super tight when I try them on for the first time! Help?!
All of our bibs are designed for optimal fit on the bike. When trying-on or wearing your bibs for the first time, try them on the bike (or mimicking on the bike posture) to feel an ideal approximation of fit. Different parts of the bibs will fit and feel more comfortable in the riding position vs. standing upright. Also, all of our bib shorts will “break-in” after a few rides and washes, conforming to the shape of the rider. Hence, we offer our 30-Day Signature Guarantee for a complete test. The best bibs don’t feel perfect standing in front of a mirror - the design makes pedaling better.

Are the chamois the same in all your bib shorts?
We’ve developed several chamois for our line that are proprietary to Velocio. These have been developed over years of testing and feedback to be the most comfortable and supportive available for any distance or type of riding. Our Signature chamois has been refined since our launch and the latest iteration is a dual-density pad, incorporating an anti-vibration super high density layer with a supportive high density layer to create all-day comfort and support. It’s available in anatomic specific versions in our LUXE, Signature, and Ultralight bib shorts. The CONCEPT bib shorts have a proprietary fully-integrated chamois. This innovative design is comprised of a multi-density padding that is attached to the short by a highly elastic liner, creating a floating pad that conforms to every movement with minimal bulk and allows for a uniquely free pedaling motion. Lastly, the Foundation bib short uses a pared back version of our Signature pad with a single high-density foam and recycled top fabric, creating a great mid-distance pad with medium support and slimmer form factor. To learn more about our bib range, please check out our Bib Guide.

Return Policy

The Velocio Signature Guarantee

The Velocio Signature Guarantee underscores our mission to create a better cycling experience. We believe that riding in our gear is the best proof of our commitment to quality and performance. Therefore, we stand behind everything we make. Try any of our products for 30 days to ensure it meets your needs. Wear it. Ride in it. Wash it. We believe it will provide a better riding experience. If you are not 100% satisfied with your Velocio product, you may return it within 30 days of receiving the product.

See our complete return policy

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Women's Fit Guide

All Velocio Equipment is designed to fit while in riding position, maximizing the performance of the apparel for its intended purpose. The chart below is a guide to help determine your optimum size.

There is purposely overlap at the outside ranges for each size, allowing you to fine-tune your fit. If your size falls into these overlapping portions, choose the smaller size for a more tailored performance fit, or the larger size for a standard fit.

Still trying to figure it out or need help? Email us at service@velocio.cc and we’ll be happy to answer any questions. Remember that our Signature Guarantee also backs every piece.

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Women's Size Guide

All Velocio Equipment is designed to fit while in riding position. Please refer to the Velocio Fit Guide to find the proper size.

Use the following measurements in the table below to cross reference your size with the size of Velocio garments. For a reference on how these should fit and what size you should purchase, refer to the fit guide.

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CJ
08/01/2022
Christine J.
Denmark Denmark

Comfort!!

I love these, super comfort for long rides

MF
09/02/2021
Michele F.
Canada Canada

First time for a bib short

I’ve been wearing the short on most rides, very comfortable and good quality.

A Velocio - International Customer
JB
03/01/2021
jennifer b.
Canada Canada

Great quality and price!

I bought these shorts after being a little unimpressed with the quality and fit of the Rapha Core shorts. I figured these were slightly cheaper and would just be a good option to finish out the season. I was really impressed!! The fit and quality are way nicer than the Rapha Core products and after 15+ wears and washes, they still feel good. I plan on purchasing some of the Luxe shorts for this season and would strongly recommend anyone on the fence about trying Velocio to try these shorts to start. Great price. Great quality.

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