which road shorts under £30?

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by Banjo, 19 Apr 2010.

  1. Banjo

    Banjo Fuelled with Jelly Babies

    South Wales
    More interested in comfort than style.Any suggestions?
  2. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

    lost somewhere
    I got some baggies from Wiggle. The padded undershorts can be worn with jeans or whatever you want.


    Shop around, you can probably get them cheaper elsewhere now.
  3. johnnyh

    johnnyh Veteran

  4. aJohnson

    aJohnson Senior Member

    Bury, Manchester
    +1 for the dhb's.
  5. John the Monkey

    John the Monkey Frivolous Cyclist

    If you do go for the linked Altrua ascents, bear in mind that the sizing is on the large side - I'm a 32" waist, and the medium drowned me.

    If you can stretch your budget slightly, Endura's "Hummvee" shorts are absolutely superb.
  6. OP

    Banjo Fuelled with Jelly Babies

    South Wales
  7. redjedi

    redjedi Über Member

    I recommend the Lusso shorts.

    Very good quality, reasonable priced and made in the UK.

    They are a little hard to come by at the moment due to supply issues, but CRC have some good stock.

    I recently got the Pro Gel bib shorts and they are extremely comfortable.

    If you are doing long distances, I would recommend getting some bib shorts. You'll never look back.
  8. OP

    Banjo Fuelled with Jelly Babies

    South Wales
    I havent tried bibs. I imagine the straps keep the shorts pulled up correctly?
  9. redjedi

    redjedi Über Member

    They do indeed. They also won't dig into your stomach and can help hold in some of the unwanted bulges :laugh:
  10. ACS

    ACS Guru

  11. Kestevan

    Kestevan Last of the Summer Winos

    I was in Decathlon last week and they had some quality bib-shorts on offer for £19.99.

    They're the same pair I bought last year for £45.00. Exceptionally comfortable and so far so well made.

    I almost bought another pair.... but I had the Mrs with me so I couldn't "hide" the purchase :laugh:
  12. magnatom

    magnatom Guest


    I've just purchased my 3rd pair. I use them day in day out for commuting, now that the weather is improving.
  13. GrumpyGregry

    GrumpyGregry Here for rides.

  14. yello

    yello Legendary Member

    If you're looking for inexpensive, I could point you in the direction of Ozzo (Mike Dyason) shorts....


    ...they are a bit forgotten now but used to regularly feature in 'best buys' many years ago. Besides, at £18.35 they are worth a look.
  15. raindog

    raindog er.....

    go for bibs every time
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