The Sportful Total Comfort Mens Bib Shorts have a big name to live up to, and they dont disappoint. With a variable density chamois that provides ample cushion, youre unlikely to find yourself in discomfort, even on the longest rides. And the compressive fabrics further enhance comfort by reducing the risk of muscle vibration and road chatter damaging your muscles.
Sportful built the Total Comfort bibs out of a blend of Lycra materials, each chosen to do a job supremely well. The majority of the shorts is comprised of mid-weight 220g Lycra, which acts as a compressive layer. Basically, it envelops your muscles in a firm embrace, which reduces muscle vibrationsa common cause of muscle tears. The seat of these shorts is built from Lycra Ceramic, which has added abrasion resistance, helping the shorts to hold up against long miles in the saddle, without wearing thin. Flat lock stitching minimizes the chances of chafing at the seams. The materials used throughout these bibs is breathable, so it will pull moisture away from your skin, and keep you cool and dry.
For the insert, Sportful chose its Total Comfort chamois, which is aptly named. It has three densities of foam, placing the firmest foam underneath typical hotspots, and helping to evenly distribute pressure. This insert is as thick as 18mm in some areas, which minimizes the effects of sitting on your saddle. When it comes to inserts that are built for all-day rides, this one is up there with some of the plushest, most forgiving options were aware of.
The Sportful Total Comfort Mens Bib Shorts are available in seven sizes, from X-Small, to 3X-Large, and in the color Black.