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Classic Bib Shorts II

$235.00

Classic Bib Shorts II is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 208.
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Our award-winning cycling shorts feature an improved chamois pad for absolute comfort. Discover an icon evolved.

Classic Bib Shorts II$235.00

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Classic design, unbeatable comfort

Cycling shorts are the most important clothing purchase any rider can make. Get them right and every kilometre that passes beneath your tyres will be a pleasure; get them wrong, and every kilometre will be an ordeal.

Building on our best-selling Classic Bib Shorts, version II features an updated, body-contoured pad with three sizes spread across the range to ensure perfect fit from XS to XXL.

The shorts are made from a soft Lycra to allow exceptional freedom of movement, while the bib straps are constructed from a luxury mesh material, with a large cutaway section in the back to prevent overheating. Flatlock stitching ensures all seams lie completely flat to deter chafing, and a new leg gripper provides better grip at a reduced weight.

“There's a reason for calling things "classic' and these are it. These are a go-to pair of bibs.”
The Riddla, Chicago

FEATURES

  • Updated chamois pad
  • Size – specific chamois
  • Available in a range of colours with complimentary Rapha logos
  • Highly breathable back
  • Soft grippers and flatlock stitching
  • Rear key pocket

FABRIC

  • 74% polyamide
  • 26% elastane

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Machine wash cool 30°C
  • Wash dark colours separately
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not iron
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not dry clean

Rapha leg and waist sizing info

Waist: natural waist measurement is taken from above the hips, close to the navel.
Inside Leg: from the crotch to the base of the ankle.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Updated from the original Classic shorts. Loved them and love these. Great shorts
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Bibshorts II Best fitting most comfortable shorts I've ever owned.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They made my fave bin shorts better! I've always loved the classic bibs, I've had a few other pairs inc pro team. But the classics are the only ones that I have multiple pairs of and they remain my 'go to' for proper rides. I was a bit worried when I heard they had tweaked them, but after a 5hr ride I came to the conclusion that they somewhow made the best better! :)
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My second pair of bib shorts Had to replace my first pair due to being shredded when in A&E and being beyond repair. Best bib shorts I have worn really comfortable a pleasure to wear.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Comfort I was sceptical about the price reflecting true value and quality; I shouldn't have been, 6 hours into a ride and these are the most comfortable bib shorts I have owned.
Date published: 2017-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Bib Shorts Well I was a bit of a skeptic about the whole Rapha craze. I ordered one pair of the Classic II bibshorts just to try them out. By far the most comfortable bib shorts I have worn! They barely feel like they are on, but the chamois is the best I have ever used. The grippers hold my leg and do not move during the ride even though I do not have huge thighs. Now I have a problem because I like these so much I don't want to go back to my old tried and true bib shorts. So I bought another pair. Problem solved. I am 6ft.1in and about 205 lbs. Not a small guy but the L fit fine. I live outside of Toronto Canada and these shorts showed up 2 days after I ordered them.
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Bib Shorts Just Got Better What I notice most about these compared to the already very comfortable Original Classic Bib Shorts is the pad. Just when you thought it couldn't get any more comfortable, it does.. The second most noticeable difference for me was the leg grippers, very secure with no movement, just a very firm grip on my thighs. I'm a 34 waist and a towering 175cm, weighing in at 87kg, I wear a large and they're perfect. My only niggle would be a slightly shorter inside leg, for vertically challenged people such as myself.
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very comfortable chamois This is the third pair of these shorts I have purchased. Can't fault them!
Date published: 2017-08-27
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Hi, I am interested in buying the classic bib shorts II, for my long distance rides 80-100 mile, would you recommend these for that purpose, my waist is 35 inch and my inside leg 30 inch, what size should I go for?

Asked by: Kesgee
We would recommend the XL Bib Shorts based on you dimensions.
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-09-05

I'm a size 32 waist but a 34 inseam. Should I buy the M or the L classic II bib short? 

Asked by: sizequestion
We would recommend that you defer to your waist size as the large Bib Short would not fit correctly around your hips and excess material chafe
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-08-29

hi, my waist is 36.5" and had the flyweight bibs. its slightly loose in the fit for size XL. Should I go with the L range for the Classic bibs 2. Thanks

Asked by: Lim B
Try the Large Classic II Bibs as the XL Flyweight share the same fit and if you find them too small, you can return for an exchange within 30-days of riding using our Classics Guarantee
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-08-25

Where are the Classic Bib Shorts II made?

Asked by: arnemaine
The Classic Bib Shorts II are manufactured in Italy
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-08-21

Hi Rapha, I've bought a pair of classic bibs 2 in a size small. They fit pretty perfectly apart from the leg grippers are a bit tight around my thighs. Are the leg grippers likely to relax/stretch a bit to my leg size as I wear them?

Asked by: Matt A
The Lycra will stretch and adapt to your legs the more you wear them
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-08-14

With the Purple bib shorts, is the black contrast a pure black or is it a purpley shade of black? also, the new chamois size is now dependant on short size (great) so in theory, is the medium on the Classic 2's the same as the medium on the Classic 1's?

Asked by: BobbyH
The Classic Bib Shorts II are a pure, Classic Black with Purple trim. The Chamois have been resized to optimise fit in each size. Due to this, the Chamois is slightly different in this version than previous.
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-07-18

The Small Classic II feels too large. Sorry I didn't return them before riding them. Would I be better off in a XS Classic II or S Pro Team? Which has a best pad for 100+ mile rides? I normally wear S Assos and M Sportful Super Total Comfort.

Asked by: richardm
You could try the XS Classic II. The Chamois pad in the Classics collection is more suitable for distance rides as the Pro Team collection has a thinner pad and is designed as a race garment. The Classics range has a Classics Guarantee 30 day returns policy, even in cases when the garment has been worn. For more information on the Classics Guarantee please see our website.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-07-05

How do I write a fab review on my new classic bib shorts ?

Asked by: Portholepete
You should receive an email 4 weeks after purchase and this will give you the option to write a review on your products.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-05-17
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