Lightweight Bib Shorts

$138.00 was$230.00

Lightweight Bib Shorts is rated 4.6129 out of 5 by 62.
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Technical bib shorts created for the hottest riding conditions. Made from a lighter weight fabric, higher-wicking mesh and incorporating a perforated pad for maximum breathability.


Lightweight and breathable summer bib shorts

With a newly improved gripper and new colour ways, these shorts are designed for hot summer conditions. They use a soft, stretch fabric for breathability, which is also lighter than other Rapha Bib Shorts. The fabric also incorporates sun-block treatment. There is a lighter mesh on the bib section and a larger cutaway at the back. The chamois pad was developed exclusively for Rapha and is lightweight and perforated. The bibs are stitched for comfort and durability.

Key features:

  • Lightweight Fabric
  • High-wicking mesh
  • Proprietary perforated pad
  • Larger cutaway back section
  • SPF factor 50+


  • Lightweight Lycra fabric
  • SPF factor 50+
  • Perforated pad exclusive to Rapha
  • Large cutaway section
  • High-wicking mesh
  • Colour-matched leg stripe and side panels
  • Lightweight, extra-wide gripper
  • Colour-on-colour Rapha logos


  • Main: 90% polyester; 10% Elastane
  • Bibs: 92% polyester; 8% Elastane 
  • Lightweight Bib Shorts (medium size): 168 grammes
  • Classic Bib Shorts (medium size): 214 grammes
  • Pad: upper layer 81% nylon, 19% Elastane; foam 100% polyurethane.


  • Machine wash – 30C
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Cool iron – one dot
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not dry clean
  • Wash dark colours separately

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 Rapha's cycling shorts are very good & classic too I will definitely order more shorts from Rapha when I need a new pair.
Date published: 2015-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rapha Jeans fit and look great I have always been a little gun-shy about spending $100+ on jeans. I love Rapha products and own a great assortment. So I decided to pull the trigger on two pairs (black and blue) during the sale (I almost always buy during one of the two major sales). At $150 I still find these expensive and the only reason reason I didn't award the product five stars. The fit is fantastic. Tight but straight and slightly flexible. I do not care to roll the leg up and like it the way it normal lies. I also found the length to be true. I really needed a jean refresh. As a recent purchase, the only unknown is how long they look/fit this good. Maybe I'll leave another review in the future. Perhaps publish more reviews?
Date published: 2015-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight, but far from 'Lightweight' Within the realm of urban colloquialisms, 'lightweight' tends to be a negative term; yet in any sport, lightweight is a heaven-send. This being said, these Lightweight bibs are true heavyweight hard-hitters. I am more than pleased with the quality of the product--the seams are flat and well-finished, the chamois is divine, and the design of the product is second-to-none within warmer weather oriented cycling kit (though from my experience, the Pro Team Bibs are just as wonderful). Sizing-wise, the bibs are a bit more forgiving; when I order again, I will opt for an L in lieu of the XL which I thought I would need (legs are around 30" around in-season). Rapha once more hits the nail on the head with a high-quality product!
Date published: 2015-11-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Strange sizing In everything else in Rapha I am a Large. But I'm these even the XL is really tight. Had to retur
Date published: 2015-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another Amazing Bib from Rapha I've bought a couple of bibs from Rapha in the past the normal pro bib, and the replica bib. This one is up there if not beyond the normal pro bib, maybe because its all new and shiny but for me this is the most comfortable yet. The clinchers on the leg are great and they will not move, an improvement on the pro style ones. first time i have ever had a bib were the back is open and its a nice change, the test will come when the weather gets slightly cooler but i imgine a base layer will provide the extra cover which may be needed
Date published: 2015-09-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Chafes where you least want it Beautifully designed and made, as you'd expect but slightly loose at the front causing chafing where you least want it. Have a similar bib in XL which was very uncomfortable after 100km. Thought L would be better but I'm not sure it is.
Date published: 2015-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality, Comfort, Style.....Noyce ! Struggled with shorts for years, switched to Castelli a few years ago but still not quite right for me. First Rapha purchase ever and already massive difference in comfort. Will be definitely stocking up on more of these little beauts.
Date published: 2015-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortably Bum! These shorts mould around you in the saddle keeping everything in place and with a coating of Chamoix cream in the correct area you can be sure to have a comfortable day in the saddle and look the part!
Date published: 2015-09-02
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