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Flyweight Bib Shorts

CAD$270.00 (incl. import duty)

Flyweight Bib Shorts is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 124.
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New cycling bib shorts for riding and training in hot and humid conditions, with a light, breathable fabric and a thin mesh upper section to keep you cool.

Flyweight Bib ShortsCAD$270.00

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Take flight in the heat

The Flyweight Bib Shorts are designed for riding in hot and humid conditions. The shorts are made of an extremely lightweight, soft four-way stretch fabric - the lightest we’ve used in our bib shorts - that has been treated with coldblack® which reduces the build-up of heat. The upper section has a breathable and lightweight construction, with a thin mesh that stretches to fit over your shoulders. The chamois pad is the same perforated one used in the Pro Team Lightweight Bib Shorts. Featuring coloured uppers to pair with the Flyweight Jerseys, allowing you to look - and stay - cool as you take flight in the heat. The bibs are available in two lengths, regular and short, with a difference between leg lengths of approximately 1 inch. The short option is for shorter riders or those who prefer a higher hem on the thigh.


  • Available in two leg lengths - regular and short, with approximately 1 inch variation in length
  • Lightweight, soft four-way stretch fabric
  • Treated with coldblack to reduce absorption of sunlight and keep your legs cool
  • Rapha logo printed on left leg
  • Lightweight mesh stretch upper for comfort and breathability
  • Bonded elastic binding for a smooth finish
  • Lightweight silicone dot gripper to hold the shorts in place
  • Perforated, quick drying chamois pad (same as Pro Team Lightweight Bib Shorts)


  • 80% polyester
  • 20% elastane


  • Machine wash cool at 30 degrees
  • Wash with similar colours
  • Do not tumble dry
  • 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 Beautiful design. I put it cycling through 300 km comfortably. It’s so good
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent hot weather bibs Excellent fabric weight in shorts and lightweight mesh bibs for hot, humid Southeast U.S. cycling. Grippers are comfortable but not constricting. Favorite feature is lower cut of bibs on sides than other Rapha shorts which feels less constricting/ clammy in the hottest, most humid conditions. NOTE: run LARGE vs. my other Rapha shorts (Pro Team bibs, Pro Team Lightweight bibs). I had to downsize from Large to Medium.
Date published: 2017-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for hot weather I decided to buy these in preparation for a trip to southern Spain. So glad I did - they were perfect for the weather. It was still hot obviously, but riding in these bibs made things far more comfortable. The pad is great, the finish is nice (a little shiny compared to others) and the fit is great (would say they are true to size). Overall I'm very pleased and glad that I got them.
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts for hot weather Great shorts, bought as part of the bundle with the jersey. Very lightweight, nice chamois and the straps are comfortable. I also like the fact that they come in a short and regular length (I bought the shorter length).
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like a second skin Great comfort but wish the material feels a bit more luxurious and less plastic-like; something between this and the lightweight bib would feel nicer.
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very satisfied This is the second set of bibs I’ve bought from Rapha. Great for hot summer days, very comfortable, very lightweight.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very comfortable I bought the shorts and flyweight top as a bundle. An excellent combo in looks and comfort. The shorts have an excellent pad and an excellent fit. Hot weather was a joy to ride in.
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best summer bibs, period. these have my favorite chamoise pad ever, it doesnt feel like a diaper! A huge improvement over every other chamoise pad on the market.
Date published: 2017-09-14
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I purchased NAVY flyweight bib shorts, but they are almost black. Shirts is navy but not the shorts. Are all your nave shorts more black rather than navy?

Asked by: Davidguae
We use a variety of Navy shades depending on which collection the item is part of. The Flyweight Navy is a different shade to the Classic II and Brevet
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-11-06

I am a 6'3 rider and wondering if these would fit my tall frame. I have purchased the classic bib and had to return because the seam in the middle was to tight on my nads. I prefer the bib wearing a bib vs. the short so any feedback would be great! Thanks

Asked by: Tallguy
The Bib shorts should meet your requirements. Please do consult the sizing guide. The Bibs are designed to be worn when riding a bike, so standing tall they may feel slightly tight. We do have a 90 day returns policy should these garments not meet with your specifications.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-07-25

I'm 5'9 with a 33inch waist and 30 inch inseam. Should I go with a large bib in short length?

Asked by: Jase700
We would recommend a Medium in standard length short rather than up-sizing based on your waist size.
Answered by: Rapha_SC
Date published: 2017-07-25

Hi, my waist is 29 inch and im 5'6" with 28" inseam. May i know which suits me best, short or regular? Shall i go for xs regular or s short?

Asked by: Scha
You could try the Small version of these garment based upon these dimensions and the choice of regular or short is entirely dependent on your personal preferences. The difference between the regular and small are 3cm.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-06-14

Hi, do the Flyweight bibs have an SPF/UPF rating? Many thanks.

Asked by: pmjones
The Bibs do have SPF/UPF protection from the sun.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-06-06

Hi, Can you please please tell the main colour of the bib shorts for the dark blue green in this range, (i.e is the main area black etc). Thank you.

Asked by: TheChris_G
Hi, the Dark Blue Green on these shorts corresponds to the breathable fabric and a thin mesh upper section and the logo on the side of the legs.
Answered by: sezr
Date published: 2017-05-22

Hi, I am looking to purchase some bib shorts and as I have a 33 in waist (and am 6'1") I'm in-between sizes. I want to know what the best size would be for the fly weight bibs and the classic bib short II. Thanks,

Asked by: jaymac
Hi, as you say are in between sizes I suggest a Medium on the Classic Bib Shorts II and a Large on the Flyweight Bib Shorts. Should you need to exchange, we have a 90 days return period.
Answered by: sezr
Date published: 2017-05-12

I understood that these bibs a more relaxed fit compared to Pro Team Range. So, to have the same fit should I downsize from medium to small?

Asked by: Labomba5
You should consult the sizing guide on the website and this does take into account the different style of garments.
Answered by: Rapha_MC
Date published: 2017-05-12
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