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bwpearre409879 wrote a review of on August 19, 2014

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: Runs small

I wear them for everything, which for me means casual wear, biking (upright and recumbent), dancing, yoga, trail running, playing cello, catching a pint... I'm fairly slim: 188cm, 75kg, and wear a size large in these, which seems odd (31" waist pants (measured, not vanity) tend to fit me best). On me these do not ride up, but are in fact the second-best underwear I've tried.

The best was the Icebreaker 200-weight GT Sprint, now discontinued. So I guess it depends on your shape. My other 150-weight Icebreakers, the Anatomica, occasionally ride up, and don't fit me as well. But the bigger problem with those is that the fabric is thin and doesn't last very long. I worry that these will have the same durability problems, but that remains to be seen. For now they get a perfect score...

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bwpearre409879 wrote a review of on July 14, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
Fit: Runs large

I'm 187cm, 75kg. I own a lot of Icebreaker and find that their medium and large tend to fit me quite well. This shirt from Ibex, in size medium, is cavernous, at least 3cm bigger than my Icebreaker polos in every direction. Just designed to fit loose? Maybe, but it really really does. Vanity sizing?

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bwpearre409879 wrote a review of on October 10, 2013

3 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size

I bought these for winter camping and cycling (commuting, mainly, but I ride fast for someone who's not a racer wannabe). They are fantastic for what I want: highly breathable while still being warm in a chilly wind, somewhat abrasion-resistant on the palm and fingers due to the leather, machine-washable, warm. I cycle with them down to about -3C and then add liners.

After a season of light-ish use, they are tearing where the leather meets the wool on the index finger, and in a few other spots as well. They were so good for my needs that I might even buy another pair, but they're awfully expensive for a disposable item.

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