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Castelli Velocissimo IV Bib Short - Men's

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    Go the distance in swift fashion.

    Named after the Italian word for very speedy, it's only fitting that the Castelli Men's Velocissimo IV Bibshort keeps you pedaling swiftly across long distances without scratchy irritation, overheating issues, or chafing slowing you down. Full mesh bibs provide breathable support and stability and raw-cut leg endings remain faithfully in place with vertical silicone grippers that won't pinch your legs like some elastic leg bands.

    Castelli uses a new anatomical shape for the patterning of the bib short. The new shape moves the stitching away from sensitive areas that usually succumb to irritation after long hours in the saddle. This way, you can ride all day long without annoying irritation or scratchiness holding you back, especially considering the fantastic KISS Air chamois plushly supporting your undercarriage.

    Castelli's KISS Air chamois is comprised of dual-density foam that's lined with a seamless, dimpled microfiber that moves sweat off your skin to reduce discomfort. The chamois tapers from 14 to 4 millimeters in thickness, being thicker in the rear, then tapering off towards the front and sides. What this does is take the pressure off sensitive tissue areas, but without feeling like you're wearing a bulky pad that's prone to restricting your range of motion.

    • Move swiftly across long distances without irritation
    • Pro Dry Soft fabric is soft, stretchy, and quick-drying
    • Anatomical patterning eliminates chafing and irritation
    • KISS Air chamois balances plush support with flexibility
    • Doppio waistband for extra stretch around the stomach
    • Full mesh bibs for upright support without overheating
    • Raw cut leg endings with vertical silicone grippers
    • Item #CST00K6

    Tech Specs

    Material
    Pro Dry Soft fabric
    Fit
    form-fitting
    Chamois
    KISS Air
    Chamois Thickness
    4 - 14 mm
    Bib
    mesh bibs
    Leg Gripper
    raw-cut leg ending with silicone vertical gripper
    Reflective
    reflective heat-transfer viz strips
    Claimed Weight
    168 g
    Recommended Use
    road cycling
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Great bibs for the price

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'9"
    • Weight: 145lbs

    This is a great pair of bibs. I would not pay full price for them but at available deep discounts these are hard to beat. Probably the best chamois for the money too. I don’t think the sizing is any different from other castelli bibs (I own many). The fabric is on a thicker side (so not so good for scorching temps) and not as stretchy as Free Aero for example so they may feel a bit tighter when putting them on. I am 5’9”/145 and medium fits perfect - they disappear on your when you put them on.

    Runs really small

    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 188lbs

    I bought the VOLO bib shorts which were a little small, but a higher performance level bib. So I bought these thinking the lower performance level would mean a slightly looser fit (exactly what I wanted), but they are a full size smaller than stated. If you have big hip bones and really slim legs, these may work, but for regularly built men, go a size up.

    Size Up, These are Small for Castelli

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 180lbs

    I typically buy size L Castelli bib shorts and I have a previous version of the Velocissimo bibs in L. So, I just ordered and thought things would be just great. Tried these on and wow, they are small. If you want to buy and know your typical Castelli size, go up one more.

    Okay, enough on the sizing. The shorts look fine, the straps seem a bit narrow compared to my older version. It may not be bad if you get the right size. I bought the black and like the noir look. Don't see much to complain about in terms of finish.

    I returned these one and bought a pair of size L Volo's, those fit as expected.

    way, way too small

    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: large
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    I have worn Velocissimo bibs for the last few years, owning at least a half dozen pair - size large. This one is being returned because the size large is not even close. It must be a child sized bib because its not even close to the previous adult large. This will be the last Castelli bib that I order on-line. I already stopped ordering Castelli jerseys because the sizing is absurdly unpredictable. The last one I returned was an adult large that would have been a snug fit for a 12 year old.

    Runs small

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

    The fabric quality is great as well as the pad. Castelli runs small, but wow these are really small. Suggest 2 sizes up. The straps are short too so definitely upsize.

    Good for daily use but sizes small

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

    I really like the build of this bib short, it's solid. Not as light of material, it's on the thin but heavier side. However, it's way to small for me. I'm a medium typically in Castelli made in El Salvador. However, this one made in Morocco is tiny. I can barely get the shoulder straps over my shoulders so it feels uncomfortable. A large would probably work for me for this bibshort. I'm 5'6" and 150lbs. Lean buld, long torso. Too long for this bib short.

    look for something else

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 5'9"
    • Weight: 170lbs

    I've bought these each of the prior two years and have been very happy with them and I was looking forward to the new model. Castelli usually runs small and I typically go up one size. This year's model I'd have to go up two or three sizes for equivalent fit. Size aside, the quality of the fabric and construction seems much inferior to prior years.

    Great Bibs!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 5'11"
    • Weight: 178lbs

    I love these. I had purchased a previous years version and loved them, so I went for more. Couldn't be happier. They are super comfortable and have a great chamois that works wonderfully for my 125 - 200+ mile rides.

    I did size up on these this season as I tried my normal medium and they were much more snug. The large fit perfectly!