Bib Shorts or Bibs, have become a symbol of the recreational cyclists. Riders climb into the tight compressive material, hoist the straps over their shoulders and head out on their road bikes.
Bib shorts (or shy shorts) are cycling shorts that look like “Bib Shorts“ on the outside, but that are designed for cycling. Some have a thin chamois lining on the inside.
These Bib Shorts are basically dual purpose in that the wearer need not to change from tight singular purpose cycling Bib shorts into casual clothes when going out yet have some of the benefits of wearing Bib Shorts.
reduce wind resistance, increasing aerodynamic efficiency.
The idea of “modern bib shorts” was a development from the braces or suspenders that cyclists once used to hold up old-fashioned wool shorts, which had a tendency to become loose and heavy from riders’ sweat.