Ditch the shifty chamois with the new GORE Wear C7 bib shorts

Ditch the shifty chamois with the new GORE Wear C7 bib shorts

If you’ve ever been hampered by a chamois that just won’t stay put, then the new ‘central torso architecture’ concept from GORE Wear may be just the thing you need. Best winter thermal bib shorts Best men's bib shorts for road cycling Best women’s mid-range bib shorts The concept In the new C7 bib shorts range — developed in collaboration with Olympic champion Fabian Cancellera — the pad is fully integrated and the garment is constructed around it. This differs to more traditional bib shorts where the chamois is added onto a fully engineered bib short ‘shell’. The result is said to be a pad that stays put, no matter how much you move around on the saddle. Here’s the thinking behind it: while riding, the straps of your bib shorts are exerting multi-directional tension on the chamois and the stretchy garment fabric. This causes everything downstairs to move, which ...

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