Women's Foundation Bib Short

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New for 2019, the Foundation is a pared back version of our Signature Bib Short.

We took the same great fit and comfort and sought where we could make the bib short more affordable without generally compromising quality. A new lightweight, recycled fabric gives balanced compression and an opaque finish. With the same bib straps, leg gripper and trims found on the Signature and a high-density chamois, these shorts provide excellent support in a slightly thinner form - perfect for shorter distances or the mid-week lunch ride. Also incorporated is the latest iteration of our pee-break functionality, the FlyFree. With all that packed in, the Foundation is a premium bib short at a not-so-premium price.


    • 78% Recycled nylon fabric with Extra Life Lycra: balanced compression & breathability, comfort and longevity
    • High Gauge for excellent recovery and second skin fit
    • 5-Panel design: anatomically cut, compressive and supportive to enhance performance
    • Foundation chamois, developed with Elastic Interface for excellent mid-distance comfort & support
    • FlyFree: the latest generation of our pee-break functionality without removing jersey, helmet or glasses. No more zipper, no compromises.
  • Fabric: 78% Recycled Polyamide / 22% Elastane
    Made in: Italy

  • Caring for your cycling gear properly will extend its life and maintain its performance, fit and quality. It’s important to consider these instructions carefully. While we stand behind the quality of our apparel, not adhering to these instructions will void our warranty against manufacturing & defects.

    We strongly recommend washing your new gear before wearing it. You’ll find that your apparel will soften, and fit & comfort will improve after washing - especially with bibs & shorts.

    Machine wash cool, 86°F (30°C) with like colors: Cooler temps maintain better longevity for your apparel. Like colors, especially lights, will remain more vibrant when washed with like colors.

    Use mild detergent. Do not bleach or dry clean: Strong detergents & bleach can break down the fibers and elastane in the garment, dramatically reducing its life.

    Close all fastenings: this goes also for other garments mixed in with your cycling apparel. Velcro closures or clasps can catch on stitching or trim and damage your garments.

    Lay flat to dry. Do not tumble dry: Do not put your cycling apparel in the dryer. Even on low heat. Don’t do it. Heat can damage fabric, elastic and heat transfer logos very easily. Lycra (Elastane) is used throughout our garments to provide compression and support and is susceptible to damage from heat and can irreparably damage your apparel.

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Women's Fit & Sizing

Velocio fit is designed for comfort and performance. Starting with a form-fit silhouette, we've developed our women's-specific patterns from the ground up to compliment a wide range of body types and riding styles. All of our apparel is tailored for on-bike fit to ensure optimal muscle support and range of motion while riding. You may find certain aspects of our garments to seem "off" while standing, yet once you start pedaling these points disappear. 

Velocio bibs and shorts are made from highly compressive performance fabric for excellent support through an athletic fit. They will feel small when you first put them on and will often require washing and a few rides for them to "break in." We strongly believe in the benefits of compression - both in its performance benefits, as well as in its long-distance comfort - and we've designed all of our bibs with this in mind.

Our jersey fit is a slim form-fit cut designed to provide light compression and muscle support, exceptional comfort and a streamlined look. For 2019, we’ve made some adjustments to our sizing to allow for more flexibility in fit across a broader range of body types and preferences. Our larger sizes have be re-proportioned while maintaining a tailored look.


 

Women's sizing guide

Taking your measurements

Chest - Start by placing a measuring tape around the largest part of your chest. The tape should be flat but not too snug.

Waist - Your natural waist lies between your bottom ribs and hip bones, close to the navel. To measure, breathe deeply, relax your stomach and lie the tape measure flat around your waist, allowing for a ¼ inch of slack.

Hip - Measured around the widest point of your hips.


Model measurements - Shown wearing size S jersey / M bib short.

Height: 5'5" (165cm)
Weight: 148lbs (67kg)
Chest: 36" (91cm)
Waist: 28.5" (73cm)
Hips: 39.5" (100cm)

  • Size Chest Waist Hip
    XXS 29 - 31 22-24 31.5 - 33.5
    XS 31 - 33 24-26 33.5 - 35.5
    S 33 - 35 26-28 35.5 - 37.5
    M 35 - 37.5 28-30.5 37.5 - 40
    L 37.5 - 40 30.5-33 40 - 42.5
    XL 40 - 42.5 33-35.5 42.5 - 45.5
    XXL 42.5 - 45 35.5-38 45.5 - 48.5
  • Size Chest Waist Hip
    XXS 74 - 79 56 - 61 80 - 85
    XS 79 - 84 61 - 66 85 - 90
    S 84 - 89 66 - 71 90 - 95
    M 89 - 95 71 - 77 95 - 102
    L 95 - 102 77 - 84 102 - 108
    XL 102 - 108 84 - 90 108 - 116
    XXL 108 - 114 90 - 97 116 - 123

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    UM
    10/09/2019
    Urszula M.
    United States United States
    • Size purchased M
    • Product fit Runs small

    Foundation bib short

    Like they said; premium bibs at a not so premium price!!

    A
    10/08/2019
    Anonymous
    United States United States
    • Size purchased Purchased Size M. Runs slightly smaller than others.
    • Product fit Runs small

    Wonderful purchase

    I was somewhat skeptical about the Fly-Free design at first. Over the past weekend, I rode a 62 mile charity ride and couldn't have been happier. Not only is the Fly-Free the most awesome thing ever - but the bibs are super comfortable and the chamois is perfect. Not too bulky but supportive.

    KV
    08/27/2019
    Karine V.
    United States United States
    • Size purchased small
    • Product fit True to size

    Takes a few rides to fit right, otherwise feels like I have a ******

    This fit really great while on the bike, but walking around in them before or after a ride is like having a constant ******. I own plenty of bibs (I've been racing for years) and friends had said these were some of the most comfortable on the planet. I guess everyone is different or maybe it's just gonna take a few more washes before the chamois is less stiff to the point I feel like i have something stuck up my butt crack haha. I bought a small and it fits well otherwise and the *** functionality on these bibs are A++, I'm 5'4 130lbs with big legs.

    JD
    06/06/2019
    Julie D.
    United States United States

    Love these bibs!

    These bibs have totally changed my ride comfort to a whole new level. Love the quality, technical aspects, and comfort for long rides. Definitely would recommend.