Ale´ Bullet WR Bib Tights
by Larisa Chinces
by Larisa Chinces
These bib tights are designed to go well with the Alé winter and cold weather jersey range. Thankfully, they also go well with many other jerseys and jackets from across their ranges. They’re form fitting, which means that you look great in them, and they also have good compression where needed, showing off your body and your style and allowing you to perform to your best. You simply look and feel great – and here’s why…
This stylish bib tight is a multi-tasker; it’s suitable for the long winter trainings, rides in the cold autumn and rides in early spring – especially in the mountain areas, where even spring can bring cold days. The material doesn’t fear humidity thanks to the ALE´ WR treatment and water repellency, meaning that they protect you against light rain, allowing you to simply enjoy the ride.
The panels are well cut and superbly stitched, with no sagging or chaffing. And ALE´ have used materials of varying thickness in different areas, giving ultimate performance. I love the wide elasticated braces, which combine the Ale´ elastic band with a central breathable mesh to help wicking and comfort. They help to keep the tights in place against me like a second skin. The lower leg panels sit tight against the calf and there’s string zips to fasten them. On the seat area, the stitching is super tough, with ALE´ using the W8 HF shammy. In use, the shammy is very comfortable and helps with moisture control on long hard rides, which I have lots of here in Transylvania. I like to feel good and look good, and everything about these bib tights matches my needs.
They’re very warm and comfortable on those long cold rides of early spring. I like that they are high waisted and fitted, giving a well contoured figure, showing me how I feel and adding to the comfort. The mesh between the straps also helps with ventilating the body sweat, keeping the area dry. What ALÉ have done really well, and which I truly do appreciate, and I also think it’s a signature from them, are the straps. Yes, it’s my favourite part of a perfect garment, and they feel so light and comfy, and stay in place, compared with other bib straps from other brands.
I’m a performance athlete, so my cycling kit needs to match my expectations. I’m also a woman, and that means that looking good and style is also important – thankfully ALÉ and I think alike 😉