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Review: Louis Garneau NEO POWER BIB SHORT

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We Liked

  • Excellent ergonomic compressive fit from the12panel design and Lycra Power
  • Powerband: Compressive cuff is mega comfortable
  • Power Mesh on back straps keep it cool and comfortable
  • Seamless Inner leg
  • Flatlock Seams

The Louis Garneau Neo Power Bib Shorts have been the primary bibs I have been wearing for the summer. Mainly because of how great they fit me. I even wear them under my baggy MTB and DH gear as well because of the superior compression of the Lycra Power used in the 12 panel construction. Even though the LG Mondo Evo Bib shorts are still may favorite to wear on hard rides or when I really want to perform my best. The Neo Power bib shorts are not far off but at $50 less is an excellent choice for all around use and comfort. Part of that comfort is because there isn’t a silicon gripper at the leg cuff instead is the Powerband compressive cuff. The same design shared with that the LG Bib Knickers previously reviewed, no doubt I will be found wearing them the weather turns chilly. One would think without a gripper the leg opening would roll and not stay in place this is not the case plus the design allows absolute freedom of movement and increased circulation. Power mesh is used for the back of the bib straps for excellent breathability, moisture management and support. As with all Louis Garneau clothing attention to detail is number one, that means a seamless inner leg and perfect flat lock seams throughout. The Neo Power Bib short also shares LG’s most popular Airzone Chamois that has beveled molding Edges with high-density perforated memory foam, no pinching points and no chafing = all day comfort.

We Didn't Like

Not a thing

The Final Say

The Louis Garneau Neo Power Bib Shorts is a high performance bib short with high-end features in a mid range price point that delivers real value for real cyclists. The Louis Garneau Neo Power Bib Shorts are available in 3 color combinations Black with ginger stitching and Power Band, black on black, and black with white stitching and Power Band. The Black with Ginger combination is my favorite. Available in sizes XS – XXL. All day comfort from the Air Dry chamois, 12 panel construction of high compressive Lycra Power helps your muscles perform ride after ride.

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