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Pearl Izumi Quest
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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award   Best Buy Award 
Price $50.00 at REI
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$329.00 at Competitive Cyclist$229.00 at Competitive Cyclist$129.95 at Competitive Cyclist
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Pros Very affordable, low chafe, tough material, supportiveSupple and comfortable padding, supportive design, flexible, great moisture managementUnbeatable comfort, great balance of flexibility and support, awesome chamoisComfortable, dries quickly and wicks away moisture on rides, reduces saddle chafe, affordableAffordable, great breathability, tight and clean fit, supportive
Cons Lose comfort after a few hours, waist slips down, can be loose for some ridersPremium price, waist can feel looseComfort drops off after three hours, run a bit small, leg grippers can slidePouch seams can chafe, threading might come undoneGrippers could be better, crotch could have more room
Bottom Line Riders just getting into cycling still doing low mileage will get a lot out of theseIt doesn’t get a lot more premium than this bibSuper fast, super comfortable, great durability; what more could you want in shorts?Pro performance for a fraction of the priceA solid workhorse bib that won’t break the bank
Rating Categories Pearl Izumi Quest Assos Cento EVO Bib Assos T Equipe Evo SUGOi Evolution Bibs Evoluzione 2 Limited Edition...
Padding And Protection (25%)
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Comfort And Fit (20%)
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Breathability (15%)
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Efficiency And Pedal Friendliness (15%)
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Durability (15%)
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Style (10%)
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Specs Pearl Izumi Quest Assos Cento EVO Bib Assos T Equipe Evo SUGOi Evolution Bibs Evoluzione 2...
Main Fabric 88% nylon, 12% Lycra elastane 73% nylon, 17% Elastane, 10% polyester 70% polyamide, 18% elastane, 12% polyester Evo Plus (polyester/spandex blend) Pro Dry Soft 2-layer
Inseam Measurement 9.5" 9.5" 9.5" 9" 10"
Number of panels 4 4 4 8 8
Fit Type Short Bib Bib Bib Bib
Chamois SELECT Escape 1:1 Yes - Cento S7 EVO EquipeEVO_S7 RC Pro Yes - KISS Air 2
Weight 5.57 6.49 6.35 oz 7.08 oz 6.00 oz
Other Features BioViz reflective accents, silicone grips Silicone leg grippers, reflective bands Y7 Frame Carrier bibs, super flat leg grippers, free-floating chamois, fabric treated with Ice Color, chamois given anti-bacterial treatment Compressive EvoPlus fabric, Powerband leg cuffs
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