As the resident flower in a sea of drab and droll, SheBeest often eschews the common colorways and normative requirements of cycling kits through brilliant patterns and a smattering of sprightly colors. And, in typical SheBeest fashion, the Women's Petunia Bib Shorts is no different. Naturally spirited in demeanor and looks, the Petunia embodies a vivacious approach to cycling, enduring swift (albeit challenging) ascents and nail-biting descents alike. However, the Petunia isn't just a pretty face as it would be a rather disagreeable offense. Alas, consequently, the Petunia is backed by technical features and performance fabric that assures unobstructed mobility.
To start, the Petunia is fashioned with an all-over compression fabric for equal parts muscle support, moisture-wicking, and quick-drying performance, while the form-fitting silhouette maintains a contoured fit and feel. The no-feel flatlock seams are designed as such that they prevent chafing or hot spots, while the absences of an outer seam bolsters your comfort levels when in-saddle.
Meanwhile, the Shelastic 2.0 chamois features multi-density foam that touts laser-cut topography, which is intended to relieve pressure and provide impact attenuation, as well as assuring support in key areas as you ride. Additionally, SheBeest aimed to make chafing obsolete with the Shelastic, equipping it with anti-wrinkle properties as well as a flexible, stretchy design. A top layer of breathable, moisture-wicking fabric is equipped with an anti-odor treatment to keep those post-saddle sessions relatively fetor-free. Not to mention, the chamois is structured as such that it, in SheBeest's words "eliminates pancake butt" and enhances your assets rather than flattening them offensively.
New to this year is the 3-inch, soft and grippy SheBand, assuring a light, yet secure fit that refuses to slink around. An updated 8-inch inseam promotes better structured coverage, and the easy access pocket keeps small necessities close. Though, unique to SheBeest, the Petunia features a highly breathable, minimalist bib construction that mimics a halter silhouette. In turn, this bib design stretches up from your hipbones to the base-of-your-neck vertebrae, thus allowing you to lower the bib without having to remove your jersey altogether.
A uniquely styled pair of bibs for unencumbered comfort
Performance fabric offers a contoured, compression fit
Grippy SheBand promotes a secure feel
Shelastic chamois wicks away moisture and attenuates impact
Halter-inspired band can be easily lowered