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Gear Review

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Italian shorts with American sizing

I normally wear Castellis, but I do have some Capo kit and wanted to get some bib shorts. The Modena has some nice styling to it and, so far as I could tell, seemed very well made with a comfortable pad.

But I ordered a medium, which would have fit me just fine in Castelli; however, a Capo medium on me (29" waist) did not provide much in the way of muscle support and the grippers were very loose on the legs. So with these you won't need to size up or down. This isn't a defect of the product, which seems very nice, but simply the fault of goofy European versus American sizing and inconsistencies between brands. Ah well!