Premium Race Knicks

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All the performance and comfort of our Premium Race Bibs – Merino/Spandex material and an anatomical cut + fit, without the bib brace.


Design details include:

  • Industry leader EIT chamois
  • 95% Merino/ 5% Spandex Outer leg panels
  • 280gsm Lycra* inner leg panel construction

*We use one of two fabrics depending on availability


AU$144+ =
CA$141, €96, NZ$156, £85, US$115

$12 order shipping, orders over $300 free!


I don’t think I’ve ever had a more comfortable pair of shorts — no sore parts at any point…” Herman K, Germany


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Made to order in Sydney Standard options include:

  • Merino colour
  • Leg Band colour
  • Standard or ‘Short’ inseam

Bespoke options (in AU$):

  • Below Knee Length ($10)
  • Full Leg Length ($20)
  • Custom inseam + Bespoke fitting available

We offer a ‘short’ inseam for our Premium Bibs, Knicks and Ride Boxers. How do you know if you need it? If you are under 180cm / 6′ and find you order 36″ or over for your Bibs or Knicks, then we suggest you go for the ‘short’ inseam. This will ensure that the fit is spot on and not have the leg too long and sitting just above your knee.

And why is 36″ the mark? Sizing is an incremental system where as the size goes up so do the lengths. A 36″ waist is sized for someone over 180cm / 6′, where in general the legs are longer.

Are you tall and thin, or maybe shorter and wider… maybe you have thighs of thunder? Whatever the case may be, this is where our Bespoke Fit Service comes in to save the day.

To order a Bespoke Fit Service, first add the item you want fitted to the cart, e.g. add a Super Domestique Jersey. Once you know the dimensions you need, simply go the the Fit Service page, select the desired fit and add it to your order – you can add the fit for two garments if needed by using the A and B menus. In the ‘Order Notes’ section (at checkout) make a note as to the dimensions you want.

So you’ve been riding, a lot, and the ELEVEN vélo kit you bought is now flapping in the wind? Well, we want to make sure the kit that got you to where you are now, will keep you going a whole lot further.

If you’ve dropped a full size or three (in a minimum of three months) and find that the ELEVEN vélo kit you bought no longer fits like it once did, we will offer to replace it for you for 50% of the current listed price. All you need to do is contact us and send the kit to be downsized back to ELEVEN vélo. In return you’ll get brand new kit that fits like it should and you can pick up where you left off, riding lots!

The Superfine Merino fabric we use is 17-18.5 micron, 100% Australian grown, spun and woven.

Other key features of Merino are:

  • Fully breathable.
  • Natural thermally regulating – keeps you warm in winter AND cool in summer.
  • Naturally anti bacterial and odour free.
  • Flame resistance.
  • Fully sustainable, renewable and biodegradable.
  • Ethically grown, locally.
  • Guaranteed 17 Micron, Superfine.
  • Not blended with other, lesser quality wool.
  • Machine washable.
  • Excellent colour fastness.

For a more detailed explanation of Merino wool’s properties.

LYCRA®:

On the inner panels of our Premium Bibs we use a premium level, Italian made 250gsm (7.37 oz) LYCRA®.
This innovative bi-elastic fabric is soft, internally brushed and offers excellent benefits in terms of breathability, high resistance to pilling and abrasion as well as an exclusive antibacterial treatment that blocks the proliferation of bacteria.

The LYCRA® Sport certification, guarantees that the LYCRA® can reduce muscles vibration through support, decreasing muscles strain and improving athletic performances.

Care

For best results and product longevity, we suggest the following care instructions:

  • Cold to warm wash. Cold wash for best results.
  • Hang or warm machine dry. Hang dry is preferable.
  • Do not bleach.

Merino Care

Bought some ELEVEN vélo kit that you love but crashed hard and wrote it off beyond any level or wearability? We have you covered. crash1 Our crash replacement program removes the insult from injury and offers you a 30% discount to replace what your crash took away. To qualify for the program, send us pics of your destroyed kit and we’ll assess if we can repair it or it needs to be replaced. crash2

Build and Order

Waist
Size
71cm
28"
76cm
30"
81cm
32"
86cm
34"
91cm
36"
96cm
38"
101cm
40"
A:
F Rise front
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B:
F Rise back
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C:
F Inseam
24.5cm
9.6"
25cm
9.8"
25.5cm
10"
27.5cm
10.8"
28cm
11"
28.5cm
11.2"
30.5cm
23.2"
C:
F Inseam 3/4
42cm
16.5"
44cm
17.3"
44cm
17.3"
46cm
18"
48cm
18.9"
51cm
20"
51cm
20"
C:
F Inseam Full*
82cm
32"
84cm
33"
85cm
33.5"
87.5cm
34.5"
88.5cm
34.8"
89cm
35"
89cm
35"
D:
F Thigh
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E:
F Side seam
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Waist size

For all our shorts and bibs, the core measurement is physical waist size. If you don’t know what that is, you can:

1: As with shirts, check your formal/business pants which use ‘True’ sizing.

2: Measure your waist. Run a tape measure around your waist, at hip bone level – usually just below your navel. This will give you your ‘True’ waist size.

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A note on waist sizing

Waist sizing is one of the most confusing as many people buy pants that are actually the wrong size!

We say this because many people buy jeans/casual pants a size too small. As the pants fit and don’t fall off without a belt, they assume this is the correct size. The reality though is all pants have what is known as ‘ease’ built into them. ‘Ease’ is usually a minimum of 5cm /2″ for jeans, that is added into the cut above the actual waist size. So someone with a 34″ waist may be wearing 32″ jeans because they fit snugly and don’t fall down, naturally assuming this is a good fit; but a 32″ jean with a minimum of 2″ of ease will be at least a 34″ physical finished waist, hence the perfect fit!

In reality jeans, and most casual pants, are meant to fit a little looser and incorporate the use of a belt, so a proper fitting 34″ set of jeans will measure closer to 36″.

A good way to see this is to measure your jeans. Lay them flat and measure from side to side, half way up the waist band. We bet that your jeans will be at least 2″ BIGGER than what’s on the label!

(Note: Measurements may vary +/-5mm | 1/4″):

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Benchmark Measuring

A = F RISE FRONT: Measured from the base of the crotch to the top of the waist band.
B= F RISE BACK: Measured from the base of the crotch to the top of the waist band.
C = F INSEAM: Measurement of the inner leg – centre crotch to hem – shorts.
C = F INSEAM 3/4: Measurement of the inner leg – centre crotch to hem – 3/4.
C = F INSEAM Full: Measurement of the inner leg – centre crotch to hem – full leg*.
D = F THIGH: Measured from the inside to the outside seam.
E = F SIDE SEAM: Measured from the top of the waist band, down the side to the end of the cuff hem.

How to order

Ordering is easy!

All the information you need is on this page, so follow the below steps and you’ll be on your way to being the proud owner of a great jersey…

1. Use the sizing chart above (click to open panel).

2. Use the builder to the right to pick your colours.

3. Enter the colour values into the menu below, making sure to select all other options.

4. Click the big button and you’re done!

Additional information

Waist Size

28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42

Select Style

Short, Below Knee, Full Leg

Inseam Length

Standard, Short

C1

Dk Grey, Dk Blue, Black

C2

White, Stone, Celeste, Olive, M Grey, Dk Grey, Red, Orange, Powder, Gulf Blue, Blue, Dk Blue, Black, Pink, Gum Pink, Yellow

C2: Location

Left Leg, Both

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