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Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts

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Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts is designed for

These new RC500 cycling shorts are super comfy thanks to the comfy elasticated waistband and ergonomic pad with gel inserts. The wide elastic band on the leg hem keeps the shorts in place.

Seat comfort

The ergonomic pad with gel inserts absorbs vibrations and impacts.

User comfort

Close fit without squeezing you. Very elastic waistband.


Wide, silicone-coated, elasticated band on the thighs.

Moisture wicking

Actively wicks away perspiration to the outer surface for quick drying.

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Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts,black 

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Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts,black 

Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts,black 

Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts,black 

Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts,black 

Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts,black 

Men's RC500 Bibless Road Cycling Shorts,black

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rc500 cycling short

i must say that i bought as a test how good the short is and i was suprised that it stand out as any expensive short in the market..the padding is excellence....recommended

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Hello Zahrin,

Thank you for the review about our product: "RC500 Road Cycling and Bike Touring Bibless Shorts - Black".

We are glad you find them comfortable to wear and we truly believe that they are up to your expectations too - as you feel about it standing out as any expensive short in the market, and certainly that they’re worthy the money you spent on them!! 

We, in Decathlon, always strive to makes sports available to everyone via our products at affordable price, and we hope you are amongst those that has benefited from this business philosophy of ours.

We hope to see you soon, when our Stores are allowed to  be re-opened, hopefully soonest. 
We miss our Stores too, but meantime, stay safe and take care, Zahrin.

Stay healthy, keep fit & stay happy at home, during this circuit-breaker time!

Sports Advisor
Decathlon Singapore

"Keeping Fit Through Sports - and Decathlon!"
Very light density

It gets torn easily

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Good for long distant cycling

I have been cycling around 100miles (160kms).It gives required comfort.

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Very good,

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Thumbs up!

Great Buy!

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Road cycling shorts

It’s a perfect fit. Ordered 2 more.

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Cying Shorts padded

Not comfortable for rides beyond an hour's duration

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its badly rubed in one ride only 500 KM

bad exprience during one ride delhi to wagha border its

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Hello Bhuvan, 

Thank you for taking the time to give us your review. Apologies for the bad experience you have had with the road cycling shorts. Please help us with more details as to what caused the discomfort, how long was the ride, etc and we will help you out with the right solution. I remain available at your disposal. 

Not upto the mark, gelpad seams give saddle sores

I bought these shorts of M size on recommendation of sales executive at Decathlon Amanora Park store in Pune. Earlier I had purchased an XL shorts whose elastic and fabric became loose over time and Decathlon failed to honour their warranty on the product on the pretext that it was "Used", though it was only 1 year or so since I was using it. This is last years story. Now when I was going for my Mumbai-Indore-Mumbai 1200km BRM on 15th June 2019, I bought 2 of these shorts, as per advice from Decathlon store sales executive who asked me to wear M size and said that it is best size for me to order. Also he highly recommended Gelpads against foam pads and so I raised order for these 2. Unfortunatly wihin first 200 kms only the seams of the gel pads start biting into my skin and start my sores far too early than the foam padded shorts which give a longer 500-600km lasting. During PBPB-2019, my sores had set-in at 200 kms at Villaines-Du-Juhel on way to Brest. I had my drop bag at Loudeac (445 km)where I finally changed into Foam padded shorts and thereafter my problem did not aggravate. So, my reviews are completely against the claims of Decathlon for these shorts. Only plus point is that Fabric of these shorts is slightly better than the Fabric of foam padded shorts, which has severely deteriorated since I last bought them and is now very thin "see through" fabric shorts!!

Hello Shishir, 

Thank you for taking the time to give us your detailed review. Apologies for the bad experiences in PBP. I can totally understand the frustration my self because I have done Breverts in the past. In my experience, most padded shorts need to break-in at the beginning of the pressure points that the cyclist has.  For this, we recommend shot but repeated rides before a long one. However, Let me know how we can help you. I can connect you to the road cycling product trainer + expert who can guide you with the best cycling shorts as per the usage. We can take back the old one and find the best solution for you. It's in our best interest to keep our users extremely satisfied. I remain available for any questions you have. 

Cycling shorts

Good padding

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Very comfortable

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I found it a bit hard eventhough its a gel shorts. I hope it will soften and d shorts bed in as i ride...

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135km no problem

Bought in preparation for a 135km charity cycling ride. I had no bum problems whatsoever the day after. Great shorts with gel padding

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cycle shorts

an ok fit could do with more padding at the back

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Main fabric

  • 80% Polyamide
  • 20% Spandex

Padding - Inner fabric

  • 100% Polyamide

Padding - Outer fabric

  • 77% Polyester cationic
  • 23% Spandex

Product tests

Our team of product designers based at the B'Twin Village in Lille (France), is continuously working to make cycling more comfortable for our users. Our mission is to create products that meet the specific cycling needs of our users so as to eliminate obstacles that prevent a good riding experience. We then test our products in the field, as we are convinced that only by subjecting them to real-world conditions, like the ones you experience on your bike, can we continuously improve our products.

How our rc500 cycling shorts were designed

The story of the design phase for our Exposure cycling shorts. From observations, field tests, and all the way through the design process: FR: EN:



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