Énergie Thermo Bib Tights

(12 customer reviews)


A warm, high-stretch bib tight for cycling in cool conditions 3-16 degreesC.

Our Premium Cycling tights are developed for cold but not freezing winter rides. The main fabric is the Italian micro-fleeced, high-stretch Thermoroubaix fabric  by Carvico. Each panel is ergonomically designed to avoid any pedalling resistance. The thigh panel stops above the knee and a lighter roubaix fabric avoids bunching of the material behind the knees. With four needle flat-stitched seams, strong YKK®  ankle zippers, with reflective highlights our three season tights will breath warmth into the low blue sun.

The bib brace is another dual-material affair, with supportive straps combining with a lighter stretchy mesh panel to help keep them in position and are pre-curved to help ease breathing.

Our Énergie performance Bib Tights have NO COMPROMISE on quality and will deliver lasting comfort and protection.

They come with, or without chamois. Using the bib tights without chamois are designed to be worn over shorts.


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Features & Sizing



  •  Thermoroubaix fabric® fabric and muscle support (UPF 50+).
  • Tailored Fit for an ideal position on the saddle
  • Highly compressive main body fabric
  • Moisture wicking
  • Four needle flat-stitched seams
  • Non-slip silicon ankle grippers
  • YKK® camlock ankle zippers with reflective highlights.





Main Body: 87% nylon / 13% Elastane

Antibacterical treatment

Permanent wicking treatment


Reviews (12)

12 reviews for Énergie Thermo Bib Tights

  1. Darren Jenkins (verified owner)

    Just wow, amazing quality, been using these on early morning rides 5 to 10 degrees, never felt cold once and never over heated, also held up well in the rain showers even thou they are not waterproof, the material quality is great, the chamois is super nice been doing 50 mile rides and never got uncomfortable at all, I highly recommend these for the money, feels like they should be more expensive, I am 5 11″ and 34″ waist the large fits nice and snug and not tight, could possibly go for large, if you haven’t tried Galibier before you got to try their gear

  2. Liam Egan

    My free bib tights (without chamois) arrived today after my name came out of the hat on an online Galibier Facebook draw. Given the Covid 19 restrictions, I probably won’t be giving them a good tryout until the autumn so I’ll just comment on the fit. I had agonised over medium or large when giving my details as I had previously found the Mistral tights to be a bit on the short side in medium. No such problems with the Energie Thermo as the medium fit was perfect for my 180cm and 68kilo frame. Nice and comfy too on the exercise bike in the back garden!

  3. Bas (verified owner)

    Bought the w/o bib version in December 2019 for €75. I’m 189cm tall and weigh around 75kg, size M fits me well. Bought this as a replacement of the Mistral bibs as the windproof layers was too stiff for my knees.

    Build quality is very nice, lots of panels making for a very nice fit all around. Zippers around the ankles prevent too much stretching when putting the tights on. The material is a bit shiny, like lycra tends to be.

    I would’ve preferred a bit of a thicker material. The roubaix lining is similar to thermal leg warmers with the benefit of them covering all of your legs and a double layer around your hips when you go w/o pad. Now the thermal properties are not too much better than standard leg warmers. I could ride with only these on to around 5 degrees Celsius. On the very cold freezing days I would put on extra leg warmers underneath. If the material was a bit thicker I could wear these throughout all of the Dutch winter.

    Unfortunately the saddle I was using wore down parts of the bibs very quickly. If they finally go I’ll definitely take these in consideration again. 5 stars for thicker material.

  4. paulschneider87 (verified owner)

    Had for over a year now and I wear them every weekend for club rides through the winter and have even had a few spills in them. They are still in perfect working order even after the falls and a fair few washes. As expected from Galibier the pad is amazing (like sitting on a cloud) and the Roubaix lining is great at keeping my legs nice and toasty as the temperature plunges. I’m 5’10” and medium fits me like a glove.

  5. Steve (verified owner)

    Very good fit (size L, 5’10, 12st). Use over cycling shorts for club rides. Would recommend but need warmer pair for when temp <5'c. Overall very happy for majority of winter riding

  6. Aaron (verified owner)

    Been meaning to review these for a while but I’ve now had a chance to test them in some foul Irish weather. Very warm and comfortable and great chamois. Easy to put on and warm enough for very cold and wet weather. Highly recommended

  7. and944 (verified owner)

    Excellent quality bibs,well made,very comfy and warm down to about 3 degrees.The pad is the best I’ve ever used.
    Superb service from Galibier as ever.

  8. Neil Edwards (verified owner)

    I have these bibs (avec chamois) as well as the Mistral bibs – I can really tell the difference between the two. I ride a lot on the North West England coast during winter months when the windchill factor can be significant on longer 3 to 6 hour rides.
    These bibs are perfect for me above 7’c for extended rides, but just fine for an hour or two’s spin at 4 degrees and up – anything below that and the Mistrals come out to play.
    Before signing off I must point out that the chamois in both bibs mentioned is first class and I now have 4 pairs of galibier bibs and can honestly say they are my favourite – I did have other favourites but they cost a lot more money (£140+) so these win hands down. Congrats on a great product.
    I’m 5′ 10” and 90kg and XXL is perfect.

  9. Eamon (verified owner)

    Great piece of kit! (Sans chamois) I’ve been living in these this winter. Over a pair of standard shorts these have kept me warm and comfortable for the last few months. Lots of commutes, training rides & club spins and they’re still holding up grand. Amazing value. Can’t recommend these enough.

  10. Raymond Nelson (verified owner)

    It was 0c-32f when I stared out for my Sunday ride in central VA USA. The wind was about 10mph from the north so it was a good day to test the bibs out. They did the job of protecting from both the cold and the wind as I rode for 2.5 hours over hilly terrain.
    I am a senior rider at 5’111″ and 175lbs. and the xl fit was perfect and padding okay.
    I had tried another major brand at twice the cost and these are a much better fit and material feels great.
    I am glad to have found this website and will be trying out other items soon.

  11. Matthew mc Cann

    Bought in December, without chamois, as I like my shorts as additional protection against the cold. They are not the warmest I have used, but are the best made and 10/10 for fit. So giving 5 stars but would recommend for training rides above freezing. Matt

  12. adam hutton (verified owner)

    Love these
    Had a couple of months now
    Done short rides & up-to 120 mile rides
    Why pay more
    Got a collection of Galibier products now & would recommend to anyone

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