Castelli Inferno Bib Short – Men’s

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Castelli Inferno Bib Short – Men’s and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 83 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.1 stars 
Expert Rating: 4.3 stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 41

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Very breathable.
  • Keeps you dry while wearing.
  • Great fit and compression.
  • Some reports of the chamois being very comfortable.
  • Lighter in the areas where the most contact is.
  • Leg gripper material is high quality.

Expert Reviews

  • Open mesh on the leg grippers and side panels for breathability.
  • Reinforced panel under the chamois is made for cooling.
  • Great in hotter temperatures due to ventilation qualities.
  • X2 chamois pad is comfortable due to the 3 layers and also breathable.
  • Pocket in the back for easy storage.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Cut on the chamois is too low for some.
  • Some reports of the straps bunching up.
  • For being expensive, this isn’t the best option on the market.

Expert Reviews

  • Sun can come through the mesh portions and cause sunburn.
  • The straps are less technical with standard mesh, and not having laser-cut straps.


The Castelli Inferno Bib Short for men is a breathable, compressive, and lightweight bib short that is best for riders who cycle in consistently hot conditions. The ample ventilation options make this great for hot-weather climates, while some complaints about strap quality, combined with the high price point may deter some riders.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web. Some expert reviews include these: 1, 2, 3.