Bellwether Windfront Tights

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Bellwether Windfront Tights
The windfront cycling tight from Bellwether is specially designed for the coldest days.
  • The front paneling is made from Exo-grid nylon that is highly wind-resistant and water-resistant
  • The rear panels are made from Thermaldress that provides stretch, warmth and moisture transfer
  • Articulated knees ensure comfort on the bike and the zippered leg openings make them easy to get on over shoes
  • Drawstring waist provides an adjustable fit
Bellwether Windfront Tights
  • FABRIC Exo-grid Nylon
  • PANELS Wind-resistant, water-resistant front; Stretch back
  • CHAMOIS None
  • DRAWSTRING Yes
  • INSEAM N/A
  • Rating 4.5

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Bellwether Windfront Tights
 
4.3

(based on 15 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Windproof (11)
  • Durable (8)
  • Dries quickly (7)
  • Breathable (5)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

  • Not enough pockets (3)

Best Uses

  • Cold / extreme (10)
  • Mountain biking (10)
  • Road biking (10)
  • Commuting (7)
  • Running (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (8), Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

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5.0

Great!

By snuffy_tentpeg

from Chester Country, PA

About Me Collegiate/Pro

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Dries Quickly
  • Durable
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish
  • Windproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Cold Weather
    • Mountain Biking
    • Road Biking

    Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

    I use them for skiing, too.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Stayed Dry and Warm

    By mukkin around

    from Minneapolis, MN

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Dries Quickly
    • Waterproof
    • Water Resistent
    • Windproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cold Weather
      • Mountain Biking
      • Road Biking
      • Wet Weather

      Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

      Used these just a few times so far. Were absolutely perfect for the recent 45 and raining ride I had. Legs were warm and dry. Not sure about durability yet. would be nice if they had at least one pocket but not a huge deal. We shall see how warm they are when its 15 degrees and snowing here in Minnesnowda.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Nice and Warm

      By Dave

      from The Maine Coast

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Stylish
      • Windproof

      Cons

      • Not Enough Pockets

      Best Uses

      • Cold Weather
      • Commuting
      • Mountain Biking
      • Road Biking

      Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

      Perfect for cold weather 48 degF and less. Too warm for anything above that. I believe they will be perfect for below freezing up to 0 degF and below that I will have to test. I have used them a couple times and love them so far. Very comfortable if you have skinny legs. I got the size L to get the waist in the 36" range and the tapered leg allows for it's extra inseam length to make them fit perfect in a wide range of inseam lengths.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Good quality but odd side-effects

      By Maine George

      from Harpswell, Maine

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Stylish
      • Windproof

      Cons

      • Bad Material/Stitching

      Best Uses

      • Cold Weather
      • Road Biking

      Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

      I bought a pair of these last fall as my wife and I really got back into cycling (after a 20-year gap) and was delighted with their comfort, performance, and style. But after a while I was shocked to realize that the front of the groin area was tearing apart — not on the seam, which my wife could simply have stitched back together again, but right NEXT to the seam: The actual fabric was tearing and fraying until it looked, frankly, like hair poking out. Yikes! I've never before had an article of clothing actually fall apart during what seemed to me to be normal usage. So I returned them, and the Nashbar folks were 100% pleasant about sending me another pair for free. Thank you! But now my second pair is starting to shred in the same spot, and I'm not sure what to do. Meanwhile, I've gradually noticed that the pants are so low-cut in the waist that they creep down my body, like a runaway sausage casing, and I have to keep hauling them upward in all kinds of weather. I'm even wondering if my hauling is part of the reason they're tearing. So in the end, this [$] pair of pants has turned out to cause me quite a lot of trouble. I live in Maine and bike up to about 100 miles a week, in season. But again, I want to emphasize that the Nashbar people have been great. We've bought plenty of other stuff from them and couldn't be happier.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      This is my second pair

      By Farrider

      from Overland Park Kansas

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Dries Quickly
      • Durable
      • Windproof

      Cons

      • Not Enough Pockets

      Best Uses

      • Cold Weather
      • Commuting
      • Mountain Biking
      • Road Biking
      • Running
      • Wet Weather

      Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

      I am a bike club rider/commuter that rides through 35F winter temps. The looser fit is comfortable in the cold especially when one is off the bike when a stop or two is required. The extra room allows another layer underneath if needed.

      Since I also ride at night I added extra patches of iron on reflectors at the leg cuff. This is my second pair of Bellweathers, the first is getting thin but still going after 12 years.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Bellwether Tights

      By Angry Andy

      from Carol Stream IL

      About Me Competitive Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Windproof

      Cons

      • No Stirrups on leg bottom

      Best Uses

      • Cold Weather
      • Commuting
      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

      These tights were much like Bellwether tights I have bought in the past, however the material used on the back side of the pants is much more slippery than past years, which cause you to side around on the seat more. they may wear in over time and a couple washings though, too early to tell. The only other downside (in my opinion) is there are no stirrups on the bottom of the legs to keep them down, easy diy fix going to sew in a piece of elastic. Other than that I have always been happy with Bellwether gear.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great cold weather tights

      By Jim M

      from Berlin, Connecticut

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Durable
      • Windproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Cold Weather
        • Commuting
        • Road Biking
        • Wet Weather

        Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

        This is my second pair. I've worn them in very cold conditions 4F , windy and rainy days on my 7 mile commute to work in Connecticut. I highly recommend them.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not so good anymore?

        By Sacredrhythms

        from Granby, CT

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

              I had a pair of these for years and they were awesome but recently bought a pair and after only 1 month the crotch seam came apart. I guess they aren't made like they used to be. The pants are loose fitting too so it's not like they are too small.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size

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              5.0

              Better than I expected!

              By Brad

              from Port Alberni, BC, Canada

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Dries Quickly
              • Lightweight
              • Windproof

              Cons

              • Not Enough Pockets

              Best Uses

              • Commuting
              • Mountain Biking

              Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

              Haven't had them long enough to attest to the durability, but they sure seem great so far. The legs are a bit short for the stated size, but that's good for me! They are comfortable and warm in cold, dry weather, which I expected, and in wet, rainy weather too, which I didn't expect. I would definitely buy these again.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Long lasting, survived 10 years of mtb!

              By KO the trail dog

              from Phila, PA

              About Me Competitive Cyclist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Dries Quickly
              • Durable
              • Windproof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Cold Weather
                • Commuting
                • Mountain Biking
                • Road Biking
                • Running

                Comments about Bellwether Windfront Tights:

                I am finally replacing my 10+ year old Bellwether pants. (tore the seat area) The articulated knees are a nice touch, and the windproof front is noticeably warmer than regular tights.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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