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Troy Lee Designs Skyline Short

Average User Rating: (Excellent)
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    Featured Review

    “Well priced Trail Short”

    The Good: Well tailored for pedaling, comfortable, and breathable.

    The Bad: Minimal pocketing

    Overall Review:

    The Skyline short is a good pair of mountain bike shorts for those riders that do not want a chamois. Why spend money on a trail short w/o a chamois? The answer is comfort.  This short is designed for mountain biking and not for walking or hiking around.  The cut is generous enough to wear with knee pads but not baggy like a freeride short.  It's a chino cut.  The stretchy material is comfortable and keeps you much drier than cotton shorts.  

    There are basic front pockets (like on your denim pants) and a zippered rear pocket on the waist.  Adjustable velcro tabs also help you dial in the fit.   I wish there was a single side pocket big enough for a phone or gloves.

    In terms of sizing, I believe the skyline short runs a tad small in the waist.  The bottom of the short is stitched such that you can shorten the inseam by an inch by cutting off the bottom.  I think most guys can get the inseam they want on a trail short.

    Treat yourself and get these shorts for trail rides.

    “Best in class”

    The Good: light weight, great fit, no liner. Perfect is you wear a liner w padding (Fox launch/Titan)

    The Bad: the Velcro fasteners all get unglued after 2 weeks--horrific QC. systemic problem on all shorts, each year--come on TLD...

    Overall Review: Still my favorite shorts!

    Specifications

    Riding Type Trail, Freeride
    Material 2-way stretch lightweight breathable polyester spandex mix main material
    Pockets Rear zip pocket
    Vents
    Size 30-38
    Colors Blue, Green, Gray, Red, Yellow, Black
    Miscellaneous Ergonomic MTB specific cut and fit. Unique leg length adjustment feature ensures personalized fit for long or short legs. Designed to compliment the Skyline Jersey.
    Price $68.00
    More Info Troy Lee Designs website