The Good: Zip vents, lots of pockets (some zipped), soft fabric on the front/top of the quad area and waist without stitching to prevent chafing, secure double snap fly, waist cinch, well contoured cut around waist, awesome construction quality
The Bad: Chamois fits a bit odd. Short fly. Pockets are a bit shallow. Inseam doesn't quite reach the knee.
This model is their XC offering. Not perfect, but significantly better than any other short in this general price range that I've tried. The first pair I grab for going on rides with lots of pedaling. Unbelievably comfy and relatively good looking.It has a supple shell, with a soft hand and a high TPI like weave that feels softer than the Jett Hornet (AM model; ) and the Lightning (DH model). The inseam comes down to about 3" above the knee in 28" and leaves that large amount of skin, in the area between my knee/shin pads and the bottom of the short legs, that typically gets covered by other brands like Dakine, Sombrio, Read More »