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Race Face 2017 Indy Shorts (discontinued)

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Race Face Indy Shorts 2017

The Good:

Durability, Comfort,

The Bad:

The white logo peeled of like they all do

Overall Review:

Bought 2014 version back in ...2014 and now, after 3 years of riding same short I rubbed hole on the butt from biking. A testament to comfort and durability. Airy in the summer, with things underneeth great for (dry-ish) winter too. No zipper or buttom issues.

The 2017 comes with revised fit, higher waist all around, not just raised back part.
Top to bottom they feel and look more snug than previous model. Which I consider a good thing. Bagginess is out.

My only complain would be waist area which feels lot thicker (understand warmer) than rest of the short.

Size M for 187cm (6'2"), slim. Not too tight, not too loose, long enough, they blend in well with knee pads, and they make me happy. I ride without diaper.
As I refuse to spent 80+ $ on bike shorts, their price is keeping me happy as well.

2012 shorts were excellent

The Good:

Light, comfortable, long lasting, zippered front pocket, look good

The Bad:

2013 shorts not as good

Overall Review:

2012 Indy shorts were excellent, have easily done a year and are still going strong.

Tried the 2013's I didn't like the fabric, the size was very much on the smaller size and there is no zippered front pocket essential for keeping valuables safe.


Product Race Face 2017 Indy Shorts
Riding Type Downhill, Freeride / Bike Park, Trail
Rider Unisex
Shorts Type Shorts
Material Retract Fabric, 3-way stretch-woven (92% Polyester, 8% Spandex)
Dupont Teflon Shield+ DWR treatment
Anti-pill and abrasion resist
Pockets 2 open hand pockets
1 zipped stash pocket in back panel
Vents 3D mesh paneling at sides and lumbar
Size S - XXL
Colors Black, Navy, Port
Miscellaneous 2017 model year features:
  • Raised back panel (with small stowage pocket) stretches up a little higher to guard against tire spray.
  • Inseam is 38cm (15in), under knee, hem opening is large enough to accommodate Race Face pads.
  • Zippered front fly with dual snap closure and Velcro reinforcement.
  • Branded grab tab.
  • Inner waistband adjustment system.
  • Brushed inner waistband.
  • Seamless Crotch Gusset.
  • Double reinforced seams throughout.
  • Branded zipper pullers throughout for ease of use with gloves.
  • Inner lower leg opening features 'slip panel' designed to glide over protection.
  • Price $84
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