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Guide 2 Cycling   >   Shorts, Tights & Trousers

 

Cycling Shorts, Tights & Trousers - What To Wear When Riding Your Bike


In mild weather, clothing is mainly a matter of convenience. Yes you want to wear shoes that are comfortable to pedal in, and yes you don't clothing that is likely to tangled up with your bike chain, but aside from that you can pretty much wear whatever you like.

On the other hand, if the weather is very hot, very cold or wet, then you need to take your choice of clothing more seriously, especially as regards those clothes that you choose to wear on your lower half.

Cycling shorts are quite simply one of the best options, and something you really need to try. Don't be deterred by the fact that they look ridiculous in the shop, or that you feel odd (because of all the padding) wearing them the first time. The thing to remember is that they will keep you comfortable in the saddle, even if you ride your bike all day. Surely avoiding what could be a literal pain in the bottom is worth it? Furthermore if you're embarrassed about the amout that cycling shorts reveal, or if you find their tight fit to be unflattering, you can always wear baggy shorts or a skirt on top of them.

Cycling shorts are usually specifically designed for men's and women's different figures, but beyond that the choice can be quite confusing. The trouble is that expensive shorts often look almost identical to the cheapest ones in the store. Closer examination will however reveal the differences - the fabric - more expensive shorts are generally made from more breathable materials to help keep you cool and dry - and the sophistication of the padding.

If you're commuting to work, you probably want to change when you arrive. Apart from not forcing your colleagues to endure a sweaty smell, cycling shorts probably don't look professional in the office and indeed you may not feel comfortable wearing them all day. If your employer provides changing facilities and showers you can use those, otherwise it'll have to be a quick change in the lavatory.

On cold days, cycling shorts by themselves are probably not enough to keep you warm, even if you cycle as fast as you can. For this reason, you may wish to consider tights, and if you do wear tights, remember they should go on top of the cycling shorts, and not underneath. In very cold weather, you should consider wearing tights with a fleecy lining, and take care to ensure that your ankles are covered even when your knees are bent (if necessary get longer tights).

In wet weather, you'll probably want to try to keep dry, so in these conditions you can consider wearing baggy waterproof trousers over your shorts. Be sure to choose trousers that are breathable, or you'll just end-up horribly sweaty.

Here are some cycling shorts:

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SANTIC Cycling Men's Shorts Biking Bicycle Bike Pants Half Pants 4D COOLMAX Padded

SANTIC

SANTIC Cycling Men s Shorts Biking Bicycle Bike Pants Half Pants 4D COOLMAX Padded
 
  • 12-Panel anatomic design for superior, Comfortable silicone leg grippers keep shorts in place,
  • Breathable mesh design on both sides of waistband.
  • The size for this short is Asian size,please choose ONE SIZE UP than you normally wear.
Product Description:
A premium,professional quality classic padded bike short from SANTIC designed for both men and women,the Classic Short is the ideal short for the cyclist who wants excellent comfort and performance during your ride. Sewn from premium quality, four-way stretch tricot fabric, the Classic Short moves fluidly with the your body while in the cycling motion. This short has a smooth, two-panel construction and a seamless pad that reduces the opportunity for abrasion and saddle sores. The pad's surface is a smooth, coolmax microfiber that is laminated to foam and tricot. It is also antibacterial and stays dry longer to inhibit the growth of bacteria.

Sponeed Men's Cycling Shorts Padded Bicycle Riding Pants Bike Biking Cycle Wear Tights

sponeed

Sponeed Men s Cycling Shorts Padded Bicycle Riding Pants Bike Biking Cycle Wear Tights
 
  • EASY MAINTENANCE & SIZE SUGGESTION - Package includes bike cycling shorts with padding. Wash under 100 degrees F, Hand washing or machine (Put in wash pocket when washing in a machine).Do not brush or bleach for it can affect the quality of your biking shorts. Tag is Asian size that runs smaller than US standard, please check the size chart in Product Description, We recommend one size larger to buy,that means if you wear US XL please choose Asian XXL
  • PREMIUM & COMFORTABLE - This bicycling shorts are suitable for all levels cyclists, which includes road biking or mountain biker. It has a quick-dry and breathable feature which makes you feel more comfortable. Silicone leg grippers keep shorts in place,and 3D gel pad in key areas, moisture-wicking, antimicrobial properties
  • 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED - As a brand, we believe in quality our shorts are definitely worth the cost compare to those top brand bike shorts padded. We are cycling supplies manufacturer, we can guarantee top-level quality and good design, We also accept your special customized ,such as club uniforms, gloves, cycling helmet and arm sleeve etc. If the size issue need to return, Please contact us freely we will send suitable size to replace very quick
Product Description:

Sponeed-cycling company have 7-years experience in riding jerseys field,mainly produce all kinds of cycling clothing and equipment. Company focus on cycling clothes technology research and design with original brand and highest-quality products.
Bicycle Shorts Details:
1.Combination of functional materials and an innovative mesh vent design for riders of all levels.
2. Breathable padded design and silicon band anti slip on leg.Original brand, individual packing,High-tech Sublimation Printing

*Size chart(We recommend one size larger to buy):
(Asia M=US Small): Height:63"-67" Weight: 110-135 lbs
( Asia L=US Medium): Height:67"-69" Weight: 130-160lbs
(Asia XL=US Large): Height:69"-72" Weight: 160-180lbs
(Asia 2XL=US X-Large): Height:72"-74" Weight: 175-190lbs
(Asia 3XL=US XX-Large):Height:74"-75" Weight: 185-215lbs

Ohuhu Men's 3D Padded Bicycle Cycling Underwear Shorts

Ohuhu

Ohuhu Men s 3D Padded Bicycle Cycling Underwear Shorts
 
  • Comfortable material: Shorts made of Polyester & Spandex; Pad made of Silica Gel
  • Flexible mesh dissipates heat and moisture, quick dry
  • 5 sizes for you (M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL) , Weight: 160g
Product Description:

This underwear is perfect for bicycle activities or long distance motorcycle riders. Especially for those narrow motocross seats. The mesh has a breathable design making it comfortable. And the 3D padded design can alleviate sore areas.

Baleaf Men's 3D Padded Bike Bicycle MTB Cycling Underwear Shorts

Baleaf

Baleaf Men s 3D Padded Bike Bicycle MTB Cycling Underwear Shorts
 
  • Lightweight and moisture-wicking fabrics keep you dry and comfortable
  • 3D Cushion provides decent protection on your bike saddle while riding
  • Size chart(Waist): S=28-30" M=31-33" L=34-36" XL=37-39" 2XL=40-42" 3XL=42-44"
Product Description:
Baleaf 3D padded bike bicycle cycling underwear short made with quick-dry and lightweight fabricis great for cycling. It provides quality and comfort support. Also underwear design allows you to wear as whichever outfits as you like to ride a bike.

Ally Men's Water Repellent MTB Baggy Cycling Shorts, Loose-Fit Bicycle Biking 1/2 Pants, Outdoor Sports Leisure Bottoms

Ally
Apparel

Ally Men s Water Repellent MTB Baggy Cycling Shorts, Loose-Fit Bicycle Biking 1/2 Pants, Outdoor Sports Leisure Bottoms
 
  • Protean Water Repellent: the shorts are made from highly durable material which offers vital protection during a downpour or when riding in cold weather. Incorporating waterproof zips and taped seams throughout, the Protean Shorts will always help keep you dry.
  • Comfortability: with loose yet fit design, mesh lining, elastic waistband and fastener tape on band, these waterproof shorts are also extremely comfortable.
  • Sizes: full sizes are available for your choice. Please take a measure of your size according to the image before purchasing. If there is any question, please contact us timely. Thank you.
Product Description:

Product Specifications:
Pant material: 85% polyamide and 15% lycra
Pant color: Black
Size: M, L, XL, XXL (optional)
Package weight: 200g/ 7oz

Packing List:
1 * MTB pant

Product Features:
1. "Lightweight"---- soft and light-weight material, 85% polyamide and 15% lycra.
2. "Loose fit design"---- providing extremely comfortable for your cycling, mountain climbing and other outdoor sports.
3. "Water Repellent" ---- offers vital protection during a downpour or when riding in cold weather.
4. "Heaps of Pockets"---- sdequate zippered pockets on the pants for ease and safety of carrying personal stuff when cycling.
5. "Fashion look"---provides dual purpose that you won't have to change from tight cycling shorts into casual clothes when going somewhere else after riding or climbing.

Company Introduction:
ALLY is dedicated to provide top quality products and best service to the customers all around the world. ALLY believes love never fails, because "Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up"--from Bible. ALLY sincerely will always stand 100% behind our products and never turn back our customers. You can always contact us at any time if there is any need. ALLY, your best choice!

Sportneer Men's Cycling Shorts 4D COOLMAX Padded Bike Bicycle Pants Tights, Anti-Slip Design, Breathable & Absorbent

Sportneer
Misc.

Sportneer Men s Cycling Shorts 4D COOLMAX Padded Bike Bicycle Pants Tights, Anti-Slip Design, Breathable & Absorbent
 
  • SECOND SKIN FIT: Excellent stretch on seams gives a sculpted-to-the-skin feel that maximizes both comfort and aero efficiency.
  • CRITICAL SADDLE SUPPORT: Fitted with 3 layers of high performance sponge cushioning for maximum comfort. Breather holes keep the seat dry even during strenuous exercise.
  • CAT EYE REFLECTOR: Highly visible reflector on logo makes for safer roadside riding after dark.
Product Description:
Sportneer's 4D Cycling Shorts
Sculpted critical support and breathable materials make this the most comfortable ride you ever sat your seat on.

Offering the perfect balance between rider comfort and aero dynamism, these cycling shorts by Sportneer will have you switching up the gears on your road bike and saddling in for your smoothest ride to date.

Engineered with a prize winning Nylon/Spandex blend that provides maximum moister transfer, Sportneer offers a second skin fit that doesn't shift in the saddle, and allows perspiration to pass easily through the fabric. The shorts' flatlock seams have been designed to offer maximum stretch and flexibility, giving you the freedom to peddle out ahead of the peloton with no pinch or bind.

At last you can really enjoy the ride with Sportneer's high performance inner padding, which provides lasting comfort even after 20 miles at the handlebars. The pads' unique design which features three dense layers of shock absorbent sponge, offers critical support to the upper thigh and alleviates the strain caused by extended saddle pressure against the sit bone. While 80 breathing holes in the support keep seat of the shorts dry and eliminates the risk of chaffing and bacterial infection.

Size
Specifications
Material: 82% Polyamide, 18% spandex
Package dimensions: 10"x9"x1"
Package weight: 0.37pounds

Package Contents
1 x Sportneer 4D Padded Cycling Shorts
1 x Warranty Card

Sportneer Cycling Shorts Men's 3D Padded Bicycle Bike Shorts Underwear with Anti-Slip Leg Grips and Sweat Resistant Properties

Sportneer
Misc.

Sportneer Cycling Shorts Men s 3D Padded Bicycle Bike Shorts Underwear with Anti-Slip Leg Grips and Sweat Resistant Properties
 
  • ANTI-SLIP LEG GRIPS: Pedal with pro-like swiftness; the leg grip firmly keep the shorts in place, with smoothness that prevents abrasions and chafing
  • 3D PADDING: The breathable pad features quality stitching that won't be subjected to wear-and-tear, and provides cushioning even while cycling for long distances
  • SWEAT RESISTANT: The quick-dry material disperses sweat away from the shorts, for a smooth, dry ride
Product Description:
If you're an avid cyclist and constantly experience chafing and pain from the long hours on the road, the Sportneer 3D Padded Cycling Shorts is just the solution for you.

We've designed these cycling shorts with a special 3D pad that pads your bottom to prevent friction, and anti-slip grips that keep your shorts firmly in place with softness that reduces friction and doesn't cause abrasions. Made for comfort and sewn with quality, these shorts allow you to pedal with passion and ride in motion at absolute full speed ahead.

Sportneer Cycling Shorts are available in 5 sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Specifications:
Material: 90% Polyester/10% Spandex
Package dimensions: 7"x6.5"x1"
Package weight: 0.34pounds

Package content:
1 x Bike Shorts
1 x Warranty Card

4ucycling 3D Silicon Gel Padded bike Underwear Shorts - Breathable,Lightweight,Men -Women

4ucycling

4ucycling 3D Silicon Gel Padded bike Underwear Shorts - Breathable,Lightweight,Men -Women
 
  • PADDED CYCLING SHORTS; tired of cheap, bulky cycling shorts that easily wear after little use? Our Cycling Shorts are designed for ultra comfortable, long lasting wear with a breathable, lightweight design, wear resistant polyester material and 3D foam padding!
  • SWEAT RESISTANT; our premium breathable polyester material easily and quickly absorbs and releases sweat from the skin, for comfortable wear during the longest cycle rides, and can be easily worn under everyday clothes!
  • RELEIVE HIP PAIN; designed for men and women, our premium 3D foam padding helps relieve the hip pain associated with long cycle rides! Click the Orange Button to order now!
Product Description:

Do you love cycling but find most bicycle seats are uncomfortable and cause hip pain?

Would you like a premium, professional quality set of cycling shorts with premium 3D padding for comfortable cycling?

If so, 4uCycling have created the perfect set of ultra comfortable, padded cycling shorts for you! Manufactured from premium, durable polyester our Cycling Shorts are designed for comfortable wear, and are fully breathable, lightweight and easily help improve sweat transfer and release, keeping you dry and comfortable during the longest bicycle rides!

Designed for both men and women, our shorts have a precision engineered, 3D stitched cushioned pad which provides extra support and resistance against hard, uncomfortable bicycle seats, and can help relieve joint and hip pain after long rides. With an ultra thin, lightweight design, our shorts are ideal for minimizing wind resistance and can be easily worn under everyday clothes without bulk!

Our Cycling Shorts are a premium product, with a number of key benefits:
- Breathable, lightweight, wear resistant polyester material.
- Helps improve sweat transfer for comfortable wear during long rides.
- Thin, lightweight fit, perfect for minimizing wind resistance.
- Precision engineered 3D padding for comfortable wear with hard bicycle seats.
- Suitable for both men and women, our shorts can help relieve hip pain from long cycle rides.

If you're looking for the perfect pair of cycling shorts and are tired of cheap shorts that easily wear after little use, our Cycling Shorts are the perfect choice, with 3D padding, premium, breathable material and a lightweight design!
Click "Add to Cart"now!

Santic Men's MTB Shorts Loose-Fit Cycling Bike Bicycle Shorts 4D Padded Grey

SANTIC

Santic Men s MTB Shorts Loose-Fit Cycling Bike Bicycle Shorts 4D Padded Grey
 
  • NOTICE:Please CHOOSE THE SIZE BASED ON OUR SIZE CHART.
  • Seat cushion with top 4D COOLMAX,riding transit can provide good protection,to avoid injuries caused by riding.
  • Baggy exterior and internal padded bike short.are highly functional for bicycle touring and mountain bike rides.Legs are non binding, elastic free and very soft to wear.
Product Description:
About Santic:
As a large industrial enterprise which combines R&D, design and production, Santic cuts off all the middleman expenses, offers professional functional cycling apparel, shoes and accessories, sales throughout the world more than 30 countries, and becomes Chinese Cycling Association co-branding, China National Triathlon co-branding, the Tour of Qinghai Lake International Cycling Race co-branding.

Attention For Customers:
1. The size for this products is Asian size. If you are from U.S.A or EU, please choose one or two size up.
2. Hand Wash / Machine Wash with cool water 30°C, Do not dry clean, Do not tumble dry, Do not iron, Do not brush, Do not bleach.

What is in the package:
1 X Cycling Shorts

beroy Womens Bike Shorts With 3D Gel Padded,Cycling Women's Shorts

beroy
Apparel

beroy Womens Bike Shorts With 3D Gel Padded,Cycling Women s Shorts
 
  • *220g/m2 80% polyester20% spandex,fabric has good elasticity, more close to the skin ,quickdry,Fabrics have the function of the moisture absorption perspiration, let movement can more lasting, reduce lactic acid
  • *Sewing a smooth, effectively reduce the friction,effectively improve the persistence of the movement
  • *Suggest to buy a bigger sizeSIZE(INCHES) S : WAIST : 21.2, INSEAM:7.2,THIGH:18.4 , SIZE M : WAIST 22.8 ,INSEAM : 7.5 ,THIGH: 19.4,SIZE L : WAIST 24.4, INSEAM 7.8 , THIGH :20.4 , SIZE XL : WAIST 26,INSEAM 8 ,THIGH 21.4,SIZEXXL: WAIST 27.6,INSEAM:8.3 ,THIGH 22.4 ,SIZEXXXL:WAIST 29.2,INSEAM 8.6 ,THIGH 23.4
Product Description:
Fabric Fabric wicks sweat alway from your skin,pulling it to the garment's surface and evaporation.This keeps your body cool,dry and light,so you can keep working hard.This compression massages the muscles to help work out lactic acid. Leg Grippers The Leg Gripper or Leg band is a feature you will see in most all bike shorts. These grippers or compression is important to prevent the shorts from riding up in the legs. Size Cycle shorts should fit snug with the pad close to the skin or potential benefits of wearing them will be negated. A correctly sized pair of road shorts is essential to make sure that you get the most out of them.When looking at the manufacturer size chart, you will be able to fit into the size bigger or smaller with varying degrees of compression. We suggest the use of the manufacturer's size chart. If you want the garment to fit you loosely, you can go up a size. Cycling Shorts should fit snug. Care of Pants Padded Bike Shorts need to be laundered each use. The best way care for road shorts is to machine wash and air dry. We recommend machine washing to remove all of the bacteria from the chamois pad. Padded Bike Shorts are worn "without underwear". We highly recommend the use and frequent application of an anti-chafe cream for long distance rides. Reflective logos Reflective logos for great visibility on low light runs Suggest to buy a bigger size,If you have any problems,please feel free time to contact with meFor reference only S height : 5'3"-5'6" weight : 138lbs-159lbs M height : 5'5'-5'8" weight : 156lbs-176lbs L height : 5'7"-5'10" weight : 174lbs-194lbs XL height : 5'9"-6' weight : 191lbs-216lbs XXL height : 5'11"-6'2" weight : 209lbs-229lbs XXXL height : 6'1"-6'4" weight : 226bs-247llbs

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