A surprisingly versatile, supremely comfortable bib/baggy combo for any weather
Definitely a ‘try before you buy’ fit, but a great hardwearing short for the hard riding
Shorts made for typical UK riding weather and for riders who wear pads year-round.
Invaluable for committed year-round riders who have no friends or always ride at the back
27.5 wheels, 140mm travel, XT/SLX spec, nice price
Maxxis suggests running the Ardent Race up front, paired with an Ikon at the rear, for out-and-out speed – given that I’m just as interested in staying on the trail as I am in going fast in a straight line though, I much prefer it as a rear tyre matched with something gnarlier up front […]