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Review: Vaude Vs Scott – Women’s Waterproof Shorts Head-to-Head

During some of the wettest weather on record, Sharon has been testing waterproof shorts. How did she get on?

January 12th, 16 0 2,460 Categories: Clothing, Women's Specific

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Review: Gore Alp-X Windstopper Shorts

Versatile shorts for unpredictable UK weather?

December 31st, 15 0 3,616 Categories: Clothing

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Review: Sombrio Highline Shorts

Sanny’s old Sombrios have stood the test of time – will the new Highline shorts meet with his high expectations?

December 24th, 15 1 1,921 Categories: Clothing

Where did those mints go?

Giro CA Ride Overshort 2.0

Giro’s Overshort 2.0 – overshort or underlong?

November 4th, 15 0 2,187 Categories: Clothing

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Mavic Stratos H2O waterproof shorts.

Yes, it’s August but that doesn’t seem to bother the rain gods here in the UK. These could come in handy right now.

August 25th, 15 1 3,594 Categories: Clothing

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Gore Bike Wear Alp-X shorts

Spendy shorts for all-round riding – do they cut the mustard?

April 18th, 15 1 4,920 Categories: Clothing

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Ground Effect Sniper baggies

Ground Effect’s most XC-oriented shorts, the Snipers are lighter and slimmer than their New Zealand-made siblings.

October 13th, 14 0 1,610 Categories: Clothing

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Gore Bike Wear Fusion 2.0 shorts

Are these shorts a worthy addition to Gore’s (o)range?

July 18th, 14 0 3,191 Categories: Clothing

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Madison Tempest Short

Neat design, well built, with a manufacturer-backed, limited lifetime guarantee. So far, so good.

May 1st, 14 0 2,397 Categories: Clothing

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CUBE Action Team Shorts

Practical everyday riding shorts with love/hate Euro looks.

November 25th, 13 0 1,659 Categories: Clothing

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Howies Venture

Beautifully cut short in a high performance fabric.

November 23rd, 13 0 1,749 Categories: Clothing

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Sombrio Highline II Shorts

The Highline II is Sombrio’s top of the range short. It’s designed from four-way stretch material and comes complete with an inner short. Small ventilation holes are located on the inner thigh and rear hip panels. Two zipped side pockets and a rear zipped waistband pocket provide some storage if needed. The cut of the […]

September 16th, 13 0 2,060 Categories: Clothing

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Troy Lee Ace Shorts

Troy Lee’s Ace short is designed with what it calls “gritty XC” in mind and that’s fairly clear from the snug, tailored fit. Luckily it’s available in two-inch increments from 30in to 38in (you may want to go bigger than you think you are, as they are sized rather snugly), and with the four-way stretch […]

September 15th, 13 0 1,979 Categories: Clothing

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Sombrio Birm Queen Shorts

The Birm Queen is a great cross-country short with a flattering, slimmer cut. Though relatively heavy for hot and sunny summer trail riding, discrete mesh-lined and zipped thigh vents add some cooling. The mid-weight fabric does, however, give the feel of an ultra-durable short with a sturdy, ‘built to last, get your money’s worth’ construction; […]

September 12th, 13 0 1,510 Categories: Clothing

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