Mountain bikers have been known to wear tight lycra shorts, cut off jorts, polyester baggies, khaki work pants, mesh basketball shorts, and just about anything else that’s been available.
Who better recognizes the apparel needs of women mountain bikers better than women? Four looks from four brands.
These five gravity/enduro mountain bike shorts are constructed with lightweight, breathable, and durable fabric; crafted with a longer inseam; and include features that are advantageous to keeping the rider comfortable in the saddle for 3-4 hours.
Whether your riding season is short or long, chances are you’ll want to have at least a few pairs of baggy mountain bike shorts so you’re not doing laundry every other day.
We tested the Mons Royale Tarn Freeride tee and Virage mountain bike shorts on the trails in northern California.