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    Novara Metro Gel Road Bike Shorts - Men's

    If your riding consists of tour de farms instead of Tour de France, let the Novara Metro Gel bike shorts deliver comfort for your day in the saddle. See details

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    Item # 809711

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    If your riding consists of tour de farms instead of Tour de France, let the Novara Metro Gel bike shorts deliver comfort for your day in the saddle.

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    If your riding consists of tour de farms instead of Tour de France, let the Novara Metro Gel bike shorts deliver comfort for your day in the saddle.

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    If your riding consists of tour de farms instead of Tour de France, let the Novara Metro Gel bike shorts deliver comfort for your day in the saddle.

    • 4-way stretch fabric and 6-panel construction provide support for hard-working muscles; moisture-wicking, quick-drying finish increases comfort
    • Novara Gel chamois conforms to body contours; a top layer of breathable foam and a bottom layer of thin, resilient foam enhances comfort on the bike
    • Full-coverage Novara Gel chamois features a perforated, breathable gel pad for cushion; microfiber cover wicks moisture away
    • Gel pad system dissipates shock and reduces skin irritation by forming a fluid barrier between the hard saddle shell and the cyclist
    • Ultrasoft, breathable chamois is elasticized for flex and stretch
    • Silicone elastic grippers keep hems from riding up
    • Reflective accents increase visibility
    • With a UPF 50+ rating, fabric provides excellent protection against harmful ultraviolet rays


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    Novara Metro Gel Road Bike Shorts - Men's Specs
    Best use
    Road cycling
    Nylon / nylon blend
    82% nylon/18% spandex
    Gel chamois
    Bike short style
    Fabric type
    Liner fabric
    Pad type
    Panel construction
    Sun-protective fabric
    Moisture wicking
    Quick drying
    Inseam (in.)

    Novara Metro Gel Road Bike Shorts - Men's

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    Novara Metro Gel Road Bike Shorts - Men'sis rated4.1429out of5by7.
    Rated4out of5byfromgreat for short rideswicks sweat really well. The padding is not especially thick but that is probably why it stays dry well. it is a little tight around the waist but fits well everywhere else. It keeps all the "furniture" in one room.
    Date published: 2013-10-11
    Rated5out of5byfrom50 miles and no problems!I got these shorts in an XL for my husband (who has never rode more than 10 miles straight) for a 50mi hilly road ride. After the ride and the next day I asked him how he felt and he reported no discomfort normally associated with a bike seat + a long ride. He rode a hybrid for the ride so he was more upright than on a road bike. The XL was a great fit without being too snug or cutting off leg circulation. He is 6'1", 215 with a very muscular build (avid weight lifter). As a non-rider he was nervous about spandex bike shorts but wore regular shorts over them no problem. He says they were comfortable and made the ride more enjoyable and that he may wear them alone next time.
    Date published: 2013-10-09
    Rated5out of5byfromThick padOver all a great product for the money. I bought mine off the discount rack as I have tried all the other brands out there. These are my newest favorite pair.
    Date published: 2013-10-02
    Rated4out of5byfromFine for the priceThese are worth the price. However, they don't have the features, fit or quality that a more expensive pair does.
    Date published: 2013-08-28
    Rated3out of5byfromgood for the priceI have ridden around 75 total miles with these shorts so far with the longest ride being a little over 23 miles. I Found the waist to be too small and I'm a skinny dude 5' 7" and 125 lb. The sizing is my only issue the waist is too small and too high otherwise a decent pair of shorts. the padding is adequate not too plush for long rides but not too thin for short rides.
    Date published: 2013-07-24
    Rated4out of5byfromGet the job doneI purchased these after having a sore "posterior" from riding 15-20 miles on a mountain bike. My cycling buddy suggested purchasing riding shorts might alleviate some of the discomfort. There were several brands to choose from but I finally decided on these mainly because of the price and fit.(still somewhat more than I would liked to have paid) I have to say overall I was satisfied with the purchase. The fit was comfortable, snug but not too tight and they seemed to be a quality product. I could probably use just a tad bit more padding but these shorts, coupled with a better fitting saddle, has made a world of difference. I have not experienced any negative issues with these riding shorts and would recommend giving them a try.
    Date published: 2013-06-07
    Rated4out of5byfromGood value for moneyGood for short rides (15 - 20 mi). I haven't done any long rides on these so i am not the right person to ask. But for short rides, the shorts are very confortable.
    Date published: 2013-04-26

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