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    Novara Carema Gel Road Bike Shorts - Women's

    As you follow the rolling contours of the road, let Novara Carema women's bike shorts support those hard working legs. See details

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    Item # 809712

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    As you follow the rolling contours of the road, let Novara Carema women's bike shorts support those hard working legs.

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    As you follow the rolling contours of the road, let Novara Carema women's bike shorts support those hard working legs.

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    As you follow the rolling contours of the road, let Novara Carema women's bike shorts support those hard working legs.

    • 4-way stretch fabric and 8-panel construction provide support for hard-working muscles; moisture-wicking, quick-drying finish increases comfort
    • Yoga-inspired waistband features crossover stretch fabric in front for superior comfort while tucked over the bike
    • 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, women-specific Novara Gel chamois features a perforated gel pad to 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 fully elasticized for flex and stretch
    • Flatlock seams eliminate chafing
    • Silicone elastic leg grippers keep hems from riding up
    • With a UPF 50+ rating, fabric provides excellent protection against harmful ultraviolet rays

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    Novara Carema Gel Road Bike Shorts - Women's Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Road cycling
    Form-fitting
    Nylon / nylon blend
    (Body) 80% nylon/20% spandex / (waistband) 90% polyester/10% spandex
    None
    Chamois
    8-panel
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    No
    6 inches
    Women's
    Bike short style
    Fabric type
    Fabric
    Liner fabric
    Pad type
    Panel construction
    Sun-protective fabric
    Moisture wicking
    Quick drying
    Reflectivity
    Inseam (in.)
    Gender

    Novara Carema Gel Road Bike Shorts - Women's

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    Novara Carema Gel Road Bike Shorts - Women's is rated 3.6667 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great shorts - but leg elastic is loose The elastic in the legs stretches out and will not shrink back up. 4th pair 4th pair- same issue over 4 years. Same issue - Same issue - I bike a lot and they only last one season. If you don't bike a lot - then they are great shorts.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from These are comfortable bike shorts I have 3 of these bike shorts. I like the waist band as its not tight and the leg length is not too long . The padding doesn't bunch up either on long rides. The first one I bought the padding broke down in the 2nd season, but I put in a lot of miles and I like the fit so I replaced them with the same.
    Date published: 2014-03-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well-Padded, but Too Wide I like most aspects of these shorts, but I can't wear them on any ride over 10 miles long because they cause me pain. The chamois is too wide. I measure it to be about a half-inch wider than another pair of cycling shorts I have that are comfortable. (Both shorts are size Small, though from different brands.) I notice that I walk uncomfortably in these shorts as well since the wide chamois causes me to walk a bit bow-legged. All other aspects of these shorts are great. The thick chamois (padding thickness, not the width) is great for longer rides. I would love to find a similar chamois thickness with a narrower width. The waistband is also very comfortable. I don't notice it which is the mark of a good elastic waistband in my opinion. The leg elastic is comfortable as well. The inseam length of the Small is good for me (my height is 5'1"). I would recommend these shorts if the chamois were narrower or to someone who prefers a wide chamois.
    Date published: 2014-03-29

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