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    Novara Strada Road Bike Shorts - Men's

    The Novara Strada road bike shorts feature non-chafing, 8-panel construction that lowers drag and delivers high performance for weekend charity rides and lunchtime spins. See details

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    The Novara Strada road bike shorts feature non-chafing, 8-panel construction that lowers drag and delivers high performance for weekend charity rides and lunchtime spins.

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    The Novara Strada road bike shorts feature non-chafing, 8-panel construction that lowers drag and delivers high performance for weekend charity rides and lunchtime spins.

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    The Novara Strada road bike shorts feature non-chafing, 8-panel construction that lowers drag and delivers high performance for weekend charity rides and lunchtime spins.

    • 4-way stretch fabric and 8-panel construction provide support for hard-working muscles; features a moisture-wicking, quick-drying finish
    • With a UPF 50+ rating, fabric provides excellent protection against harmful ultraviolet rays
    • Novara Gelspot chamois features a microfiber covering that wicks away moisture; ergonomic shaping and smooth, sonic-welded seams reduce friction
    • Ergonomically shaped gel chamois conforms to body contours; high-density foam enhances cushion
    • Stretchy chamois fabric is ultrasoft and breathable
    • Compression hem cuffs keep shorts from riding up legs without the use of elastic or silicon
    • Mesh side panels enhance airflow
    • Novara Strada road bike shorts feature reflective accents for visibility in dim light

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    Novara Strada Road Bike Shorts - Men's Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Road cycling
    Form-fitting
    Nylon / nylon blend
    (Body) 80% nylon/20% spandex / (panels) 77% nylon mesh/23% spandex
    None
    Chamois
    8-panel
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    9 inches
    Men'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 Strada Road Bike Shorts - Men's

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    Novara Strada Road Bike Shorts - Men'sis rated4.3636out of5by11.
    Rated1out of5byfromdisappointedI have used two pair of REI cycling shorts for over ten years with great satisfaction. Wow are these bad. The fit seems off. Large just don't form fit like the old pairs. The leg openings don't have silicone which may be good for some but expect the them to ride up. Worst though, the thick seat pad doesn't sit right; I have never had such discomfort. I even thought this can't be right so I pulled out an old pair; bliss. The seams on these new shorts aren't even truly flat. Back they go.
    Date published: 2014-04-01
    Rated4out of5byfromComfortableThese bike shorts are great. They're very comfortable and well padded. The fabric is medium weight; I prefer heavier fabric, but so far, they've held up fine. They are a little big, so I might have taken the next smaller size, but the roominess isn't really a problem.
    Date published: 2013-09-18
    Rated4out of5byfrombike shortsI like the shorts. Quite comfortable but they could use a bit more padding. Great for shorter rides
    Date published: 2013-09-11
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat bike shorts for touringI have been wearing these in a rotation with other shorts on a bike tour. When I go back to town I am going to go buy another pair or two while they are still being made. The padding has good coverage but doesn't feel like a diaper too much. The fabric is of good quality and breathes and fits well. After getting little welts from other shorts' rubber band like leg cuffs i appreciate the stretch fabric cuffs on these. I was able to ride all day in these and still walk around camp to set up my tent and such without undue discomfort. I cannot say that about all of my bike shorts.
    Date published: 2013-08-22
    Rated5out of5byfromgreat bike shortsI wear them for 13-15 miles ride. No compliants.
    Date published: 2013-08-21
    Rated5out of5byfromGood Solid ShortsI wear these on my 14 mile commute to work and on longer rides on the weekends. They are excellent shorts especially at this price. Very comfortable. I have had no issues.
    Date published: 2013-08-21
    Rated5out of5byfromsTRADA SHORTS GREAT BUYWHILE SHOPPING FOR BIKE SHORTS AT REI, I WAS LOOKING AT COMPETITOR SHORTS WITH A MUCH HIGHER COST. WHILE TALKING WITH AN REI EMPLOYEE IN THE BIKE SHOP, HE RECOMMENDED THE NOVARA STRADA, AT A MUCH LOWER COST. HE WAS RIGHT ON. I LIKE THEM BETTER FOR FIT AND WICKING.THOUGH I USUALLY BUY MEDIUM (34 WAIST), I FOUND THE LARGE TO BE MORE COMFORTABLE FOR LENGTH AND WAIST.
    Date published: 2013-08-07
    Rated5out of5byfromNovara Strada Road Bike Shorts - Men'sI was glad to have read reviews on this product and have taking a chance to try the recommendation of the reviewer. The best choice I could have done. These riding shorts are super comfortable, high in quality and a joy to wear. The padding is perfect, not too thick and not too thin. The padding and the garment are breathable and I do not experience sweating. The 8-panel construction is superb, the shorts fit like a glove. I couldn't be more satisfied.
    Date published: 2013-08-07

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