Novara Metro Gel Double Bike Shorts - Men'sis rated4.0out of5by13.
Rated4out of5byKhoafromnot bad at allno comment
Date published: 2013-09-18
Rated5out of5bytemperedfromGood value for the moneyAlthough I don't ride daily, I do ride often both cross-country trails and cyclocross style and went in search of a good quality all-purpose cycling short. I've found it in these shorts. Good quality, good construction and good looks, these shorts have held up well and are well padded in the right areas. Additionally I really like the placement/size of the pockets and the fact that they seem to breathe well and dry quickly after forays into wet brush, rain squalls or just humid weather, sweat, etc. The built-in liner has lent well to going "commando" style or with standard men's briefs under the shorts. If I could improve only one thing on these shorts, it would be the odd, low, cut-out in the front of the liner where my, um, "guy parts" ride. Could be a little more support there as things tend to move around a bit and become a minor annoyance on longer rides. Overall, I would buy them again!
Date published: 2013-09-10
Rated3out of5bySBALfromGood fit but catches on the saddleThe fit is a great and the pockets come in very handy. Fairly stylish except that the chamois feels quite bulky. While this softens the ride, I feel that the padding hangs up on the seat when you have to get out over the back of the saddle and then remount. The liner fits very snug but wished it were removable so it could be washed separately.
Date published: 2013-08-28
Rated3out of5byBill GuiborfromGood, but not great!The liner doesn't fit as tight as a regular bike short. As a result, the gel padding hangs down, making walking interesting. Other than that, a great short. Would be better if the lining was removable, giving the short true double duty.
Date published: 2013-08-15
Rated5out of5byHectorLfromExcelent product, I will recomend it.I use for riding bike, excelent
Date published: 2013-07-24
Rated4out of5byjasonthurgoodfromNot shabbyThese shorts are great. But, as I get back in to cycling, I am reminded that no amount of padding can substitute for time on the bike.
Don't expect a painless experience if you are starting to go longer distances, just by buying padded shorts. Although, the shorts do help.
Date published: 2013-07-21
Rated5out of5byNickFerrarofromnew to cycling clothesMy rides range from 10 miles to 25 and I have notice a significant comfort increase with these shorts compared to the sports short I have used previously. I looked into this product because I wanted padded cycling shorts but didnt want the spandex look. I found that in this product. The inner liner stays hidden beneath the outer shell and has never ridden up. The pockets are nice but I wouldnt put anything more then some cash, cell phone or a granola bar in them. I hope this review helps you.
Date published: 2013-07-20
Rated5out of5byheychrisfromNice shorts.Needed bike shorts. Did not wish to commit to the ultra conforming road bike shorts. Fits nicely, looks casual. Side pockets are nicely sized and so far haven't lost any of the minimal items I've put into them.
Padding could be a tad thicker in the neither regions for my tastes.
Wicking feature of pad works excellent. No chafing issues as of yet. 60-80 miles per week on road bike.
Would not recommend for mountain biking.
Date published: 2013-07-10
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Novara Metro Gel Double Bike Shorts - Men's Customer Reviews