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Novara Padded Bike Boy Short Underwear - Women's

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  • The boy short underwear design uses a thin polyester/spandex blend to offer comfort and moisture-wicking performance; lace waistband
  • Thin triathlon-inspired chamois features a high-density foam that conforms to body contours and moves with you for on- and off-bike comfort
  • The Novara padded bike boy shorts have a comfortable, body-hugging fit and are meant to be worn under clothing


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Novara Padded Bike Boy Short Underwear - Women's Specs
Best use
Urban cycling
Bike commuting & touring
Nylon / nylon blend
82% nylon/18% spandex
2.75 inches
Fabric type
Pad type
Moisture wicking
Quick drying
Inseam (in.)

Novara Padded Bike Boy Short Underwear - Women's

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Rated 3.6667/5 based on 6 reviews
Rated 1out of5
by fromGreat idea, terrible construction I loved these at first, especially since I could hide them under any jeans, yoga pants, shorts or skirts, but I have quickly realized the chamois in them is poorly designed. The seams are placed in all the wrong spots and have led to chaffing on more than one occasion. I also find the rubber on the waistband to be uncomfortable and sticky feeling. The overall fit is correct. I am 5'8', 140lbs and the medium fits well. I wish I would have figured this problem out sooner so I could return them, but I think it is too late for that.
Date published: 2014-05-08
Rated 3out of5
by fromNice But Not Good Enough I love the fact that it doesn't have the grippers on the legs. They are really comfortable but couldn't make it on a 56 mile ride. It was good up to 35-40 miles but after that it just didn't have enough padding on the sit bones.
Date published: 2014-01-25
Rated 4out of5
by fromFair product, needs more padding The shorts feel a little loose but it is a comfortable loose. I think the padding is a bit thin especially if you are a new rider looking for something to make your ride more bearable. I like the material the shorts are made from it feels nice. Keep in mind these are quite short and to prevent chaffing need to be worn under shorts or pants while biking.
Date published: 2013-11-10
Rated 4out of5
by fromGreat Liner Use these for casual rides, around 20 miles, and are perfect. May need more padding for longer rides. The only thing is I wish you had them in a nude color to wear under lighter colors. Everything doesn't have to be black. They really expand fashion choices for riding.
Date published: 2014-01-28
Rated 5out of5
by fromJust what I was looking for! This product was exactly what I was looking for, thin padded bike shorts to be worn inside my clothes. It's also the perfect size for the vertically challenged (short) people. I'm 5'1 and petite framed, most bike shorts are too long for me or they just don't fit right.
Date published: 2013-04-25
Rated 5out of5
by fromNice Bike Shorts I had never purchased padded bike shorts since mine and my husband's biking is sporadic. We made a trip to the northwest where we did smooth but some hilly biking and these shorts were great! They're soft, lightweight, didn't ride up, and had padding in the right places. They're even pretty and feminine for an athletic short. I definitely recommend them.
Date published: 2013-06-26

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