New baggy shorts

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welsh_14
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New baggy shorts

Postby welsh_14 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 19:12 pm

Hey looking for some decent baggy shorts for the old man for Christmas!
Looking at roughly £50 including liner if possible. I was looking at the Endura Singletrack shorts http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=70570 I know they don't come with liner but that isn't a deal breaker, seem to get decent reviews.

Will be using them for all day riding on natural terrain, don't want anything overly baggy so no full on DH shorts please! Anyone any suggestions other than the Singletracks?

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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby mcnultycop » Mon Nov 05, 2012 23:16 pm

I just got some Endura Humvees, as my poppers on my old Bontrager baggies weren't staying popped. Liner seems good, I actually like the clickfast sytem as it seems to keep everything in place and the shorts aren't overly baggy, but go over my knee-pads.

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The Northern Monkey
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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby The Northern Monkey » Mon Nov 05, 2012 23:18 pm

I got humvees too, brilliant shorts and the pads are the best I've had.

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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby chrisw333 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 09:31 am

yep Humvees. Comes with decent under shorts. I don't bother with the clickfast though, it seems pointless to me.

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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby jairaj » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:09 am

Take a look at Dakine shorts. I'm very happy with mine. Good fit, strong construction, practical too with pockets and vents.

They can be expensive and might be out of your budget but I have found them in the past, reduced on sale within your budget.

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.blitz
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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby .blitz » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:38 am

SIngletracks are very nice - well made from good materials but the cut is on the XC side they are quite short and not baggy.

As above Humvees are more of a trail short although the materials and construction are not as good as Singletracks.

Might also consider Zymes they are tough and heavy and cheap.

Would definitely recommend ordering more than one size or trying them at your lbs. Endura's sizing varies a lot

welsh_14
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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby welsh_14 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 14:22 pm

Thanks guys! Will check out the Humvees and also have a look at the Dakine ones.
Will have to order a few sizes as they are for the old man for a present.

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compo
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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby compo » Tue Nov 06, 2012 15:58 pm

Dunno where the OP is from in Northumberland but this weekend KB cycles in Blaydon are holding a flood damage sale - all shorts are £10

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.blitz
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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby .blitz » Tue Nov 06, 2012 16:00 pm

Flood damaged baggies - my kind of Xmas pressie!

welsh_14
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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby welsh_14 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 16:42 pm

I am heading to that sale this weekend! Although do need to find someone to drive me since cant drive since hip surgery. Seems too good a sale to miss!

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Re: New baggy shorts

Postby lostboysaint » Tue Nov 06, 2012 17:08 pm

http://www.royalracing.com/product/sp247-short/ Big fan of these. I picked them up in Canada on a ridiculously good deal. Not too baggy, very tough, great cut, really slippery in the right places to get off the back of the saddle and still cut well enough to have to problems getting back on (no snagging!). Forget the "Race/DH" branding, these are good all-day comfortable shorts.
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