Royal Esquire baggy short review

Perfectly placed stretch panel

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £84.99 RRP
Royal Esquire baggy short

Our review

While it’s not all bells and whistles, there’s a lot to recommend it
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The difference in comfort between different shorts can sometimes be put down to a perfectly placed stretch panel or two – and so it is with the Esquire. Although the entire outer shell is stretchy, the back yoke is made of a lighter knit.

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This allows the seat to float and move without pulling on the waist, which means we didn’t experience the usual problem of front-to-back adjusters pulling the back of our shorts down. The hip pockets are deep enough and the leg vents are in just the right place, too.

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So while the Esquire isn’t all bells and whistles, there’s a lot to recommend it. The liner is a light mesh and the pad is plush enough for medium rides. But considering that it costs nearly £85, we would like to see it more highly specced.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Esquire baggy short (11)
Brand Royal Racing

Description Liner: Removable