Aussie Grit - 2018 flint Men’s Bike Shorts

When I initially saw this shorts I immediately saw the price tag and usually would have been put off however the features these shorts offered seemed to good to be true:

 

Functional Benefits

  • Four way stretch fabrics offering performance, comfort, and durability
  • Quality Italian made chamois perfect for long days in the saddle
  • ‘Anchor’ waistband holds the inner and outer together in the perfect riding position
  • Adjustable locking elastic waistband draw cord
  • Absence of fabric layers around the waist minimises bulk and heat build up
  • Dirt, oil and stain resistant fabric
  • ‘Snag-proof’ outer helps prevent catching on tree branches and shrubs
  • Secure phone sized pocket with reversed auto-locking zip, positioned so that pedalling efficiency is not impacted
  • Reflective highlights

 

Technical Construction

  • Four way stretch Italian fabric on inner short
  • Quality Italian made chamois
  • Soft touch thread used on seams of inner to prevent chaffing
  • Reversed, auto-locking zip
  • Laser cut heat evacuation holes on outer short

 

From the above features the shorts sounded like the perfect mountain biking shorts and on top of this they looked great, I was sold on them!

When I received them I was very relieved and happy as they are exactly how described.

They put everything a mountain biker wants into one pair of shorts, well made, look great, fit great, inner short and for me the best part which is the chamois.
You don’t notice the chamois when stood up or not on the bike but when on the bike it does the job perfectly for those long or bumpy rides!

Before purchasing the shorts I saw this comment and it couldn’t have been more true “This performance off road riding short is perfect for long rides – be that wet, muddy trails or dry and dusty tracks”.

 

Fabric details are:

  • Outer short: 91% Nylon, 9% Elastane
  • Water repellent. Light and durable, Four way stretch, dirt oil and stain resistant. (Finished with WR and S/F)
  • Inner short: 59% Nylon, 41% Lycra
  • Quick drying, maximum shape retention, breathable knit construction, extra comfort, freedom of movement, high Elastane content provides sports grade compression
  • Waistband material: 75% Nylon, 25% Lycra

 

Please take a closer look at the shorts and the great company here.

 

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