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    More Fashion Stuff

    Aloha,

    I was just reading the "news" from various mountain biking sites. This one came up, thought you ladies might find some of it interesting:

    Singletrack Magazine | Eurobike 2013: Women's fashion news

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    I like the Scott stuff but of coarse I can't wear any of it...

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    There's still a lot of pink there. Bleh.

    I am not pink, so it would be nice to have choices.
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    thanks for the post/link gmats

    Nice to see some brands stepping up

    As much as the neon funky colors pop I still gravitate to darker subdued (more practical)
    But the true test is fit, so I hope these designs reflect the market. ie more stretch, flattering fit

    I liked these best... description says they are men's wear... go figure?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    thanks for the post/link gmats

    Nice to see some brands stepping up

    As much as the neon funky colors pop I still gravitate to darker subdued (more practical)
    But the true test is fit, so I hope these designs reflect the market. ie more stretch, flattering fit

    I liked these best... description says they are men's wear... go figure?

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    I liked those the best, too. I've also found that men's shorts seem to fit better than women's stuff - they have more room in the hip without being huge at the waist. I can usually get away with a men's small.
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    Those shorts were my favorites, too. Unfortunately, my womanly hips rarely fit into men's shorts. I'd give these a try, though, just because I like them so much.

    Where did you find the description on these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by petey15 View Post
    I liked those the best, too. I've also found that men's shorts seem to fit better than women's stuff - they have more room in the hip without being huge at the waist. I can usually get away with a men's small.
    I wear men's small as well. What I like about those shorts (besides the color) is the roominess in the legs and it's adjustable for knee pads.

    I don't know who these companies consult with when they design clothes for women!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bernina View Post
    Those shorts were my favorites, too. Unfortunately, my womanly hips rarely fit into men's shorts. I'd give these a try, though, just because I like them so much.

    Where did you find the description on these?
    Alot of the menswear shorts have velcro adjustments in the waist (like Troy Lee Designs and GORE ) So even if you have to go up a size to get a good fit in the hips (I have very curvy proportions as well) you can nip in the waist. The compromise is a little extra fabric in the lower back region.

    I can't make out the brand and the writer doesn't identify this company? Maybe someone can id?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    I wear men's small as well. What I like about those shorts (besides the color is the roominess in the legs) it's adjustable for knee pads.

    I don't know who these companies consult with when they design clothes for women!
    Ha ha ha, good question! And the differences between sizes on the same manufacturer has me a bit flummoxed, too. I have a pair of 3/4 Race Face women's pants in medium. They fit fine in the leg, but the hip and waist are so big that I can literally gently pull them straight down. Using a belt cinches them up to the point it looks ridiculous. So, I got a pair in a size small. But I feel like a sausage in that size. The legs are too tight as are the hips/butt, although the waist is much better. Do they not go with the same dimensions/sizing that other women's clothing manufacturers use? I don't seem to have this much of a problem finding jeans or slacks that fit. Why should bike shorts be that much different? Even if they are somehow accounting for chamois, they still seem way out of proportion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post

    I can't make out the brand and the writer doesn't identify this company? Maybe someone can id?
    The brand is called Funkier Funkier - Home
    I wear the exact pair of shorts (Hawk 3/4) and they are fab. Note they size quite small! Even in the mens range

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    Quote Originally Posted by tahic View Post
    The brand is called Funkier Funkier - Home
    I wear the exact pair of shorts (Hawk 3/4) and they are fab. Note they size quite small! Even in the mens range
    Are these shorts lined? Not with a chamois, but with a mesh or equivalent layer under the top layer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DurtGurl View Post
    Are these shorts lined? Not with a chamois, but with a mesh or equivalent layer under the top layer?
    No not lined they have lots of mesh inserts etc. They don't come with a chamois liner short either but you can purchase them separately. I like them a lot and the company name is cool too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    thanks for the post/link gmats

    Nice to see some brands stepping up

    As much as the neon funky colors pop I still gravitate to darker subdued (more practical)
    But the true test is fit, so I hope these designs reflect the market. ie more stretch, flattering fit

    I liked these best... description says they are men's wear... go figure?

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    Thanks, yeah, MUCH better. I'm not a big fan of reliving the 80s in my bike wear.

    Men's wear is fine. At least I can find something big enough to fit over my hips.
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    For some more options of good colours, good fit and great company ethics Ground Effect here in NZ has been making MTB gear for years. Nothing too flashy just stuff that works. They have a reasonable WS range but generally the gear is pretty unisex and built for real sized bodies not Italian stick figures.

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    OK, a bit more "lady's" stuff. Though in a way, I question some of it.


    Interbike 2013 Ladies Edition - Part II - Pinkbike

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    This is what I'm looking for in my next pair of baggies. I've seen a couple of women's shorts with this.

    Zoic Womens Navaeh Shorts 2013 > Apparel > Shorts > Women's Cycling Shorts | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop

    Women's Raven Short - Women's Shorts - Shorts

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