Kitsbow Mescal Ventilated
The Patagonia Dirt Roamer Shorts in New Adobe
Awards Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award   Top Pick Award 
Price $155 List$109.00 at Competitive Cyclist
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$130.00 at Competitive Cyclist$89.00 at Competitive Cyclist
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$99.00 at REI
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Pros Lightweight, ventilated, articulated fit, quality construction, thoughtful designTrim and clean fit, quality chamois, pedal-friendlyFunctional slim fit, great features, 3D Mountain chamois included, good valueStylish, functions well with knee pads, high-quality and reasonable priceLightweight, comfortable, tailored fit, adjustable waist closure, quick drying
Cons Expensive, short inseamA little heavy, below average ventilationNot the best quality controlMinimal waistband adjustment, over-complicated closure systemTailored fit may be too slim for some
Bottom Line Thoughtful design and quality construction make these shorts the most comfortable and high performing in our testA pair of relatively slim trail shorts that offer great comfort and pedal-friendliness but lacks ventilationA comfortable and performance minded fit with great features made these a tester favoriteA quality all-mountain short that offers a high-quality feel but has minimal waistband adjustmentComfortable and lightweight with a performance oriented fit and minimalist design
Rating Categories Mescal Ventilated Skyline Enduro Pro 100% Airmatic Patagonia Dirt Roamer
Comfort (20%)
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Fit And Pedal Friendliness (20%)
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Specs Mescal Ventilated Skyline Enduro Pro 100% Airmatic Patagonia Dirt...
Shell Fabric 4-way stretch softshell, mesh vent panels 95% Coolmax polyester, 5% Lycra Water-repellent VaporRize woven fabric Polyester elastane stretch blend 4-way stretch 90 denier 87% recycled polyester/13% spandex with a DWR
Lining Main Fabric None AIR COMP Stretch mesh liner chamois CyTech Premium None
Chamois None TMF 4-hour 3D Mountain Foam pad None, but compatible with Endless Ride Chamois(sold separately)
Inseam Measurement (inches) 12.5 in 12.5 in 13.5 in 12 in 11.5 in
Number of pockets 2 2 2 2 1
Removable Inner Short? No Yes Yes No No
Weight (ounces) 9.24 oz 8.58 oz 9.73 oz 8.76 oz 5.22 oz
Weight Liner N/a 4.25 oz 7.51 oz N/a N/a
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