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Pros Extremely comfortable, versatile, affordable, soft material, odor resistantHighly breathable, comfortable, lightweight, quick dryingGreat mobility, durable, soft and comfortable, good odor-protectionBreathes well, comfortable fabric with stretch, stitching is smooth and non-abrasive, UPF 50+Comfortable flat-locked merrow stitching, durable polyester fabric, lots of reflectors, UPF protection
Cons Heavy when wetTaped seams on shoulders less durable than sewn seamsMinimal reflective banding, pricyPricey, poor odor-controlDoesn’t allow direct air flow as easily as mesh shirts, holds lots of moisture, pricy
Bottom Line An affordable and comfortable short sleeve running shirtWe love this shirt in large part due to its unrivaled comfort and breathabilityThis shirt offers superior comfort, breathability, and stretch, all while stay odor-freeAn excellent protection shirt as it provides all day comfort with a durable construction and UPF 50+ ratingA great durable running shirt, well-suited for any endeavor
Rating Categories Brooks Distance Patagonia Airchaser Black Diamond Rhythm Tee Cormac Crew Short Sleeve Arc'teryx Motus Crew
Comfort (30%)
9
9
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7
Breathability (30%)
5
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Drying Speed (20%)
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Features & Versatility (20%)
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Specs Brooks Distance Patagonia Airchaser Black Diamond... Cormac Crew Short... Arc'teryx Motus Crew
Weight (size medium) 5.2 oz 2.6 oz 3.3 oz 3.6 oz 3.5 oz
Material 88% polyester, 12% lyocell Recycled polyester 57% nylon, 43% merino wool Ostria (100% polyester) Phasic FL (100% polyester)
Reflective Areas? Yes - 2 Yes - 2 Yes - 2 Yes - 3 Yes - 5
Seam Type Flatlock Flatlock and Taped Flatlock Merrow Merrow
UPF? Not Stated Not Stated Not Stated 50+ 25
Odor Control? Yes - DriLayer Burst fabric Yes - HeiQ Fresh durable odor control Yes - Wool Natural Properties No No
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