Kitsbow Mescal Ventilated
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The Patagonia Dirt Roamer Shorts in New Adobe
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Awards Editors' Choice Award Editors' Choice Award   Top Pick Award 
Price $155 List$81.75 at Competitive Cyclist
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$89.00 at Competitive Cyclist
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$103.95 at Competitive Cyclist$99.00 at REI
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Pros Lightweight, ventilated, articulated fit, quality construction, thoughtful designTrim and clean fit, quality chamois, pedal-friendlyStylish, functions well with knee pads, high-quality and reasonable priceFunctional slim fit, great features, 3D Mountain chamois included, good valueLightweight, comfortable, tailored fit, adjustable waist closure, quick drying
Cons Expensive, short inseamA little heavy, below average ventilationMinimal waistband adjustment, over-complicated closure systemNot the best quality controlTailored 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 quality all-mountain short that offers a high-quality feel but has minimal waistband adjustmentA comfortable and performance minded fit with great features made these a tester favoriteComfortable and lightweight with a performance oriented fit and minimalist design
Rating Categories Kitsbow Mescal Ventilated Troy Lee Designs Skyline 100% Airmatic Specialized Enduro Pro Patagonia Dirt Roamer
Comfort (20%)
9
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9
Fit And Pedal Friendliness (20%)
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Features (20%)
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Durability (20%)
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Style (10%)
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Protection (10%)
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Specs Kitsbow Mescal... Troy Lee Designs... 100% Airmatic Specialized Enduro... Patagonia Dirt...
Shell Fabric 4-way stretch softshell, mesh vent panels 95% Coolmax polyester, 5% Lycra Polyester elastane stretch blend Water-repellent VaporRize woven fabric 4-way stretch 90 denier 87% recycled polyester/13% spandex with a DWR
Lining Main Fabric None AIR COMP CyTech Premium Stretch mesh liner chamois None
Chamois None TMF 4-hour Foam pad 3D Mountain None, but compatible with Endless Ride Chamois(sold separately)
Inseam Measurement (inches) 12.5 in 12.5 in 12 in 13.5 in 11.5 in
Number of pockets 2 2 2 2 1
Removable Inner Short? No Yes No Yes No
Weight (ounces) 9.24 oz 8.58 oz 8.76 oz 9.73 oz 5.22 oz
Weight Liner N/a 4.25 oz N/a 7.51 oz N/a
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