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Wild Rye Freel
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Price $89.25 at Competitive Cyclist
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Pros Stylish patterns, comfortable, protective, good pocketsFeminine fit, burly material, glide patches for smooth pedaling, easy cinching at the waist, zippered pocketsLightweight, four-way stretch, excellent fit, breathable, super comfortableLightweight, comfortable, flattering fit, perfectly placed zip pocket, four-way stretchDurable material, 13-inch inseam works well with kneepads, comfortable
Cons Sizing is trickyNot the lightest weightNot as protective for burly terrainNot the best protectionNot the most breathable, a little heavy
Bottom Line Good looking, comfortable, and protective, the Freel has tricky sizing but is otherwise a very impressive shortReady to charge while also being comfortable, flattering, and stylishLightweight, breathable, and with ample stretch, the Dirt Roamer has plenty of comfort for big days on the bikeNow with more stretch, the Avery is sleeker and more comfortable than everThe Airmatic is comfortable, durable, and protective -- the perfect short for big days and technical riding
Rating Categories Wild Rye Freel Yeti Cycles Norrie 2.0 Dirt Roamer Yeti Cycles Avery 100% Airmatic - Women's
Fit And Comfort (30%)
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Pedal Friendliness (30%)
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Protection (20%)
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Pockets (10%)
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Style (10%)
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Specs Wild Rye Freel Yeti Cycles Norrie... Dirt Roamer Yeti Cycles Avery 100% Airmatic -...
Shell Fabric Nylon Stretch polyester with DWR 90-denier 87% recycled polyester/13% spandex Stretch polyester Polyester, elastane
Lining Main Fabric None None Sold seperately None None
Chamois None None Sold seperately None None
Inseam Measurement 12 in 12 in 11.75 in 11 in 13 in
Number of pockets 3 4 1 1 3
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