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Score Product Price Our Take
80
$155
Editors' Choice Award
Thoughtful design and quality construction make these shorts the most comfortable and high performing in our test.
80
$130
Top Pick Award
A comfortable and performance minded fit make the Specialized Enduro Pro shorts a tester favorite.
76
$99
Top Pick Award
Comfortable and lightweight, the Patagonia Dirt Roamer shorts have a performance oriented fit and minimalist design.
76
$89
A quality gravity short that offers a high-quality feel but lacks an adjustable waistband.
76
$109
Top Pick Award
A high-end short that favors hard charging downhills over big climbs.
75
$130
Top Pick Award
These shorts deliver excellent performance for those seeking a light and breathable short.
74
$95
A simple and clean-looking pair of shorts constructed with quality materials
73
$85
Best Buy Award
The Fox Ranger Cargo shorts have been redesigned and are an outstanding value with a casual look and an included chamois liner.
72
$99
A pair of relatively slim trail shorts that offer great comfort and pedal-friendliness but lacks ventilation.
69
$88
Race Face's Trigger short is a versatile short that is comfortable and good for pedaling, but may have some durability issues.
68
$80
This model is an excellent choice for the rider who demands a quality product at reasonable price.
68
$100
The durable and protective Elevate short's long inseam and baggy fit is better suited to gravity style riding than long pedaling missions.
65
$90
The Boundary is a minimalist mountain bike short that is ideal for the cross country rider.
64
$90
This model is tough and offers decent rider protection, but they leave much to be desired in other areas.
64
$140
A mountain bike short with high-end materials ruined by a poor fit and weak design.
62
$149
Mountain bike shorts with a dual personality, for the rider who sees more value in versatility than specificity.