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Shorts
#1
Guy's can you recommend me some shorts. I want a basic short, possibly 3/4 length, with padded liner. Does not need to be waterproof just comfy and breatheable. Budget about £40-50
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#2
http://www.discountbicycles.co.uk/biz/pr...rgo_shorts

I have a pair of these, very comfortable with removable inner. The shorts are pretty smart and I wear them all the time. I brought them last year and thay have lasted really well. Not sure where I brought them from but found them on this link.
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#3
Endura shorts are very good.  Always good to try before you buy though
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#4
I've had some enduras for years now, the key is (IMO) to look for shorts with a removable lining because the outer shorts will last forever, but if the chamois goes a bit flat you want to be able to replace that without the expense of buying a whole new pair of shorts.

Thats unless you're a fasion concious type that has to have the latest style that is...
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#5
I have two of these http://www.wiggle.co.uk/p/cycle/7/Endura...360012392/

The shorts are good but the liner's are almost too tight to go over my fat thighs and not wide enough for my fat arse so I dont use them. To top it off I wear 36" jeans with overhang but I had to get these in XXL which is 42-44 and they are just about right so size up if you go for them. The shorts themselves are very nice with lots of pockets etc
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#6
+1 for Endura.

I have the Humvee 3/4 Shorts with liner - and both are great. Not cheap, but will last you a few years of abuse, so a worthy investment.  They are quite long IMHO, and not too good for summer riding.

(but I got mine SH from ebay as the seller quit biking)

Agree with Breezer on the inners - the leg hole is tight and gripping and may be uncomfortable on epic rides - I too have fat thighs.

Always choose a short with removable inner for several reasons:

Weekends away mean you can wear the same out shorts but fresh inners

Muddy/Dirty rides means you can whip off the outer shorts and be reasonably clean if getting in the car etc.

Padding will flatten/wear with age, all you need is new inner shorts which are always way cheaper than the outer.

My summer shorts a Fox shorts which are well vented with removable inner, and BY FAR the best inner shorts I own.
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#7
I too have endura shorts i have the MT500 both in the baggy version and lycra version, even when you fall over at blean and rip the arse out if them they still work extreemly well.
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