Different types of cycling shorts are made for men and women; with the latter two being short and tight at the waist and tapering down the waist.
Guidelines To Follow While Shopping For Cycling Shorts.
Number of panels determines how much
the shorts can curve during cycling. The more they stretch the more they can stretch and curve. More freedom provided to the cyclist. Although.There are 4. 6 and 8 panel shorts on the market. One should go with the 8 panel design which allows for a lot more ergonomic comfort when your putting a lot of saddle time. Different types of padding are available to provide extra cushion to the sit bones. As the body structure of all cyclists is not the same. One should consult before buying the padding that suits his body. The short’s fabric should be both durable and stretchable. It should also allow the thigh to breathe in air and allow moisture (sweat) to pass out.
They should fit your size
Those women who are experienced with cycling shorts can be comfortable purchasing online because most cycling short manufactures give a little variance to their sizing, so that if a med short fit you with a past pair of shorts you owned they will fit you again, unless of coarse you’ve lost or gained weight since then. For those who haven’t owned bike shorts it is key to test the waistband by bending down into the cycling position realitive to what you ride in, so that you can feel its tightness as if you were replicating the position you will be pedaling in. Those with a bigger belly should be extra careful while choosing the waistline as tight shorts can cause rashes to body. Here are some cool new 2012 urban shorts to check out: Shebeest Womens Cycling Bermuda Commuta, Black
Colors do not affect the impact of cycling short on your body. One can choose a wide range of trendy colors but black being the most popular choice.
Here is a very small assortment of the fun styles, and great quality shorts for summer 2012: