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5 pairs of waterproof MTB shorts tested | How to choose the best winter shorts

5 pairs of waterproof MTB shorts tested | How to choose the best winter shorts

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Wednesday, Oct 19

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❚ The products mentioned in this article are selected or reviewed independently by our journalists. When you buy through links on our site we may earn an affiliate commission, but this never influences our opinion.

Waterproof mountain bike shorts will help keep you protected from foul weather when you’re out riding.

Although the best mountain bike shorts often include some protection from damp conditions, such as a DWR coating, sometimes you need a full-on pair of properly waterproof shorts.

They’ll make things a lot more comfortable than riding on a wet, dirty seat pad and you’re much more likely to want to stay the course rather than bailing and heading home for a warm shower.

We’ve also tested the best waterproof MTB trousers for riders who prefer full-leg coverage, but shorts remain a good option for many riders through winter – and through the rest of the year – particularly if you wear knee pads .

Here’s our pick of the best waterproof mountain bike shorts, based on a five-way test, that we’ve put through their paces in the worst weather we could find.

Further into the article, we’ve got a buyer’s guide explaining what to look for in the best waterproof mountain bike shorts, to help you choose the best option for your riding. The best waterproof mountain bike shorts, as rated by our expert testers Troy Lee Designs Resist shorts Sizes: 30, 32, 34, 36, 38 Colours: Black Fit: Men’s Price: £130 as tested Being based in California, wet-weather shorts might not […]

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