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  • Louis Garneau Zone 3K Short - Women's Fabric Detail
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    Hammer through the hot spots in the Zone 3K short.

    When the temperatures are climbing into the ‘90s and the blacktop is threatening to turn into a bubbling tar pit, keep your cool in the Louis Garneau Women’s Zone 3K Short. Your legs won’t be sheathed in swathes of unnecessary fabric thanks to the short inseam, which also adds a touch of feminine appeal. For parts of you that do require coverage, the stretchy Alevo 3K features a mesh-like construction that provides great ventilation and excellent wicking properties. A Coolmax Silver topsheet on the Perfo HD chamois provides further moisture management, with the additional advantage of odor control. The chamois shape is also engineered with variable thicknesses for optimum fit and comfort. Louis Garneau’s HuggFit waist won’t bind around your belly, while the Powerband compressive grippers provide an even, comfortable fit.

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    Tech Specs

    Material
    51% nylon, 37% polyester, 12% lycra
    Inseam
    5.5 in
    UPF Rating
    50
    Recommended Use
    roadbiking, long rides
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Fav cycling shorts

      Don't even think twice about spending $100 on these shorts. They are the best. I use them for mountain biking- the waist band is super stretchy and feels like I am not even wearing shorts. The legs stay in place and the fabric is very comfy.

      In love.

        My first ride in these shorts was a 25 miler. Maybe not the smartest thing I have ever done but they were fantastic. The fabric is super stretchy throughout the whole short, wide waistband feels like you are wearing nothing. Chamois kept me comfy for 4 hours.

        My go-to shorts!!

          Love these shorts! They are my go-to pair right now. I was surprised about the fabric; not the shiny Lycra type. Almost a meshy, soft feeling fabric. Wide leg bands, no grippers (which i think is great!). You know how sometimes when you jump on the bike how you have to adjust your shorts EVERYWHERE... Not these! They just hug you and stretch where they need to. Very cool and breathable. Great chamois.

          returned

            I returned these shorts. Sorry, guys, but they don't work. The pros: they are made of a breathable fabric. The cons: there is no elastic at the bottom of the leg, so if you try them on and sit down, they immediately run up your thigh and bunch up at the crotch. I cannot imagine riding in them. Not for me!

            Usual result when 'leg-grippers' are not added to the leg cuff...who knows why all manufactures just don't automatically add this to their product; it would result in a better product, and happier customers, which =more sales...a win-win situ.!

            Top Drawers!

              These are definitely my new favorites. I was afraid to order these because I knew the band around the bottom of the thighs would create the 'sausage effect'. Although they do have that tendency, it's not as bad as I thought it would be, and the chamois is a huge improvement to the Fit Sensors. I am short and the 8" inseam on the premium shorts hits my knee so I was looking for a shorter length. This is 5.5" and it is perfect for shorter riders who care about the length. I have to say, though, they are spoiling me and I may have to order another pair! The fabric is also great for wicking moisture, they dry at lightening speed and keep me pretty cool compared to the other shorts in my drawer. I believe these are the best chamois in this price range.

              I need the most padded seat shorts available....

              I need the most padded seat shorts available. I'm more concerned with comfort than too much bulk as I'm not doing long distances yet. I prefer shorter shorts as I have short legs and definitely like the support from a stretchy fabric.

              I've got flabby upper legs, is there a...

              I've got flabby upper legs, is there a short that compresses the whole upper leg that comes in a size S or M?

              Jackie

              I'm sure you would look great in anything! But the way compression works, it can be tough on many body types. LG has redesigned a few compression pieces that are specific to the female anatomy over the males. Check out the LG neo power fit short: http://www.realcyclist.com/louis-garneau-neo-power-fit-short-womens The "half-moon" compression panel on the outside vs the full-wrap compression on most shorts works better with a females legs. You might also look into the Fit Sensors: http://www.realcyclist.com/louis-garneau-fit-sensor-7.5-wsf-short-womens

              Let me know if you have questions between these two.

              I am not (not yet!) a "lean, mean cycling machine", but I've just got the 'neo power-fit' short, and can say they fit great...not too tight/binding (I'm a street size 10/12, 5'6",and can wear the XL with no problems...no leg-grippers on these, either, and they will ride up a bit, but because they're a bit longer, it's not as much a problem as it would be if they were shorter. Hope this can still help!



              F.Y.I. 'Realcyclist.com is basically no longer...as an alternative to B.C., go to Competitvecyclist.com, for most of the same, and for alternate views of products.