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Old 07-20-09, 08:33 PM   #1
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baggy shorts for the Mrs? (14/16)

Any Athena's suggest a baggy short that has a chamois for my wife? She went on a few rides last year but we just ordered her a bike that is her size - the old one was too big...She plans to ride a whole lot more so she could use some shorts, but she doesn't want Lycra. Granted, I know everyone's different but maybe you can offer what works for you. She's a 14/16.

oh, I just read that one might simply wear baggy shorts over lycra, I didn't think of that... still open to suggestions anyway though.

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Old 07-20-09, 08:59 PM   #2
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I recently made this trip with my wife. Performance bike has a nice selection of ladies mountain bike shorts and they also have cycling liners to wear under whatever she wants to wear to ride.
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Old 07-20-09, 09:13 PM   #3
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Sorry no baggies for women right now.

Check for a good selection and good range of sizes

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Old 07-20-09, 11:32 PM   #5
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Gavush, just have her get Lycra and then wear some athletic shorts over the top. It will be the cheapest method.
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