Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: So Cal
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Originally Posted by Rhodabike
A word of warning about the Terry shorts: they fit big - very big. I knew this when I ordered a pair and got a size down from what my measurements indicated that I needed. They were still a bit too big. And the padding is like a bath sponge. Personally, I've gotten better fit and chamois types from larger sized unisex shorts.
Just an FYI - it depends on which Terry short you buy. I prefer the T-short not the club or liberty model which are bigger. And being large I still only wear an XL not plus size but I am smaller on the bottom than my top. Conversely I tend to wear 2X tops as I don't like them too form fitting.
And I like the thick padding in both the Terry and Shebeest short but Terry does offer different chamois options - some are very minimal - but that's something your wife will need to decide.
Also to add: I have purchased very expensive cycling tights or knickers for cool weather riding. They are fine but a better option for me is now use my existing short and at JCP I buy a knee length or lobger tight to pull over the shorts. Plus with that if it gets warm on the ride, I can pull off the tight and put it in my pack. Price is very reasonable - like about $25 v $125!
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Last edited by Pamestique; 09-11-13 at 09:26 AM.