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Cycling Shorts w/ extra room in the tail section (sizes 48 to 52ish)

Old 05-12-16, 10:47 AM
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Cycling Shorts w/ extra room in the tail section (sizes 48 to 52ish)

Can anyone recommend a brand or model of cycling shorts that have some extra room espcially in the seat (back) area? For lack of a better way to say it, I have a bubble butt.

I have tried one popular retailer that sells bigger shorts and though I got the waist line size correct, the shorts were made for men with a more thinner body type. It's all I could do to get them on to ride. I emailed them and they said that most all of their shorts were made with similar sizing.

Do I just need to buy a bigger size or is anyone aware of shorts that are a little more roomy?
Are mtn bike shorts made the same way meaning they are made for the thinner body type despite the size?
I may just need to settle for non-lycra shorts as my saddle is comfortable enough to do so.
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What brand did you try?

Sorry, I don't have the same issue, but being short and "big boned" I have my own issues so I tend to wear Cycling Apparel, Bike Shorts, Bike Jerseys by Aero Tech Designs clothes. I told my wife to call them for size help and she was please with what she received, though not the same issues as you either.
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Aerotech Designs. I tried the 4XL in the top shelf short. I guess that I can always try the 5XL.
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Originally Posted by mkwdrs
Aerotech Designs. I tried the 4XL in the top shelf short. I guess that I can always try the 5XL.
I think Aerotech will be the #1 answer here. I'd order one size up, but keep the 4x for when you lose the weight.

Apologies - I don't know. Are you a man or woman? If woman, my wife really likes her Terry knickers.

Women's Plus sized Biking Shorts, Knickers and Tights for Cycling and Fitness -- 1X - 4X | Terry Bicycles
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If the problem is plumber's crack, try bibs.
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