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Old 05-25-19, 04:20 PM
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Non Diaper shorts

Oddly enough, I'm looking for a brand of shorts that do not have the thick crotch pads. It seems that everything I can find has this bulky, thick @ssed pad that I don't really need, and that feels weird as hell. I swear sometimes the friggin' pad hangs on the front of the seat when I'm trying to push off! All I want is something like the old chamois anti-chafing panel. Do any of you know where I can look?
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I wear Lycra shorts from Academy Sports. They have no pad at all.
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Triathlon specific shorts sometimes have super thin pads so they dry quickly. I have a pair of Pearl Izumi shorts like that.
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If shorts grab on the nose of the saddle then they don't fit. Try a different brand with different or better cut.

Triathlon shorts are going to have thinner padding.

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Boure pads are pretty thin. Their thinnest is their most expensive. You can also look for real chamois - Kucharik will sew on in for $45, I believe. It's very tempting
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Dang, If I had known that's a diaper, I'd make a lot less stops.
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Maybe try Hill City?
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As an alternative to buying expensive cycling shorts, I have a couple of pairs of padded undershorts with very thin pads. I sometimes wear those under a pair of regular shorts and the pad isn't too visible. I can also walk quite comfortably whilst wearing those undershorts.
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You might give something like these a try;

I don't need a pad of any type. I have several pair of Pearl Izumi running tight shorts I bought as they were being discontinued.
Excuse me if I, have some place in my mind,
Where I go time to time
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