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400-MILE™ CYCLING SHORT*

Regular price $ 210.00

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 BS3

Emilio gave these bicycling shorts and bibs the "400-Mile" name from product testing consisting of 400 miles over 4 days. His logic was that many shorts feel fine for 100+ mile rides. The real question is how does that saddle feel when you get on the bike the next morning for another 100 miles...and the next morning? This was the inspiration for the design, the pad, and the name.

Sizing: Please refer to the size chart button above for sizing guidance. 
Fit Type:
Compressive
Fit Note
Please do not assume your size, please use our size chart. If in doubt, email questions to contact@desotosport.com.

Features and Benefits:

  • We sewed the 14mm 400-Mile™ Pad into the short, versus on top of the short. This allows the pad to stretch more, and float; which means it can be used as a race piece in a triathlon. On the bike, the pad stretches with the short and follows your skin as it moves with every pedal stroke, eliminating the friction that can cause irritation or rashes.
  • Seamless inner thigh eliminates friction against the saddle and thighs
  • 11-panel bike short made of Forza Compressor fabric ensures a perfect fit, and targeted muscle support 
  • 3-inch Mobius™ Comfort Compression leg bands keep shorts in place without excess squeezing (no elastic!)
  • Hi-rise, elastic waist and adjustable drawstring keeps the short up and protects you from low back sun exposure
  • 3 pockets: one on each outer thigh and one center back pocket that fit cell phones, smart phones, fuel packets, and most sunglasses
  • Curvilinear™ seamlines and contrast flatstitch highlight panel construction, create an attractive appearance and are extremely durable
  • This environmentally-friendly innovation is completely free of solvents
  • Not recommended for repeated use in a chlorinated pool
  • Made in USA

Inseam lengths:
Note  - Shorter Leg Length than other brands: Have you seen the length of the shorts that riders have been wearing in Europe lately, especially in the Grand Tours? As opposed to most brands here in the states, which come just above the knees, our 400-Mile Shorts are comfortably shorter. Our inseam is similar to those currently used by the pros in the Grand Tours. They have no gripper elastic, yet stay in place and do not bind the legs.

  •      Small: 7.75" (19.69cm)
  •      Medium: 8.25" (20.96cm)
  •      Large: 8.75" (22.23cm)
  •      XLarge: 9.25" (23.50cm)

Outseam lengths:

  •      Small: 16" (40.64cm)
  •      Medium: 17" (43.18cm)
  •      Large: 18" (45.72cm)
  •      XLarge: 19" (48.26cm)

Front Rise (measurement from center pad up to the top of the waistband):

  •      Small: 9"
  •      Medium: 9.5"
  •      Large: 10"
  •      XLarge: 10.5"

Rear Rise (measurement from center pad up to the backside of the waistband):

  •      Small: 15"
  •      Medium: 15.5"
  •      Large: 16"
  •      XLarge: 16.5"

PRODUCT CODE:  BS3

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TR
06/24/2022
Todd R.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Best Bike Shorts Hands Down

This is my second pair of 400mile bike shorts. I'd have more because they are great if I could afford them. This is definitely case in which you get what you pay for though.

BS
06/09/2022
Brian S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Perfect Cycling Short

These fit great and are very comfortable. I would recommend them to anyone.

A
05/29/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Well received

Our son in law was very happy with his birthday gift!

A
04/25/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

400 Mile Cycling Shorts

Excellent shorts with great padding

DC
04/14/2022
Darin C.
United States United States

400-mile short, best

5 stars. My go to shorts for all riding.

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