Ride free.

Bomb descents, rail corners, and grind up climbs in the Louis Garneau women's Stream Zappa Shorts. With a more relaxed fit than your traditional spandex fare, these shorts are made from a durable blend of polyester and spandex that moves comfortably as you shift your weight on the bike to navigate technical trails. Seamless inner legs reduce friction and chafing, while a snap and hook-and-eye closure pairs with a partially elasticized waist to keep these shorts securely in place. To cap things off, the Stream Zappa's feature a snap loop system that's compatible with Louis Garneau's separately sold padded innershorts for extra comfort and protection.

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My favorite shorts ever!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: medium

I can't comment on true to size for a woman, but they fit exactly as I hoped after doing a little common sense adjustment for a guy (31.5" waist, 36" hips) wearing a pair of shorts intended for women. Finally, an awesome pair of shorts in every respect that don't feature an inseam length designed to accommodate guys 6'3" just because it's convenient for the manufacturer. LG may be clueless on sizing men's shorts for men's bodies, but they backed into this one perfectly. Every feature is spot on, unless you're a guy and can't figure out how to wear a pair of pants with a 2" zipper. Haha. I have 2 colors and would have 2 more except the Rhubarb and Pink Glow would clash with my gold grillz. Hahaha.

Awesome fit and very comfortable

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Medium

These shorts fit perfectly. they are extremely comfortable, and true to size. I love the material!

Excellent fit

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

These shorts fit and hang so nicely unlike a lot of mountain bike shorts that look funny. Highly recommend - I am now buying a second color because I like them so much!

Great MTB shorts

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Initially got these because the price couldn't be beat and ended up being really comfortable and flexible. 5'4" 140lbs and medium fit perfect.

Love these shorts

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Great shorts! Love them because they are stretchy, the length is great but I wish there were more pockets. I would get these again.

Snap broke first ride

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: Runs large
  • Size Bought: medium

Waistband has both a snap and a hook closure. I wore these ONE time and when taking them off, the back of the snap pulled out through the stretch material. This is poor quality, trying to return now.