Wear before, during, and after your ride.

Patagonia's Dirt Craft Bike Shorts combine a clean, flattering design with all of the functionality you'll need for a day of hard trail riding. Constructed with an inner and outer layer, the shorts' slim fit is as well-suited to cycling as it is to hiking and most other outdoor activities. On the outside, a nylon/spandex blend keeps the outer layer of the shorts cool and breathable on hot days and a DWR treatment repels water during surprise rain showers on the trail.

On the inside of the shorts, Patagonia includes a separate, removable liner complete with a soft three-layer chamois and breathable mesh panels. It keeps you comfortable in the saddle without suffocating you under too many layers, and it can be omitted altogether for days spent navigating trails on foot. Added touches like drop-in hand pockets, a zippered security pocket, and an internal elastic waist with button adjustments further enhance the shorts' functionality — don't be surprised if this is a pair that you find yourself reaching for one day after another in the summer.

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Dirt Craft Shorts

Dirt Craft Shorts

Dirt Craft Short on the trails in Fruita

Dirt Craft Short on the trails in Fruita