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POC - Essential MTB Short - Women's

POC Essential MTB Short - Women's

$99.95$99.95
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Item #POC00EH

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Tech Specs

Material:
stretch nylon, DWR coated
Fit:
regular
Pockets:
2 zippered hand, 1 zippered back card
Waist:
hook-and-loop adjustment
Recommended Use:
cross-country, enduro, trail
Manufacturer Warranty:
1 year

Essential MTB Short

Whether you're just getting started trail riding, or you're a seasoned veteran, getting your staples dialed is the first step to a new riding season, and POC's essential MTB short makes a perfect start. These trail-ready baggies feature lightweight, durable nylon fabric that stretches with you, while actively seeking out sweat and pulling it away from your skin to keep you dry. They are cut for the trail, with a little extra coverage at the back to keep you covered when you're on the bars, and pre-bent knees ideal for hammering on the pedals. The long inseam provides coverage against scrub oak and low-hanging branches, and pairs up seamlessly with body armor, so you don't have uncomfortable gaps. To finish the Essential shorts off, POC tops them with a DWR coating for shedding mud and stains, and packs in adjustable hook-and-loop tabs at the waist for a comfortable fit that's fine tuned just for you.

  • Light and durable shorts for dialing in your MTB essentials
  • Nylon fabric stretches to move with you, and wicks sweat
  • Pre-bent knees won't hinder you from pedal mashing
  • Pair with pads gap-free thanks to generous inseam
  • DWR coating keeps water and mud rolling off
  • Zippered hand pockets securely store snacks and gadgets
  • Dial in a custom fit with hook-and-loop waist tabs

Finally, long shorts

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

Just tried these on, but first impression is good! Based on the reviews I bought L. My first instinct was to trade in for a medium because they were a tiny bit baggy, but I'll hold onto them and see after a ride. They have a velcro thing on the back so you can tighten the waist if you need to. I had to tighten it a little bit. These will look super good with knee pads. They're nice and king with two zip pockets in the front.

Finally, long shorts

Favorite shorts

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: Medium

This was my second pair of these shorts. The length is great, the fabric is strong and stretchy, they're really comfortable. They are a slimmer fit. I'm 5'7" 130lbs and usually am a schmedium (between a small and medium) and the medium fits perfectly.

Haha schmedium! This was super helpful - thank you!

Best mountain bike shorts I've owned

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

I ordered probably 10 different mountain bike shorts to find the 'best' and these were it. I love the length (no knee pad gap!) and the fit. I ordered two pairs and I will be ordering more. The only thing I wish it had was a side pocket to hold my phone.

Slim fitting, which I love!

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

The shorts are a bit more fitted, which I love for certain riding situations. Pockets are a little small but I love the look and feel and simply wear a fanny pack if I need to carry my giant phone. I don’t Generally love the phone in my pocket anyway so it’s not a deal killer. Still love these shirts!!

Slim fit and small pockets

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: L

I really wanted to love these shorts, I love POC, the material is amazing and they have zip pockets. However they were more fitted than I wanted them to be (if you have quads, these are NOT baggie), and the pockets were just a little small, they fit my phone but when pedaling the phone would bump into my pelvis. Unfortunately I'll have to return.
For size reference, I'm a women's size 8-10 and the Large fit me well, aside from the thigh fit being more fitted then I'd like.

Enduro-Ready

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

These are by far my favorite MTB shorts. They're lightweight and long enough to cover my kneepads (no gap!). I love the fabric because it stretches with you as you ride without bunching up. They really are the essential MTB short. I wear them for enduro rides but they are so comfortable and well-designed that I would recommend them for any type of riding.

POC

Women's Apparel
 XSSMLXLXXL
Chest

31.3in

(78cm)

33.7in

(84cm)

36.1in

(90cm)

38.6in

(96cm)

41in

(102cm)

43.4in

(108cm)

Waist

26.1in

(65cm)

28.1in

(70cm)

30.1in

(75cm)

32.1in

(80cm)

34.5in

(86cm)

36.9in

(92cm)

Seat

33.3in

(83cm)

35.7in

(89cm)

38.2in

(95cm)

40.6in

(101cm)

43in

(107cm)

45.4in

(113cm)

Inseam

30.7in

(76.5cm)

31.3in

(78cm)

31.9in

(79.5cm)

32.5in

(81cm)

33.1in

(82.5cm)

33.7in

(84cm)

Arm Length

23.3in

(58cm)

23.9in

(59.5cm)

24.5in

(61cm)

25.1in

(62.5cm)

25.7in

(64cm)

26.3in

(65.5cm)

Shoulder to Shoulder

14.5in

(36cm)

15.2in

(38cm)

16.1in

(40cm)

16.9in

(42cm)

17.7in

(44cm)

18.5in

(46cm)

How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Chest:
Measure around the chest horizontally at the widest point.
Waist:
Measure around the narrowest part of your waist.
Seat:
Measure around the widest part of your seating area.
Inseam:
Using pants that fit well, measure the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.
Arm Length:
Measure from the center of your back to your wrist with arms held out.
Knuckle Circumference:
Measure around your knuckles not including the thumb.