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Aero Tech Men's Gel Padded Touring Short with Innovative Mesh Pockets

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Gel Padded Bicycle Touring Shorts - Made in USA

hip pad pockets for ice or heat


Aero Tech Designs presents a Gel Padded - Very Comfortable Bicycle Touring Short...

   * Check out these Reviews 5 Stars - Satisfaction Guaranteed!
   * Roomy Side Pockets - Carry all the extra's on long bicycle Rides
   * Spandex Bicycle Touring Short is for long distances - Gel Padded
   * Gel Padding in saddle area is 10mm thick for the bones against the saddle
   * Deep side pockets with a stretchy mesh surface
   * Reflective Tabs on both legs for active visibility
   * Soft Gripper Elastic Legs keep shorts down to eliminate chafe
   * Drawstring elastic waist adjusts fit
   * Fabric is 7.6 ounce, 84% Nylon and 16% Spandex
   * Inseam is about 9 1/2 inches (depends on size)
   * Great Comfort and Visibility for bicycle touring
   * Gel Pad has Multi Densities of foam plus perforation for air flow and cooling
   * Pockets are deep able to carry large loads
   * Also has Medical use for Ice packs or Heat pads
   * Made in U.S.A.
   * Four Colors: Black or Black/Yellow, Black/Blue, Black/Charcoal


     Also has Medical use for Ice packs or Heat pads


gel chamois padding

 

aero tech designs gel padded spandex touring shorts

This gel pad has side wings that follow the body and also has a front modesty panel that perfectly covers the genital area. Design and density give perfect support for medium and long rides. The pad has high density foam and different transition areas that gradually change thicknesses to provide support from the seat area (Ischia bones). This Gel is a perfectly non toxic Gel injected with holes for perspiration. It doesn't create any bag or film barrier to the natural air flow.

 

large deep pockets on bicycle touring shortInnovative Mesh Pockets

Gel Padded Bike ShortBack of Gel Shorts    reflective side panelReflective Elements for Visibility

Aero Tech Cyclewear - Size Chart
Men's Small Medium Large XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Men's Waist 28-30 32-34 36-38 40-42 42-44 46-48 50-52 54-56
Inseam (inches) 8 1/2 8 3/4 9 1/4 9 1/2 9 1/2 9 1/2 9 1/2 9 1/2

 

Gel Chamois Pad - Absorbs road shock gel inserts inside the chamois pad

This Gel chamois is a non toxic soft oil silicone Gel injected with holes for ventilation of perspiration. It doesn't create any bag or film barrier to the natural air flow. Great Breathability and shock absorption. FACE FABRIC: 80% Nylon- 20% Spandexoil gen inserts

Gel inserts, engineered to absorb road shock and help you ride longer and feel stronger.

This gel padded chamois offers extra comfort and support for medium and long rides. The gel pad has high density foam and gel in different transition areas. The thickness gradually changes to provide support from the abrasion in the saddle area and Ischia bones. The entire perinea area is padded.

Color: Black

gel chamois pad

 

Foams: Multi Density and molded oil gel using engineered laZer cut outs

Thickness:  12 mm total thickness on sit bones
3 Dimensional, 10 mm Foam, 2 mm Oil Gel, 2 mm open cell

Category:  Long Distance Cycling Road or Mountain Biking

Density: 100kg to 80 kg

 

 

 

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aero tech designs cycling apparel

four colorways available, black, yellow, blue and charcoalmen's gel padded touring shortsbicycle touring shorts pictogram

This spandex bike short has large mesh hip pockets for ice or heat or items.

aero tech designs cycling apparel

Aero Tech Cyclewear - Size Chart
Men's Small Medium Large XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Men's Waist 28-30 32-34 36-38 40-42 42-44 46-48 50-52 54-56
Inseam (inches) 8 1/2 8 3/4 9 1/4 9 1/2 9 1/2 9 1/2 9 1/2 9 1/2
84% Nylon and 16% Spandex

Gel Chamois Pad - Absorbs road shock

gel chamois pad

Gel inserts, engineered to absorb road shock and help you ride longer and feel stronger.

This gel padded chamois offers extra comfort and support for medium and long rides. The gel pad has high density foam and gel in different transition areas. The thickness gradually changes to provide support from the abrasion in the saddle area and Ischia bones. The entire perinea area is padded. Color: Black

 

This Gel chamois is a non toxic soft oil Gel injected with holes for ventilation of perspiration. It doesn't create any bag or film barrier to the natural air flow. Great Breathability and shock absorbtion. CHAMOIS FABRIC: 80% Nylon- 20% Spandex




Foams: Multi Density and molded oil gel using engineered lazer cut outs
Thickness 12 mm total thickness on sit bones
3 Dimensional, 10 mm Foam, 2 mm Oil Gel, 2 mm open cell
Category: Long Distance Cycling Road or Mountain Biking
Density: 100kg to 80 kg
gel inserts inside the chamois pad oil gen inserts
 
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Aero Tech Men's Gel Padded Touring Short with Innovative Mesh Pockets
79.99
5 Stars based on 111 Review(s)
diehard
Los Angeles.
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Good pocket feature .
January 30, 2016
The pocket feature is a great idea, especially for me since I don't like reaching back for the rear jersey pockets. Little flat items fit great in the pockets, not good for stuffing jackets and water bottles. Small treats and energy packs would fit nicely. Besides the pockets, the overall quality of the shorts is very good. The padding was very comfortable and the shorts did well on my 22 mile ride. I might buy another for my 2016 Aids/LifeCycle ride from San Fransisco to Los Angeles. I would definitely recommend these pocket shorts for any kind of ride.
Pros:
Great quality shorts with great mesh pockets and padding. Made in the USA, can't beat that.
Cons:
Could be offered in multiple colors or designs.
Best Uses:
Any distance ride, any level of rider.

Erik
North Carolina
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Fantastic
March 13, 2017
Love them

Peter Larramendy
CA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Shorts for Touring
March 7, 2017
Padding is great and comfortable for long rides. I am a big fan of these shorts (2 pairs) the pockets are great for touring when you need to store a quick bite/money/maps.

Richard
Iowa
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Nice Bike shorts with pockets!
February 28, 2017
I was very happy to find bike shorts with pockets! I wear a 42/44 waist pants so I ordered a size XXL. I found the waist was too tall in the shorts so I ordered an XL. Hopefully those will fit better.

Nick
Bakersfield, California
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great shorts
February 8, 2017
I ride about three times per week anywhere between 20 to 50 miles each time. These shorts have the best cushions I have ever had. I threw away all my other shorts and ordered three pairs of these shorts. I also love the side pockets. I put my phone in there and I use the Bluetooth headsets to listen to music. When I get calls it is so much easier to look at my phone and decide if I need to answer it or ignore it. I used to hate putting my phone in my back pocket of my Jersey. Now, I don't have to. These shorts are very comfortable.

Jason
Tanzania
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great pair of comfortable shorts for the long rides
January 17, 2017
Snug fit throughout, with the thigh elastic bands fitting perfectly and preventing the shorts from riding up. The chamois padding provided great comfort throughout the 5+ hr rides. One of the best features our the outer mesh pockets, which were perfect for putting gloves, phone, gels, food and other small items. Would highly recommend these shorts to any rider.

Ironman widow
Shelby, NC
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Something different
January 11, 2017
The touring shorts were a Christmas gift for my husband. He has finished 5 Ironman races and does triathlons during the season so he spends a lot of miles on a bike. I was excited I had found something different for a gift when I discovered shorts with mesh pockets but concerned about the padding. Since he does such long bike rides, the padding has to work well and not chafe. I read all the reviews concerning padding before I order any bike shorts to see what other riders post. Many very expensive shorts get bad reviews about the padding. So far these have done great, only a small amount of chafing and I think that may have been because they were new. He's excited about the mesh pockets and that the shorts were very comfortable. They seem to be well made, have a very good look due to the color combinations, and wash well.
Best Uses:
Long distance road biking

Locky
Swan Hill Australia
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very Good
January 2, 2017
Good Fit, Good padding,

Greggory
New Jersey
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

AWESOME !!
November 18, 2016
These cycling shorts are very well made. They are very comfortable. Best of all, there made in the USA.
Best Uses:
Cycling

Phil T.
Byron Bay, NSW Australia
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Excellent product
October 2, 2016
Quality materials, well made, good fit, innovative design with large mesh pockets, last for years. Money well spent.

Jerry
Northern NJ
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great value - wonderful comfort !
September 29, 2016
I didn't realize a product could satisfy so many needs all at once. First purchase of padded shorts from ATD and very pleased. I would buy again and recommend these shorts.

Jneteler
NE PA
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Comfortable Gravel Grinder Shorts
September 28, 2016
The shorts proved more comfortable than some others on a longer gravel ride on a trail known for a high level of vibration. Fit and finish are as expected for the price point
Pros:
Good vibration dampening Good fit

Keith
Longmont, CO
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Whats not to like? These are sweet shorts!!!
September 28, 2016
These things are super comfortable!!! and the pockets are an amazing idea, why didn't these come out 10 years ago? I can strap my pump to my bike, stuff an inner tube and tire tool in one pocket and my cell phone in the other. I get to leave my camelbak at home :) Might I suggest adding more colors, I would rock some pink, purple or camo pattern ones! Also if you could make long tights with these pockets that would be amazing! So far I have used these on several road rides, and a couple mountain bike rides. I am very happy with my purchase. As for sizing the mediums fit me fine with a 34-35" waist at 5'8" and over 200lbs.
Pros:
Pockets Super comfortable Color options
Cons:
Drawstring, its livable and not uncomfortable but I feel like it takes a few tries to tie it. No pink, neon green or purple option.
Best Uses:
Town rides Road rides Mountain bike rides

Bobby
Boston, MA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Shorts
September 27, 2016
I bought a pair for myself and one for my significant other. It fit her just fine other than the extra space in front! You can definitely fit a lot in the pockets. You also don't really feel the items in the mesh pocket intruding on your ride. As others have mentioned, it can get warm. The items in the mesh pocket can get sweaty.

ERDAL
DOHA, DOHA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Perfect Shorts and Customer Service
September 17, 2016
I bought my shorts last August and did not have chance to use them until last week. I used them on a 70km ride under 50 C degrees. It was a perfect fit with nice cooling. Especially pad was fantastiv. After 2 hours ride, I did not feel any pain. Also Aero Tech mesh Pockets saves a lot of space for my protein. Additionally, thank you so much for great customer support. Now my Bibs are on its way and can not wait to wear them on my first ride.
Pros:
great product and great price. Fits perfect. Mesh pockets are so smart
Cons:
none to mention
Best Uses:
Long rides

John
Ithaca, NY
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great for long rides, great looks, great pockets
September 5, 2016
I bought my first pair (yellow version) last August for a Sept. century ride and wore it also in October on a fully loaded, 350-mile 7-day ride on the GAP/C&O Towpath, PIttsburgh to DC. The most comfortable shorts I've worn, and definitely the best for touring. The large mesh pockets are very useful, and I like the colored waist and thigh panels.. I just bought the gray accents version to ride in the same century in a week and will take both on a bike tour in Europe in two weeks.
Pros:
see above
Cons:
none
Best Uses:
Touring or any long ride -- fine for short ones, too, of course

Dave
cuba mo
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

best I've owned
August 26, 2016
Right out of the box these are by far the most comfortable shorts I've owned. I have bontrager Mavic and LG shorts all similar priced and these are the best of them all. If they hold up as well as they feel then they're a no brainer. I ride with people who have paid double or triple what I gave for these and they don't brag about their shorts the way I do.
Pros:
Awesome pad good construction
Cons:
A little smaller than my other shorts same size
Best Uses:
Mountain biking gravel biking

Ron
Richlands, NC
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

GREAT SHORTS!!
August 24, 2016
Have two pair of these shorts and love them. Much better than previous shorts from different manufacturer. Old ones left me feeling like sitting on an ax blade at end of 26 mile ride. Wore these the first time and had no major pain - including now on 33+ mile rides. Fit is perfect (Medium). Have difficulties with shoulders and reaching around for pockets on backs of shirts so having the pockets on the sides of the shorts is great. With them being full-length, I can stuff things down by my knees that I'm not going to get out often and then tuck the things that I'm going to pull out frequently up by the top for easy access. The upper stuff doesn't slip/slide toward the knees before getting on or at stops.
Pros:
POCKETS!! Excellent cushion. Great fit. Good color choices.
Cons:
Can't think of any.

Waydo
Sydney, Australia
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

comfortable
August 20, 2016
Have only had a few short rides in them, but right from the start they felt like the most comfortable I have ever worn

Otto
Columbus, OH
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great fit!
August 15, 2016
I returned to biking 6 years ago and these are the best touring/cycling shorts by far. I wish I would have found these years ago. The added comfort from the gel padding was fantastic.

Dean
Burlington Vt
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Awesome !!
August 15, 2016
Did my first 100 mile ride with these....no issues at all. These are great for long rides for me. like the fit, they didnt ride up at all, like the idea of the mesh pockets, they are there if you need them but do not interfere with your ride if you dont, in fact I forgot they were there really. I will be getting another pair soon . (or two)
Pros:
Fit , comfort on long rides , USA made
Cons:
My be a bit on the warm side in hot weather
Best Uses:
Cycling

Matthew
Lake View Terrace, CA
3 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Love the shorts except the chamois positioning
August 9, 2016
I like the looks, pockets, drawstring, and love that they are made in america. I personally have a problem with the chamois positioning. I am tall (6'2") & skinny (155lbs) with a 33"waist and 34" inseam, the mediums are good/not tight. In my opinion the chamois is to far forward in these shorts. My "sit" bones rest on the very back edge of the chamois if I just slip them on. After riding for some time and hopping on and off the bike I find that the chamois tends to pull forward even more, and it happens slowly until I am pretty much off of it and end up with rubbing. I can easily confirm this when I get home and look in the mirror, there is nice imprint of the chamois and just behind it are red dots where my sit bones have rubbed. That being said, I still prefer these shorts, I just have to make sure that am conscious of it and purposely pull the padding back a little after breaks. If the chamois was moved back about an inch in the mediums I will be perfectly happy and give 10 stars.
Pros:
solid construction, pockets, made in america
Cons:
chamois positioning doesn't work great for me
Best Uses:
Touring, Long rides

Ben
NJ
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Best shorts
August 1, 2016
These are the most comfortable shorts I Own. The side pockets are a great plus.

Nicholas
Davison, MI
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

No more Heat Sores for the past 4 years
July 26, 2016
Purchased first pair 4 years ago. Decided to purchase a second pair. This is the second pair of ATD Mens Gel Padded Touring Short with innovative Mesh Pockets that I have bought. First time I only bought one and us the same pair every day I cycle. Hand wash when I'm done cycling each day. Then hang dry the shorts.
Pros:
No Heat Sores, Comfortable Pockets Long Rides Year Round wear
Cons:
None that I have noticed
Best Uses:
Cycling

Scott
New Jersey
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great for all day. The best pad I have used to date.
July 25, 2016
Great for all day. The best pad I have used to date.
Pros:
Fit true. Great pad. love the side pockets
Cons:
Little too high and not a fan of the draw string

SteveT
Normal, IL
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Excellent Shorts & the Pockets Rock!
July 11, 2016
The shorts have great padding for long rides and those pockets are great for your Iphone, wallet, keys, etc. I liked them so much I bought two more pairs! You need these shorts!

Steven
San Diego
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Nicely padded
June 21, 2016
I have 2 other Aerotech shorts and thought I would try these because I need better padding for longer rides. So far I've only ridden with this pair on a 54 mile ride and they performed better than my other Aerotech shorts but I can't say how well they will do for a century ride, yet. The sizing seems a bit on the small side. I'm comfortable in a medium with the other shorts I have. These in medium are tight. Overall these are nicely padded shorts at a reasonable price.

Biker B
Ashville NC
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

My best pants
June 21, 2016
I have 5 other pair of pants by other manufacturers. These fit me very well. The draw sting at the waist will be nice if I loose some waist line. The padding seemed s bit much at first but after 30 miles and 2000 ft of vertical, my bottom is not sore. The side pockets are stretch mesh and do work Mell at holding small items.

R.G.
Puget Sound, WA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Why have I not worn these before?
June 21, 2016
Great fit and I am most appreciative for the padding. These are just as described. AeroTech is a great company to deal with no matter the issue, they stand behind their products. These shorts are very comfortable and have made a big difference for me in the long rides especially! Buy them. You'll be glad you did.

Bob
Ohio
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Excellent touring shorts
June 20, 2016
The cat meow of touring cycling shorts. Bought one to try it out. I thought it extremely comfortable, I liked the larger pad. ordered two more.