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Women's Top Shelf Padded Bike Short
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Women's Top Shelf Padded Bike Shorts - Long Distance Pad

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Women's Top Shelf Padded Bike Short - For Long Distance

ATD TopshelfOur women's padded bike shorts provide freedom for movement, anti-chafe chamois padding and a nice cushion for the bicycle saddle.  Once you feel the comfot, it is hard to imagine a long ride without them.  They feel like a second skin, you won't give them a second thought while you are cycling.

aero tech womens padded shorts

Once you put them on and ride, these shorts become an invisible part of your cycling joy. The women's top shelf biking shorts are designed for comfort so you can ride longer and feel stronger.  Shorts have a high spandex content for soft massaging comfort and supportive compression. These women's padded bike shorts stay in place and give you the freedom to focus on the ride.

They have a M.L.P. Multi-Level Pad with 3D molded construction to eliminate friction and add extra padding to the pressure areas in the seat. The cycling short's crotch pad has smooth edges and wraps the body curves between the legs. It is hygienic® antibacterial Coolmax that stays dry and inhibits the growth of bacteria. Machine Wash,  Air Dry.

These bike shorts move freely with the pedaling motion to prevent chafe.

* Aero Tech Designs makes Top Shelf Cycling Shorts in Pennsylvania
* Fabric is knitted in USA: 77% Nylon 23% Spandex
* Unconditionally Guaranteed - Tested - proven performance
* Flat locked stretch seams are smooth for next to skin softness
* Cycling Short Fabric is microfiber with six-way stretch
* The weight is beefy, 8.2 oz. tricot knitted in South Carolina
* Waist elastic is soft, non roll with cover stitched seams
* Short has Leg elastics to make sure the shorts stay in place while riding
* Soft, non-binding leg grippers are made with silicone which effective and smooth
* Chamois padding is sewn into the crotch area.
* Smooth, seamless inner leg reduces opportunity for abrasion and sores.
* Also see our plus women's tops shelf short and our Men's Top Shelf bike Short


COMPRESSION

made in usa

Why Compression?

* Surface pressure from the high spandex fabric accelerates blood flow to muscles
* The gentle message and extra blood flow enhances circulation
* The increased blood oxygen helps to reduce lactic acid build up in working muscles
* Compression speeds up recovery from exercise (reduces delayed onset soreness)
* Garments rub against fabrics instead of skin which prevents chafing

aero tech gripper elasticFlat lock Seams - are smooth for next to skin softness. The fabric is made in USA and is a premium knit for cycling shorts. The fabric is very durable against abrasion and has excellent compression.  It is a 8.2 ounce, tricot knit fabric with six way stretch knitted from high quality technical microfiber yarns 77% Nylon 23% Spandex

Leg Hems (inside) - The leg grippers are made from a soft silicone strip and a soft knitted elastic that is not binding and easy to wear. The elastics are important during long distance cycling to keep the shorts down and the crotch area smooth by preventing bunching up at the crotch area.

* Leg grippers prevent shorts from riding up
* Smooth, seamless inner leg reduces opportunity for abrasion and sores
* 3M Reflective Tabs for light refraction back to it's source
* Unconditionally guaranteed | Tested - proven performance
* Machine wash, air dry for longest life of the short

The Top Shelf Chamois pad has an excellent fit which is impossible with one piece pads. The surface of the chamois is an antibacterial, microfine brushed polyester fabric that wicks the perspiration away from the chamois area to keep you dry and comfortable on long rides.  You will appreciate the great fit of the Top Shelf Chamois pad, a fit you can't get with a seamless construction.  Like a baseball, the chamois pad has seams cut with curves to fully and efficiently wrap all the curves between the legs.  The crotch area has three severe curves, the torso and two thighs which all have a steep curvature. To maximize the fit, it would be impossible to fit all these curves with a single flat piece of fabric.  To effectively protect this area, the top shelf chamois padding is assembled by sewing curved wings onto the primary pad area, this creates an excellent fit that maximizes protection and saddle sore prevention.top shelf bike short chamois pad 

M.L.P. is a generation of cycling seat pad made of polyester microfibers. The multi level pad uses multi level production technology to improve comfort by relieving the pressure points between the body and the bicycle saddle. Long Distance and Endurance pad.  The pad system incorporates the long established Hygienic fabric. COOL PAD is made from a SCHOELLER PCM foam, which incorporates micro capsules that cool the wearer by absorbing excessive body heat produced during vigorous activity.  Color: Blue/Black

The Women's Top Shelf Chamois padding has multiple densities of foam fitted together like a puzzle to provide the ultimate in padded comfort for bicycle riding.

Padding is very durable and easy to wear, it is engineered for extra foam on sit bone area. Ventilation holes shown in photo create a cooling, breathable pad with vapor transportation to keep you butt area cool and dry.

Top Shelf Chamois Pad

aero tech chamois pad Top Shelf pad is an anatomically designed pad for the bike riding position. The Multi-Level Pad M.L.P uses multi-level production technology and Multiple Layered Foams to improve comfort by relieving the pressure points between the body and the bicycle saddle.

What makes this pad special? It is the fantastic fit that comes from a highly engineered design that fits all the curves that we have between the legs and around the body's pelvic area. The side wings on this pad offer up excellent fit around your legs and torso. This excellent fit is not available with one piece pads.
The surface of the chamois is antibacterial which is important to prevent the growth of bacterial which lead to saddle sores for long distance cyclists. Pad Thickness: 10mm in saddle area, 5mm on sides Anatomical design for riding position: ergonomic concepts were employed for the design of this bike short that hugs the muscles for support and reduction of muscle fatigue.

The M.L.P (Muliti-Level Pad) uses multi-level production technology to improve comfort by relieving the pressure points between the body and the bicycle saddle. The new pad system incorporates the long established Hygienic fabric

t.m.f. chamois pad

Foams: High Impact Perforated,

Thickness: 10 mm total thickness on sit bones, 3Dimensional 10 mm 6 mm 5 mm Density: 60 kg

Category: Long Distance Cycling Road or Mountain Biking. 

The new pad system incorporates the log established Hygienic® fabric. The M.L.P.is a new generation of cycling seat pads made of polyester microfibers.The chamois pad is engineered across the ischial bones so that you can ride a long distance. The Top Shelf long distance chamois pad is 10 MM thick in saddle sit bones area. The best fitting chamois on earth - there is no other pad that will fit into your crotch curves better than this highly designed and engineered chamois pad. The bike short has a MLP (multi-level-pad) that is 3D engineered for effective support of the key sit bones. The keenly designed shape eliminates chafing and smooths out the crotch area for maximum comfort on long bicycle rides. We recommend you grease up the pad with an anti-chafe cream when riding long distances.

 

3m reflective tabsATD Topshelf Reflective

Also see Big Man's Top Shelf Bike Short and our Women's Top Shelf Bike Short

 

Aero Tech Women's Size Chart

Woman's bike shorts X-Small Small Medium Large X-Large 2XL 3XL 4XL
Woman's Size 2-4 6-8 8-10 12-14 16-18 20-22+ 24 - 26+ 28+
Waist (Estimate Inches) 22-24 24-26 27-29 30-32 33-37 38-40+ 41-46 41-46
Leg Inseam (inches) 6.75 7.5 7.75 8 8.25 8 .5 8.5 8.5
Hips (inches) 33-35 35.5-37 37.5 - 40 40.5 - 43 43.5 - 47 47.5- 51 51.5 - 55 55.5 - 60

Size Chart is an estimate for fit, however to choose a size your personal preferences for fit may require you to choose a larger or smaller size. If you understand and want compression, order your size or one smaller, if you don't want it to fit snug, order a size larger. Use a tape measure and your fit preferences to choose a size. Garments are super stretchy.

aero tech chamois by T.M.F.

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aero tech women's padded bike shorts

Aero Tech Women's Size Chart

Woman's bike shorts X-Small Small Medium Large X-Large 2XL 3XL 4XL
Woman's Size 2-4 6-8 8-10 12-14 16-18 20-22+ 24 - 26+ 28+
Waist (Estimate Inches) 22-24 24-26 27-29 30-32 33-37 38-40+ 41-46 41-46
Leg Inseam (inches) 6.75 7.5 7.75 8 8.25 8 .5 8.5 8.5
Hips (inches) 33-35 35.5-37 37.5 - 40 40.5 - 43 43.5 - 47 47.5- 51 51.5 - 55 55.5 - 60

Size Chart is an estimate for fit, however to choose a size your personal preferences for fit may require you to choose a larger or smaller size. If you understand and want compression, order your size or one smaller, if you don't want it to fit snug, order a size larger. Use a tape measure and your fit preferences to choose a size. Garments are super stretchy.

American Made Tricot with six way stretch. 77% Nylon 23% Spandex tricot knit that is about 8.2 ounces per square yard

Reviews

Women's Top Shelf Padded Bike Shorts - Long Distance Pad
$49.95
4.5 Stars based on 31 Review(s)
Dagmar
Wauseon, OH
3 Stars

Good for shorter rides.
June 28, 2015
I bought thes thinking the padding was like a pair that I had purchased a few years ago but was a bit disappointed in the thickness. Could not wear these for a long trip.

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

Very comfortable!
April 28, 2015
Very happy with this product! I can wear them alone or under the shorts I purchased from Aerotech.

C.O.W. (Chubs o
Chapala Mexico
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very comfortable
April 7, 2015
My favorite thing about these shorts (besides the fact that they??re comfortable fit well etc) is that they??re a little shorter than ATD??s regular shorts yet still provide covering. As an older (56) less-than-perfect-shape (cough cough) tour rider there??s nothing worse than having to wear granny shorts to keep from scaring small dogs and little kids. These shorts keep the flab in without

DianeJW
Baltimore MD
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great for a BIG Girl!
April 7, 2015
I am a weekend cyclist and a plus-size (fat) woman to boot. These are great! They fit wash up nicely and stay true to size. They make the ride comfortable and don't make me uncomfortable.

ErieCanalCyclis
Albany NY
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

so far so good
April 7, 2015
I've only worn them once (indoors on the trainer) since they're summer shorts and it's still snowy here! They were very comfortable and washed well. Assuming they hold up under many wearings/washings I have only one complaint: They are too big in the waist. I needed a size Extra Large for my hips and thighs but I had to sew a tuck in the waist to make them fit. Otherwise they're excellent

Trish
St. Cloud MN
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Above average item
April 7, 2015
These were nice bike shorts however they could use more padding. I have yet to find bike short with enough padding for me but then I have a price point I am willing to spend. Maybe the more expensive shorts have better padding. However they are more padded than others I have purchased.

Sandrat
Riverside CA
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very good so far
April 7, 2015
These shorts are great so far but I've only used them for short (25 mile) rides due to very hot weather. Looking forward to trying them on a 50 mile but probably wouldn't work for me on a century. Comfortable and flattering good waist (not too low) and leg (not too long) fit.

ErieCanalCyclis
Albany, NY
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

so far so good
February 24, 2015
I've only worn them once (indoors on the trainer) since they're summer shorts and it's still snowy here! They were very comfortable and washed well. Assuming they hold up under many wearings/washings, I have only one complaint: They are too big in the waist. I needed a size Extra Large for my hips and thighs, but I had to sew a tuck in the waist to make them fit. Otherwise, they're excellent

crow
Lincoln, NE
3 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Good shorts but didn't like the padding
February 24, 2015
These seem to be well made bike shorts. I of course didn't wear them before returning them as I didn't like the extra seam that was around the blue padding. There was a secondary pad under the blue pad that had seams that hit right in the crease of my leg and body. It looked like that would cause major chafing on long rides. Otherwise the shorts looked great but I didn't want to wear them and t

Kayak Chick
Reno, NV
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Love the shorts
February 24, 2015
I like the fit and the padding. There is no bunching up in the groin area when riding.

C.O.W. (Chubs o
Chapala, Mexico
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very comfortable
February 24, 2015
My favorite thing about these shorts (besides the fact that theyre comfortable, fit well, etc) is that theyre a little shorter than ATDs regular shorts, yet still provide covering. As an older (56), less-than-perfect-shape (cough, cough) tour rider, theres nothing worse than having to wear granny shorts to keep from scaring small dogs and little kids. These shorts keep the flab in without

Kiwiseekers
Kansas City, MO
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

The best!
February 24, 2015
These shorts are my favorite! I have bought others from other companies and am never as happy as I am with these! These are an excellent price and they are comfortable! I used these to ride a 7 day 520 mile ride and had zero problems with chafing!

Lambo
Logan Utah
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

bike shorts
February 24, 2015
Company very good to work with

Serious nature
Sanger
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Never tried gel
February 24, 2015
No pockets

B the biker
Dunedin, Florid
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Fanny is happy
February 24, 2015
These shorts are great. Had been riding with Pearl Izumi biking shorts but these are so much better in every way. Will buy again for sure.

KB the biker
Grand Rapids, M
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Many days of RAGBRAI and long rides
February 24, 2015
I love these shorts. I just ordered my second pair.

Bike trail blas
Milton Fl
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Excellent coverage
February 24, 2015
I use these bike shorts every day. I no longer have problems with "saddle sores" and my bike rides are enjoyable without discomfort!

Sandrat
Riverside CA
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very good so far
February 24, 2015
These shorts are great so far, but I've only used them for short (25 mile) rides due to very hot weather. Looking forward to trying them on a 50 mile, but probably wouldn't work for me on a century. Comfortable and flattering, good waist (not too low) and leg (not too long) fit.

Biking Fan
Liberty, MO
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

My Favorite Shorts
February 24, 2015
I do not like a balky pad and this pad is perfect. It does not pinch or bind. I have worn it on 75 mile bike ride 2 days in a row and felt comfortable both days. Now if you like a thick pad you might not like these shorts.

Trish
St. Cloud, MN
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Above average item
February 24, 2015
These were nice bike shorts, however they could use more padding. I have yet to find bike short with enough padding for me, but then I have a price point I am willing to spend. Maybe the more expensive shorts have better padding. However, they are more padded than others I have purchased.

k
chicago IL
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

riding shorts
February 24, 2015
good padding for 40-60 mi rides

DianeJW
Baltimore, MD
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great for a BIG Girl!
February 24, 2015
I am a weekend cyclist and a plus-size (fat) woman to boot. These are great! They fit, wash up nicely and stay true to size. They make the ride comfortable and don't make me uncomfortable.

Angel5335
Florida
3 Stars

Made well
February 24, 2015
The padding seems to scrunch up and causes rubs and burns. I prefer the regular padding

science teacher
Minden NV
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Padded Bike Short
February 24, 2015
The first pair of bike shorts lasted 8 years and 100 pounds! I thought I deserved a new pair for the last 25 pounds. Great lasting product.

Sue
Livermore, CA
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

My favorite bike shorts
February 24, 2015
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Mary
Pawleys Island,
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

I would buy this product again!
November 1, 2014
They are comfortable on long bike rides and I will not ride without them! I love them so much I am going to purchase another pair!

Kathy
Rochester, NY
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

This product is excellent!
July 19, 2014
I wear the bike shorts whenever I ride my bike. They give my legs good support and these shorts do not ride up or get twisted as sometimes happens on my right leg.

Nana
Granbury TX
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

I will buy this product again
February 27, 2014
Will buy anther pair before going on a biking trip in Italy the end of May.

cycle girl
Reading PA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

GREAT PRODUCT!
November 6, 2013
When I ride I determine how far I go by how much my butt hurts. With these shorts I am taking extra long rides!

cycle girl
Reading, PA
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

GREAT PRODUCT!
November 6, 2013
When I ride, I determine how far I go by how much my butt hurts. With these shorts I am taking extra long rides!



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