Aero Tech Men's Elite PADDED Cycling Shorts

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Chamois: Elite
Product Options: Bib-Shorts | Shorts


Aero Tech Men's Elite Padded Bike Shorts

Men's Elite Cycling Shorts Front and Back View


Elite Bike Short Features:

  • Elite Chamois Pad - 8+ Saddle Hours
  • Fabric is durable, long-lasting Nylon/ Spandex
  • Soft Stretch Elastic Waistband
  • Power-band Leg Gripper with Minimalist Silicone Tips
  • 3M Scotchlite Reflective Accents for Visibility
  • Extended Sizes
  • Made in the USA
 Size Chart 
  Size Waist (inches) Inseam (inches)  
X-Small 22-26 8 1/8
Small 28-30 8 1/8
Medium 32-34 8 1/4
Large 36-38 8 7/8
X-Large 38-40 9 1/8
XX-Large 42-44 9 1/4
3X-Large 46-48 9 1/2
4X-Large 50-52 9 5/8

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Additional Features and Photos

Men's Elite Cycling Shorts Front FeaturesMen's Elite Cycling Shorts Back Features

The Elite Bike Short is designed for all cyclists and performs great on long distances. The men's Elite Padded Bike Shorts stays in place for century rides. It has our favorite chamois pad sewn inside. The chamois is a high mileage Carbon Air-Mesh Pad that is designed for professional cyclists. This high-end endurance chamois pad is comfortable for 80-100 miles or more. Ideal for rides with long hours in the saddle. It is our best chamois pad for aching sit bones! We also added plenty of 3M reflective to the legs to help add visibility.

Men's Elite Padded Cycling Shorts on The BikeMen's Elite Cycling Shorts Reflective Accents


The leg band is a highly technical combination of two high spandex fabrics laminated to a soft silicone gel for a gentle grip.

The legs on the Elite Bike Short have a soft elastic-free band with a light silicone gripper that is incredibly soft and easy to wear. No binding elastic or rubber here.  The short stays in place during long, hard rides. The cuff is designed to be gentle on the skin and works perfectly to keep the shorts from riding up with the muscle flex during cycling.  Leg sizes are generous to prevent any type of discomfort. The fabric is very stretchy and feels like a second skin.  These shorts will not ride up as you ride!


How 3M Reflective Material works:

Scotch-lite reflective material products use a technology known as retro-reflection. It helps the eye perceive light in low-light conditions. In more scientific terms, retro reflection occurs when light rays are returned in the direction from which they came. A large amount of reflected light is returned directly to the original light source, such as a car's headlights. Since very little light is scattered when the light is returned, retro reflective materials appear brightest to an observer located near the original light source.  We added 3M reflective to strategically thought out places on these shorts.  This adds visibility and safety to your ride.

Men's Elite Bike Shorts Leg GripperMen's Elite Cycling Shorts in Action

Chamois Pad Information:
Elite Chamois Pad

The Elite 4D chamois pad is recommended for endurance. It is engineered and pre-shaped using four levels and densities of pad. The Air Mesh chamois is an ergonomic pad that is a state of art design. Imported from CyTech, an Italian chamois pad expert. The shape is seamless and highly engineered. Air Gel Mesh inside the pad optimizes shock impact and absorption.  This chamois stays dry and does not compress. The surface has a Resistex branded carbon fiber that is a knitted, brushed surface that feels soft next the skin. The Italian made chamois pad is excellent for long distance road or mountain bike rides. It has a seamless surface design with a three dimensional combination of foams fitted together like a puzzle.  These foams are engineered to absorb road shock and act like a pillow on the saddle. The fit is anatomically designed with a combination of elasticity and density. This pad tested in the excellent category by our product development team. Color: Charcoal

Two Fabric zones: One, the internal crotch area is a rugged 77% Nylon 23% Spandex for stretch and abrasion resistance between the legs. Two, the outer side panels are constructed with our century fabric that is 83% polyester 17% Lycra. This chamois pad has a fabric surface from Eschler Bioactive. Eschler is the best of class for high certification standards that guarantee their ability to wick perspiration. This fabric also has natural antibacterial properties from silver ions in the yarn. The pad's face has a thin microfiber yarn knitted in three dimensions to cushion. It does not retain moisture and stays dry next to your skin. The Memory Foam is perforated for stretch and breath-ability.

An ergonomic pad that is a state-of-the-art, highly engineered design!

Men's Elite Chamois Pad FeaturesMen's Elite Chamois Pad MeasurementsMen's Elite Chamois Pad Multi-Density Gel and Foam Detail


I want to compliment Aero Tech Designs on their Elite bike shorts. They have the most comfortable fit and best gel pad on the market and, I have found them to be incredibly durable. I bought a pair of the Elite bike shorts when training to ride the Northern Tier (Seattle to Maine) and quickly purchased a second pair. I used the two pairs of Elite shorts to train for the Northern Tier, ride the Northern Tier and I have been using them to train for the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route which I will ride this summer with my brother in Law. The two pairs of shorts have over 9,000 miles split between them- the gel pads still feels great and the spandex is just now getting thin in a couple of places! Thanks again for an American made product of exceptional quality and durability- Dave Lofquist


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Fabric: 77% Nylon 23% Spandex

Elite Padded Bike Shorts for Men

Warranty Information

Full warranty on Manufacturing Defects. Call 412-262-3255 for more information.

Complete the Kit!

Check out all of our Elite Cycling Products including our Men's Elite Jersey, which is also available in Tall!  We also offer the Men's Elite Bib-Shorts in Standard and Tall sizes too!

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