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4 1/2 stars!

I have these shorts in 3 of 4 colors (no one can pull of white), and I love them! First, the quality is phenomenal - I've crashed twice and both pair held up without a scratch anywhere. And, the feel of the material is so soft against your skin. Second, the chamois is comfortable enough for 50+ mile rides. I will mention, the gray chamois feels bigger than the red & black. When I'm walking around in them, i definitely feel like I'm wearing a diaper (which is part of where the 4 1/2 stars come in and not 5), but then the long ride is much more comfortable because of the extra cush. Third, the fit is overall great. But, I think I'm in-between sizes. I'm 5'5", 122 lbs, and have them in both small and medium. The small fits like a glove, the medium can be a little baggy; on occasion I can feel the butt get caught on the seat when I'm starting up from a stoplight. Overall, I'd recommend them, they are worth the money!

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I think you are definitely a small, if not an x-small. I am 5'8, 135 lbs, pants sz 4 long, and I wear a small. I have worn these shorts for 3+ years, various versions. Once you wash and wear they stretch a bit, so you have to go on the sizing after a wash, instead of the tighter fit off the rack/brand new. Hope this helps!