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3 5

Acceptable

These shorts are accurately rated 3/5 and priced fairly for what you get.

The fit runs a little larger than Castelli or Garneau (i.e. I wear a L Castelli/Garneau/Pearl Izumi, but need a Medium in these shorts; 6'/185lb).

The chamois rides up a little, but provides adequate padding and doesn't chafe. The chamois is cut a little low in the front and doesn't provide the "modesty" that is provided by a little padding when you're walking around the parking lot or coffee shop.

The look is classic black, and will match a team or LBS jersey if that's what you're looking for...that's why I bought these.