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Finally....great HOT WEATHER knicker

I think I have finally found a summer weight knickers that meet all my requirements. I have tried multiple pairs of knickers trying to find the ultimate pair for hot weather. I need sun protection and just cannot wear shorts in hot sun any longer.

I've felt a little like Goldilocks testing knickers...these are too hot, these are to heavy, these have an uncomfortable chamois....

Well, my Hincapie performance knickers came today. The fabric feels great, although I have not put it through it's paces in 100+ Texas summer temps yet, but I have been looking for Coldblack bottoms to help keep me cool(er) and SPF 50 for sun protection. I love the mesh behind the knees - that seemed to be where other knickers fall short in hot summer weather. The chamois is comfortable. I like the flat waistband. My only knock on them is that I ordered a large based on the sizing chart, but could actually wear a medium based on how they fit in the waist. I'm 5'6", 140 lbs just for comparison.