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Good shorts, poor liner

I've only used Fox shorts before. They two I've used have been OK, but I felt they were too heavy and lacked breathability.

I was excited about these Endura shorts because of the thinner material, almost like some hiking pants. In addition it has a couple of mesh panels on the back to help with ventilation and promised to have a less baggy cut.

The looser, lighter material is welcome, but it does like it causes the fit to be a bit "saggy", especially in the seat area. This is a minor complaint, though. The lighter feel is a huge plus.

The liner is pretty bad. It felt extremely baggy, as if I was wearing diapers. I haven't even bothered riding with them, instead using the liner from my Fox shorts.

The sizing chart here seems off. According to the chart a medium would fit me, but it didn't. I had to return it to get a large.

Overall I'm happy. These shorts replace my Fox shorts, but I am using the liner from those instead of the ones that came with the Endura.