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Rock the Matrix

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Royal makes some outstanding riding gear. This will now be my third pair of Matrix shorts the first pair lasted two years of abuse and a couple months ago I snagged a pair off Chainlove. The Matrix shorts have a very relaxed fit, but they are not so relaxed they caught on your saddle. Just the right amount of pockets, and keep cool and comfortable even on hot days.

My only complaint is that the chamois is huge! I know it says it doesn't come with one, but it does. And it is way oversized.