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Skigirlwrote a review of on September 20, 2015

4 5

Mavic sizing is a bit strange. Mediums are just a smidge too big, but small, is skin tight. I am 5'8", 150 athletic build, and bought this shirt in a medium, the best fitting size. I have ridden in 90+ degree weather with this jersey and find the mesh sides allow for wonderful release of heat and air flow. The sleeves will come in handy with cooler weather, but I would most likely wear a jacket anyhow since the mesh sides may be too cool? The one complaint I have about this jersey, besides the weird Mavic sizing, is the inside of the collar has white trim with Ms all around, so it is not really a great look contrasting with the black jersey. I would prefer if the inside of the collar were black vs the white.

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Skigirlwrote a review of on September 9, 2015

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

These shorts are fantastic for several reasons:
1-The silicone grippers on the legs are comfy and keep the shorts in place.
2-The leg bands on are not too tight for those with more bulky muscles.
3-The chamois is not too thick and not too thin. Just right and great for long rides.
4-The length is great, not too short, not too long.
5-The waistband compression is comfortable.
6-They are super-cute on!

I bought a pair of these from somewhere other than Backcountry, and loved them so much I bought another pair. Although I wish I would have bought both from BC.Com as the pricing can't be beat.

I am 5'8" with an athletic build and the medium fit perfectly.

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Skigirlwrote a review of on July 26, 2015

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I was looking for the occasional tank to wear when riding to get a little sun on my shoulders and staving off the jersey tan. This Moxie tank is comfy, with a couple minor complaints.

1-I wish the neckline was just a smidge higher, when riding, it shows a bit more than I would like, and I find myself occasionally pulling up the front. That being said, it is definitely tight enough up top for amply endowed, keeping the girls somewhat in check.

2-I typically wear a small or medium, however, the medium was brutally tight up top, but fit perfectly everywhere else. I had to go with a large so I could breathe and not have a uni-boob, although the medium fit my body much better.

The 3 back pockets are nice and include zippers to keep your goods safe and secure. The length is also long enough to prevent riding up in back.

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Skigirlwrote a review of on April 27, 2015

1 5

Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

The material in these was way too thin. Additionally, I don't know why it is such a hard concept for bicycle clothes manufacturers to make the leg elastics large enough that they don't squeeze excessively causing the dreaded sausage thigh appearance. I have muscular skiing/bicycling thighs and this is a regular issue. If I size up, then the rest of the shorts, abdominal waist band, etc. is poor fitting because they are too large. Back these go.

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Skigirlwrote a review of on November 15, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I am 5'8" athletic build and bought these in a large. They fit well and are comfy. The only complaint I have is the length of the legs. They are so long that I have to fold over the bottom otherwise they bunch up at the bottom. Perhaps I could have went with a medium if the inseam were shorter? Not sure. I bought the Pearl Izumi Symphony knickers in mediums and they are dreadfully tight, which is why I went with the large on these.

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Skigirlwrote a review of on June 28, 2014

2 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I bought this saddle for my MTB. Unfortunately, the slits in the sides have pinched me on several occasions, ouch, this doesn't help for comfort on long rides. The saddle is too firm to offer a comfortable MTB ride. I have had a professional bike fit, all to no avail. It is painful on the soft lady parts, after only 12 miles. Between this and the pinching that has occurred with the side slits that are made to "flex", (something I have never noticed), this is going back. Maybe good for a road bike? Not sure. I love my Specialized road bike saddle and will most likely look at their line as an option for my MTB.

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Skigirlwrote a review of on November 13, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

I bought the raspberry and the flavor is tasty without being overwhelming or sugary. Electrolyte combo is great for hydration and keeping you tuned up and in the game. In my humble opinion, this is the best sports drink to date. I wish the quantity available for purchase was larger than 1 pound.

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Skigirlwrote a review of on November 13, 2013

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

Works well for long-distance rides. I can definitely tell when I forget to take them as I can push harder and longer. Also helps with recovery and not aching after a day of crushing it.

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Skigirlwrote a review of on November 5, 2013

4 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times

Love these! So toasty warm and cool rides and the silicone/elastic band keeps these in place on your thigh. My only complaint, and the reason for the 4 stars vs 5, is after approximately 5 uses, there are small, white elastics that are protruding from various portions of the thigh band. I have washed these twice and air dry vs dryer which is disappointing to see the elastics poking through already. I am 5'8" 148 pounds and I bought the Large. I have athletic thigh muscles and wanted to avoid the sausage appearance of a medium squeezing to tightly.

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