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BackcountrySlickrock Bike Short - Men's

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Item # BCCZ228

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Item # BCCZ228
Description

Slickrock Bike Short

When we're riding technical lines in Moab or Sedona, we need a short that won't restrict movement and that can keep us comfortable through the tightest sections. The Slickrock Short are made from a stretchy synthetic blend, providing excellent freedom of movement so we can maneuver through the Notch or the line for a post-ride burger and shake. The synthetic fabric is durable, for that inevitable scrape against a rock, and dries quickly so you won't feel clammy or too chilled. Two zippered front pockets stow anything you need within arm's reach and don't want tucked away in a pack, while the laser-cut vents help dump heat on the climbs.
  • Lightweight short for technical trails
  • Synthetic and stretchy fabric wicks moisture and has great freedom of movement
  • Zippered hand pockets keep essentials close and secure
  • Backcountry exclusive

Tech Specs
Material
85% nylon, 15% spandex
Fit
regular
Pockets
2 zippered hand
Venting
laser-cut
Recommended Use
cross-country, trail
Size

Backcountry

Apparel Sizing Guide
 SMLXLXXL
Chest

35 - 37in

(88.9 - 94cm)

38 - 40in

(96.5 - 101.6cm)

42 - 44in

(106.7 - 111.8cm)

45 - 48in

(114.3 - 121.9cm)

49 - 50in

(124.5 - 127cm)

Sleeve

32in

(81.3cm)

33in

(83.8cm)

34in

(86.4cm)

35in

(88.9cm)

35.5in

(90.2cm)

Waist

29 - 31in

(73.7 - 78.7cm)

32 - 34in

(81.3 - 86.4cm)

36 - 38in

(91.4 - 96.5cm)

39 - 42in

(99.1 - 106.7cm)

43 - 44in

(109.2 - 111.8cm)

Inseam

31in

(78.7cm)

32in

(81.3cm)

33in

(83.8cm)

33in

(83.8cm)

33in

(83.8cm)

Hip

35 - 37in

(88.9 - 94cm)

38 - 40in

(96.5 - 101.6cm)

42 - 44in

(106.7 - 111.8cm)

45 - 48in

(114.3 - 121.9cm)

49 - 50in

(124.5 - 127cm)

How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Chest:
Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.
Sleeve:
Have someone measure from the center of the back neck down the arm, with arm slightly bent, to the wrist bone.
Waist:
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
Inseam:
Measure from the crotch to the floor with no shoes.
Hip:
Measure around the fullest part of your body at the top of your legs.

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    What do you think about this product?

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    >Rating: 2

    MTB short will NOT stay in place

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    Runs large
    Size Bought
    M
    Height
    5` 9"
    Weight
    155 lbs

    Have been a huge fan of products made by BC, but this short really has been a disappointment. Simply put: I have never owned a mtb short with no elastic band nor ways to use a waist belt. Unless you have a perfect M-sized waist, this short will NOT stay in place.

    >Rating:

    What is the inseam length on these? It's kinda hard to tell based on the pictures. Thanks

    Hey Gabe, Thank you for your question! The short has an inseam of 11IN.

    >Rating: 4

    Nice Shorts

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    Runs small
    Size Bought
    M
    Height
    6` 0"
    Weight
    160 lbs

    I got the medium size and the fit is slim but not too tight. If you are a 31 or 32 waist I'd suggest medium. The shorts are breathable and the fabric is stretchy which is nice when riding. The zippered pockets are good as well. The only thing missing is an adjustment or tie in. Otherwise really good biking shorts.

    >Rating: 4

    Awesome Shorts Lacking Adjustable Waist

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    M
    Height
    6` 1"
    Weight
    180 lbs

    There is so much that was done perfectly with these shorts. The peppercorn color is great, the fabric is great, venting holes are great, pockets are great. That said, I ended up between a medium and large, so without waist adjustments or belt loops its been tough to make them a go-to short. For those who fit into one of the sizes a bit better, I can see these being your favorite shorts.

    >Rating: 5

    Good shorts - adjustment would be nice

    Familiarity:
    I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    small
    Height
    5` 10"
    Weight
    140 lbs

    Love these shorts. Slim, stretchy, pockets big enough to hold a phone, although slim cut makes having bulky objects in the pockets a little annoying. I tried on the medium and small, to my surprise the small fit my waist the best. With no adjustment I wanted to make sure it was a tight fit. 30" waist and feels good.

    >Rating: 4

    Lightweight, stretchy, and a slim fit.

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    M
    Height
    6` 0"
    Weight
    185 lbs

    I’m a 33 waist and am always in between sizes. Sometimes a 32 sometimes a 34. These seem more like a 32 to me. They are slimmer than the other shorts I’ve had which took a bit of getting used to but ultimately I like them. They don’t get caught on your seat at the crotch as much as others I have which is a big plus for mtb. Super comfy and I do really like the stretch they have. If you're a true 34 they may be a bit tight. If you’re a 32 they will be spot on.

    >Rating: 4

    Lightweight and stretchy.

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    M
    Height
    6` 0"
    Weight
    185 lbs

    I’m a 33 waist and am always in between sizes. Sometimes a 32 sometimes a 34. These seem more like a 32 to me. They are slimmer than the other shorts I’ve had which took a bit of getting used to but ultimately I like them. They don’t get caught on your seat at the crotch as much as others I have which is a big plus for mtb. Super comfy and I do really like the stretch they have. If you're a true 34 they may be a bit tight. If you’re a 32 they will be spot on.

    >Rating: 4

    Lightweight and stretchy.

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    M
    Height
    6` 0"
    Weight
    185 lbs

    I’m a 33 waist and am always in between sizes. Sometimes a 32 sometimes a 34. These seem more like a 32 to me. They are slimmer than the other shorts I’ve had which took a bit of getting used to but ultimately I like them. They don’t get caught on your seat at the crotch as much as others I have which is a big plus for mtb. Super comfy and I do really like the stretch they have. If you're a true 34 they may be a bit tight. If you’re a 32 they will be spot on.

    >Rating: 3

    3.5 stars

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    M
    Height
    5` 10"
    Weight
    175 lbs

    32" waist. I have these and the Empire's in a medium. Key differences I noticed vs the Empire: Shorter inseam: maybe 0.5" Lighter fabric: It could be because of fewer pockets, no waist adjustment, etc. The fabric also feels slipperier and I occasionally get the sliding on the saddle sensation. No waist adjustment: They don't fall down, but I would prefer a trimmer waist. I don't want to size down to a small because I like how the thighs fit. I'm in between sizes based on their chart, so not a defect. I would love to see these with a trimmer waist paired with some elastic on the sides. My favorite MTB shorts right now are the Fox Flexair Vent, but I'm considering a pair of Stio OPR's since they have some elastic on the waist.

    >Rating: 4

    Great all around short

    Familiarity:
    I've put it through the wringer
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    M
    Height
    6` 1"
    Weight
    178 lbs

    I really like that these shorts are lightweight and very breathable. The lightweight, stretch fabric makes them very comfortable and they fit well. The zippered pockets keep my phone secure and in place and out of the way. The fit is trimmer than most MTB shorts, but not tight or too slim. I love this as I find most MTB shorts to be too baggy and long. These pair well with the covert liner short. I use these shorts for all types of riding from technical MTB to gravel grinding. These would be perfect with the addition of a waist adjustment for a fully customizable fit.

    >Rating: 2

    Just get the Empire shorts.

    Familiarity:
    I returned this product before using it
    Fit:
    True to size
    Size Bought
    L
    Height
    5` 10"
    Weight
    170 lbs

    I was hoping these shorts were similar to the Empire shorts but with a lighter weight fabric. I also really dig the Peppercorn color. I am happy to report that they do share the same fit and finish, and I'm very happy that the two hand pockets have zippers. The lack of any waist adjustment, though, is a no-go. They don't even have belt loops. Furthermore, the fabric feels the same to me as the Empires. I see no reason to get these over the Empires aside from the Peppercorn color option.

    >Rating: 3

    Breathable and lightweight but size down

    Familiarity:
    I've put it through the wringer
    Fit:
    Runs large
    Size Bought
    medium
    Height
    5` 7"
    Weight
    157 lbs

    The shorts were comfortable and plenty breathable but they run a little big in the waist and don't have any adjustment options. As long as you order a size smaller than you would expect, you should be fine (I wore mediums and have a 32 inch waist). Other than that, they were definitely durable and and got the job done.

    Does that mean M was correct, or you needed a S?

    Their size chart says you should be in a medium...which might be confusing to me as well because I’m a 34” and that’s a large in most brands.