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Fox Racing's Ripley Women's Shorts are designed to bring the same level of performance to the lady’s off-road clothing while still maintaining a large degree of comfort and good looks. Based roughly on the Men’s Ranger Short, the Ripley is made from a two-way stretch polyester material. They provide a free-movement feeling, which is so important when pedaling, but will hold its form so that you won’t be dealing with bagged out backsides to get caught on your seat. Nor will you look out of place sitting at a café post-ride. To keep you cushioned while in the saddle, Fox has given the Ripley a detachable liner with its women’s-specific insert. You’ll find this insert effective and yet unobtrusive both on and off the bike. And since it is entirely detachable, you can use it in a variety of shorts and knickers.

Where lady’s shorts often fall short of comfort is the waistband. It needs to be secure enough that we’re not having any ill-advised exposure in the back, but it can’t be severe enough that it cuts uncomfortably into the stomach. That’s where the Ripley interior adjustable waistband really comes into its own. Since it is an interior adjustable band, you won’t have to deal with the scrunched up elastic waistband look, but you will be able to adjust the fit discretely from the inside, ensuring you’ll always feel comfy whether you are flying down a trail or standing in line for your coffee. And to keep a hold of your keys and coffee change, there is a low profile zippered pocket in the mid-back section. It won’t get in the way of any hydration or back pack you might use, but it will make it possible for you to carry along a couple of small essentials directly with you.

Tech Specs

polyester (2-way stretch)
Removable Liner:
1 rear zippered
adjustable waistband
Recommended Use:
mountain bike
Manufacturer Warranty:
1 year

Size chart

Fox Racing

Women's Outerwear and Apparel
US Size 0 1-3 5 79-11
Bust 32in
(83.8 - 86.4cm)
(96.5 - 100.3cm)
Sleeve 28.5in
(73.7 - 74.9cm)
(78.7 - 80.0cm)
(63.5 - 66.0cm)
(76.2 - 80.0cm)
(88.9 - 91.4cm)
(101.6 - 105.4cm)
(73.7 - 74.9cm)
(76.2 - 77.5cm)
How to Measure:
For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.
Natural Waist:
Measure around your natural waistline, keeping the tape a bit loose.
Measure around the fullest part of your body at the top of your legs.
Using pants that fit well, measure the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.
Measure from the center of your back to your wrist with arms held out.

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Great Gift

  • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
  • Fit: True to size

I got these shorts for my wife. She is new to mountain biking and loves these shorts. He mountain bike clothing collection is growing, but these are her go-to!

Runs small

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: Medium

I wear a medium and have worn a lot of different brands. I understand fitted, but these were definitely smalls. But, some biking clothing does run small - Pear Izumi for example. I liked the fabric and the styling.

Runs tighter than typical baggies

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: Runs small

I have a few pairs of Fox shorts for women, and usually wear a size Small. However, these shorts felt tighter and slimmer than I prefer my baggies to be for riding so I returned them. Would recommend to keep that in mind if you're thinking of purchasing. I didn't think a medium would fit much different other than the waist which would be too large.

Nice shorts but runs big

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Fit: Runs large
  • Size Bought: Med.

I like the shorts, would have been great for Mountain Biking, however the sizing was way off. they run large so order a size smaller.

Feels Like Nothing's There

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Small

Love these shorts! The material is so nice and cool it feels like you're not even wearing pants. I happen to like the slim fit, they do ride up a little bit but are not uncomfortable. I originally purchased a size M worried about the legs being too small but the waist was so big they wouldn't stay up so I exchanged for a S and they fit perfectly. I would say they are more of a low rise cut but still have plenty of coverage. Plus the Miami Green color is fab.
Only reasons I don't give them 5 stars are because the liner is just OK (I will probably use my other liners for my next long ride) and there is only one pocket and it happens to be so small you can't even use it for anything besides maybe a single car key?

Skinny MTB Shorts?

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
  • Size Bought: Small

Got these for my girlfriend who says she has a previous fox shorts in smalls and she couldn't get the shorts to fit on her quads. She said the material was awesome and the waist and liner fit great. The tapered leg end holes were too tight and there was not enough give in the material. Not sure if sizing up will fix the issue...

Slim Fit

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times
  • Fit: True to size

Bought these for my girlfriend and she loves them. They are a baggy style short but they fit slim on the legs. She does wish there were more pockets because the back zip pocket is very small. The Chamois that these shorts come with are not very comfortable. She cut it out and uses a different chamois under the shorts.

According to Wife

  • Fit: Runs small
  • Size Bought: Med

They are super comfortable allow for long intense biking without the lower part of your body hurting. They don't bunch up and are not super tight.

Not for the "thicker" gals

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
  • Fit: True to size
  • Size Bought: Large

The material for these shorts is great. They have some stretch and seem very durable.The drawback for me is the fit. They are slim fit and come up well below the waist. Essentially, with my thicker legs and fanny (all muscle! lol), the fit is odd and I feel like I'll end up with a plumber's crack while riding. The liner/pad is ok, albeit a little thick for my liking. No chafing for me, though. I wear a size 8/10 pants and the size large just fit me, but will rely on the stretchy material as I ride.

Shorts are good, liner is just OK.

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: True to size

I like the cut and fit of these shorts. They aren't too long or baggy. The Chamois (liner) fits different in both pairs I own and they are a bit tight around the waist. Over all for the price I would recommend them for sure.

Shorts are good, liner is just OK.

Great MTB short, run a little loose

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
  • Fit: Runs large

These shorts run slightly loose, and I like that in a mountain bike short for comfort and movement while riding. The fabric has a quick dry and nice hand-feel. Fox makes great gear, and these shorts are no exception.

Don't go by the size chart

  • Size Bought: L

I am 5-6 and 140 lbs, and the size chart indicated size L. They are huge, so large that I don't know if M would even be right. Otherwise, they do seem to have the features I'm looking for. Not too long, not too short, removable liner, not too baggy.

I agree M size is way off according to the size chart. Had to return.