Ground Effect Sputniks Shorts

4.6/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $36.00


Product Description

Expedition issue cycling shorts as worn by Vladimir under his spacesuit on the ill-fated "Tour de la Lune". Constructed from tough Nylon Lycra with a moulded synthetic "chamois" pad to deliver plush, long range comfort and durability. Dead easy to care for and they dry out faster than a fast thing.


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by blood puddle a Weekend Warrior from Sydney, NSW, Australia

Date Reviewed: December 20, 2007

Strengths:    Comfy. Durable. Cheap.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
A great pair of knicks. Keep me happy on 100k+ rides on my hardtail. Hard to justify spending more on anything else.

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Favorite Trail:   Andersons

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   Groundeffects website

Similar Products Used:   Netti, Giordano

Bike Setup:   HARDtail

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Ryan a Racer from Adelaide

Date Reviewed: July 9, 2007

Strengths:    Comfortable

Weaknesses:    life of pad

Bottom Line:   
Nice comfy shorts, but after a few months (using once / twice a week) they feel more like a pair of lycra jocks, rather than cycling specific shorts with a chamois! The padding is dead. They are strong, but if you want the pad to last longer, try something else. I love my other GE stuff though, just disappointed with these

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Favorite Trail:   Fox Creek

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   nearly all of them

Bike Setup:   who cares

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by MAK a Weekend Warrior from New Zealand

Date Reviewed: June 12, 2003

Strengths:    Durable beyond comparison. I've had two pairs for over 5 years (2 years spent MTB racing) and they work like new.

Weaknesses:    Can't resist buying more ground effect gear ;-)

Bottom Line:   
If you want bike shorts that are comfortable, last a long time and at a good price this is it.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Ground Effect website

Similar Products Used:   Various non-descript ones until I found the best.

Bike Setup:   GT Avalanche (Stock)
Giant TCR1 (Stock)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Justin a Weekend Warrior from Canberra

Date Reviewed: April 9, 2003

Strengths:    Very comfortable, very durable.

Weaknesses:    I don't own 7 pairs

Bottom Line:   
Great set of shorts that last forever. I've had mine four years, I wear them to and from work every week day and on rides most weekends, they just seem to last forever!

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:   Over the net direct from Ground Effect

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale, Cannibal, Netti

Bike Setup:   98 FSR (soon to be 2003 Jekyll 1000)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Guy D from Melbourne, Australia

Date Reviewed: July 9, 2002

Strengths:    cheap, supremely comfortable, lasts forever - I have one pair that has been worn & washed 2x a week for over 2 yaers and they are still going strong. Buy'em

Weaknesses:    nil, nada, zip, nuttin at all

Bottom Line:   
unbeatable

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Favorite Trail:   Samaria

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   web

Similar Products Used:   assos, netti

Bike Setup:   with wheels and pedals

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