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Nema Crown Jewel Shorts

4.2/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $49.99

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PerfectingTradition withThe Original High Performance Baggy. Designed with expertiseTo perform equally while racing and freeriding.The Crown Jewel is a higher quality shortThat isThe envy of all shorts.This short is aTrue value inThe Nema line. Rip-Stop Nylon Outer Shell Front-Pull Cotton Drawcord Rear Stretch Panel Two Hidden-Zippered Pockets Energy Gel Pocket Alpha X-Liner Molded 3-Piece Chamois

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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by panzer07 a Weekend Warrior from Fremont CA USA

Date Reviewed: November 5, 2010

Strengths:    High quality nice and comfy

Weaknesses:    sizing is out to lunch, I am a size 33 waist and large barely fits over my ars so get one size bigger

Bottom Line:   
These shorts are great and have a great liner just need to sort out the sizing issues

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Favorite Trail:   Demo

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Price Point

Similar Products Used:   Oakley, Fox, Ponderosa,

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Frank D a Cross Country Rider from Huntington Beach CA

Date Reviewed: May 11, 2009

Strengths:    Fit (after you get them on) riding comfort, build quality, slide around on the saddle nicely

Weaknesses:    waistband is too tight, sizes aren't really accurate. i mean come on, I weigh 168 and stand 5'10" and i had to get a large

Bottom Line:   
These are fine shorts. I've tried on a few Nema's over the years and they never fit or felt right. These are all day shorts.

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Favorite Trail:   Porcupine RIm

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $85.00

Purchased At:   Sur City Cyclery

Similar Products Used:   most aal of them over the last 20 years

Bike Setup:   sultan - fox120

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by rane a Weekend Warrior from Denver, CO

Date Reviewed: November 16, 2008

Strengths:    Extremely comfortable, breathe well

Weaknesses:    chamois fits a little weird

Bottom Line:   
I have four pair of mountain biking shorts, and these are always my first choice to wear, even though my other shorts cost a lot more and are from bigger brands. The chamois is a bit big, but it actually works just as good as my Oakley one and a hell of a lot better than the one in my Fox shorts.
They're comfortable to ride in, and I forget them, which is the best thing you can say for what you're wearing when you're riding.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   online

Similar Products Used:   Oakley 3.7, Fox Sargeant

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Wonksfald from Stgn, DE

Date Reviewed: March 15, 2007

Strengths:    Well-designed, plenty of pockets.

Weaknesses:    Chamois is pretty weak, but better than nothing. Wish I'd noticed the Pricepoint brand shorts before I'd ordered.

Bottom Line:   
Order the next larger size. Waist is ok, but is tough getting over the arse (cosider myself to have a normal size keister).

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   pricepoint

Similar Products Used:   tights

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Trey a Cross Country Rider from Denver, Co. USA

Date Reviewed: February 2, 2007

Strengths:    Great looks, nice chamios, intergrated inner, comfortable when not riding

Weaknesses:    The elastic draw string kinks in the toggle, the side kicks are so shallow that everything falls out of them when you sit down (unless you zip it), too hot to wear in really high temps

Bottom Line:   
I like these shorts. In fact, I like them a lot more than I expected. They look sharp and they're very comfortable. The weaknesses that I listed are a nuisance but none of them are deal breakers. After years of riding in spandex, I bought these as an experiment. When I mountain bike, or even when I throw my leg over my fixie, I look for these shorts first. The chamois is very comfortable.

The only time I wished I'd worn my spandex was when I rode in 105 degree weather. And really, how much difference would that of made?

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Favorite Trail:   Monarch Crest

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $65.00

Purchased At:   Denver Spoke

Similar Products Used:   Bellweather baggies

Bike Setup:   Yeti 575, Fox Float suspension (front & rear), XT/XTR mix, Hayes, blah blah blah

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