Patagonia Barranca Shorts

4.25/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $90.00


Product Description

Patagonia Barranca


Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Mark a Cross Country Rider from LA, Ca

Date Reviewed: May 26, 2001

Strengths:    Great looking.

Weaknesses:    Like all shorts of this type they suck!! You need a bib short or a proper lycra racing short to keep anatomy in order. These shorts are a compromise and should be made without a liner for use over lycra racing shorts.

Bottom Line:   
Simple. Go look in Patagonia Catalog and order you some model GI 11 SHORTS. These are not made for mountain biking but are excellent for use over lycra. They have no seams in crotch area and have two side pockets and a zip up rear pocket and also a zip cargo pocket on the outer left thigh. Plus, they are $31 cheaper.

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   Patagonia Great Pacific Iron Works

Similar Products Used:   Nema, Fox, Giant,


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Pablo a Weekend Warrior from Columbia, MO

Date Reviewed: August 1, 2000

Strengths:    Fit, pockets, padding.

Weaknesses:    None yet.

Bottom Line:   
Bought my first pair on sale at an outdoor shop just to try a baggy. After wearing these on a few mountain bike rides, I got a second pair off the web (closeout special) for around $35. They are great shorts, and probably worth the full regular price. They don't snag on your seat, have good padding, and the pockets are really handy. The back zipper pocket is set high enough that you don't even notice your wallet when you're riding. These were my favorite shorts on RAGBRAI, as I could carry $$, beer tickets, and other necessities comfortably.

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   This is my first baggy short.

Bike Setup:   Trek 7000.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by brian a Cross Country Rider from belligham, wa

Date Reviewed: May 30, 2000

Strengths:    patagonia, this is for their slipstream shorts. Great breathability, seems a shorter leg length, but that's just a difference

Weaknesses:    maybe just a tad bit thick chamois, but still comfy.

Bottom Line:   
priced right, great fit, give'em a try, great product garauntee (sp). I feel, literally, that this will be a great short once the chamois packs down a bit. The side panels appear to be see through, but offer great ventilation and moisture transfer. Should be great on and off road. There.

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   pearl izumi, cannondale, performance


Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Aaron Heilbrun a Racer from Santiago, Chile

Date Reviewed: September 22, 1999

Strengths:    
Pockets are great. Finally have somewhere to put stuff.
Patagonia quality.
Lifetime guarantee


Weaknesses:    
Price


Bottom Line:   
I used these shorts all last summer and loved them. I biked to work but since my job required black shorts as part of the dress code this was perfect. Wish I would have had them for my cyclotouring trips. That way you don't have to look like such a fruit loop when you get somewhere, yet you still get the padding.
Very comfortable.
Cannot say enough about the convenience and ergonomics of the pockets. The change safe design is ideal for cycling. This way you don't lose coins and chapsticks and whatever else might roll out while riding or sitting.
Five flaming turds.

Expand full review >>

Favorite Trail:   
Alameda

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
Trek Lycra shorts


Bike Setup:   
Softride MTB. Specialized Body Geo seat.

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating


Barranca del Cobre - TOURS

Hola a todos, quería preguntarles si alguien sabe de una buena compañía o persona que organice viajes a Las Barrancas del Cobre y/o a otros buenos destinos en México, yo vivo en el D.F. pero quiero hacer un buen viaje de 1 semana de bici, estoy considerando seriamente irme a MOAB pero no se si de el ... Read More »

That coner, just below the tool station, on Barranca

I might be jaded. I have had the fortune to ride some amazing places, with some nice scenery. The last few two months have been wildflowers. wildflowers, wildflowers, wildflowers, So today, I finally can ride without excruciating pain from my bruised ribs (a love story, better ... Read More »

Barranca de Chinipas

So, after a bit more than 6mo, I finally got to ride again. Took my trusty Switchblade which required minimal set-up and reassembly after the travel, and it worked like pretty good, save for a creak that was driving me crazy and it turned out to be the bolts that hold the large ring with the bash ... Read More »

Read More »



 

INTERBIKE

EUROBIKE





Interbike Featured Booths

Check out the hottest mountain bike products from these brands!




















See All Interbike Coverage - Click Here »

   

MTBR on Facebook