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Sugoi Riptide Shorts

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $90.00

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Sugoi Riptide

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Shannon a Cross Country Rider from the Shore

Date Reviewed: May 4, 2003

Strengths:    Lightweight, breathable, comfortable, durable, padded, good lookin' shorts!

Weaknesses:    not as tough as, say, Roach indy shorts, but much lighter and breathable and they still hold up on some nasty spills, so you can't really call themm 'weak'.

Bottom Line:   
If these fit you good, and you're not bombing down nearly vertical trails, navigating 30' high skinnies, and swiftly launching 6 footers, buy em. You'll love em. (if you are the Roach ones might be worth the heat cause they'll save your skin on those kinda crashes where you don't get up and walk away)

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Smelly Henry's (or John Henry's if you haven't realized you've been ripped off yet)

Similar Products Used:   just athletic shorts

Bike Setup:   2002 kona blast, DJ2's, Hayes hydro's, Avid archrival's, some raceface stuff.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by matt a Weekend Warrior from New Zealand

Date Reviewed: August 19, 2002

Strengths:    Sugoi-means excellent in Japanese, been pretty excellent to me so far. They look really good and they are damn comfortable. Lots of handy pockets. Tough, durable fabric that is easy to wash and has so far avoided being ripped despite numerous spills.

Weaknesses:    um nothing

Bottom Line:   
An excellent looking and wearing product. I recommend these to anyone looking for a decent baggy short.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   Sugoi, Ashiya, Japan

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale Terra.

Bike Setup:   Rocky Mountain Trailhead with Kore Elite Stem, Azonic PDW Riser and Rockshox Pilot(2003) shocks.

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Tim Olson a Racer from San Mateo, CA

Date Reviewed: November 22, 1999

Nice fabric inside and out

one drawstring fell out in the washing machine before I could ever even use it

Bottom Line:   
Very comfortable shorts, with good chamois that doesn't fall apart like some other brands do. They could use an elastic gusset like swobo and zoic and some other brands use, because sometimes when you sit down in a not-so-careful manner the shorts do this weird thing that kind of pulls your butt cheeks together and makes it so you are slightly restricted on the downward motion of your pedal stroke. Other than that, I have ridden them and raced them weekly since I got them at REI at the beginning of this semester. I wear them to class and don't have to bring along something in my backpack to cover up the standard lycra, which is nice since my commute by bicycle is over twenty miles each way. I do wish they weren't quite so expensive, and that the drawstring hadn't fallen out on its own, so I'm giving four stars.

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Duration Product Used:   
3 months

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